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Sam Tabar: The journey from an Attorney to Capital Management Guru

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Early Life & Family:

Sam’s full name at birth was Samir Victor Tabar. His friends know him as Samir, but professionally he is addressed as Sam Tabar. Sam was born and raised in Canada. His dad was born in Nazareth and mom was from Quebec. He has a younger brother who runs a media creation company and lives in Hong Kong.

Education:

After his graduation with honours from the University of Oxford, Sam Tabar went on to join Columbia School of Law in New York where he served as Associate Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review.

A career in the legal space:

He joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, one among the world’s most prestigious law firms, as an Associate shortly after his graduation from Columbia in 2001. While at Skadden, he counselled clients on hedge fund formation and structure, investment management agreements, private placement memoranda, side letters, employment issues, and regulatory and compliance issues. Sam worked at Skadden until 2004 when he left his budding legal career to affix the globe of finance at PMA Investment Advisors, a unit of Sparx Group Co. based in the metropolis.

Tabar reentered the legal world in September 2013 when he joined Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP as a Senior Associate catering to hedge funds. While at Schulte Roth & Zabel, he provided counsel on fund formation and structure, investment management agreements, private placement memoranda, side letters, employment issues, and regulatory and compliance issues. He left the firm in March 2014.

Sam’s Move to Investment Banking:

Tabar joined Sparx Group/PMA Investment Advisors in September 2004 as counsel and was eventually promoted to Administrator & Co-Head of Business Development. While at PMA Investment Advisors, he worked on and managed all facets of world marketing and investor relations for a $2 billion hedge fund. Additionally, he designed and executed a strategic marketing plan for his firm that targeted institutional investors, large family offices, and ultra-high-net-worth clients globally. He also provided the firm with a private Rolodex of over 2000 potential qualified investors and developed over 400 additional investor introductions. Other highlights of his time there include assisting the firm to boost $1.2 billion in assets under management and dealing closely with its Founding Partners and CEO on all business-development related matters.

In February 2011 Tabar joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as its Director and Head of Capital Strategy for the Asia-Pacific region. In this role, he provided the firm’s hedge fund clients with counsel and also targeted and meaningful introductions to institutional investors including endowments, foundations, pensions, funds of funds, and enormous family offices. He also assisted and managed the complete capital allocations cycle between fund managers and investors. Over the course of his tenure at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Tabar built a supplemental Rolodex of over 1,250 institutional investors. Tabar left the firm in September 2012 to function as the Director of Adanac LLC, BVI. At Adanac, Tabar invested in properties and American start-ups including Thinx and Verboten.

Taking the leap to entrepreneurship

After spending a decade in a flourishing law and capital management career Sam took the leap to become an entrepreneur.

“While I was in finance, I felt the system was biased towards middlemen and extreme wealth”, he’d later say. He moved back to New York and to co-found Fluidity.io focused on shaping the future of finance with the intention to make it more accessible to all.

Right now he spends most of his time as a strategist for a decentralized marketplace, Airswap.io that anyone in the world can use without a middleman.

Dan Smith is probably best known for his writing skill, which was adapted into news articles. He earned degree in Literature from Chicago University. He published his first book while an English instructor. After that he published 8 books in his career. He has more than six years’ experience in publication. And now he works as a writer of news on Apsters Media website which is related to news analysis from entertainment and technology industry.

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Here’s How Bitcoin Depot® Aims to Make Crypto Even More Accessible in 2021

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Crypto ATMs or Digital Currency Kiosks (DCKs) are commonly found in areas like the U.S., Canada, and the UK. While other countries are still struggling to nail down cryptocurrency regulations, these three countries are leading the crypto-economy. A great example of this is the exponential growth of Bitcoin Depot, the largest and fastest-growing multi-cryptocurrency ATM network that is Bringing Crypto to the Masses™. 

Since 2015, the number of crypto ATMs or crypto ATMs has increased. As of June 2021, the crypto industry reported more than 22,000 crypto ATMs across the world. Bitcoin Depot, the largest of these networks, operates more than 4,000 of them across North America with more on the way.

Brandon Mintz, Founder, President, and CEO of Bitcoin Depot, explains the trends of crypto ATMs and the bright future for his  company, which has more than tripled its ATM count in the last year. Bitcoin Depot is projected to install close to 6,000 crypto ATMs by the end of 2021, and we are rooting for this progress, as these machines and cryptocurrency as a whole are here to stay and change the way we participate in financial services. 

What are Crypto ATMs? 

Crypto ATMs are just like cash ATMs, except they enable you to buy cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Depot offers a cash-to-crypto service, which means that you can get your cryptocurrency in return for cash at a physical location, which eliminates the need for online transactions. “Our crypto ATMs process the entire transaction in two minutes. This makes the act of purchasing digital assets faster than ever,” Mintz says. 

Crypto ATMs have become a part of crypto users’ daily lives, saving them from the tedious effort and delayed process of making an online purchase. This is especially true in the United States, which held 83% of the global crypto ATMs concentrated in North America in 2020. As a result of the growing demand for quick and convenient crypto transactions and the company’s exponential increase in the number of crypto ATMs installed last year, Atlanta-based Bitcoin Depot expanded its team by 130%.  

What Does The Future Hold? 

The number of crypto ATMs is anticipated to continue rising as cryptocurrency becomes  more widely accepted worldwide. “We are aiming to install up to 6,000 crypto ATMs by the end of this year, while advocating for the continued growth of the crypto-economy,” shares Mintz. 

Industry experts are expecting more banks to join the digital economy soon by opening a new chapter of acceptance for digital currencies as a standard form of payment. 

