Machine learning: London’s Krzana storms into big data league with hedge fund clients

London-based real-time search specialists Krzana are disrupting the marketplace for financial data by signing up energy focused hedge funds and equities watchers. Krzana provides data-hungry companies, such as hedge funds looking to trade quickly on relevant signals (drawn from over 10,000 sources), with a simple to use dashboard that filters news, social media, RSS feeds, blogs and pictures. The platform, which has been built to deal with half a billion tweets a day, has an elegant and agile system of filters (eg. powerful enough to process real-time data streams) so users can decided what is relevant to them and arrive back a point where less is literally more. The company’s recent success is also being driven by its pricing, which is also designed to be disruptive: licences can start from…


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