Post Tagged with: "InvestTech"

A Fintech offspring of MIFID II research unbundling; Alphametry

A Fintech offspring of MIFID II research unbundling; Alphametry

by November 23, 2015 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Image courtesy of “The Equity Research observer” from the Alphametry blog. The market of equity research content is roughly around $15billion and when MIFIDII hits the market and makes it illegal to pay for research via trading commissions; the market will shrink. The consumers of research, the buy-side firms, willRead More

Keynes said to watch the “hoi polloi” on Twitter for stock sentiment

Keynes said to watch the “hoi polloi” on Twitter for stock sentiment

by November 9, 2015 at 3:20 am 0 comments

I got an invite last week from Jim Cramer to join Investfeed, a startup with a UX that is Twitter-like. Investfeed, is a new player in the field of crowdsourcing investments ideas from social media. StockTwits has been around since the 2008 crisis and is actually the pioneer of the $hashtagRead More

Salivating for Unadvised Assets: a Videographic

by November 3, 2015 at 1:51 am 0 comments

Ed Note: We produce content that engages our community. Words are beautiful pigments to paint a picture. To paint pictures that are worth a thousand words, we take into consideration the busy lives of the professionals who come to Daily Fintech, and we look into non-text alternatives. We also think you mightRead More

FinTech-Ing in ETF space: Growing AUM, shrinking fees, and crypto-currencies

FinTech-Ing in ETF space: Growing AUM, shrinking fees, and crypto-currencies

by October 28, 2015 at 5:12 am 0 comments

The first major ETF was launched in the early 90s with a tracker of S&P500 on the NYSE. This wrapper has since grown immensely and the global ETF market is close to $3trillion. It was a disruption to the mutual fund world and continues to grow. There are over 5000Read More

Prophis Tech: Data hides value, Dependency graphs tell stories, NO More Blind Spots! 

by October 19, 2015 at 3:59 am 0 comments

The art of investing is based on data analytics and `human judgment`. More than half of what we include within the latter human part, can actually be derived from better data analytics. Products and services from Big Data provider companies, are selling improved solutions and decision making tools that reduceRead More

A 3D Look at UK Altfi Lending: Government, Associations and Businesses

by October 12, 2015 at 2:49 am 0 comments

Like or not, we live in economies that can only operate efficiently if the Trio – Government, Not-for-profit trade associations, Private businesses – work together. Any block in the flow between these constituents will impair economic growth and social impact that are the essential benefits of healthy private businesses. InRead More

The Global Transparency Movement in Portfolio Performance

The Global Transparency Movement in Portfolio Performance

by October 5, 2015 at 3:32 am 0 comments

  Source: KPMG MIFID II is certainly not associated with a flower visual in the brain mapping maze of any person in the financial industry. But the 9 petals of the KPMG image can help as a starting point for organizing the 67,000 pages that MIFID II is wrapped in.Read More

$1 billion raise by SoFi heats up the ‘Uber of marketplace lending’ battle

by October 2, 2015 at 12:26 am 0 comments

Although the Uber of Banking tag does not make sense, narrow it to marketplace lending and the tag is certainly appropriate. The reason is simply network effects. Banking as a whole is a service business not a network-effects business. My decision to use bank x rather than bank y doesRead More

FTF on Tour — InvestTech: Insurgents, Incumbents, Investors & FCA Innovation Hub

FTF on Tour — InvestTech: Insurgents, Incumbents, Investors & FCA Innovation Hub

by September 28, 2015 at 4:36 am 1 comment

By Efi Pylarinou Fintech Forum organized a high quality happening in London focused only on InvestTech, this past Friday. The event had representative stakeholders from the entire financial ecosystem. The regulator, the incumbents, the insurgents, and investors, were all represented. Fast-rewind backwards, to the beginning of the event: The bright wide corridor leading towards the…Read more FTF on Tour – InvestTech: Insurgents, Incumbents, Investors & FCA innovation hub

Airex Market: Discover & Shop a la Carte Financial Research, Apps and Info

by September 21, 2015 at 3:33 am 0 comments

Airex Market’s vision is to become the Amazon of financial information (data, research, apps and APIs). A NY based virtual company that wants to commoditize some of these products, reduce costs for other products and services consumed by institutional users, but most importantly aims to provide a platform for DiscoveringRead More