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Steve Cohen’s Point72 Is Investing In a Bloomberg Terminal Rival

April 6, 2017

Billionaire hedge fund giant Steven Cohen is betting on a startup hoping to topple the ubiquitous $25,000 Bloomberg Terminal nearly every trader, firm, and stock picker on Wall Street uses. Not only does that make Street Contxt a competitor to the Bloomberg Terminal, the highly coveted financial data software system, but its also “the natural evolution of the Bloomberg terminal,” Livingston said in an interview with Fortune.

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Morning Scan Cordray takes heat; Apple Pay fails to click

April 6, 2017

Disrupters: Two prominent venture capital firms are investing in a start-up company that wants to disrupt the way investment banking research is conducted. Hedge fund manager Steven Cohen’s VC arm, Point72 Ventures, and a venture capital firm led by Joe Lonsdale, the former co-founder of computer software maker Palantir Technologies, have invested in Street Contxt, which says it “helps brokerages, independent research providers, and asset managers distribute, manage, unbundle and value research.” The company has raised $15 million.

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Street Contxt secures investment led by Point72 and Joe Lonsdale

April 6, 2017

Street Contxt, a fintech company that helps brokerages, independent research providers and asset managers distribute, manage, unbundle and value research, has secured an investment by a funding consortium led by existing investor Joe Lonsdale of 8VC and including Point72 Ventures.

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Steve Cohen’s Point72 Is Investing In a Bloomberg Terminal Rival

April 6, 2017

Billionaire hedge fund giant Steven Cohen is betting on a startup hoping to topple the ubiquitous $25,000 Bloomberg Terminal nearly every trader, firm, and stock picker on Wall Street uses. The platform gets so much attention because of the way it tailors user information. Street Contxt whittles a deluge of information down to what clients really want to read.

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Street Contxt Raises VC Funding

April 6, 2017

Street Contxt, a Toronto, Canada-based fintech company, raised a funding round of undisclosed amount. Using proprietary, smart data technology and machine learning, the company’s platform aims to enable capital markets participants to build relationships by matching the right people with the right content and resources in order to eliminate overload, improve engagement and increase cost-effectiveness.

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