Case Studies

Startup Training: Free Pitching for Startups video series. Pitching your dreams to investors and customers

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The pitching for startup series used with my students at the SP Jain Inst. of Management and Research in Dubai, for the P@SHA delegation at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Thailand and the P@SHA Social Innovation Fund Grant competition is now available for free.

Full disclosure. No I did not make 10’s of millions of dollars in a heartbeat by following this method. Neither will you. Like me, you will most likely fail a few times despite the fact that you memorized the pitching tools and techniques mentioned here. But that’s all right, success has always been over rated.. 🙂

Asia Pacific ICT Awards – Meet the candidates that rocked Pattaya.

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5 mins read

Each year as a judge and a mentor I fall in love with a handful of ideas and products. Each year some win, some don’t. This year there were six ideas that we believed in from the minute we saw their applications and pitches for the P@SHA ICT Awards 2011. All six of them put their heart into making a pitch at APICTA 2011, Pattaya, Thailand. All six blew away the judges with the quality of their presentation and their effort. They did an amazing job with the feedback mentors provided them and it wasn’t just the Pakistani judges on their panel who noticed

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Liquidity Risk Management – A framework for estimating liquidity risk capital for a bank


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Capital estimation for Liquidity Risk Management is a difficult exercise. It comes up as part of the internal liquidity risk management process as well as the internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP). This post and the liquidity risk management series that follows suggests a framework for ongoing discussion based on the work done by our team with a number of regional banking customers