The Financial technology industry is also known as the FinTech industry. FinTech is using creativity, innovation and a lot of talent to disrupt the old marketplace that was designed by traditional financial institutions. The traditional financial industry is a dinosaur. The archaic system used by banking institutions has caused more harm than most people realize. The typical front-end consumer is exposed to a system that is rooted in greed and mismanagement. The FinTech industry is replacing the outdated banking system with new applications, products, processes and business models. Regular consumers as well as the retail industry, and the corporations that desperately need help when it comes to competitive financing solutions and investments are turning to the FinTech industry.
Mike Baur, a former Swiss banker, is keenly aware of the issues facing the worldwide financial industry. Baur was a Banker in Switzerland for more than 25 years. Mike is one of those Swiss bankers that had clients all over the world. Some of those clients got special treatment from the Swiss banks, and other clients just went with the flow. Baur saw an opportunity to make a difference when he realized that the FinTech industry had the potential to revolutionize the banking industry. Baur is an entrepreneur that happened to be a Swiss banker, and after 25 years of service, he decided to venture out on his own, and start a company that taught tech and other companies how to survive in the global marketplace. Mike called his new venture, the Swiss Startup Factory.
The Swiss Startup Factory is an intense training platform that helps entrepreneurs network, raise capital, understand corporate finance, manage people, and most of all, make money. Baur made a lot of money for the Swiss banks he worked for over the years. He wanted to share that knowledge with the entrepreneurs that will make a difference in the global economy in the future.
The Swiss Startup Factory is all about learning. Mike Baur teaches his clients how to be experts in their chosen fields. Mike offers them a series of intense courses that include accounting, financial management, operations, networking skills, and investor interaction. Those topics are offered in a three-month accelerator program. The Swiss Startup Factory also provides office space and furniture as well as an in-house gym and restaurant.
The Swiss Startup Factory has been up and running for the last two years. There is a long list of graduates from Baur’s company. Many of his clients are based in Switzerland, but others are based in countries around the world.
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When you decide it may be time to refinance your car, there are many benefits in doing so. Todays interest rates have dropped drastically. They are historically so low, you are probably paying a lot more on your current loan. Refinancing may be an excellent opportunity to save money every single month. Take a look at what rate you are paying on your current auto loan, it may be much higher than you think. Interest rates have been getting lower every year, usually around one per cent or even more in some years. Once you decide to refinance, it’s easy. Just tell them to “slash my payments.”
Refinancing your car may improve your credit rating, making future purchases on a large scale easier and with a better interest rate. If you had bad credit when you purchased you car or if you had almost no credit at all, this translates into a much higher per cent on your financing. If you have been making your payments by the due date on your loan for a reasonable period of time, your credit has probably improved already and refinancing may be an excellent idea. There are online sites that enable you to check up on your credit score. This is usually a good idea because it will show you exactly where you stand. If you are having trouble making your payment, an extension of your loan may drop your payments to a level that is more affordable for you when you make your payment each month.
First, make certain you are aware of how much money you owe on your current car loan. You need the exact pay off figure, which is how much you will be refinancing. Then check on the value of your car through the newest book available. Ignition Financial is a superb source to go to when you decide the time is right to refinance. Their expertise lies in the area of finding the right loan for each individual. They will get you the best financing possible whether you are refinancing a car you leased, buying a vehicle from your company or a loan you currently have on your vehicle. There is no wrong time to save money.
The Lovaganza Foundation has been making waves ever since the global event planned by the group in 2020 was announced along with a trilogy of movies and TV shows that will bring more than just entertainment to the screen. Lovaganza is hoping its uplifting and unique approach to the creation of “The Lovaganza Convoy” trilogy of movies and the accompanying animated TV series planned for release in 2018 will bring about a change in the way we look at each other and different cultures.
Lovaganza has been planning its assault on the entertainment industry for a number of years under the guidance of founders Jean Francois and Genevieve Gagnon, who have spent the last few years writing scripts, filming their vision, and creating the music to accompany the work they are creating; a traveling show will make sure as many people in the world have the chance to enjoy the works created under the Lovaganza banner. The traveling show will be known as “The Lovaganza Caravan” and be used to bring the movies created by the group to the people of the world, and to make sure as many people as possible know of the upcoming global event that will be an experience not to be forgotten.
The Convoy Trilogy
“Lovaganza Begins Recording Musical Soundtrack for Animated Film Series, “”The Marvelous 12,”” at Historic Abbey Road Studios”
The 2020 Lovaganza global event will bring more success to the foundation when it is revealed in 2020 at eight different global locations in a way that will evoke memories of the classic world’s fair events of history. One of the major aspects of the global event will be the centerpiece of each and every location used with the 360 degree immersive screen that includes a 3D element that does not require glasses to be worn; these screening areas will exhibit the Lovaganza movies and be the stage area for live performances showcasing the skills of each different culture explored during the event.
