Posted on August 7, 2018 by admin puts a financial twist on reinforcement learning to outperform hedge funds

Most hedge funds don’t make money. This hasn’t stopped a growing list of startups from trying their hands at employing machine learning to tip the scales in their favor. But, a new machine learning-powered hedge fund, adopted into the YC W17 class, thinks it can best Numerai, Quantopian and others with its own unique Read More

Posted on February 24, 2017 by admin

Monzo, a UK digital-only bank, is closing in on new funding led by U.S.-based Thrive Capital

 Monzo, one of a number of new digital only or so-called ‘challenger’ banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, is closing in on new Series C funding, which could be announced as early as this week. According to multiple sources, U.S.-based Thrive Capital is leading the round. Read More Source: TechCrunh Startup

Posted on February 1, 2017 by admin

Cardlife is yet another SaaSsy management tool

 Now that we’ve collectively signed up for billions of dollars of unused SaaS subscriptions it’s time to subscribed to a tool that helps us manage those subscriptions. Enter Cardlife, another player in the exciting world of SaaS management. “SaaS management,” you say. “Isn’t that just for the rich and famous?” No! The company manages over Read More

Posted on January 31, 2017 by admin

Qvivr raises $5M to move beyond its all-in-one credit card

 Qvivr, a Silicon Valley-based FinTech startup originally known for building the SWYP programmable credit card, has raised $5M in Series A funding. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from a large multinational Asian bank. The startup was founded in 2014 and originally launched with a pre-order campaign for a hardware product that would let Read More