Edgefolio awarded “Most Disruptive Technology Solution” at European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2017

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Edgefolio’s fund data management & analysis solution has been voted “Most Disruptive Technology Solution” by the European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2017.

The ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 12th September at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, recognises technology providers across 30 different categories that serve the hedge fund sector and have demonstrated excellent customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

Most Disruptive Technology Solution 2017

Edgefolio is delighted to have won this prestigious award and remains dedicated to developing industry-leading, compliant solutions for some of the world’s largest hedge funds.

Edgefolio equips investors with the tools to discover and analyse thousands of managers, whilst giving managers tools to maintain scalable investor relations in an era of increasing regulations. Additionally, Edgefolio works in partnership with prominent prime brokerage teams, who leverage the cutting-edge technology to streamline the fundraising process for their clients.

Global Prime Partners announces joint venture with Edgefolio

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Global Prime Partners enhances client offering through Edgefolio’s Cap Intro services

Global Prime Partners, a multi-award winning financial services firm that provides prime brokerage, execution, structured products, custody and clearing services to hedge funds, has today announced a joint venture with Edgefolio to provide Cap Intro services to its prime brokerage clients.

Edgefolio’s platform connects investors and hedge funds, creating technology-driven solutions for a traditionally conservative and fragmented industry.

Sean Capstick, GPP Head of Prime Brokerage, commented, “As the leading provider of prime brokerage services to the small and mid-sized hedge fund we are constantly asked how we can work with our clients to help them raise assets. Edgefolio offers a market-leading technology solution to connect investors and fund managers. Our partnership will now help our clients achieve their ambitions.”

Leopold Gasteen, Founder of Edgefolio, added, “Edgefolio’s partnership with GPP is a great example of how Fintech can help solve the regulatory burden of cap intro, in the era of MiFID II. Edgefolio’s Marketplace equips investors with the tools to discover and analyse thousands of managers, and equips managers with the tools to maintain scalable investor relations. Our partnership will see GPP’s clients gain access to capital through cutting-edge technology and help Edgefolio refine its platform for prime brokerage clients. We couldn’t be more excited about working with the team at GPP.”

 

GPP Press Release accessible here.

For Further Information on GPP please contact:

Sean Capstick (Head of Prime Brokerage): +44 207 399 9457

Annabel Faulkner (Head of Marketing): +44 2073999450

Top Goldman banker, Marc Gilly, joins Edgefolio’s Advisory Panel

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Marc Gilly, one of Goldman Sachs’ top hedge fund bankers in Europe, has left the company, sources told Reuters.

In his role as head of client-facing activities for European Prime Brokerage and global co-head of capital introductions, Gilly helped hedge funds with a range of services including sales and introductions to potential investors, product development and technology.

During his 21-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, Gilly built lasting relationships with hedge fund clients, facilitated introductions to potential investors, and advised on new product  development and technology.

Edgefolio is delighted to welcome Marc Gilly to its Advisory Board.

Marc Gilly, said: “I am excited to join the Edgefolio team and have been most impressed with their product offering to date.  I have a strong view that their platform has the potential to transform hedge fund managers’ current investor relations flow, streamline sales efforts and ultimately become the industry standard.”

Leo Gasteen, added: “We are proud to be working with a seasoned industry veteran whose knowledge will undoubtedly complement both our sales and future product development efforts.”

 

Edgefolio announced partnership with FinLab Solutions SA

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Edgefolio is delighted to be partnering with FinLab Solutions SA, a software solution company, focused on providing workflow & data management tools to institutional investors.

As part of the partnership, FinLab Solutions SA has integrated Edgefolio’s data into its investor product-offering, thereby providing its clients with a larger underlying universe of funds.

Edgefolio gives investors the ability to discover and analyse thousands of hedge funds, whilst giving hedge fund managers the means to maintain scalable investor relations.

Edgefolio Wins Venturespring Future of Finance Challenge 2017

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Venturespring, the international venture development studio, in association with IBM, NatWest, Level39, and Tech.London was pleased to announce hedge fund platform, Edgefolio, as the winner of The Future of Finance Challenge.

Edgefolio’s platform connects investors and hedge funds, creating technology-driven solutions for a traditionally conservative and fragmented industry.

Participants were given seven minutes to pitch their concept, the companies were then judged by an expert panel from the venture capital and the finance industry including participants from IBM, NatWest, Level 39, Innovate UK, Transferwise, Octopus Investments, Angles Den, and more.

After being selected as the winner, Founder & CEO of Edgefolio, Léopold Gasteen, stated:

“I’m humbled to have won given the caliber of the companies we were up against. The panel was made up of smart & thoughtful industry insiders, who asked the most insightful and challenging of questions, plus the setting was super relaxed – so the experience was not all daunting, but instead intellectually stimulating. The London Fintech ecosystem continues to thrive thanks to people like Cassie at Venturespring, who have made it their mission to put the super interesting people together in the right context.”

