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Fintech and the Self-Directed Investor: Bardya Ziaian, CEO of Sittu Group, on How They Intersect

While the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged industries from restaurants to airlines to oil and gas, fintech has not only gotten away unscathed – it has expanded at an unprecedented rate with the help of self-directed investors (SDIs).

To better understand how the growing popularity of fintech and the expanding SDI demographic will change the investing landscape moving forward, we sat down with Bardya Ziaian, CEO & President of SITTU Group, Inc., a think tank based in Toronto, Canada…

Read the Q&A with Bardya here.

Bardya Ziaian Flips The Script With New Indie Film Super Dicks

“Breaking into the movie business with no former experience in filmmaking would likely deter most people,” Bardya shares. “But not me.”

Leveraging his knowledge of the financial industry, coupled with his creative thinking and his attention to detail, Bardya has embarked on a new journey that has tested his experience in an entirely different way…

Read the Q&A with Bardya here.

CI Financial makes a strategic investment in financial technology with the acquisition of BBS Securities

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2017 /CNW/ – CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) and BBS Securities Inc. today announced they have reached an agreement under which CI will acquire BBS Securities Inc. and associated entities, including Pario Technology Corp., a financial technology company, and Virtual Brokers, a top-ranked online brokerage (collectively, “BBS”).

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