Fintech gets boost through Montreal-based initiative

first_imgThe program will provide 10 spots for entrepreneurs to benefit from hands-on support through partners, training, mentorship and immersion in the fintech environment. Montreal-based software developer Stradigi AI, will also serve as a resource to participants.“Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, it feels very logical to me to honour the entrepreneurial spirit that the family has been cultivating, with a focus on fintech and artificial intelligence (AI)” Brendan Holt Dunn, founder and managing partner for the Holt Fintech Accelerator Program, said in a statement. “We want to give back to the community and, thanks to this program, we’ll definitely be able to make a difference in the future for these startups.”Holdun says future sustainability for fintech is a key consideration, and the program will look to provide support in the form of sponsorships, funds and business models.Jan Christopher Arp, founder of Montreal-based FormFintech, will serve as co-managing partner of the program. Holdun, a financial services company with roots in Montreal, announced on Thursday the launch of the Holt Fintech Acceleration Program, an initiative created to support the next generation of entrepreneurs operating in the fintech industry.The program is designed to extend the entrepreneurial legacy of Sir Herbert Holt, the pioneer developer of utility company Hydro-Quebec and former president of Toronto-based Royal Bank of Canada. Financial Technology concept illustration of Businessman pointing at abstract blue business charts and icons peshkova/123RF Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Wealthsimple’s peer-to-peer app goes national Mogo to acquire investing app Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Keywords FintechCompanies Holt Fintech Accelerator Estateably expands to Alberta Leah Golob Related news read more

Huawei opens new front in FCC fight

first_img Tags Diana Goovaerts El fundador de Huawei propugna una transición hacia el software AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 10 FEB 2021 Español FCC mulls expanded Huawei, ZTE bans Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more Authorcenter_img Huawei escalated a fight with Federal Communications Commission (FCC), filing a lawsuit seeking to reverse the US regulator’s designation of it as a national security threat.The Chinese vendor argued in a court filing the FCC exceeded its statutory authority in naming it a threat and the label was “arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion, and not supported by substantial evidence”.It asked a judge to scrap the FCC’s designation and “provide such other relief as this court deems appropriate”.A FCC representative told Mobile World Live the designation was “based on a substantial body of evidence developed by the FCC and numerous US national security agencies”, adding “we will continue to defend that decision”.The FCC formally named Huawei and Chinese rival ZTE as security threats in June 2020, and subsequently rejected appeals from both companies challenging their designations.Under an FCC rule adopted in November 2019, the title prevents US operators from using government funding to purchase or maintain equipment from either vendor.Huawei’s lawsuit is separate from legal action taken against the FCC in December 2019 aimed at overturning the rule.The company lost an earlier attempt to reverse US restrictions on government contractors using its products. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Related Previous ArticleSingtel commits to 5G talent pushNext ArticleZTE, China Telecom and MediaTek Jointly Complete Industry’s First E2E Commercial Verification of FAST Blog: How is chip shortage affecting US? Home Huawei opens new front in FCC fight Federal Communications Commission (FCC)Huaweilawsuitlast_img read more

PhD Scholarship in International Conflict, Sydney

first_img February 10, 2010 Published by Site Default Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. LinkedIn 0 CMU Australia Scholarships for International Students Pocket Tweet Deadline: 31/03/2010Open to: applicants with master’s qualifications in political science or related fieldFund: $25,000 per annumUniversity of Sydney offers a full-time postgraduate scholarship (commencing in Semester 2, 2010) to undertake research leading to a PhD in international conflict. The project will investigate the roles of norms, political culture, values, and/or similar factors in patterns of interstate conflict across different regions of the world. The research will be complementary to, and in close interaction with, an ARC-funded project on the role of political institutions in regional conflict dynamics.Eligibilty– applicant should have a strong Honours degree, and/or master’s qualifications in political science or related field– applicants should have a particular interest in theories of international conflict, and strong skills in qualitative social science research methods.Local and international students can apply however tuition fees payable by international students are not covered by this scholarship.ScholarshipThe scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.Application processApplicants should submit following documents:1. CV2. a copy of an academic transcript,3. the names and contact details of at least two refereesand sent it by 31 March 2010 to Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith at: [email protected] mail to following address:Dr. Benjamin GoldsmithDepartment of Government & International RelationsMerewether H04The University of SydneyNSW 2006For further information contact Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith at: [email protected] detailed info ← Fellowships at the National Gallery of Canada +1center_img PhD Scholarship in International Conflict, Sydney Similar Stories Share 0 Showing the best of you! → Reddit PhD Scholarship in Archaeo-geochemistry: ISOTOPES AND TRACE ELEMENT IN HUMAN REMAINS Google PhD Fellowship Program for graduate studentslast_img read more