Sophisticated Search Engine Automates Time-Consuming Financial Research
January 21, 2016 – San Francisco, Calif. – AlphaSense, Inc., provider of the revolutionary AlphaSense search engine for financial professionals, today announced that it has been named to the Forbes Fintech 50, a list of America’s most disruptive and innovative companies in financial services.
“Financial services has experienced pockets of innovation, but searching for information across a multitude of products and resources has remained a painfully manual process,” said Jack Kokko, CEO and co-founder of AlphaSense. “We are revolutionizing how financial analysts and other knowledge professionals find critical information from a vast volume of material. We are honored to have Forbes validate our focus and grateful for the recognition.”
Mr. Kokko launched AlphaSense using his experience as a financial analyst, understanding the complex and time-consuming nature of financial research, and the importance of not overlooking any details or information. AlphaSense has developed a solution to make financial research more efficient, building the capabilities a financial analyst needs in finding and tracking information into a seamless, powerful platform. Using AlphaSense, analysts decrease the amount of time searching for information by an order of magnitude or more, allowing them more time to perform analysis and make smarter recommendations. On average, a financial analyst uses close to a dozen different tools and systems each day to search for information, combine it into a single location, analyze it, save it and access it again. AlphaSense consolidates all of these into a single, intuitive tool.
AlphaSense was reviewed by Forbes reporters alongside more than 300 startups. Mr. Kokko was one of more than 150 CEOs and founders interviewed by Forbes before the final list was selected. Startups were required to have operations in the U.S. and a viable product currently in the marketplace.
A free trial of AlphaSense is available for qualified institutional investors.
For more information, visit www.alpha-sense.com or call 1.800.719.4120 or +44 (0)20 7190 3377.
About AlphaSense, Inc.
AlphaSense provides a revolutionary search engine for knowledge professionals. Our mission is to curate and semantically index the world’s investment and market research content, including the vast high-value content sets that traditional web search engines cannot reach. Our users can rapidly search and discover key data points, and track impactful new information with intelligent alerts. Our clients include many of the world’s largest investment and advisory firms, global banks, law firms and corporations. The AlphaSense subscription service helps our clients become dramatically more productive, and gain an information edge by discovering critical data points and trends that others miss.[/fullwidth]