Technology & Social Media Monthly archive

Jan 25, 2019
Companies need to think more about blockchain, says survey
Some of the largest institutional investors think listed companies will soon have to show their intentions for blockchain technology and that blockchain executives may find seats in the company boardroom. In a survey conducted by the trade association Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), a quarter of all institutional investors predict that listed firms will have to outline their plans for blockchain in the next few years, along with their earnings reports an...
Read more
Jan 18, 2019
Virtual conferences help boost investor engagement
Virtual investor conferences can provide a cost-effective method of investor engagement to 'get eyes on your stock,' especially for companies with limited exposure, time and resources, according to one expert. Those challenges - budget, time and exposure - are especially pronounced at small and micro-cap companies that have no IR team, Jason Paltrowitz, executive vice president at OTC Markets, tells IR Magazine. He says virtual investor conferen...
Read more
Jan 18, 2019
IROs advised to enhance websites amid Mifid II disruption
Experts are urging IR professionals at small and mid-cap companies to produce better websites that showcase their investment cases and business models for potential investors in light of Mifid II. The comment follows a webinar hosted by the UK’s IR Society on Wednesday this week, in which experts reviewed the events of the past 12 months and discussed ongoing concerns for 2019. The experts were Morgan Stanley’s managing director Ben Grindley, AXA Framlington fun...
Read more
Jan 16, 2019
Top four digital communication tips for IR professionals
IR professionals all have an opportunity to set new goals for 2019, regardless of whether you bounced triumphantly or strolled meekly past the 2018 finish line. Crucially, however, understanding what message you’re trying to convey and how you’re trying to convey it through your business’ digital communications strategy is imperative. Speaking to IR Magazine, Arash Adnani, IR digital communications expert at Blender Media, shares his recommendations f...
Read more
Jan 09, 2019
Companies keen to outsource IR apps, study finds
Almost half of companies worldwide would outsource their investor relations apps, according to an IR Magazine research report. Looking at how common it is for companies to use an external provider in 13 areas of activities related to IR practice, Outsourcing IR 2018 reveals that 47 percent of the companies polled would consider outside help for their IR apps. This trend is more pronounced among Asian companies, according to the report, with ...
Read more
logo-black logo-black
Loading