FinanceAsia published a feature earlier this week on one of the major hurdles facing research analysts the introduction of Mifid II, and the unbundling that will follow. But regulations are not the only threat looming. Some start-up companies are also trying to cut into their business.
We talked to Raghav Kapoor, cofounder and CEO of one of those companies, research marketplace Smartkarma. He tells FinanceAsia the research industry is ripe for a shake-up.
FA What made you start Smartkarma
Kapoor Two big drivers of change began to emerge in recent years. One was technology, which drove down margins for the whole...