Why Amir Khan?
Sponsorships typically involve the exchange of money, logos and handshakes, but don’t expect “business as usual” in this case. Partnering up with the former Olympic silver medallist is something we examined seriously from the early beginning.
As a London based financial brokerage firm, the time came for us to consider giving something back to society. The British boxer has a long history of supporting charitable causes and set up his own Foundation in 2014.
Our Co-founder, Nauman Anees, is a long-standing admirer of Amir, not only for his successes in the ring, but also for his initiatives outside of the ring to help less fortunate people. That’s how we knew he was the perfect partner for us.
When Amir Khan visited the ThinkMarkets offices in London, we asked him about his secrets of success. What he responded, took us by surprise. He spoke about how he works on his physical intelligence, how he manages his emotions so that they don’t interfere with his decisions in the ring, he emphasized the importance of education even if he is a professional athlete. For a moment, it felt as if this was a discussion about trading in disguise.
It was a no-brainer. Amir Khan’s secrets of success in the ring are the exact same skills needed to succeed when trading the financial markets.
That’s when we asked him to contribute to an educational initiative targeted towards traders. Fascinated by visiting the famous square mile for the first time and posing in front of the Bank of England, he more than happily agreed.
What’s in it for you?
Well, if you are trading the markets and are interested in improving your skills, here’s a unique opportunity for you to improve your trading skills through the power of boxing. Courtesy of an accomplished professional boxer who was almost rejected by Team GB in 2014, before he went on to win a silver medals in the Olympics 2014 in Athens at the tender age of 17.
More updates to follow soon. Stay tuned!