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Xignite Achieves AWS Financial Services Competency Status

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Xignite, Inc., provider of solutions for financial institutions and financial technology companies, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Financial Services Competency status. This designation recognizes Xignite for providing deep expertise to help FinTech and financial services organizations manage their market data distribution and management solutions to power products such as robo-advisors, trading platforms, stock charts and investment analysis software. The Xignite Market Data Cloud platform, hosted by AWS, allows companies to simplify infrastructure, scale quickly, and innovate faster.

Achieving the AWS Financial Services Competency differentiates Xignite as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that has demonstrated relevant technical proficiency and proven customer success, delivering solutions seamlessly in the AWS Cloud environment. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep expertise in the AWS platform and undergo an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their solutions.

“Because it enables centralization and mutualization of data and its infrastructure, delivering market data in the AWS cloud is turning the market data industry on its head.” said Stephane Dubois, Xignite CEO and founder. “We launched our first AWS-powered service 10 years ago, so we realized the potential early on, and have since optimized our solution for the AWS cloud. Naturally we are extremely pleased to obtain the AWS Financial Services Competency status and continue our partnership with AWS.”

The AWS Cloud is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions for banking and payments, capital markets, and insurance organizations of all sizes, from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the Financial Services Partner Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Xignite serves more than 250 billion API requests each month covering a wide spectrum of market data from real-time, to historical pricing, master data and reference data. The infrastructure provided by AWS allows Xignite to effectively and dynamically scale its delivery of real-time financial information while optimizing computing and network resources.

About Xignite

Recognized as the data cornerstone enabling the growth of FinTech, Xignite, Inc. makes market data easy. Xignite pioneered the shift of market data to the cloud and is leading the disruption of the market data industry. The Xignite Market Data Cloud platform, hosted in the AWS cloud, allows companies to simplify infrastructure, scale quickly, and innovate faster. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies including BMOBlackRockCharles Schwab, and TIAA, as well as leading Fintech disruptors BettermentEnvestnet|Yodlee, FutureAdvisorMotif InvestingPersonal CapitalRobinhoodSoFiStockTwits, and Wealthfront. Visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.

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Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-native financial data management and distribution solutions, announced today that Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder, will present at the World Financial Information Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The three-day event focuses on the sourcing, compliance and delivery of financial data and features keynotes and conference presentations from leading financial services firms and technology providers. Xignite is a Technology Forum Sponsor for the event, and will also exhibit, and demonstrate their Market Data Cloud platform solution in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lounge. To schedule a one-on-one meeting with Xignite's management during this event, please contact klangstaff@xignite.com.

Dubois will present The Market Data Cloud: A Blueprint for Adoption on Monday, October 14 at 2:00 pm PT. He will focus on the the financial and technical benefits for financial organizations to move their real-time and delayed market data infrastructure to the cloud, highlighting three uses cases for Xignite’s Market Data Cloud microservices, which enable full transparency of market data distributed across the enterprise and can be deployed on top of existing market data feeds.

Xignite will also showcase their customer-ready market data management solutions, based on architecture validated by AWS, on Monday, October 14 at 3:00 pm PT in the AWS Lounge. Xignite was one of the first market data distribution offerings available on the cloud, moving to AWS in 2009, and the company has achieved both the AWS Financial Services Competency and Advanced Technology Partner designations, which recognize Xignite for providing deep expertise to help FinTech and financial services organizations manage their market data distribution and management solutions.

About Xignite

Xignite Makes Market Data Easy. Xignite is leading the disruption of the market data industry with its AWS-based financial data distribution and market data management solutions. Xignite's Market Data Cloud Platform provides market data managers full transparency on the usage of a firms first-level real-time and reference data - making it easy for data owners to entitle, control consumption, comply with licensing requirements, allocate costs, and resolve vendor audits or invoice discrepancies. Xignite also powers financial data-driven robo-advisors, online brokerages, and investing apps with its real-time, delayed and historical pricing data offered via 500+ REST Cloud APIs. Visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.

 

10/14/2019

First $0 Commission Stock-Trading App in Canada

Xignite, Inc., a provider of market data distribution and management solutions for financial services and technology companies, announced today that Wealthsimple, a digital investment service focused on making investing accessible to everyone, is using Xignite financial data APIs to power Wealthsimple Trade, a new stock-trading mobile app, available in Canada. With Wealthsimple Trade, Canadians can buy and sell thousands of Canadian and US-listed stocks and ETFs without paying any trading commissions.

Wealthsimple Trade users have access to unlimited $0 commission trades of over 8,000 publicly traded stocks and ETFs listed on major Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Xignite provides real-time stock price data, fundamental data and security master data to power real-time trading, as well as the algorithms that automate investment decisions.

"Wealthsimple's products make financial markets accessible to everyone, no matter who they are or how much they have to invest," said Tara Kennedy, Head of Trading, Wealthsimple. "Partnering with Xignite provides us with the data we need to make investing simple and accessible through technology."

