India FinTech Forum Selects I Know First As Top 20 StartUp And IFTA Nominee

India FinTech Forum Selects I Know First As Top 20 StartUp And IFTA Nominee

I Know First is honored to have been selected as a Top 20 Startup and nominee for the 2018 India FinTech Awards (IFTA).

The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) are an initiative by the India Fintech Forum (IFF) aiming to promote innovation and business excellence in the FinTech sector by identifying emerging innovations that impact the thriving Indian markets. IFTA is a prestigious recognition in the FinTech sector, with numerous startups competing for the award. Only 20 companies from all around the world will have the opportunity to pitch their product at the biggest FinTech demo event in India and I Know First is honored to be one of them. Some of the other nominated startups include Ariadne, Ocrulus, ezetap, Streak, and more innovative FinTech companies!

I Know First is among the 20 shortlisted startups

The I Know First demo will take place on November 30 in Mumbai, India at the BSE International Convention Hall, near the hub of the Indian stock market: the Bombay Stock Exchange.

At the event, 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. After all 20 nominees have made their presentations, one will be selected to present at LendIt FinTech 2019, one of the biggest FinTech conferences, in San Francisco. We are very excited to visit India, attend the India FinTech Awards, build connections with other leaders in the Indian FinTech market, and present to a variety of attendees at the end of this month.

I Know First was also featured in a CNBC article about the top 20 FinTech companies in anticipation of the India FinTech Awards.

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.