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Salesforce lands Transamerica as Financial Services AI customer

Salesforce said it landed Transamerica Financial Network as a customer for its Financial Services Cloud, which was updated to include the Einstein artificial intelligence platform. For Salesforce, the trick is to migrate financials services companies,...

iAllocate Is A Robot That Helps You Invest Your Cash

Robots are everywhere. They help lawyers make decisions, they sweep up after our parties, and now they can help you figure out how to invest your money. In fact, an Atlanta-based company called iAllocate is using artificial intelligence to...

Fintech Accelerating Chatbot Deployments

Your bank really wants to chat. This week Bank of America, MasterCard and several financial start-ups announced new tools — known as chatbots — that will allow customers to ask questions about their financial accounts,...

KPMG Announces Agreement With IBM Watson To Help Deliver Cognitive-Powered Insights

KPMG LLP and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to apply IBM’s Watson cognitive computing technology to KPMG’s professional services offerings. The agreement, including a focus on auditing services, builds on several recent successful KPMG initiatives demonstrating the...

Tracking market patterns with yesterday’s headlines

New research uses an historic approach to predict times of stock market volatility and the resulting returns: back issues of The Wall Street Journal. Researchers relied on machine learning, big-data techniques to construct a...

The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund

Last week, Ben Goertzel and his company, Aidyia, turned on a hedge fund that makes all stock trades using artificial intelligence—no human intervention required. “If we all die,” says Goertzel, a longtime AI guru and the...

AI startup Emma AI wants to replace hedge funds

Dear, Wall Street: Silicon Valley is increasingly coming for you. A machine intelligence system, dubbed Emma AI, is starting a fund that hopes to outsmart the humans and computers that make a living trading stocks....

AI for Insurance: Friend or Foe?

Over the past five years, we have witnessed substantial startup activity across a broad range of financial services sectors, with fintech funding overall surging from $2.2B in 2011 to $14.4B in 2015 (per CB...

Let these chatbots help you manage your money

Can a chatbot help you manage your money? Three London-based fintech startups are betting on the answer being yes and have jumped aboard the messaging gravy train as they seek to entice millennials to...

The Battle of the Quants, AI is the Next Big Thing in Trading

Bartt Kellermann, chief executive officer and founder of Global Capital Acquisitions, discusses "the battle of the quants," quantitative based trading and employing artificial intelligence to power hedge funds. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat...

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