Downturn opens door to tech-savvy companies

Technology can often be neglected in a downturn, but intelligent investment in IT can help a company to make the most of its opportunities, writes Ian Campbell.

7th March, 2009

New entrants have a chance to make real inroads into a beleaguered financial services sector and technology will be key to their success, according to Dr Seán Baker, co-founder of Iona Technologies. Baker is on the board of Delta Index, an online share trading company that developed its own platform to compete in the growing market for spread betting and CFD derivatives.

‘‘It is almost as if Delta Index was a software company,”...

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