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FeedStock Joins Red Hat Container Ecosystem

AI-driven data analytics platform Feedstock has completed Red Hat Container certification for its FeedStock Connector and has been published in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog. The certification enables FeedStock to use Red Hat’s container registry and deploy Red Hat certified containers in FeedStock’s client environments, enabling frictionless deployment at scale of its automated data management solutions….

Quantexa Raises $64.7m to Drive Big Data and Analytics Growth

Quantexa, a contextual decision intelligence software company, has closed a Series C round, raising a further $64.7 million (£51.2m) in funding to expand its Contextual Decision Intelligence (CDI) technology into new arenas including big data and analytics, following a strong four years of growth that has seen the firm capture a wide range of tier…

ESMA Affirms Importance of Data-Driven Strategy for EU Digital Finance Initiative

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has submitted a response to the European Commission’s (EC) consultation on a new digital finance strategy for the European Union (EU), in which it reiterates the crucial importance of a data-driven financial services sector. Benefits of digitalisation, according to ESMA, would include increased speed,…

Goldman Sachs Invests in Data Security with $50m jSonar Stake

Database security platform jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in its first institutional round of funding. The firm focuses on managing database risk, which has historically been plagued by high costs and output, often limited to a basic set of compliance reports. With the adoption of the cloud and the dynamic landscape of…

Finantix Partners with Capita Consulting on Digital Solutions

The Finantix Product Suite is a modular, API-driven suite of products that can be integrated with existing IT systems. Capita Consulting will become a Finantix certified strategic implementation partner in the UK. In this role Capita Consulting will help clients in the private banking and wealth management sectors design and launch a Finantix platform tailored…

How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The final goodbye to Libor has been described as the Y2K moment for data managers in financial services – and with the phase-out slated for the end of 2021, firms need to act now to ensure a smooth transition. The replacement of Libor with alternative benchmarks presents an immense challenge for financial institutions, especially given…

Recorded Webinar: Adopting Entity Data Hierarchies to Address Holistic Risk Management

Firms across the board are struggling to gain a comprehensive view of their counterparty risk. In the wake of the Credit Crisis, regulators have increased their focus on pushing firms to not only better understand risk exposure, but also be able to provide evidence of the analysis they use to create their view of risk….

There Is No Spoon: Matrix IDM Takes EDM to the Cloud

Matrix IDM, an investment data platform specialising in EDM as SaaS, has had a busy year. With offices in Sydney, London and New York, two major new clients signed up over the past month and over half a trillion dollars now managed on its platform, the start-up has come a long way since its launch…

S&P Creates One Stop Data Shop with New Global Marketplace

Earlier this month, S&P Global took a major step forward with the launch of its Global Marketplace, a new data platform that combines a broad catalogue of datasets including both proprietary S&P Global content and third-party alternative data options. “This is an opportunity to bring it all together, and to make it easy for clients…

Feeding the Beast: How One Firm is Changing up Compliance Through NLP

Charlie Henderson is on a mission – to free businesses from the daily interruption of non-core tasks. Together with business partner Lucas Wurfbain he has spent the last few years figuring out how to structure enterprise activity data in order to identify hidden risks and maximise value using AI. The result? FeedStock, a firm founded…