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Dopamine Investors

By Plamen Monovski

In 1996, the world chess champion Garry Kasparov sat down to play a match against Deep Blue, IBM’s supercomputer. In the 1997 rematch, Deep Blue won. The machine, which could think 200 million moves ahead, had learned to mimic the thought process of its genius opponent.  In chess, where chance plays no role, machine trumped man. Continue reading “Dopamine Investors”

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We’ve partnered with Lifestyle Tickets

We are proud to announce our partnership with premium concierge service – Lifestyle Tickets.

Industry leading experts, Lifestyle Tickets will be working in conjunction with ALFIES to provide members with unparalleled access to exclusive events and limitless hospitality services. Continue reading “We’ve partnered with Lifestyle Tickets”

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How to curb your cravings

ALFIES’ exclusive in-house nutritionist Tilly Pearman provides her top 10 tips to prevent snacking on the way to a healthy summer body. Continue reading “How to curb your cravings”

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The threat of divorce of the UK from Europe is looming and it’s not personal.

ALFIES does a two part investigation into the possibility of a break from the EU. Continue reading “The threat of divorce of the UK from Europe is looming and it’s not personal.”

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Cameron’s referendum: triumph or one big blunder?

By now, whether it be of great importance to you or not, the referendum has been dominating the headlines. The impending June 23rd vote will determine the fate of the UK’s residency within the European Union. Continue reading “Cameron’s referendum: triumph or one big blunder?”

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How to have more energy

ALFIES’ exclusive in-house nutritionist Tilly Pearman provides her top 10 tips on maintaining energy levels for the fast-paced city professional.

Continue reading “How to have more energy”

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In for the pound – Is the UK currency in crisis?

The sterling has endured a pounding in foreign exchange markets over the past month, hitting its lowest level against the dollar since 2009.  Here’s the top 5 as to why: Continue reading “In for the pound – Is the UK currency in crisis?”

2016 – The year of recognition and rewards

This year is your year. This year you can grow your professional circle in an exclusive member only platform. Imagine a professional network where you can communicate with each other using a confidential private messaging that automatically erases itself at the end of the discussion. Imagine a network where you can talk about issues that matter to you and your industries in confidential member groups teeming with your celebrated peers across the four leading city professions. Imagine a network with daily content from industry leaders and influencers providing their opinion of industry news that directly affects your business. Imagine being … Continue reading 2016 – The year of recognition and rewards

Why ALFIES should be your New Year’s Resolution

When was the last time you carried through a New Year’s resolution? When someone asks you if you have one it generally involves cutting something out you enjoyed, abstaining from things that don’t do you any good, or perhaps doing something that will inevitably be all pain and potentially no gain. ALFIES is here to break that cycle. ALFIES is a New Year’s Resolution you can be proud of. If you want to forget about doing something that doesn’t benefit you and simply takes up your time, then give up your current networks. Whiling away time looking at other people getting … Continue reading Why ALFIES should be your New Year’s Resolution

The next chapter in professional networking

Online networking can be tedious. You may find yourself adding individuals you don’t know, or inviting people to your network because they know someone you know. That doesn’t mean, however, that you will contact them frequently and it certainly doesn’t reflect a desire to get to know them better, or interact with them more often for social or business purposes. Inherent in networking should be trust and exclusivity. You are likely to go to a supermarket or a coffee shop once a day where you may well find yourself standing next to other like-minded people you don’t know who may well be in … Continue reading The next chapter in professional networking