Yaron Golgher Takes Part in AI Panel at FOW Trading Israel Derivatives Conference

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Yaron Golgher, CEO and co-founder of I Know First, took part in the AI/Big Data Panel of the FOW Trading Israel talking about applications of artificial intelligence for hedge funds, wealth management, trading and for the derivatives market. Yaron Golgher was appreciated for the insightful discussion he had with the other members of the panel – Daniel Giamouridis, Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Rahav Revivo, Fintech and Cyber Innovations Manager at Israel Ministry of Finance, and many others. The topics discussed involved the changes that the application of Big Data-based AI is making in the derivatives markets, the risks associated with the adoption of AI technologies and the strategy to differentiate firms in markets where AI is prevalent.

FOW Derivatives Israel Conference

The fourth annual FOW Derivatives Israel conference was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Tel Aviv on February 26. Global Investor Group came to Israel in February 2020 for the largest derivatives conference in the region. This FOW conference covered many subjects and presented panel discussions on a few key matters, such as International Trading, The Future of Liquidity, Technology Innovation, The Opportunities for Israel and Artificial Intelligence / Big Data / ABCD innovation.

Yaron Golgher represented I Know First at AI panel discussion. The major topics discussed are:

  • How is the application of artificial intelligence based on Big Data changing the derivatives markets?
  • How do firms differentiate themselves in a market where Artificial Intelligence is prevalent?
  • What are the risks associated with the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence technologies?

Many leading experts from the best asset managers, hedge funds, prop trading firms, market-makers, brokers, banks and exchanges in Israel, Europe and further discussed the main issues, opportunities, and challenges facing the industry today. Hundreds of delegates attended the event to showcase a cross-section of the rich and booming Israeli financial technology and services ecosystem.

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I Know First, Ltd. is a financial technology company that provides daily investment forecasts based on an advanced, self-learning algorithm. Thus, the company’s algorithm predicts over 10,500 securities (and growing). Thus, it has 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 the short, medium and long-term time horizons.