Renaissance Technologies co-founder reveals secrets to quant and VC career success

Renaissance Technologies co-founder reveals secrets to quant and VC career success

A legendary venture capitalist offers advice for aspiring alternative investment professionals to achieve quant trading or VC career success.

When leaving a Goldman or JPMorgan for a boutique makes sense – and when it doesn’t

When leaving a Goldman or JPMorgan for a boutique makes sense – and when it doesn’t

If you're currently working at a bulge-bracket bank and your career growth has stalled, consider these factors when deciding whether to join a smaller firm.

The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now

The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now

This is who private equity companies hire. 

Five reasons why demand for an online MBA is increasing

Five reasons why demand for an online MBA is increasing

More and more people are choosing online MBAs over campus-based ones. What's behind this emerging trend?

How to get targeted by PE firms when you’re six months into your banking job

How to get targeted by PE firms when you’re six months into your banking job

How soon is too soon for an investment banking analyst to start thinking about PE recruitment?

Six signs a banker will fail after moving to the buy-side

Six signs a banker will fail after moving to the buy-side

There are plenty of examples of investment bankers moving to the buy-side only to crash and burn.

Why Jefferies’ equities chief has quit banking after 30 years to fly solo

Why Jefferies’ equities chief has quit banking after 30 years to fly solo

Andrew Shortland led 300 people in Jefferies equities team. He's quit to go it alone. He tells us why, and what it take to survive on the trading floor. 

J.P. Morgan’s commodities CEO who left for AI start-up: Don’t go into banking unless you’re “jazzed” about it

J.P. Morgan’s commodities CEO who left for AI start-up: Don’t go into banking unless you’re “jazzed” about it

Catherine Flax worked her way to the top of the ladder in banking, but now she’s made the jump to Pefin, an AI-focused fintech startup.

Four unconventional techniques for getting a portfolio management job

Four unconventional techniques for getting a portfolio management job

Here are the three best things anyone who wants to manage money or work as a buy-side investment analyst should do.

Banking vs. consulting. – Which is really best now?

Banking vs. consulting. – Which is really best now?

Bankers are more intelligent. Consultants have more fun. Discuss. 

KKR’s ex-head of private credit: Don’t go into private equity for the glamour

KKR’s ex-head of private credit: Don’t go into private equity for the glamour

Erik Falk went from Credit Suisse First Boston to Deutsche Bank to KKR and now alternative investment firm Magnetar Capital. 

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