"We are proud to be a key enabler of the fintech revolution in Canada," said Stephane Dubois, CEO of Xignite. "We help power and inspire the disruption of the financial services industry by providing entrepreneurs like Wealthsimple with financial data APIs to help them invent new businesses and revolutionary user experiences. The world's leading robo-advisors use Xignite market data to power their platforms and apps."

About Xignite
Xignite Makes Market Data Easy. Xignite is leading the disruption of the market data industry with its AWS-based financial data distribution and market data management solutions. Xignite's Market Data Cloud Platform provides market data managers full transparency on the usage of a firms first-level real-time and reference data - making it easy for data owners to entitle, control consumption, comply with licensing requirements, allocate costs, and resolve vendor audits or invoice discrepancies. Xignite also powers financial data-driven robo-advisors, online brokerages, and investing apps with its real-time, delayed and historical pricing data offered via 500+ REST Cloud APIs. Visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.

About Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is a financial company on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom by providing products and advice that are accessible and affordable. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. Wealthsimple provides services in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. The company was founded by a team of financial experts and technology entrepreneurs, and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. To learn more, visit www.wealthsimple.com.

 

07/30/2019

Xignite to Integrate Analytics and Reporting Tools into Market Data Cloud Platform

By Ken Briodagh
July 10, 2019

Xciting news has come out from the market research world, according to a recent release.

Xignite, a provider of market data distribution and management solutions for financial services and technology companies, has announced a strategic partnership with XPansion, a provider of market data usage, tracking and business monitoring software, to integrate XPansion's XMon analytics and reporting functionality into its Market Data Cloud Platform.

Adding XMon functionality reportedly will provide clients with enhanced business intelligence, analytics and reporting capabilities through interrogating data usage, control and allocate costs across data vendors.

“Empowering our clients with the tools to understand how they are consuming data and providing them with technology to establish transparency and control spend in real-time has been our focus from the beginning,” said Amjad Zoghbi, Director and co-founder, XPansion. “Clients consume increasing amounts of data and coupling powerful analytics with a robust data distribution platform is essential in today's data landscape. We are very excited to be partnering with Xignite and extending XMon's analytics and controls to their next-generation Market Data Cloud Platform.”

“Market data is a complex environment where vendor fees and commercial licensing models continue to change, putting pressure on buy and sell side firms to control access and costs,” said Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder, Xignite. “Providing clients with a solution to regain control of market data flow and consumption is core to our mission of simplifying the acquisition, management and dissemination of market data. We are delighted to partner with XPansion, combining their superior analytics with the proven data management capabilities of our Market Data Cloud Platform is a win for clients.”

07/11/2019

Xignite Forges Strategic Partnership with XPansion

“Market data is a complex environment where vendor fees and commercial licensing models continue to change, putting pressure on buy and sell side firms to control access and costs,” Xignite CEO and founder Stephane Dubois explained. He added that helping customers more efficiently use market data flow was a key element in the company’s goal of “simplifying, the acquisition, management, and dissemination of market data.”

Financial markets data provider Xignite has inked a deal with data usage, tracking, and business monitoring software firm Xpansion that will give capital markets customers even better visibility into and management of their data use and expense.

The strategic partnership will enable Xignite to integrate Xpansion’s XMon analytics and reporting functionality into its Market Data Cloud Platform. This will give Xignite customers enhanced business intelligence, analytics, and reporting capabilities, as well as dashboards and reporting tools to help users analyze and control market data use, as well as manage costs across multiple data vendors.

“Clients consume increasing amounts of data and coupling powerful analytics with a robust data distribution platform is essential in today’s data landscape,” XPansion director and co-founder Amjad Zoghbi said. Zoghbi referred to bringing greater transparency and spending controls to the use of market data as the company’s “focus from the beginning.”

XPansion specializes in cloud-based solutions that help data operations and management teams control data usage better, improving both cost-effectiveness and data governance. The company’s flagship XMon Static Data solution delivers real-time tracking of data requested from external data vendors, data flowing between internal applications and systems, and data exiting the firm as in reports or customer exports. Based in London, U.K., XPansion was founded in 2013.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Xignite demonstrated its Cloud Add-in solution at FinovateAsia 2017. The add-in caters to the 1.2 billion Excel users worldwide, enabling them to easily and quickly introduce data – including real-time streaming data – into their Excel spreadsheets.

Earlier this month, Xignite announced that it was the first market data vendor to join the Snowflake Data Exchange. This spring, the company was named to the WealthTech 100, along with seven of its clients including fellow Finovate alums eToro and Tradeit. Also this spring, Xignite announced a partnership with StockCharts.com.

Xignite has raised $37.6 million in funding. QUICK Corporation and StarVest Partners are among the company’s investors.

07/11/2019