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Millennials and the growth of crowdfunding

Millennials and the growth of crowdfunding

July 9, 2021

Steve Maarbani - founder and CEO of Australia's first equity crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd - tells the FINSIA Podcast about Millennials and their appetite for alternative investments on a digital platform.

Financial services facing uphill battle against cyber crime

Financial services facing uphill battle against cyber crime

June 18, 2021

Former detective from Queensland’s high-tech crime unit Brendan Read tells the FINSIA podcast that the financial motivation behind the growing number of cyber attacks puts members in the firing line.

Investment that doesn’t consider ESG issues Is effectively dead.

Investment that doesn’t consider ESG issues Is effectively dead.

June 18, 2021

Responsible Investment Association of Australasia CEO Simon O’Connor takes part in the FINSIA Podcast as we continue with a month of special events looking at ethical investment.

Is Bitcoin about to go mainstream?

Is Bitcoin about to go mainstream?

June 18, 2021

BTC Markets chief executive Caroline Bowler, who took part in FINSIA’s first podcast of 2021, thinks so - and says the crypto currency is a being seen as a long-term investment strategy.

ETFs weathered COVID-19 and the number of investors continues to rise

ETFs weathered COVID-19 and the number of investors continues to rise

June 18, 2021

Beta Shares co-founder and CEO Alex Vynokur talks FINSIA’s latest podcast through the past 18 months, highlighting how Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) weathered the pandemic and are going from strength-to-strength 100,000s more investing in them.

BetaShares, which has more than $16 billion in assets under management, is about to launch a Climate Change focused ETF as a well as a Crypto-focused product.

Women in Finance - FINSIA

Women in Finance - FINSIA

March 13, 2019

A  panel of female industry leaders shared their insights, experiences and thoughts on how the finance industry can progress and accelerate change in diversity at a sell-out event in Melbourne in February.

China’s potential for huge profits - FINSIA

China’s potential for huge profits - FINSIA

February 19, 2019

Five reasons why investors will get big returns from China in FINSIA’s latest podcast from a veteran fund manager.

Read more about Fang Zheng here and here.

Teamwork turns boutique asset manager into a $10bn player - Sandro Näf and Lewis Panther

Teamwork turns boutique asset manager into a $10bn player - Sandro Näf and Lewis Panther

November 12, 2018

Unique teamwork ethos turns boutique asset management firm Capital Four into a $10bn player in just over a decade. Fund managers at Capital Four set up the deal for Macquarie to buy Danish telecom giant TDC.

Hear about their strategy from founder Sandro Näf.

You can read our interview with Sandro here.

US economic forecaster serves warning to Australia over trade war - Beth Ann Bovino and Lewis Panther

US economic forecaster serves warning to Australia over trade war - Beth Ann Bovino and Lewis Panther

November 11, 2018

US economic forecaster serves warning to Australia over trade war between Donald Trump and China.

Listen to S&P Ratings chief US economist Beth Ann Bovino talk to FINSIA about the tricky road ahead.

Read Anne's interview with FINISA here.

Professional Qualifications, Royal Commission submission and the UK experience - Chris Whitehead, CEO FINSIA and Giles Cuthbert, Managing Director CBI

Professional Qualifications, Royal Commission submission and the UK experience - Chris Whitehead, CEO FINSIA and Giles Cuthbert, Managing Director CBI

June 21, 2018

One of the world’s leading architect’s of the professionalisation of the banking industry is in conversation with FINSIA for our latest podcast.

Chartered Banker Institute managing director Giles Cuthbert - whose professional standards courses have been sat by hundreds of thousands of people in the UK and around the globe - sits down with our chief executive Chris Whitehead for a frank discussion about what needs to be done to address the trust deficit.

Giles, who was in Australia to help FINSIA launch the country’s first ever professional banking qualification Professional Banking Fundamentals believes trust in the industry can be restored more quickly, but adds: “We need to start qualifying people.” 

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