Press Release

First To Invest join the IOWArocks global data marketplace to deliver key corporate events data to the hedge funds, asset management and private equity community

– Big data and NLP technologies to collect, structure, and reveal events on public, private companies, and specific topics from news articles, press releases, and financial social media.

– Covering more than 10,000 public companies globally as well as customize lists of private companies

Thursday 28th April 2021 – London, New York, Hong Kong. IOWArocks, the global marketplace for data, tech, and services, today adds First To Invest to their established data marketplace.

First To Invest use big data and NLP technologies to collect, structure, and reveal events on public, private companies, and specific topics from news articles, press releases, and financial social media. They cover 10,000 companies globally with 400 corporate event categories including; M&A, new deals, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholder changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, new products, price changes, new agreements, FDA decisions, financial reports related events, macroeconomics, and much more

Jordan Mizrahi, First To Invest CEO, commented, “With ongoing market volatility it is more important than ever that asset managers, hedge funds and private equity funds have a broad and accurate view of the firms they are monitoring and investing in. There is a mass of unstructured data on social media and in the news and we believe that our technologies and techniques are unrivalled in delivering consolidated and accurate alternative datasets. We have decided to partner with IOWArocks as there is a huge opportunity to deliver our data to hedge funds, asset management and the private equity community using this innovative channel. The IOWArocks engagement models are perfect for smaller or more niche firms to get the data they want; on the terms they need.”

Paul Watmough, IOWArocks CEO & Co-Founder, commented, “It’s been an interesting 18 months and without doubt all eyes have been on the economy. We have seen some of the largest firms struggle and at the same time there have been some real success stories. With a wealth of unstructured data out there on the internet growing rapidly by the day, it is great that firms like First To Invest have found smarter ways to leverage that data and turn it into consolidated and accurate insights. Day by day the IOWArocks story is developing and has become a very compelling proposition to anyone in the investment or trading community.”

About IOWArocks­­ – Connect to everything

Designed for the financial services community and beyond, IOWArocks is the definitive global marketplace designed for data providers and data consumers everywhere. It provides simple, highly cost-effective access to a growing variety of market data, alternative data and reference data from providers such as; Alqami, BMLL Technologies, Clinical Cube, CubeLogic, EDI, FactEntry, ICE Data Services, Marex Spectron, NewChangeFX, and Numerco, to name a few. Our marketplace is supported by IOWAtech (formerly MDXT) Connect, the industry-leading data distribution platform. Proven and in use within some of the world’s largest financial institutions, such as; 360T, CIMD, LITASCO, Marex Spectron, MarketAxess, Portfinance, SoftSolutions, TP ICAP and TrailStone, to name a few. IOWArocks is based in London and has a well-established global support network.

About First To Invest

First To Invest use Big data and NLP technologies to collect, structure, and reveal events on public, private companies, and specific topics from news articles, press releases, and financial social media.

To empower the technology, a hybrid model of machine and human is being used to provide accuracy of data classification, context, and sources to ensure maximum value for our clients.

First To Invest data and system are being used by world leading quants, quantamental, fundamental hedge funds, assets managers, private equity, and corporates.

 

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