Seminars/Training

We’ll Be Speaking at BlockChainJam 2019 @Tokyo University

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Blockchainjam2019

BlockChainJam 2019 We’ll be speaking at the upcoming BlockChainJam 2019 conference. The event, whose theme is centered around the future of blockchains, will take place on November 17, 2019, at Tokyo University. We’ll be talking about the hot crypto/blockchain topics of 2019 from an Accounting and Finance angle. Please come and join the fun! If you are interested in coming to the event just let me know! About the BlockChainJam […]

Cryptocurrencies

Using Sharpe Ratio – A Better Tool to Evaluate Your Investment

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Sharpe Ratio of Bitcoin

Is your investment generating sufficient returns in relation to the risk that you’re taking? The Sharpe Ratio will tell you the answer The Shape Ratio is a measure that is widely used in finance to evaluate the performance of a fund or an investment. The reason the Sharpe Ratio is used instead of a simple return on investment is because the Sharpe Ratio will evaluate the performance of an investment, […]

Cryptocurrencies

Modeling Bitcoin Price, an Introduction to the Stock to Flow Model

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Stock to Flow Model

A Bitcoin Pricing Model is getting the industry’s attention In traditional finance and accounting, many valuation methods and models are used to calculate the fair value of various assets. The DCF (Discounted Cash Flow) and CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model) are some examples that are used to value a business or equity. These models are used by estimating future cash flows and discounting that to their current values. At the […]

Seminars/Training

We’ll Be Speaking at BlockChainJam 2018 @Roppongi Hills

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Blockchainjam 2018

BlockChainJam 2018 The Day where you get to take a sneak peek into the future We’ll be speaking at the upcoming BlockChainJam 2018 conference. The event, whose theme is centered around the future of blockchains, will take place on October 21, 2018, at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo. We’ll be talking about recent developments on crypto related tax topics and are also hoping to perform a live demonstration of the CryptoGain web app […]

Activities

Some Thoughts After Attending the IMF-JFSA-BOJ Conference on FinTech

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IMF-JFSA-BOJ Conference on FinTech – April 16, 2018, Toranomon Hills Though most of the talks were on FinTech developments in Asia (ex. presentation by a person from Alipay), there were some discussions on cryptocurrencies (ex. presentation by a gentleman from Deutsche Bank) which got me excited. The talk on cryptocurrencies wasn’t about a specific crypto and was centered around DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology)  as you would imagine for an IMF […]

Activities

Talent Retention at Big 4

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talent retention

I participated in a Doshisha University MBA study a while ago. The theme of the study was ”Talent Retention in Accounting, Audit, Tax & Business Advisory Firms – Manager’s Perspective”. The students seemed to be most curious about What the Big 4 are doing to retain talent. So I did my best to share stories based on my personal experience working at the Big 4 for 10 years. Recently, a […]