AI M&A 2017 – Two Awards for Sturgeon Ventures

Sturgeon Ventures wins twice at 2017’s Acquisition International Magazine’s annual awards.

1.  Best Regulatory Incubator 2017

2.  FinServ Gamechanger Innovation Award 2017

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The Growth of the EU VECA Regime the Hidden Jewel of AIFMD

Sturgeon Ventures became an EU VECA manager on 22nd December 2016, and has since launched several funds.

What is venture capital?

Venture capital investment provides early finance to start-ups and early stage companies, forming an important source of long-term financing to young and innovative companies who believe in their new creations.

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June 07, 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority foresees regulatory and arbitrage risks in Brexit and has issued an opinion as a practical tool to help achieve supervisory convergence among EU regulators—Brexit negotiations begin on June 19, and Brexit is scheduled to occur on or before March 30, 2019 unless an extension is agreed.

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Women In Finance Charter – One Year On

Almost half of UK financial services staff now covered by ground breaking Women in Finance Charter.

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have signed up to this initiative since July 2016.
Another 33 firms have signed up to the government’s ground-breaking Women in Finance Charter, with 33,000 extra staff in the UK now covered by the plan to tackle gender inequality in financial services.

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Women In Finance Awards – Sturgeon Shortlisted

Sturgeon Ventures has been short listed as Specialist Investor of the Year at the 2017 Women in Finance Awards.
The inaugural Women in Finance Awards aims to be the finance industry’s largest diversity initiative, recognising the high-achievers, advocates and role models for women in the sector.

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AIFM Solutions – Update

The AIFM Solutions academy has been updated with marketing for AIFs for 2017.
The vision and core objective is to create a go to place for start ups and overseas firms to find innovation and education in the world of The Alternative Investment Fund Management industry, a landscape with many complexities, born out of the AIFM Directive.

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Women in Compliance Awards 2017 – Two Nominations for Sturgeon Ventures

Sturgeon Ventures has been shortlisted for two awards at the Women in Compliance Awards 2017.  The categories are:
Compliance Officer of the Year, EMEA – Seonaid Mackenzie
Compliance Consulting Team of the Year – Sturgeon Ventures

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HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter – latest report by New Financial

Gender balance in UK financial services has leapt up the agenda since the launch of the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter in March 2016. We worked with HMT to analyse all 71 submissions across the Charter principles. This report establishes a starting point for levels of women in senior management today, the targets signatories are aiming for, and how they are using the Charter principles to achieve those targets.

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13 Financial Firms Pledge to Put Women in 50% of Top U.K. Roles

Sturgeon Ventures mentioned in Laura Cohen’s Fortune Website article for it’s commitment to the Women in Finance Charter and flexible working for women.

They want to reach that goal by 2021.
The U.K. government wants to increase gender diversity in the upper ranks of the financial industry, and on Tuesday it announced that some big-name players in the field have signed on to specific pillars of that effort, including 13 firms that have pledged gender parity.

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