How financial services professionals can secure VC funding for a fintech startup

How financial services professionals can secure VC funding for a fintech startup

The founder of a venture-capital and private-equity firm offers advice for how to transition from Wall Street to a fintech startup and impress VCs.

Talking to total strangers on trains got me my first job in banking

Talking to total strangers on trains got me my first job in banking

Maybe you should try talking to the person sitting next to you?

The 20 most hated office clichés in financial services

The 20 most hated office clichés in financial services

We talked to a group of bankers, traders, consultants and other financial pros to put together a comprehensive list of the most reviled office clichés.

What you need to know about your future finance job in Singapore

What you need to know about your future finance job in Singapore

The skills you need to survive and thrive in Singapore banking and finance are changing rapidly. Here's how to get your career ready for the future.

Seven ways for bankers to survive the layoffs of 2018

Seven ways for bankers to survive the layoffs of 2018

Here's how to avoid the chopping block when your firm makes job cuts – or at least position yourself to land on your feet if you are made redundant.

Here’s who will actually employ you when you get your CFA

Here’s who will actually employ you when you get your CFA

A CFA can help you get your foot in the door at these firms. And maybe help you escape from some others.

“I quit banking for fintech in 2002. This is what I’ve learned.”

“I quit banking for fintech in 2002. This is what I’ve learned.”

Don Henderson quit banking when his firm, Bear Stearns, was still riding high and started riding the fintech wave well before it crested.

How to write your resume if you want a job at Two Sigma

How to write your resume if you want a job at Two Sigma

A top quantitative hedge fund has given some guidance on how to construct your CV.

Morning Coffee: The course that’s replacing the MBA as the route to the best jobs in finance. Reasons not to retire at 40

Morning Coffee: The course that’s replacing the MBA as the route to the best jobs in finance. Reasons not to retire at 40

A whole new qualification is lighting a path to the best jobs in finance.

The biggest misconceptions about working for a hedge fund

The biggest misconceptions about working for a hedge fund

The biggest misconceptions about working for a hedge fund revolve around compensation, how hard you'll have to work and the skills you'll need to succeed.

Ex-Morgan Stanley risk head: Why I quit my risk management career

Ex-Morgan Stanley risk head: Why I quit my risk management career

Whether you're on the buy-side or the sell-side, risk careers are not what they were.

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