Category Archives: Events

Exclusive Networking with Investment Analysts – March 23rd 2016 (Wed)

Have you wondered if there’re still investment jobs available in the market?
Have you been thinking about what type of candidate hiring managers are looking for?
Would you like to hear tips from those who managed to land an investment analyst job just last month?
SAVE your day on March 23rd and come join SpringBoard’s upcoming exclusive networking event to hear from insiders and recent success stories!
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Exclusive Drinks with Tier 1 broker C

Hi, Happy New Year to all.

Mr Market is telling us upfront that this year is not going to be an easy year, and it is likely to be a terrible year to graduate from school too! Still, SpringBoard always try our best to offer hope to career switchers and anybody currently on the lookout for jobs.

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ex-Head of Commodities shares Career Tips on Jan 13

Despite recent market turmoil, SpringBoard TM has continued to fill front office roles for our success stories and share front office career information with you and other members of the SpringBoard community. With the new year, we are launching a Career Tips Series to share and discuss career tips on how to do well in different finance front office roles. We start on Jan 13 with commodities trading.

Led by Mr Colin O’Shea, Director of Business Development at Global Commodities, the workshop will discuss the challenges of different roles in commodities trading and basic trade types traders use. Register here. Continue reading

Exclusive drinks with global bank B – 25 Nov 2015

Our SpringBoard drinks have consistently seen overwhelming turnout that significantly exceeded our expectations. Against this backdrop of strong demand for our networking events, we are organising our next one on Wed 25 Nov, this time with another global bank. In our intimate setting, you will get to establish contact with front office professionals and veterans and possibly hear from them about how they joined the finance industry. *You may also hear whispers among our guests about which firms are quietly hiring for recent job vacancies. These positions could well be privately placed and not publicised openly.*

Guests Expected
– Jacqueline, senior analyst at global bank;
– Yoman, hedge fund manager at global investment firm;
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Career Development Workshop: Finding Your Passion and Shine in the Finance Industry

Despite recent market turmoil, SpringBoard TM has continued to fill front office roles for our success stories and share front office career information with you and other members of the SpringBoard community. This time round, we have specially organized a Career Networking Workshop to share and discuss how you can shine in the finance industry with your personality.

Led by Mr Tolmas Wong, Director, Private Clients Services at CIMB Securities, the workshop will discuss the challenges of different roles in the finance industry, and give you insight on which roles your personality may be more suited for. Continue reading

Exclusive drinks with global bank B- 6 Oct 2015

Our SpringBoard drinks last month saw an overwhelming response with a turnout that significantly exceeded our expectations. To cater for this pent-up demand for networking events, we are following up with another one on Tue 6 Oct, this time with another global bank. In our intimate setting, you will get to establish contact with front office professionals and veterans and possibly hear from them about how they joined the finance industry. *You may also hear whispers among our guests about which firms are quietly hiring for recent job vacancies. These positions could well be privately placed and not publicised openly.*

Guests Expected
– Julie, senior institutional sales & former fund manager;
– June, partner at family office;
– Yoman, hedge fund manager at global investment firm; Continue reading

Advanced Workshop: How to Pitch a Business Model to Investors

Hi SpringBoard Friends,

How do you value a business? Beyond financial modelling, it is crucial to identify and analyse the business model before valuation. The business model also needs to be put across to investors clearly and simply, so that a stock pitch can come across as convincing. Without this skill, a stock pitch may fall apart as soon as it starts.

We have hence specially organized our SpringBoard Advanced Workshop on How to Clearly Pitch a Business Model for our SpringBoard interns and for SpringBoard friends who are interested. Here is the web version of our email.

Event Details
Date & Time: Thu 17 Sep, 7pm – 8pm
Location: TBA, near MRT Station
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-pitch-a-business-model-to-investors-by-springboard-tm-tickets-18321925372

Speaker Credentials
Shali is a Head of Equity at a family office, with 8 years of industry experience. He worked in big 4 audit (China CPA), before switching into private equity investment and equity research. Continue reading