How they describe themselves: Nous operates a free trading simulator paying weekly cash prizes, with the goal of finding and retaining the world’s best trading talent across all exchange-traded asset classes. The predictions generated by our tens of thousands of traders are condensed into simple real-time feeds that help you understand and predict the financial markets.
How they describe their product/innovation: 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.
This product is an exciting combination of natural human talents and quantitative finance techniques. Our belief in persistent, dependable predictive skill is supported by securities companies’ practices, recent findings in academia — and by our own massive data set.
Product Distribution Strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), Direct to Business (B2B), through other fintech companies and platforms