Blogs by Surya Viswanathan New York, NY

Hello I'm Surya Viswanathan.

Business Development at DiligenceVault. Former Research Analyst at Aksia. Columbia University alumnus.



What Is Your Investment Engagement ROI?

What Is Your Investment Engagement ROI?

Differentiation has become the touchstone of the future, and those funds that strategically embrace change in a way that responds to investor demands will be the ones that prosper going forward. – Paraphrasing E&Y (Global Hedge Fund & Investor Survey) Creating differentiation in an increasingly competitive landscape not only requires innovation in investment product/strategy and best-in-class operations, but also a strategic focus

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Private Funds: Spotlight on Service Providers

Private Funds: Spotlight on Service Providers

With the over increasing focus on independent administrations to support controls around valuations (i.e. AML/KYC and so forth), it’s interesting to visualize the state of the industry: Based on sheer number of funds, who are the top service providers? We are a bit hesitant in adding up gross assets or regulatory AUM, so we’re showing you an info-graphic based on

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What is Your Big "Data Strategy" for 2017?

What is Your Big "Data Strategy" for 2017?

The investment management industry has been leveraging terabytes of data, even before the phrase “big data” got coined. Firms like Bloomberg and Reuters led the first big wave in capital markets. Today, big data is being recognized and packaged in many forms, and comes from various sources: social media, corporate data, consumer data, environmental data, or even industry specific data (shopping, shipping, healthcare, consumer,

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