Edgefolio showcases technology at DIT’s Fintech Trade Mission to Tokyo

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The UK’s Department for International Trade hosted its second ‘Fintech Trade Mission’ to Tokyo, Japan between the 16th to the 20th of January 2017. Edgefolio was one of 14 UK companies selected for the trip, which aims to help UK firms showcase their products & services to the Japanese market.

The DIT’s Fintech Trade Mission aims to promote the UK’s Fintech sector, boost business opportunities and attract investment. It gives local institutions and investors a chance to meet with firms that are developing technologies in the FinTech space including those active in the asset management, banking and insurance spaces. Japan has one of the largest financial markets in the world. FinTech has been booming since last year and has continuously drawn a great deal of attention.

Edgefolio equips investors with the tools to discover and analyse thousands of hedge fund managers, whilst giving hedge fund managers tools to maintain scalable investor relations in an era of increasing regulations. Additionally, Edgefolio works in partnership with prominent prime brokerage teams, who leverage the cutting-edge technology to streamline the fundraising process for their clients.

 

Edgefolio wins international tech award and secures place at Euromoney 2020

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This December saw the 4th annual ‘Oslo meets Hackney’ event take place. The annual gathering hosts a delegation of representatives from the Oslo Business Region alongside their Hackney and London counterparts. The partnership aims to strengthen investment and trading links between business in both regions.

This year’s panel were tasked with selecting the next billion dollar company. Edgefolio was announced the winner – winning a ticket to pitch at Europe Money 2020, Copenhagen.

Edgefolio equips investors with the tools to discover and analyse thousands of managers, whilst giving managers tools to maintain scalable investor relations in an era of increasing regulations. Additionally, Edgefolio works in partnership with prominent prime brokerage teams, who leverage the cutting-edge technology to streamline the fundraising process for their clients.

Edgefolio wins “Best Data Provider” at European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2016

HFM Award.pngEdgefolio has been voted “Best Data Provider” at the European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2016. The ceremony, which took place on the 29th November at Plaisterer’s Hall in London, recognised technology providers across 30 different categories that serve the hedge fund sector and have demonstrated excellent customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

Best Data Provider 2016

Edgefolio is delighted to have been recognised via this prestigious award and remains dedicated to developing industry-leading, research & analysis tools for some of the world’s largest asset management firms.

By plugging the data gap between hedge fund managers and institutional investors, Edgefolio equips fund marketers with data-driven insights to optimise the fund sales process, whilst giving allocators all the tools to screen for, analyse, interact with and conduct due diligence on – funds on one, compliant platform.

Edgefolio covers 90 percent of the typical allocator’s workflow in one place, offering institutional investors a solution to managing wealth at a fraction of the cost. Our machine learning algorithms generate suggestions to allocators, based on type, search history and location – leading to efficiency gains in portfolio construction.

Edgefolio’s ResearchEdge tool is designed with in-house investment research teams in mind. The tool collates fund data from the client’s chosen sources, feeding the output into the Edgefolio interface and incorporating powerful screening, filtering, analysis, portfolio builder and data exporting features.

Edgefolio named one of “16 hottest Nordic Fintech startups”

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Edgefolio features in 8th place in a recent Business Insider article focused on the emerging Nordic Fintech scene.

Financial technology, better known as fintech, is absolutely exploding around the world right now, with new businesses springing up doing everything from online lending to handling cryptocurrencies.

London has emerged as a capital of fintech in Europe but Nordic countries — Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, and Finland — also have a flourishing scene.

Edgefolio is a platform that connects institutional investors and hedge funds. Hedge funds can market themselves to would-be investors while institutional investors can easily shop around to find the best deal for them. The startup has also launched a product to help hedge funds send live data to clients.

To access the full Business Insider article, please click here.

Edgefolio Wins “Best New Cloud Application” at Hedge Fund Management US Technology Awards 2016

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Edgefolio’s fund data management solution has been voted “Best New Cloud Application” at the Hedge Fund Management US Technology Awards 2016.

The awards, announced in February at a ceremony in New York City, recognise technology providers across 30 different categories spanning the range of service provision including best mobile application, best new cloud application and best CRM system.

Best New Cloud Application

Edgefolio is honoured to be the recipient of this prestigious award and is committed to developing industry-leading, compliant solutions for some of the world’s largest hedge funds.

Edgefolio’s web-based application equips investors with tools to access data on-, screen through, analyse and connect with thousands of hedge fund managers from any desktop or mobile device. The application incorporates powerful risk, return and peer analysis capability.

On the hedge fund manager side, Edgefolio provides an interactive, self-service, digital data portal incorporating a secure data room, analytics and a peer group building tool. Today’s fund managers are able to maintain, access and share all data on their fund in one secure location.