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Big Data Firms Will Present at Upcoming FinTech Conference

Big data analytics firms are participating in an upcoming FinTech conference in Chicago on April 23rd.  The inaugural FinTech Exchange will include presentations from Estimize, which provides crowd-sourced earnings estimates, ...

Big Data Firm Dataminr Raises $130 Million

Dataminr, which generates news and signals from Twitter, announced that it has raised $130 million in a financing round led by Fidelity Management and Research Company, with additional institutional investments ...

White Paper Finds Value in News Sentiment Data

Lucena Research, an artificial intelligence supplier to hedge funds, released a white paper outlining a trading strategy based on news sentiment indicators developed by RavenPack International S.L.  The back tested ...

Big Data Firm Dataminr Raises $87 Million

Dataminr, which generates news and signals from Twitter, has raised $87,130,100 in new funding according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The latest round brings Dataminr's ...
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New Product: Eagle Alpha Curated Social Media Feeds

Eagle Alpha Limited, a ‘big data’ research firm which mines insights from social media and the web, offers a series of curated feeds including a global macro news feed targeted ...

Social Media & Markets

The key role that Twitter played in breaking the news about police abuses in Ferguson, Missouri highlights the growing importance of social media.  Big data, including social media resources like ...

The Future of “Big Data” and Other Musings

Yesterday afternoon, at the Intelligent Trading Summit held in New York City, I moderated an insightful panel on the growing use of big data and data driven analytics in the ...

A Vision for Big Data

Big data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing ...

Big Data and Investment Research: Part 2

Last week we wrote about why buy-side firms are considering adding “big data” analytic techniques to their research process.  This week, we will investigate the impact that “big data” is ...

Financial Social Media Coming of Age?

Gnip, a data provider specializing in social media feeds, released a whitepaper saying that mining social media for financial market insights is three years behind branding analysis, and is reaching ...
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