James Rundle, WatersTechnology’s editor, and Anthony Malakian, editor at large, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.
Gil Mandelzis joins the podcast this week. Gil founded Traiana back in 2000, and eventually became CEO of EBS BrokerTec. In 2017, he co-founded another startup named Capitolis. He talks about the differences in the startup world today versus two decades ago and looks at some of the challenges facing the foreign exchange (FX) market. But before that, some news.
In the News:
1:00 The Members Exchange (MEMX) names Jonathan Kellner as its inaugural CEO. What might this mean for the startup?
3:15 State Street Corp. names Lou Maiuri as COO. What does this say about State Street’s acquisition of Charles River Development?
6:15 Gil joins the podcast and talks about his career.
11:00 Gil explains why he decided to create another company, and he looks at some of the differences in starting a company in 2000 versus today.
43:30 A look at some of the biggest trends in the FX world.
50:00 How might artificial intelligence, crypto and blockchain technologies change the capital markets?
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