Back to Blog’s Spark Feed Leverages Trading Intuition Rather Than Software Algorithms

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This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateEurope 2014.

Next up to the stage is, a company that operates a next generation, free trading simulator

“Nous ‘Spark Feed’ is a real-time financial data service that helps you understand and predict the markets. Uniquely, Spark Feed uses the intuitive and analytical capabilities of tens of thousands of real people, not software algorithms. Their predictions are segmented by proven trading skill and then quantitatively blended.”
Presenting Justin Short (CEO & Founder) and Mick Horgan (Co-Founder)

Product Launch: February 11, 2014
Metrics: Self-funded, pre-revenue, pre-launch; 5 FTE; 15,000 users (January 2013)
Product Distribution Strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), Direct to Business (B2B), through other fintech companies and platforms
HQ: Tokyo, Japan (Operations), British Virgin Islands (Legal)
Founded: September 2012
Twitter: @nousinc