Will make comprehensive and complete securities reference data for the world’s equity and fixed income instruments available to startups in order to advance innovation in FinTech.
BOSTON, MA – JUNE 01, 2016
FinTech Sandbox today announced that Exchange Data International (EDI) will make securities data available to Sandbox residents, helping to facilitate innovation in financial technology.
Remarked EDI CEO Jonathan Bloch, “We are very excited to partner with FinTech Sandbox as we strongly believe that the future of the financial sector will be determined by the new FinTech companies. Exchange Data International is happy to facilitate their birth and success.”
EDI is offering detailed information gathered daily from more than 600 sources on 21 different types of financial instruments covering 215 exchanges around the globe, including hard-to-get data from emerging markets.
Boston-based non-profit FinTech Sandbox makes financial data and infrastructure provided by its partners available to FinTech startups that pass a rigorous application process. The Sandbox doesn’t charge fees or ask for equity from residents. Instead, residents are expected to collaborate with each other in order to share learning and promote advances that benefit the entire FinTech ecosystem. The six-month program includes:
- A robust set of data feeds and APIs from a wide array of data partners
- Cloud hosting from industry-leading infrastructure partners
- Learning, networking, and collaboration opportunities in a dynamic FinTech community.
- Demo days that offer startups the opportunity to showcase their products for a live, highly-qualified audience.
Said Jean Donnelly, Executive Director of FinTech Sandbox,
“We are very excited to have EDI come aboard. FinTech entrepreneurs around the world will use their data as they build the next great financial startups.”
About Exchange Data International
Exchange Data International (EDI) helps the global financial and investment community make informed decisions through the provision of fast, accurate timely and affordable data reference services. EDI’s extensive content database includes worldwide equity and fixed income corporate actions, dividends, static reference data, closing prices and shares outstanding, delivered via data feeds and the Internet. The firm covers all major markets with special emphasis on emerging and frontier markets that are Africa, Asia, Far East, Latin America and Middle East. EDI is based in London, with offices in New York and India and Morocco. For more information about EDI visit http://www.exchange-data.com.
About FinTech Sandbox
FinTech Sandbox is a Boston-based nonprofit founded to promote financial technology innovation globally by providing free access to critical data and resources to FinTech entrepreneurs and startups. Sponsors include Fidelity Investments, F-Prime Capital, Thomson Reuters, Silicon Valley Bank, Amazon Web Services, Intel, SIX Financial Information, Goodwin Procter, State Street Bank, and .406 Ventures. For more information, please visit http://www.FinTechSandbox.org and https://twitter.com/FinTechSandbox.