GECKO Governance – FinTech 20 Ireland

11/10/2017By Andris MacsBlog

The GECKO team  are absolutely delighted to announce that for the second year running we have been nominated  for the Irish Tech News FinTech 20 list. We have been within the ecosystem of some of the top Irish FinTech companies and are really excited to the event on the 26th of October at the Moores … Read More

GECKO Governance opens new office in New York City

06/01/2017By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

Fresh on the back of winning the “Best New Start” up in Ireland at the Seedcorn competition in Belfast, GECKO Governance, the Blockchain integrated fund governance solution are opening their new office in New York City on January 9th. GECKO Governance is the first RegTech solution in the funds industry to be fully integrated with … Read More

New Blockchain Fund Solution Launched at RegTech Summit New York

14/11/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

This week GECKO Governance is launching its new fund regulation and compliance Blockchain solution at the US RegTech Summit. GECKO Governance is the first fund solution in the market to provide Blockchain enabled technology for managing key asset management compliance, regulation and operational processes. Our Blockchain solution manages the following key Investment Management Functions:-   … Read More

GECKO Governance | RegTech Summit, New York

27/10/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

GECKO Governance will be exhibiting and attending the RegTech Summit this November in New York. The RegTech Summit is the only conference that focuses on the applications of RegTech within the financial services space that end users actively use. The summit will bring together Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Information Officers, Heads of Data Analytics, Risk Managers, Heads of Regulatory Reporting, CTOs, … Read More

Blockchain – A huge opportunity for the Funds industry

08/09/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

While interest in Blockchain across financial services has been high, most of the focus has been around banking, payments and settlement. Fund managers have largely adopted a “wait and see” approach. We believe this to be a mistake. Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize many areas of the funds industry including fund regulation, record-keeping, AML/KYC, Operational Due … Read More

RegTech – 5 Key Drivers Of Global Innovation

16/08/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

As more innovative technology solutions become available, financial institutions are seeking to adopt Regulation Technology (RegTech) to meet their compliance requirements. There are number of key trends taking place in the RegTech industry globally. These trends include:- Increased regulatory demands Since the economic crisis the huge increase in regulation throughout the financial services industry has … Read More

GECKO Governance organises from the getgo

24/05/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised No Comments

Entrepreneur Shane Brett (pictured) is CEO of hedge fund consultancy Global Perspectives and co-founder of FinTech startup, GECKO. Originally designed as a programme management solution to help him project manage his own extensive consultancy business, the latest version of GECKO is ‘GECKO Governance’, specifically aimed at hedge fund managers and fund service providers, to enable … Read More

Presentation Tips for Startups.

28/04/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

As a part of the Techstars Startup Next Programme sponsored by Google, the GECKO team had the opportunity to take home some very useful tips on how to present in front of your potential costumer or investor. The main speaker was Ed Fidgeon Kavanagh from clearpreso.com. He is an expert in delivering presentations and gave a brilliant display of … Read More

Data Protection – What SaaS companies need to know

23/03/2016By Andris MacsBlog, Uncategorised

Data Protection has now become a central issue for Software as a Service (SaaS) – especially those Start-Ups responsible for managing internal and sensitive client data. At GECKO we manage lots of project and internal data on behalf of our clients (in partnership with Dell). A key consideration of SaaS StartUps like ourselves is keeping … Read More