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qSpark Developer Talks Low-Latency, High-Frequency Trading Infrastructure
FinTech, AI
In an interview with Benzinga, Eliezer Paiewonsky, director of DevOps at qSpark, a provider of low latency trading platforms, discussed progress on a field-programmable gate array solution to help bolster risk management and high-speed executions. About qSpark qSpark is a tech company that provides advanced trading platforms that enable low latency execution of proprietary algorithms and strategies via co-located infrastructures. Read
China’s First Digital Bank Teams up With HK Startup to Develop ‘Federated Learning’ AI
Tencent-backed WeBank, China’s first digital bank, is currently developing new models in artificial intelligence called “federated learning,” DigFin reports. Traditional machine learning requires all the data to be centralized into one machine or datacenter. This, however, can be privacy-intrusive especially for banks and devices which store sensitive information. Federated Learning on the other hand is designed for decentralized data, allowing
'The Heavy Lifting': How Blackboxstocks Built A Trading Platform With AI, Algorithms
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Blackboxstocks Inc (OTC: BLBXD), a stock and options tool as well as social community, gives traders an edge in an increasingly volatile market, company founder Eric Pharis told Benzinga. The Platform Started in 2014 by Pharis, David Kyle and Gust Kepler, Blackboxstocks aims to build on a web and mobile trading solution that incorporates artificial intelligence and proprietary algorithms to deliver predictive analytics, real-time insights, charting and
Henri Arslanian’s Top Trends in Crypto to Keep an Eye On
Henri Arslanian had a simple goal at the Block O2O: Institutionalization of The Digital Asset Fund Industry conference: to share all the latest trends in crypto and let the audience decide what they mean for business, investment, or the crypto industry. He ended up blowing a few minds. Speaking to a packed crowd, the PriceWaterhouseCoopers crypto and fintech chief laid
NexChange Interview Series: Musheer Ahmed, Fintech Association of Hong Kong, Part 1
In this installment of the NexChange Interview Series, NexChange’s Olga Yaroshevsky sits down with Fintech Association of Hong Kong General Manager Musheer Ahmed. Musheer has an extensive background in financial services and technology, having been a global markets trader for a decade and a strategy consultant following his MBA. He also has a keen interest in technologies impacting or disrupting
Fintech Is Opening A New Way Of Extract Knowledge
ValueWalk’s Q&A session with Ruggero Gramatica, the CEO of Yewno. In this interview he discusses Yewno’s goal, focusing on Fintech, if Yewno is meant for institutional or retail investors, offering derivative data feeds to Yahoo Finance, and using the using the knowledge graph. Image source: Pixabay Can you tell us about your background? Over 20 years of experience in startups
From Kyrgyzstan To London: How This CEO Is Trying To Revolutionize Productivity In Financial Services
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Benzinga's Fintech Focus Podcast features conversations with the biggest names in fintech. Subscribe to the Fintech Focus newsletter to get a roundup of industry news delivered to your inbox weekly, and check out upcoming programming at Benzinga events. How do you communicate with co-workers? Email? Slack? Video conferencing tools like Zoom Video Communications ZM 0.1%? Read more at Benzinga. Photo:
Ann Arbor-Based Fintech Startup Clinc Raises $52M, Aims For 2022 IPO
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Research and development surrounding the use of artificial intelligence has skyrocketed in the past few years, with advancements from big companies like Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.05% and Google GOOGL 0.04%. One tenacious player from the Midwest, Clinc Inc., is competing for the top spot in customer interaction and AI technology. What Happened The Ann Arbor-based startup announced Monday that it raised $52
A Q&A With The Co-Founder Of Quantamize
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Stephen Mathai-Davis is the co-founder, chief investment officer and managing member of Quantamize, an investing research platform that utilizes AI and multi-factor models to generate investment ideas. We caught up with him to find out how the platform works, what makes their ideas unique, and how investors should use it. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: Ivan T
Top 10 Most Valuable Unicorn Startups In The World
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rawpixel / Pixabay There are more than 343 “unicorn” startups in the world, which have a combined valuation of $1,151 billion. A “unicorn” is a private company with a valuation of at least $1 billion. There is no shortage of unicorns in the Silicon Valley, which is home to more than 200 such companies. Most of them are technology companies