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Econopolis announces appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager

ANTWERP, March 18th 2019 – Econopolis has further strenghened its Technology Fund team with the appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager, based in Antwerp (Belgium). In his new role at Econopolis, Siddy Jobe will be responsible for the active management of the upcoming Econopolis Exponential Technologies Fund, together with Marc Langeveld. In addition to havin ...

Geert Noels during Twain Talks session d.d. 15/11/2018

Wat brengt ons de technologie-economie?

Voor de zevende keer organiseerde Econopolis samen met Deloitte Twain Talks. De keynote werd verzorgd door professor Pattie Maes, professor aan het prestigieuze Massachusetts Institute of Technology, waarna ze in debat ging met voormalig Telenet-topman Duco Sickinghe en Econopolis-hoofdeconoom Geert Noels. De toekomst is tech; dat is wel duidelijk. Human-Computer interaction ...

Econopolis kijkt televisie!

Econopolis kijkt televisie!

Op vraag van Mediaminister Sven Gatz keek Econopolis kritisch naar de Vlaamse audiovisuele sector. Wat daarbij opviel? Dat het kijkgedrag ongelofelijk snel verandert en dat vooral het uitgesteld kijken een enorme impact heeft op de sector.   De kijker kijkt niet weg, maar wel later   Vorig jaar stelden we bij Econopolis in een studie vast dat het uitgesteld kijken, de toege ...

Belgische aandelen doorgelicht

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A Fresh Perspective on the Active vs. Passive Investing Debate

In our work at Econopolis, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to construct the best investment portfolios—and these days, a big part of that conversation centers on the role of active and passive styles of investing, an ongoing (and sometimes quite heated!) debate in the financial industry.  This isn’t just an academic conversation: It has the potential to affec ...

A Fresh Perspective on "Buy and Hold" as an Investment Strategy

Contrary To Popular Belief, "Buy And Hold" Isn't A One-Size-Fits-All Investment Strategy. The appeal of buy and hold investing is simplicity. Buy and hold requires little intelligence, skill, or serious effort, and it completely ignores the essential investment concept of managing risk. Buy and hold's allure is as old as eternity - get rich with little or no effort. Just mindl ...

How to navigate in a VUCA world?

VUCA is a concept that originated with students at the U.S. Army War College to describe the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity of the world after the Cold War. And now, the concept is gaining new relevance to characterise the current macro-economic environment and the leadership required to navigate it successfully. Unpredictable events happening outside an or ...