BOSTON, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FinMason Inc., a Boston-based FinTech and investment analytics firm, announced today that BOND.ai, a current cohort in FinTech Sandbox’s startup accelerator program, will be using FinRiver™ to power their investment analytics. BOND.ai is building a conversational artificial intelligence (AI) app that helps consumers optimize spending, refinance loans, build goal-based savings and invest. Through FinRiver, BOND.ai will be able to leverage a set of flexible and lightning-fast investment analytics APIs to accelerate building their app.
“Developing an analytics engine in-house would be an enormous undertaking,” said Uday Akkaraju, founder and CEO of BOND.ai. “That’s why we’re excited to have FinRiver in our corner. It will enable us to accelerate our development and prototyping processes, significantly reducing our time-to-market.”
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“The real pleasure of being a FinTech Sandbox partner is working with highly innovative and exciting companies like BOND.ai,” said Kendrick Wakeman, FinMason’s CEO. “What BOND.ai is doing should positively impact the financial lives of millions of ordinary people, and they are doing it with some really cool and engaging technology. I can’t wait to see their product come to market and flourish.”
ABOUT FINMASON INC.
FinMason is the world’s largest independent investment analytics engine for financial services platforms. The Boston-based financial technology firm provides access to more than 700 calculations on every publicly traded asset in the world delivered through one simple API. Developed by FinMason’s team of seasoned data practitioners and nine Ph.D.s, the cutting-edge platform delivers institutional-grade analytics in milliseconds via two core products: FinRiver™ – a lightning-fast API that delivers any analytics anywhere in a financial services firm’s platform with just a few keystrokes; and, FinScope™ – a bulk processing platform that can analyze millions of portfolios every night for compliance screening and performance attribution. For more information, visit www.FinMason.com and follow FinMason on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
ABOUT FINTECH SANDBOX
FinTech Sandbox is a Boston-based nonprofit that promotes financial technology innovation globally by providing free access to critical data and resources to FinTech entrepreneurs and startups. The Sandbox has a network of over 30 partners who give access to their premium data sets to the startups that participate. Sponsors include Fidelity Investments, F-Prime Capital, Thomson Reuters, Silicon Valley Bank, Amazon Web Services, Intel, Goodwin and State Street. For more information, visit www.FinTechSandbox.org or follow @FinTechSandbox on Twitter.
BOND.ai is an artificial intelligence platform for financial institutions. Powered by its proprietary empathy engine, it helps users become financially healthy by automatically optimizing their finances, saving and investing. It analyzes a user holistically, from credit card and debit card data, loyalty, assets, social data and more along with calibrating non-financial data like intangible perceptions, behaviors, aspirations and skills by contextually talking to users through voice platforms like Alexa, Siri and Google Home. This unique combination creates singular intelligence that holistically understands users and helps them sustainably grow their money. Visit www.Bond.ai for more information and follow @BondDotAi on Twitter and Facebook.
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