Equalifi (erstwhile AIWMI) is a global membership network of financial services leaders, professionals and aspirants. Equalifi has been set up as a continuing education & professional development platform meant to offer its members, opportunities to earn professional designations; to participate in multidisciplinary knowledge initiatives, enable networking at conferences; and offer one single platform for interaction, cross-pollination of ideas and collaboration.
Equalifi provides the opportunity for finance practitioners and related professionals to connect and advance their focused area of practice. Equalifi aims to benefit the practitioner, their area of specialization, the clients they serve, and the industry at large.
Equalilfi plays a key role in guiding the development of the financial services sector. Equalifi works with key industry participants’ viz. the Government, the Regulators, the Industries/Associations, the Corporate, the Media and the General Public to achieve its objectives. Besides enhancing technical competence and professionalism in the industry, Equalifi organizes various national and international facilitates discussions to promote best practices in leadership and talent development in the financial sector with an aim to become world’s premier-most center of excellence for financial services professionals.
Focus Groups (FGs) are organized around a particular topic of interest. Members can be a part of any number of FGs.
Each group will be moderated by a governing council and will plan its own calendar of activities.
December 19, 2022
Average age and lifespan of businesses is drastically coming down. It used to be 20 odd years till 2020 and courtesy covid and the VUCA (highly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world we live in, it has come down to even further lower levels and this trend of the average age going down is simply accelerating. Similarly, family businesses also hardly survive the 3rd generation and in the current turbulent times, it is highly likely that the longevity and lifespan of family businesses are going to decline further.
December 19, 2022
Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) was introduced as the next “big thing” in consumer finance, seducing an entire generation with a great pitch. After all, it was positioned not as credit, but rather, as debt with no interest. The Covid-19 pandemic witnessed a dramatic shift in consumption patterns; job losses and pay cuts slashed consumers’ purchasing power.
June 22, 2022
Today, in our stage of evolution, the age of Web 3.0 and digitization – technology is all powerful. It has disrupted our way of life and rendered many businesses redundant on its path of evolution. The best part of technology is that it can bring with it a paradigm shift in the way things stand and these disruptions are innovation driven. However, in the case of wealth management, technology has been a gradual evolution. From physical shares, to handwritten demat transfer slips, to today’s digital on-boarding and transacting; from pit trading at the BSE to today’s high-frequency black box trading.
June 18, 2022
India’s WealthTech industry is estimated to breach the 63 billion USD mark by FY25, up from 20 billion USD in FY20. The total number of demat accounts in India surged almost 2.5 times to 89.6 million over the last four years, with the addition of 34.5 million accounts in FY22 alone- and this trend is expected to continue, backed by increasing financial literacy & digitization.
Deputy Managing Director, Batlivala & Karani Securities India
Our Professional Member, Ms. Munmun Desai, Deputy Managing Director, Batliwala & Karani Securities was adjudged as one of India’s Top 40 under 40 Alternative Investments Professionals for the year 2020.
Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Our Professional Member, Mr. Rishabh Shroff, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has won the “Most Promising Private Client Professional” Award at the recently concluded India Wealth Awards 2019.