Xignite Supports Financial Innovation at Upcoming FinTech Hackathons and Demo Global Events

San Mateo, CA - 9 April 2014

Dozens of Finovate-Alumni Power Wealth Management Apps with the Xignite Market Data Cloud 

Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of market data cloud services, announced today that they are sponsoring several upcoming fintech events, including FinTechAthon in London, FinovateSpring 2014 in San Jose and the FinTech Startups Conference in New York. These hackathon and demo-based conferences are for companies developing applications in the fields of banking and financial technology. FinTechAthon, powered by Startupbootcamp FinTech, will attract developers and IT architects ready to radically improve the payments infrastructure. 

FinovateSpring 2014 is demo-only conference featuring over 60 companies that receive just 7 minutes on stage to demo their application. Many Xignite customers got their start at a Finovate event demoing innovative applications powered by Xignite market data. These include investment management app AlphaClone, aSpark, Betterment, eToro, Future Advisor, JemStep, Personal Capital, SigFig, Stockr, Stocktwits, Wealthfront, and Wealthminder, financial platform providers Blackhawk Network, Cortera, ProfitStars, The Currency Cloud, and Yodlee Interactive and financial news services including The Motley Fool, Narrative Science and Seeking Alpha. Current Xignite customers Motif Investing and Market Prophit are participating in the upcoming event in San Jose. 

The FinTech Startups Conference will focus on disruptive and innovative technologies that are redefining financial services globally. The event is geared towards both traditional financial services companies and technology startups. Stephane Dubois, Xignite CEO and Founder, will speak about the “Social Data Gold Rush,” including case studies of Xignite social investing app clients eToro, Harvest Exchange, Market Prophit, SprinkleBit, Stockr, and Stocktwits. The event is in New York.

“Xignite’s clients are disrupting the financial services industry with innovative wealth management and social investing apps,” said Stephane Dubois, Xignite CEO and Founder. “By using our easy-to-integrate financial data APIs, we allow these entrepreneurs to focus on changing the world rather than messing around with legacy systems.”     

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