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We recently announced an agreement with Graystone Asset Management Partners to provide colocation infrastructure hosting utilizing our Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Iaas) solution. In this instance, Graystone will be leveraging functionality of the TT platform in addition to TT infrastructure services, which makes the integration between the dedicated infrastructure and TT platform services seamless, provides an opportunity for service bundling, and gives Graystone one-throat-to-choke if there are issues. That’s fine with TT, because we know from experience that we can resolve problems much quicker when fewer third parties are involved. But there are lots of other benefits to getting your trading infrastructure services from TT.

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As a woman who’s spent a decades-long career working for technology-focused companies, I’ve taken a personal interest in the rising women-in-tech movement. While it’s brought to light many personal stories about women’s negative experiences and struggles working in male-dominated tech firms, the movement has also presented the technology community with an opportunity to take constructive action that’s spawned many positive outcomes.

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John “Rambo” Moulton was originally featured on Trade Talk last June in Chatting with Traders in Sydney: 4 Key Principles from John Moulton aka Rambo. We’ve circled back to get deeper into the “Rambo way” of trading.

John evolved from trading at the Mid America Exchange, the original home of mini-futures contracts. The “Mid-Am” was a breeding ground for Chicago floor traders who didn’t have the capital to start trading at the larger Chicago Mercantile Exchange or Chicago Board of Trade. He moved to Sydney in 1987 and grew into one of the largest traders at the Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE), which is now part of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

– Brian Mehta, CMO

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Recently, our CMO Brian Mehta visited tZERO in New York and sat down with tZERO CEO Saum Noursalehi to learn more about the company’s history and philosophy on blockchain technology. In Blockchain Beyond Crypto: A Conversation with tZERO’s CEO Saum Noursalehi, they discussed the company’s founding, the challenges it has faced, and its relationship with Overstock.com and Medici Ventures. For part 2 of their talk, which focuses on tZERO’s goals and vision for the future, read on.

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