Why this ex-Lehman, Bear Stearns MD escaped big bank bureaucracy for a fintech start-up

Why this ex-Lehman, Bear Stearns MD escaped big bank bureaucracy for a fintech start-up

Louis Nees saw it all during his time working on Wall Street, jumping from one legendary-yet-doomed investment bank to another before ending up in fintech.

How you are sabotaging your banking career

How you are sabotaging your banking career

You're doing something wrong in your banking career. You just don't know it.

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.

I was an engineer; now I train the new generation of Singapore accountants

I was an engineer; now I train the new generation of Singapore accountants

I started my career as an engineer. Now I'm a senior accountant. Here's how I did it.

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. 

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.

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