I Know First Selected As India FinTech Awards Finalist

I Know First Selected As India FinTech Awards Finalist

After a meticulous selection process from hundreds of companies, I Know First was selected as a shortlist finalist to demo and compete in the India FinTech Awards (IFTA). The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) aim to promote innovation and business excellence in the FinTech sector. IFTA is a prestigious recognition in the FinTech sector, with numerous startups competing for the award. Only 20 companies from all around the world have been shortlisted for the biggest FinTech demo event in India. The I Know First demo will take place on November 30 in Mumbai, India at the hub of the Indian stock market: the Bombay Stock Exchange. At the demo, I Know First will be able to inform a well versed crowd of investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and corporate leaders about our unique self learning algorithm.

I Know First Selected As India FinTech Awards Finalist

The India FinTech Awards are an initiative of the India Fintech Forum to identify and celebrate significant innovations in Fintech. The India FinTech Forum seeks to encourage collaboration and exploration across FinTech.

Once all 20 selected companies have presented their demos at the prestigious event, one will be chosen to become the 2018 Fintech Startup of the Year and will then receive the opportunity to demo at LendIt Fintech 2019 in San Francisco. The  Past winners of the India FinTech Awards include companies like ZestMoney and Capital Float.

We look forward to visiting India in November and building on our presence in this significant market.

We first officially entered the Indian market on May 15th, 2018 when the I Know First machine learning algorithm finished the implementation and the training period of its AI-based ranking and forecasting model for the main equities listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India, specifically a selection of 366 equally-weighted stocks and introduced our By Country- Indian Stocks package to our subscribers. Since then we have performed an evaluation of our algorithm in this market to to see how it is performing in this international market. Implementation of I Know First’s daily market forecasts led to returns surpassing the benchmark significantly from 12/25/2017 – 05/10/2018 across multiple time horizons.