WHO WILL BE NEXT TO INVEST IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS? KPMG STARTUP TRENDS INDEX CAN HELP PROVIDE ANSWERSNew York, December 8 – Venture capitalists are placing big bets on digital payments and the Internet of Things, but are still scoping out plays for ‘gamification’ and biometrics. Consumer Goods and Media & Entertainment sectors are ripe for startups and investment activity, dominating media attention in these areas, according to the KPMG Startup Trends Index.
Alina Di appointed project managerThis week Alina Di (28) came on board of the team as a project manager for Owlin. She was born in Luchegorsk in far Eastern Russia (Look it up!), between China and Japan. 'Walking distance to China,' she says. She grew up in Vladivostok, 477 km to the south. After high school, she went to Prague to study International Relations and European Studies. After her bachelor's, she specialized in International Business at the University of Economics there. In 2010, she decided to go for a doubl...
Owlin develops LIVE Nieuwstrends charts for ING SprintersIn the first week of May ING added a new feature to its 'Sprinters' portal for private investors. The 'Nieuwstrends' page displays graphically which shares, currencies or other financial products get the most 'buzz' (media attention) in real time, and then ranks the five financial instruments with the most positive coverage and the top-5 negatively in the news. Underneath, the analysis of news is presented graphically: the size of balloons reflects the amount of news coverage or buzz. A cli...
How to make money with OwlinOn July 30, ASML jumped 11% in half a trading day. Dutch investment blogs were initially puzzled. Owlin readers knew, though: Owlin carried the market-moving news from an American trade letter 1h26m before Dutch news sources picked it up (at which point the stock had already climbed 7,5%). In two other instances in the same week of July 2014, Owlin did not give traders an actual time advantage during trading hours but something almost as valuable: time to reflect and analyse the news.
KPMG Technology Trends Index powered by Owlin know-howKPMG and Owlin today introduced the jointly developed KPMG Technology Trends Index. This index is not a snapshot but provides a continuous, real-time view of technology trends in eight large industry sectors. The index is made possible by Owlin’s proprietary algorithm that weighs articles for timeliness, importance and relevance. The KPMG Technology Trends Index is the first index in the world to provide a dynamic, live view of technology trends in eight large industry sectors. It shows th...
Bob Koster joins Owlin as director of salesUTRECHT – Owlin has appointed Bob Koster as sales director. Koster (34) worked in various positions for Fortis and ABN AMRO in Amsterdam and London and has extensive experience in the commodities markets. He will market Owlin’s unique search and alert services alongside Co-Founder Sjoerd Leemhuis. “Last year, we strengthened the development team. We made great strides in improving our product, and we have found acceptance in the market. Strengthening the sales team is the logical ne...
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Amsterdam-based Owlin has been developing news search and analysis tools since its inception in 2012. Owlin's proprietary search and analysis software helps you gain control over the wealth of information on the internet. Owlin scans more than 2 million news sources around the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 'turns the news into actionable intelligence'.