Xignite CEO to Judge Startup Challenge
SAN MATEO, CA, Oct. 1, 2013 - Xignite’s CEO, Stephane Dubois, and CTO, Al Chang, will speak at the DataWeek 2013 and API World event October 2-3 in San Francisco. The data and API conference focuses on innovative data technologies and forward-thinking topics, such as the API economy, the Hadoop ecosystem, machine learning tools, and data hacker tools. The event draws more than 4,000 attendees and includes hackathon activities, technical workshops, and an expo.
Al Chang, CTO of Xignite, will speak on October 2 – Big Data and Cloud Day. Chang’s Lightning Talk: Real-Time Market Data in the Cloud session will focus on financial market data cloud solutions and address questions such as “How can a cloud solution deliver real-time market data?” How do you scale a cloud solution to handle millions of requests per day?” “How do you implement redundancy to mitigate hardware, network, and even data-related issues?”
Stephane Dubois, Xignite CEO and Founder, will speak on October 3 - Data Driven Business Day. He will join the Data Hubs, Data Markets, Data-as-a-Service panel to discuss how developers and startups can obtain new sources of data feeds. Dubois will also be a judge at the DataWeek Startup Challenge event on October 3. 20 Startup Challenge exhibitors, selected from 60 data + analytic startup applicants, will have 3 minutes to pitch their idea.
Xignite, Inc. is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. The Xignite Market Data Cloud fulfills more than 6 billion requests per month and offers more than 40 financial web services APIs providing real-time, historical, and reference data across all asset classes. Xignite CloudAPIs power mobile financial applications, websites, and front-, middle- and back-office functions for more than 1000 clients worldwide, including GE, Computershare, Investopedia, Personal Capital, Natixis, Charles Schwab, Seeking Alpha, Stocktwits, Starbucks, and NetSuite. The company also powers private-label, on-demand data distribution solutions for exchanges, including NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Euronext, data vendors including Direct Edge, SIX Financial Information and Alpha Trading, and financial institutions. For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com.