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A Team Retreat: Elsen’s Offsite Meeting

We recently got back from a multi-day, company offsite meeting where we discussed strategy, goals and tactics. The event also served as a chance for the everyone to sit down together and take stock of the past year.

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FinTech Horrors: Halloween Edition

Organizations across industries continue to move towards a more digital enterprise.

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Elsen Visits St. Francis House for TUGG’s Tech Gives Back

The Elsen team recently participated in TUGG’s annual Tech Gives Back city-wide day of service by volunteering at St. Francis House (SFH) in downtown Boston.

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Harnessing Market Data: The Complexity of Cloud Data Management for Financial Institutions

Organizations across industries are shifting to the cloud amid a global push for digital transformation. Key benefits of working in cloud environments versus on-premises using antiquated data centers include accelerating access to data and simplifying data management.

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Watch the Elsen nPlatform’s New Explainer Video

What is the Elsen nPlatform? Elsen’s new video explains exactly that and how it’s revolutionizing financial data management.

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The Data-Driven Road is Full of Big (Data) Challenges

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal titled “Data Challenges Are Halting AI Projects, IBM Executive Says” highlights the challenges of producing high-quality data, stifling the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. According to the article, a report by Forrester Research Inc. reveals that “data quality is among the biggest AI project challenges.”

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Elsen Named 2019 CODiE Awards Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

We’re excited to announce that for the second year in a row, Elsen has been named a SIIA CODiE Awards finalist! The peer-reviewed awards program, hosted by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), recognizes the best products and services for B2B software, information and media companies.

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Join Us at TUGG’s Annual Wine & Tequila Party

Join us at TUGG’s 13th Annual Wine & Tequila Party on May 23rd! The event will bring together more than 1,000 attendees made up of the area’s top entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and services providers to raise money and put philanthropic support behind New England’s best new nonprofits.

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Our Boston Roots and the Bay Area as a Fintech Hub

It’s remarkable to consider how much Elsen and the team have accomplished and grown since being founded in 2014. So many factors have played instrumental roles in our success, including our location as a Boston-based company.

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Elsen Advances to 2nd Round in the 2019 Tech Madness Competition

The results are in: Elsen is advancing to the 2nd round of BostInno’s 2019 Tech Madness Boston bracket!

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Vote for Elsen in the 2019 Tech Madness Competition

BostInno recently unveiled the 2019 Tech Madness Boston bracket, marking the start of the annual competition!

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Franklin Templeton Deploys Elsen nPlatform to Accelerate Data-Driven Strategies

Earlier this month, we announced an exciting new partnership with Franklin Templeton to accelerate the global investment management company’s data-driven strategies and provide its research and technology groups with efficient and scalable access to financial data through Elsen nPlatform.

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Patching the Tech Talent Gap in Finance

The explosion of the digital economy over the last decade has caused banks and other financial institutions to adopt new ways to innovate and increase productivity in an increasingly data-driven enterprise. This is evident by the rapid infiltration of quants and data scientists on Wall Street

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Another Flash Crash: Are Machines to Blame?

The stock market plummeted in late October, causing both the Nasdaq and benchmark S&P 500 to experience corrections at the end of the month.

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Billions and Axe Cap and Quants, Oh My!

On the hit Showtime series “Billions,” the line between truth and fiction is blurred when the introduction of quant strategies to the fictional world of Axe Capital creates new challenges and complexities that closely mirror current industry trends and issues faced by hedge funds across the globe…

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NewVantage Partners Survey Looks at Adoption of Big Data and AI in Financial Services

Organizations across industries are under growing pressure to do more with their data. As a result, we’re seeing the rapid adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) by businesses striving to remain competitive in today’s increasingly data-driven enterprise.

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Capital Markets Score with Startups: The Thanksgiving Edition

The digital age has ushered in a new era in which banks and other financial institutions are actively working together to help bridge the gap between the traditional, slow-moving financial industry and the rapid pace of innovation that 21st century technology enables.

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Elsen Named a Finalist in the 2018 MITX Awards

Thomson Reuters QA Point Powered by Elsen Selected in the Best User Experience (UX) Design Category.

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EY Selects Elsen to Participate in 2018 EY Accelerating Entrepreneurs Program

Congrats to Elsen CEO and Founder, Zac Sheffer, who was named to the 2018 EY Accelerating Entrepreneurs program. Zac is among 30 entrepreneurs from across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEIA selected by EY from technology fields including fintech, AI, robotics, and augmented reality to join this year’s class.

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Continuing Elsen’s Global Expansion – Hello Europe!

Greetings from London! It’s been a few short months since we introduced Elsen nPlatform and Thomson Reuters launched the first commercially available application built on it – Thomson Reuters QA Point Powered by Elsen. We’re hitting another big milestone this week with our continued support of Thomson Reuters’ global rollout of QA Point, and the Elsen team is across the pond for the European launch.

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Our Boston Roots and the Bay Area as a Fintech Hub

It’s remarkable to consider how much Elsen and the team have accomplished and grown since being founded in 2014. So many factors have played instrumental roles in our success, including our location as a Boston-based company.

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Bringing Elsen nPlatform Across the Pacific

Bringing Elsen nPlatform Across the Pacific

Elsen’s on its way to officially being a global company – and it happened pretty quickly. This is a feat that truly showcases the impact that the Elsen nPlatform can have on financial institutions, and the benefits that they can gain from using it to build their own applications.

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