Technology & Social Media Monthly archive

Feb 20, 2019
Regular investment and trading in crypto-assets by 2021, predicts research
The much-debated impact of crypto-assets is given some context in a new survey by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), which finds 19 percent of institutional investors believing digital assets will be regularly invested and traded in by 2021. In addition, 41 percent of respondents will start investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs) within the next five years. The survey notes that the growth of the digital asset industry will increase the ICO mar...
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Feb 14, 2019
What going fully digital means for proxy communications – and outcomes: Ticker 98
This edition of the Ticker podcast is sponsored by Broadridge Financial Solutions and features Cathy Conlon, head of corporate issuer strategy and product management at Broadridge Financial Solutions. Conlon reviews the 2018 proxy season and offers her views on the issues and technologies set to drive the upcoming AGM season – including the rise of ESG proposals, the debate around legislating for greater board diversity and the growth of electronic share voting.  ...
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Feb 05, 2019
Embrace video to boost investor relationships, says expert
Technological innovation, particularly the use of webcasts, is a powerful tool for promoting a company’s investor relations story that should be embraced, according to speakers at a recent webinar discussion on digital strategies. Speaking at the IR Magazine Webinar – Building global investor relationships using digital strategies, held on January 31, Simon Ball, senior vice president of digital media solutions at West Corporation, said the benefits of online me...
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