Boosted.ai, a distributed machine learning platform for investment managers, has closed an $8 million USD Series A financing round, led by Portag3 Ventures. Dunamu & Partners and Polar Equity Partners also participated in the round. Inclusive of seed capital, Boosted.ai’s total funding now stands at $11 million. Boosted.ai will use the funding to enhance Boosted Insights, its proprietary machine learning platform that empowers portfolio managers, analysts and chief investment officers to augment their existing investment processes, source new ideas and manage risks. Co-founded in 2017 by Joshua Pantony, Jon Dorando and Nicholas Abe, Boosted.ai currently has more than a dozen active clients.
A-Team Insight Briefs
While data management has been very much an in-house function for many asset managers, recent analysis pinpoints accelerators that can help buy-side firms adopt Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) to help them gain competitive edge. The analysis, commissioned by SimCorp Gain, discusses the accelerators and obstacles of adopting DaaS. It also highlights the significant cost benefits and efficiencies...
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and self-sovereign identity specialist Evernym this month piloted a new solution allowing organizations to create and manage ‘organization wallets’ containing digital portable credentials to confirm an organization’s identity and verify the authority of employees and other company representatives. ‘Self-sovereign’ means that the individual identity holder controls their credentials, using them whenever and...
Now in its 9th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London explores how financial institutions are shifting from defensive to offensive data management strategies, to improve operational efficiency and revenue enhancing opportunities. We’ll be putting the business lens on data and deep diving into the data management capabilities needed to deliver on business outcomes.
High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are...