Technology Experts from Robinhood, NASDAQ and Xignite to Present
MEDIA ALERT – San Mateo, Calif., April 23, 2014 – Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of market data cloud solutions, will host the FinTechDev Meetup on April 28 in San Francisco. Presenters will include Tom Linford from Robinhood, a start-up offering zero-dollar commission mobile stock trades, Brandon Tepper from NASDAQ OMX, and Al Chang, CTO of Xignite. Register for Meetup.
The monthly FinTechDev Meetup targets San Francisco/Silicon Valley engineers interested in financial services technology. Speakers address issues common for FinTech startups and demonstrate their technology. The April meeting is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in San Francisco. Visit www.fin-tech.org for more information. Register for Meetup
Robinhood, funded by Google Ventures, Index Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz, is the hot Silicon Valley FinTech startup. In private-beta, the company has already registered 160,000 users who want to buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay per transaction. Tom Linford, Trading System Architect, is building the symbology, and integrating Xignite market data. He will discuss the challenges of building the mobile app and website and give attendees a peak under the hood.
Al Chang, CTO, at market data provider Xignite, will highlight what developers are building with their 45+ financial data APIs, preview XigniteLabs and let attendees “play” with their new free stock symbol TypeAhead API.
Brandon Tepper, Senior Managing Director, of NASDAQ OMX Global Information Services will outline new pricing and managed solutions designed for financial services startups. Tepper has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Xignite, Inc. is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. Xignite makes sourcing and integrating real-time and reference market data into apps and devices easier and more cost-effective than any alternative. The Silicon Valley-based company is helping fuel FinTech innovation by powering web sites and apps for more than 1000 financial services, media, software and corporate clients, including FinTech standouts Betterment, Future Advisor, Personal Capital, SigFig, Wealthfront, Wealthminder and Yodlee. The company’s platform also powers private data distribution solutions for exchanges, market data vendors and financial institutions including NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Technologies, Direct Edge and SIX Financial Information. For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com or follow us on Twitter @xignite.