Press Release: I Know First and Dr. Roitman Recognized As A 2020 Benzinga Fintech Listmakers

I Know First and Dr. Lipa Roitman were named to the Benzinga Global Fintech Listmakers and recognized as a Best AI Platform and Influential Data Scientist, respectively.

“We’re recognizing the companies that will define the future of our financial lives”

Jason Raznick, CEO of Benzinga
Dr. Lipa Roitman, Chief Scientist at I Know First

The official Benzinga Fintech Listmakers are comprised of 250 carefully vetted and renowned companies and executives who are striving to revolutionize the fintech industry. From deeply established companies to the newest startups, this group is impacting sectors like payments, banking, investing, technology, and financial literacy.

“Since the inaugural Benzinga Fintech Awards in 2015, our listmakers have closed $300 million in deals and partnered with some of the biggest players in the industry. We look forward to honoring these players for years to come, as well as finding the next generation of fintech.”

Jason Raznick, CEO of Benzinga

I Know First recently published several evaluation reports of its AI Stock Predictive algorithm’s performance. These include 100% hit-ratio in the one-year time period forecasts for Apple (APPL) and Tesla (TSLA) amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Other reports show accuracy ranging from 62% for fundamental stocks package to 73% accuracy for ETFs predictions. The reports include the average returns and hit ratios for all time horizons, with the algorithm outperforming the benchmark index in most of the time periods. These results show continuous performance improvement by the I Know First AI predictive algorithm in comparison to previous reports.

You can find out all the Listmakers here.

About the Benzinga Fintech Awards:

The Benzinga Fintech Awards is an exciting, forward-looking competition to highlight the companies and individuals with the most impressive technology, advancement and innovation who are building the future of financial services and capital markets.

This year, Benzinga is proud to join forces with Envestnet | Yodlee to facilitate the most beneficial education and impactful networking in the quickly changing space.

About I Know First

I Know First, Ltd. is a financial technology company that predicts over 10,500 securities over 50 markets across the world. Thus, it has the capabilities to discover patterns in large sets of historical stock market data.

The underlying technology of the algorithm based itself on Artificial Intelligence. It also based itself on machine learning and incorporating elements of artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms. Moreover, the algorithm generates daily market predictions for stocks, commodities, ETF’s, interest rates, currencies, and world indices for short, medium, and long-term time horizons.

Dr. Lipa Roitman is the Co-Founder and CTO of I Know First Ltd., the company has used Dr. Roitman’s algorithm to predict markets and supply big data solutions for institutional and large private investors since 2010. As the head of R&D, he is responsible for the design, development, characterization, specification, and implementation of algorithmic trading solutions. Other responsibilities include the development of quantitative trading strategies, predictive analytics, and development of quantitative trading strategies, algorithmic trading applications, and Big-Data solutions for hedge funds and institutional clients.