Since crypto ATMs have some significant advantages over traditional forms of payment methods, they are expected to bring about a positive contribution in the growth of cryptocurrency. “If we look at the figures, there has been an astounding growth in the installation by approximately 700% percent since 2016,” adds Mintz as he shares the plans for his company. According to a report, it is predicted that by 2023 that the crypto ATM market will be worth $144.5 million. 

Find Your Nearest Crypto ATM

As Bitcoin Depot continues to thrive, the company is introducing more accessible locations for people in North America. Over the last few months, Bitcoin Depot added thousands of new crypto ATMs throughout the US and Canada where users can instantly and securely buy Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum using cash. All you need to do is use this crypto ATM locator before heading out and visit the nearest one to complete your purchase! 

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Roosh’s partner Sergey Kartashov (Sergejs Kartasovs) about the development of AI and ML projects in the Ukrainian IT sector

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Today, the best IT professionals from around the world are actively working to implement technologies based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and neural networks into our lives. Ukrainian developers keep up with their foreign counterparts: recently, a lot of startups from this field have reached the top in the AppStore and GooglePlay world ratings. Sergey Kartashov (Sergejs Kartasovs), the Senior Partner at technology company Roosh, shared his vision of the future prospects for AI and ML technologies in Ukraine.

The modern academic community no longer classifies AI and ML technologies as theoretical ones, since they are increasingly being applied in practice. The computer games and mobile application developers are already actively using many of the existing practices. Analysts, financial institutions, and even medical institutions apply them as well.

For instance, doctors from China used the AI-based system at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. With its help, doctors could monitor compliance with quarantine restrictions by citizens of the country. Furthermore, now IT developers are focused to create services that would help diagnose various diseases as quickly and efficiently as possible, using advances from the field of Machine Learning.

As Sergey Kartashov notes, foreign investors willingly put money in the projects implementing AI and ML technologies. In 2020 alone, such projects attracted about 40% of the total investment in the IT sector. Educational projects, the development of drones, and startups from the field of medicine interest the investors the most.

So far, Ukraine cannot boast of such rapid development in the sector of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Nevertheless, Ukrainian tech companies have already proven that they are capable of creating promising high-quality AI-based projects. Moreover, according to the Senior Partner at Roosh, over the past 10 years, there have been a lot of such products on the Ukrainian market. The expert notes such startups as the text checking service Grammarly, the Viewdle’s technology capable of recognizing objects and faces in images (by the way, Google Inc bought this product to use for its own search engine), and the scoring system Scorto that the financial structures willingly use.

Roosh also has several similar products to its credit. The Reface application is among the most successful of them. The trick of this product is that a user can replace the face of an actor or singer with his or her own and become the main character in the video or GIF. The popularity of the application turned out to be so great that in the fall of 2020 it topped the App Store rating, leaving behind even such projects as TikTok, Netflix, and YouTube.

According to Sergey Kartashov, AI and ML technologies have already become an integral part of our everyday life. These developments are actively used to automatically translate and check the text, scan fingerprints on phones and tablets, and recognize faces in social networks.

The expert argues that what previously seemed an unfeasible future has already become an objective reality. And Ukraine has bright prospects in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning along with the world’s tech giants.

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SAMUEL KWAME BOADU: BEST STUDENT CONSULTANT REDEFINING SCHOLARSHIPS AND ONLINE EDUCATION

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Samuel Kwame Boadu is the black entrepreneur Ghanaian who is redefining access to quality education with scholarships for Africans especially Ghanaians at all levels.

Samuel Kwame Boadu with his firm SamBoad Travels & Educational Consult, department of SamBoad Business Group Limited is making it possible for Ghanaians and some African countries to achieve their set goals to further their education. Some are also achieving their dreams in other fields of education, through Samuel Kwame Boadu’s company, an education and travel consultancy firm.

Samuel Kwame Boadu, Founding CEO of SamBoad Business Group is determined to redefine education with focus on training, consulting, marketing, travel and scholarships.

Samuel Kwame Boadu commenced his consultancy with an agreement with UNIAGENTS, a platform with many affordable universities across the globe , processing over 34  eligible applicants with full and partial scholarships, before expanding operation to other areas like visa assistance and ticketing.

Samuel Kwame Boadu believes lots of people are unable to find the educational opportunities available to them but it could be made much easier.

“People do not understand that online education is the future and it is closer than we think; we intend to enlighten them and help schools better understand their operations,” he noted.

The SamBoad Travel & Educational Consult, subsidiary of SamBoad Business Group Limited, he added, wants to combat fraudulent activities of “agents” who charge students outrageous fees under the pretext of placing them in educational institutions abroad.

Notable among his educational interventions is an agreement with UNICAF that helps offer 70% to 80% scholarship for people who want to study bachelors, masters & PHD programs.

He also instituted the historic 80% scholarship project in 2019 for students through his social media platform giving over 70 students scholarship through Unicaf Scholarship to help them study online whiles working.

His company, as part of several other commitments, hosts short term seminars and professional development courses for aspiring entrepreneurs and corporate organizations in different cities in the country.

Samuel Kwame Boadu concluded by quoting an American author and entrepreneur, Brian Koslow: “If you nurture your mind, body and spirit, your time will expand. You will gain a new perspective that will allow you to accomplish much more.”

Samuel Kwame Boadu per comments, recommendations from applicants is one of the best Student Advisors and Students Consultant in Ghana doing the most for the working class who want to further their education online without quitting their jobs.

Important Links and Social Media Link

Instagram

www.Instagram.com/iamsamboad 

Facebook 

www.facebook.com/iamsamboad 

Linkedin 

www.linkedin/in/iamsamboad 

Twitter

www.twitter.com/iamsamboad 

Website 

www.samboadbusinessgroup.org 

Personal Website

www.samuelboadu.com 

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