Wednesday, March 21, 2018

S&P Global to acquire Kensho in $550m deal

S&P Global has agreed to acquire Kensho Technologies in a deal worth around $550m in a mix of cash and stock. Read more:

Wecash Technology bags $160m in Series D led by ORIX

China-based big data company Wecash Technology has closed a $160m Series D financing led by ORIX Asia Capital and SEA Group. Read more:

Equifax says it may lose access to some card data over...

Equifax Inc. said the card-payments industry may cut off its access to certain data or impose fines if the company can’t prove it’s addressed weaknesses. Read more:

CyberVein competing against IOTA and Byteball? It’s not just that

Recently, a project called CyberVein in the tech circle started to spread. Some people say it directly contests against the famous DAG project IOTA and ByteBall. Read more:

QuasarDB secures $2.5m Seed round led by Partech

QuasarDB, a real-time data platform for the financial markets, secured a $2.5m Seed round led by Partech Ventures. Read more:

Impact of AI and machine learning on trading and investing

Investing and trading are activities that can benefit quite a lot from automation. Read more:

Artificial Intelligence for Financial Inclusion

The Indian Rural Banking landscape has just seen a major transition, by way of Financial Inclusion under the guidance of RBI. Read more:

Smartkarma launches MiFID II Premium Services

Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent investment research, today announced the global launch of Premium Services, a suite of value-add, Read more:

BlackCurve closes £500k Seed investment from Merica

Pricing management company BlackCurve has closed a £500,000 Seed investment from Merica Fund Managers. Read more:

SparkCognition secures $56.5m in Series B round

AI technology developer SparkCognition has secured $56.5m in its Series B funding round, which was raised over two parts. Read more: