How they describe themselves: Kensho is bringing the intelligent assistant revolution to finance with user-friendly interactive research environments that combine cloud computing with graphical user interfaces and natural language querying capabilities, allowing financial professionals to perform sophisticated empirical analyses in a fraction of the time spent by institutional research teams today, and without writing code.
How they describe their product/innovation: Warren is a user friendly, interactive research environment that enables portfolio managers and researchers to quickly and easily perform sophisticated quantitative analyses in a fraction of the time spent by institutional research teams today.
Kensho designed Warren to shorten traditional investment research cycles from days to minutes. Warren can currently answer a million distinct types of natural language questions about the impact of global events on asset prices, such as, “What happens to the share prices of energy companies when oil trades above $100 a barrel and political unrest has recently occurred in the Middle East?” Warren will be able to answer 100 million distinct types of complex financial questions by the end of 2014.
Product Distribution Strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), Direct to Business (B2B)