Blogs by Monel Amin New York, NY

Hello I'm Monel Amin.

Founder of DIligenceVault, Arthance. Former head of liquid investments risk @ Citi, CMU/Tepper and BVM Engineering alumna



When AI Becomes the New Investment Option

When AI Becomes the New Investment Option

Artificial Intelligence as a locus of investment is very tempting for asset owners. Expectations for AI are lofty, ranging from cost savings, creating productive capacity, and enabling human cognitive capabilities, resulting meaningful impact on portfolio returns. We did an analysis of popular Google Search terms including AI as a key word along with standard fund investment options, and as seen below, AI was dramatically

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Is There Success In Your Name?

Is There Success In Your Name?

If you recall, we blogged about how we named ourselves. Your firm’s name is a representation of who you are, reflecting your unconscious biases, influenced by your experience, beliefs, and vision. It establishes the beginning of a firm’s reputation. We analyze how asset managers name themselves and what, if any, are the implications to their long term success. Name and Legacy Surprisingly,

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Memorable Moments in the Life of an Entrepreneur

Memorable Moments in the Life of an Entrepreneur

The word ‘moment’ is defined as a fixed reference point in time, or the effect of a force for change when the turn becomes clear. Our entrepreneurial journey is full of moments we will recount here - Fun, profound and leading to lots of lessons learned! We code in sprints, but sell in marathons :) A moment during the first month of starting this new

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Who Defines The Future of InvestTech?

Who Defines The Future of InvestTech?

Invest.tech /in’vest,tek/ noun data and technologies that support the processes of the world’s institutional investors: the pensions, endowments and foundations, family offices & trusts, fund of funds, insurance companies, wealth management platforms, and sovereign wealth funds. not to be confused with a recent acquisition by Accenture There has been limited investment and adoption in InvestTech – At this point, Microsoft is

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OK Google, Which Firms Filed DRPs This Week?

OK Google, Which Firms Filed DRPs This Week?

It’s 2017 and Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant are household names. Shouldn’t reviewing regulatory filings be as easy as asking this question? Though we started with that hypothesis, we recognize the pain points that the asset management industry faces. The volume of regulatory filing data is bursting at the seams. The need to track filing changes is important, but the process by

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What Is Your Diligence Stack?

What Is Your Diligence Stack?

"One of the most consistent patterns in business is the failure of leading companies to stay at the top of their industries when technologies or markets change." Quote from a 1995 HBR Article The famous quote from Nokia's CEO: We Didn’t Do Anything Wrong, But Somehow, We Lost… is a recent reminder. Technologists have long used the terminology of a stack; and these

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