Pairs Trading Workshop conducted at IIT-Kanpur by ALPHABETA
Pairs Trading Workshop conducted at IIT-Kanpur by ALPHABETA
As a part of the non-core week at IIT Kanpur, ALPHABETA was invited to conduct a workshop on Pairs Trading Strategies at the campus. Sathya Palaniappan, MD-APAC, ALPHABETA was the mentor for the session held on 4th February 2020. He spoke on various developments happening in the finance industry, how FinTech is changing the landscape and what students need to do to stay ready for workplaces. Sathya also briefly spoke about how 21st century skills of communication, collaboration and critical thinking are gradual taking centerstage in helping the students of today build their career.
The workshop was focused on relative value arbitrage strategies in capital markets. Students learnt how to use…Read more
ALPHABETA Inc selected as the training partner for HDFC Securities clients
ALPHABETA Inc, the New York based FinTech firm, has been selected to run training courses for the clients of HDFC Securities. The firm uses ‘active-learning’ approach using a combination of flipped-classroom and learn-by-doing. It is the first platform to use true visual collaboration to bring together students, practitioners and consumers in financial markets through unique immersive user experiences.
The training program will include modules on various topics related to financial instruments and portfolio management. The courses will range from introduction to wealth management, to mutual funds, hedge funds, futures and options, and then advanced trading strategies like momentum investing and pairs trading. Technical analysis, and the fundamental approach to investing will…Read more
VIT Business School (VITBS), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), launched a state-of-the-art, “FinTech Research Centre” in collaboration with TOPXIGHT LABS
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), launched a state-of-the-art, “FinTech Research Centre” in collaboration with TOPXIGHT LABS, a New York-based research lab and incubator.The lab will focus on ‘placement through proof of work and profile building with daily practice of finance, research to address real-world and industry-provided challenges, and incubation of industrialised thoughts and research outcomes with promising developments.
’Speaking at the inauguration of the centre, Chancellor, VIT, G. Viswanathan said, “With the rapid advent of newer and emerging technologies, banking and financial services are in the cusp of changes; with it, the roles and skill-set requirements are evolving. The edge of VIT is keeping pace with technological agility, exposing students…
ALPHABETA shortlisted for the Reimagine Education Conference & Awards 2019
23 Oct 2019
ALPHABETA is the first platform to use true visual collaboration to bring together students, practitioners and consumers in financial markets through unique immersive user experiences with a common vocabulary.
From amongst 1500+ applications across 39 countries, ALPHABETA has been shortlisted in the ICT Tools for Learning and Teaching Award category at the Reimagine Education Conference & Awards 2019, to be held early December, at Imperial College Business School, London.
Reimagine Education is a global conference and competition, open to all those who are transforming education. It rewards innovative approaches that enhance student learning outcomes and employability. It is conducted by QS, in association with The Alfred West Jr Learning Lab…Read more
ALPHABETA Director and Visible founder, Ravi Suria, wins Excellence in Finance-Leaders Award
9 October 2019
Ravi Suria was awarded the Excellence in Finance — Leaders award for their significant contribution towards the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2019, held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida.
For over two decades, Ravi Suria has enjoyed a stellar career and made significant contributions in the investment management industry, in both public market hedge funds and private venture funds. Mr. Suria is the founder and Managing Partner of Valmiki Capital Management, an NYC/New Orleans based firm with investments in public equities, real estate, and early-stage growth companies. Since launching the venture investing business in 2012, Valmiki has invested in over 40 startups, of which it has…Read more
ALPHABETA at the Future of Investment Education Symposium at NITIE, Mumbai
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) held a FINTECH symposium on the Future of Investment Education at their Mumbai campus on Wednesday, 9th October 2019. The theme focussed on FinTech and in particular - How technology is changing the investment education and workplace landscape and what students require to adapt to this change and excel.
Varun Mundra, Head, Business Development, ALPHABETA spoke to the students about how technology has brought speed and efficiency into all aspects of our lives. The focus of the discussion was to encourage students to leverage emerging technologies to empower themselves with the 21st century skills required to stay relevant and perform…Read more
ALPHABETA CEO Kirthi Ramakrishnan addresses an ANMI session on Systematic Portfolio Management
ALPHABETA demonstrated its patented technology platform and how it’s changing the landscape of the learning, investment analytics and wealth management business, to the members of ANMI – Association of National Exchanges members of India, WIRC region.
Kirthi Ramakrishnan, Co-founder &CEO, presented how in today’s industry scenario, where products are highly commoditized, why superior client experience and at low cost, are the only differentiator between winners and losers and how ALPHABETA proprietary technology, is well positioned in addressing this problem statement.
The session was conducted jointly by NSE Academy and ANMI western region, at National Stock Exchange, Dr. R.H Patil Auditorium, Exchange Plaza, BKC on Friday, 21st June 2019 from 5 pm onwards.…Read more
TOPXIGHT Labs and ALPHABETA featured in the Financial Express
Touted to be a start-up studio, TOPXIGHT Labs provides an end-to-end incubation ecosystem—governance, capital access, strategy, sales and marketing, design, product management, engineering and the supporting operational infrastructure. So far, TOPXIGHT has launched five companies—in financial services, music, cyber security, synthetic vision and sports—all following the principles of high R&D entry barriers, capital efficiency, and a sustainable growth model.
Founded by Kirthi Ramakrishnan and Siva Visveswaran in 2013, TOPXIGHT is a New York-based software lab and incubation studio, with a wholly owned subsidiary in Chennai, and a partnership with New York-based Valmiki Capital Management as the lead institutional investor in the incubated start-ups.
The start-up combines design and…
ALPHABETA INC had a wonderfully successful presentation at the 2018 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW)
ALPHABETA demonstrated its interactive interface to a variety of attendees at New Orleans’ annual entrepreneurship conference. The visually dynamic and immersive investment lab was a noteworthy attraction at the event, catching the attention of investors, academics, novices, and students. Those interested had the opportunity to see ALPHABETA Guide in action and were able to ask questions of the Research Associates presenting. In a city known for its food and culture, the virtual investment lab certainly created some buzz, causing many in the crowd to put down their delectables and contemplate their financial education.
ALPHABETA Guide uses a combination of real world situations, flipped classroom methodology, and an interactive pedagogy,…
NSE ACADEMY and ALPHABETA at the NSE Investor Fair to promote Investor Education and Awareness
India’s leading stock exchange, The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE), organized an ‘Investor Fair’ in Nagpur on January 13th to promote investment awareness among entrepreneurs, investors and students in the city. The NSE Investor Fair focused on three comprehensive themes - Skill India, Stand-up India & Digital India. These themes highlighted career options for students in the financial sector, investment opportunities in the stock market for investors and benefits of fund raising through NSE’s SME platform NSE Emerge. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Honorable Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India inaugurated the event. Vikram Limaye, MD & CEO, NSE…Read more