Today’s hedge fund managers, portfolio fund managers, and research analysts enjoy state-of-the-art desktop news feeds but still spend considerable time and effort scouring the Internet for market-moving information. SkyGrid meets the needs of these financial professionals by combining real-time delivery of standard financial news with breaking news from a growing catalog of millions of Internet sources, including websites, blogs, product review sites, local and regional newspapers, and press releases, delivering on one screen (or via API) a comprehensive, real-time view of all available information that may affect a stock’s price. SkyGrid also uses patent-pending natural language processing (NLP) techniques to automatically classify each news item by positive, negative, or neutral sentiment. This presentation will explore how SkyGrid is redefining “news” for financial professionals.
Kevin Pomplun is the founder and CEO of SkyGrid. Established in 2005, SkyGrid is an innovative financial platform for hedge fund managers, portfolio fund managers, and research analysts. SkyGrid delivers real-time access to thousands of sources of relevant corporate news – and millions of Internet sources – to surface accurate, rich, and immediate market Sentiment. Kevin is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He also leads the design of the SkyGrid platform and the development of its core technology and operating infrastructure.
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