To prepare for the global event every aspect of the Lovaganza movies and TV shows is being personally overseen by the husband and wife team of J.F. and Genevieve Gagnon. The couple have worked together on the scripts and filming the trilogy of movies as they prepare for a 2018 release; the couple have also written the music for an animated TV series that will be the initial introduction for many to the characters explored in “The Lovaganza Convoy” of movies.
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Class Dojo, an application that focuses on the development of communication between elementary school parents and teachers, recently conducted a survey that sought to gauge the reaction of students in classrooms where the company’s application has been utilized. According to Class Dojo representatives, student reaction to the application’s implementation has been overwhelming positive. Teachers in elementary classrooms have reported that students who used the Class Dojo application felt more engaged with the particular lesson that interacted with the app, experienced a higher level of responsible attitudes because of the application’s focus on parental involvement, and showed a higher capacity for tackling difficult subjects.
Higher Engagement With Specific Lessons
Class Dojo representatives reported finding pleading results after viewing the portion of the survey that involved student engagement. Teachers who participated in Class Dojo’s survey reported that students who used the application during the teacher’s coverage of a new subject matter experienced higher levels of engagement than students who did not use the application. Class Dojo representatives stated that this increased level of engagement is likely caused by the application’s integrative educational software. This software was designed to help students to connect classroom activities with virtual concepts thereby creating a deeper level of engagement for Class Dojo app users.
Higher Level of Responsible Attitudes
Class Dojo representatives also described impressive results with the portion of the survey that measured student levels of responsibility during course work completion. According to the participating teachers, students who used the Class Dojo application during class experienced noticeable levels of increased awareness of parental expectations. Class Dojo representatives stated that the application’s focus on parental involvement causes students who use the app to perform better. Because students are aware that their parents will have instant access to the course work completed while the application is open, they are better motivated to work to capacity.
Higher Capacity for Tackling Difficult Subjects
Teachers who participated in Class Dojo’s educational survey also reported improvements in student ability to master difficult subjects. During this section of the survey, teachers measured their students’ handling of various subject matters during application use agains the same students’ handling of the subjects while the application was not in use. The results showed that the Class Dojo application successfully assisted students with the ability to grasp unfamiliar subjects. Class Dojo representatives stated that the company will be competing additional research in an effort to continue to make improvements and assist the public school system.
I have been betting on sports for a good part of my adult life and I have seen many systems come and go. Every new system works for a while, until it doesn’t and then you are left with mounting losses and no way to get out.
Whether you are a new NFL football bettor or a seasoned professional, there are three things, that if you master them will greatly increase your chances of becoming a winning sports bettor.
1. Shop Your Lines
This is possibly the most important aspect of sports betting. Too many new bettors take the first line they see and go with it. This is a mistake. NFL odds will be different on different sportsbooks sites.
Take some time and search for the best line on a game you want to bet on. Many sportsbooks offer special deals at different times of the season. By finding the best deal for your money, you can greatly increase your chances of winning. Half a point could be the difference between a winning week and a losing one. Always search for the best deal.
2. Think Like An Investor
If you were gong to invest your hard earned money in a stock you would get as much information on the company as you possibly could before risking your money. It should be the same with sports betting. Getting the best football odds os only the beginning. You need to research each team like they are a stock or bond.
Bet with your head instead of your heart. You may be the biggest Miami Dolphins fan but if they are going up against the New England Patriots they might not be the best bet. Do your homework and only bet your money here you have the opportunity to get the best return on your money.
3. Make Your Own Decisions
This may sound simple enough, but too many NFL bettors put all their faith in one handicapper and live and die by their picks. Don’t do that. You need to make your own decisions and take responsibility for your wins and losses.
If you shop for the best lines and do your homework, you should have no problem pulling the trigger on any bets during the season. Again, if you base your decisions on cold hard facts and not emotion, you will be fine.
To get some of the best football odds and breaking news I suggest you check out Covers.com. They have some of the best technology in the industry and will provide you with top-notch news and information so you can make an informed betting decision.
Jason Halpern is a real estate developer with more than 50 years of experience in managing and constructing commercial and residential properties in New York. He stands out from other developers because of his passion for preserving historic properties. He believes that real estate developments should adhere to the needs of the community. Jason founded JMH Development based on his foresight and vision in advancing the real estate sector in New York.
