How they describe themselves: Heckyl was founded in December 2010 by Abhijit Vedak, Jaison Mathews, Mukund Mudras, and Som Sagar. Heckyl provides real-time financial information, news analytics, trend matrix, and heat maps for exclusive coverage of markets, companies, and businesses. Heckyl considers the entire web to be its local database and uses its proprietary technology to ferret out the best sources of information that matter most to you and your investments. We cover currency, commodities, over 25,000 publicly listed companies, a few hundred private companies and start-ups, along with the world’s top private equity players, hedge funds, fund managers, and venture capital firms.
How they describe their product/innovation: Heckyl is a real-time financial information platform connecting brokerages and traders. Heckyl provides real-time news analytics and sentiment mining dashboards that collect information from millions of trusted sources, including government websites, company filings, patent offices, high courts, twitter, etc.
Heckyl FIND’s dashboard is integrated with brokerages’ trading terminals. This makes trading terminals immensely powerful as traders have access to real-time news analytics, sentiments, research ideas, economic events, rating updates, and results that are directly streamed into the trading terminals.