FILED UNDER: Capital Markets, FinTech

Prattle – A New Generation of Sentiment Analysis

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Founded in 2014, Prattle produces tradable signals by analyzing global central bank communications using a domain-specific linguistic algorithm in real time. Communications can include press releases, meeting minutes, speeches, papers, and more. Built to treat central bank content and communications … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Insurance, Startups

Brolly. Noun. An Umbrella. Chiefly British.

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The use of an umbrella to represent coverage and protection has a long history among companies in the insurance industry. Brolly was the latest, until Travelers bullied them into changing their logo. Co-founded in 2016 by Phoebe Hugh, Brolly is … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Venture Capital

Q&A with Mark Beeston of Illuminate Financial Management

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Illuminate Financial Management, founded in 2014 in London, is a venture capital firm funding financial technology startups that have the potential to effect real change within capital markets. Since late 2015, folks at Illuminate have been investing from the IFM … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Banking

MoCaFi Preparing to Take on Alternative Finance

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Mobility Capital Finance, Inc. (“MoCaFi”) is building a platform that reimagines how financially underserved individuals can live. MoCaFi seeks to provide people with the opportunity to migrate from alternative financial services to more mainstream offerings via a mobile app. In … READ MORE

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