JMH Development as a real estate company develops and owns several commercial and residential properties in the United States. Jason serves as the managing partner of JMH. The company uses an innovative approach when developing luxurious residential properties. The company also attributes its success to Jason’s unique approach to developing properties. Under Jason’s leadership, JMH renovated 184 Kent Avenue, luxurious residential rentals that bagged the Building Brooklyn award in 2011.
JMH also excels in developing both commercial and residential properties in high-income areas such as Miami Beach, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. The company’s philosophy is to restore historical properties through its adaptive reuse projects. Jason led JMH in the development and acquisition of several historic properties.
Jason’s Adaptive Reuse Project
In 2014, JMH Development announced a 235-room hotel construction based in Miami Beach, FL known as Aloft South Beach. As the managing partner, Jason scheduled the project to begin in early 2015. The project is a historical restoration of the Motel Ankara. It includes an eight-storey building. Madden Real Estate Ventures also collaborated with JMH in the conceptualization and development of the project. JMH hired Plaza Construction to handle the construction work and ADD to handle the architecture.
Jason said that his company has enough resources to ensure that the contractors carry out the project as planned. He also mentioned that the Aloft South Beach is one of his company’s projects targeted at restoring historical structures. The building will offer its guests access to the Collins Canal and Lake Pancoast. It lies few blocks away from Miami Beach Shores and the Miami Beach Convention Center. Guests will also enjoy a rooftop lounge, a fitness center, a conference room of 2,349 square feet, and an outdoor pool.
Besides developing real estate properties, Jason is a committed philanthropist. He contributes to charity organizations through his company, JMH Development. For instance, in 2015 JMH collaborated with a non-profit water organization and donated $20,000 to finance water projects that were taking place in Nepal and Ethiopia. JMH donated the amount once it signed a contract with Three Hundred Collins. Besides generous donations, Jason’s company partners with the Relief Society of Tigre and Splash in ensuring that over 650 Nepalese and Ethiopian citizens access clean and safe water.
As a co-founder and the president of the most experienced and one of the largest worldwide alternative credit managers, James Dondero currently masterminds all investment strategies for Highland Capital Management (HCM). In 1993, James Dondero created one of the first non-bank Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO). He is acknowledged as one of the pioneers who popularized CLOs as financial institutions.
Dondero holds a degree in accounting and finance from the University of Virginia and has designations of Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Account (CPA).
He worked for American Express and a subsidiary of Protective Life’s GIC years before HCM where he managed roughly $1 billion in fixed income funds and $2 billion in assets respectively. Dondero’s portfolio managing experience comprises of emergent market debt, high-yield bonds, leveraged bank advances, investment grade corporates; among others. Mr. Dondero is the chairman of several companies’ board of directors including CCS Medical, Cornerstone Healthcare, and Nexbank. Additionally, he serves as a member of several boards of directors such as NexPoint Residential Trust Inc., American Banknote Corporation as well as MGM Studios.
The Cox School of Business
The SMU Cox School of Business is a satellite campus of the Southern Methodist University. It is a highly rated university and offers a wide scope of graduate and undergraduate business degrees. It was founded in 1920.
James Dondero was recently appointed to the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business’ Executive Board. The appointment serves to strengthen Mr. Dondero’s commitment to the institution vis-à-vis the Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars, an academic program set to recognize and inspire both professional and academic quests relating to public policy.
Highland Capital Management
With headquarters in Dallas and other main offices in New York, Seoul, Singapore and Sao Paolo, Highland Capital Management is a global investment company established in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada. The SEC registers the company as an investment and financial advisor. The company specializes in collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), special-situation private equity and credit hedge funds.
When most people think of IT, they think about someone on the phone telling them that a devise can be fixed by unplugging it and then plugging it back in. But the world of information technology goes far beyond that. Some people understand its full meaning and make it work in ways most can’t even dream of. One of those rare people is John Goullet.
Goullet started out as just another IT guy, working his way up from a computer consultant to an IT staffing accountant. This is where he first hit his stride. It was his experience with IT staffing that allowed him to form his own company, Info Technology. This IT staffing company quickly rose through the ranks of largest growing IT companies in the world.
But Goullet did not stop there. He took his now thriving and made it grow even more by merging it with another great IT staffing company, Diversant. There, he serves as the Principle of the company, using his extensive knowledge and experience to drive the company forward. With this new position, he seeks to help make IT more accessible to all people by proving the best IT service people around to all those in need.
Information Technology is about more than just fixing computers. It is about helping others with their problems. It is about the people, both those who have problems and those who help fix them. Not many people realize this. With all his experience, skills, and knowledge, John Goullet is one of those rare people.
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