SESAMm

artificial intelligence/machine learning

FOUNDING YEAR: 2014
LOCATION: France
Last Update: 14/02/2020

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About

Sesamm analyze billions of news articles, social media messages, blogs and forums posts to help predict financial markets movements. Our goal is to bring new relevant information to asset managers, investments banks, hedge funds and brokers across the world. We specialize in identifying major emotions trends and behavioral biases. Our toolset consists of natural language processing, quantitative analysis and machine learning applied to Big Data. We rely on artificial intelligence to make sense of textual information and implement those algorithms on distributed computing architectures to optimize the processing of very large datasets.

MEDICI Analysis

SESAMm provides financial analysis indicators of stock market indexes to make investment decisions for banks and hedge funds. It develops stock market forecasting tools based on social media and other textual data sources for banks and hedge funds. It also provides analytics based on big data, machine learning, natural language processing, and quantitative analysis for its clients to create trading strategies. SESAMm was also selected as one of the top startups to follow in 2017 by Alloweb.org, a digital newspaper that specializes in French startups and innovation.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Big data platform for market finance. It helps companies in data-visualization of their financial assets.

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

The major partners are ILP

BPI France

KPMG

The KHUBE

Lux Future Lab Wildgen

TRC

etc.

PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVED

Extract valuable information from big data texts.

COMMENT

The company's focus is on the extraction and automatic tracking of behavioral biases in financial markets through the analysis of massive amounts of data.

Traction

TRACTION COMMENT:

SESAMm is working with renowned institutions in asset management with a focus on algorithmic trading and traditional investment strategies. It will also launch a new application called “L’Humeur des Marchés” a web-based service dedicated to the visualization of emotions linked to financial assets.

People

FOUNDERS

Florian Aubry

Pierre Rinaldi

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

11-50

INVESTORS:

Angelsquare

Bourgogne Angels

Caisse d’Epargne

Havenrock

Pole Capital

KEY EMPLOYEES:

Maurice Tessier Barrera (COO); Sylvain Forté (CEO); Florian Aubry (CTO)

COMMENT:

Top experts in AI

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$9.28 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Apr 2019

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$1.14 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Jun 2016

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $3.2 M  · Mar 2018

OTHERS  · $4.94 M · Apr 2019

LISTED

NO

Innovation Programs

BASICS

FOUNDING YEAR:

2014

LOCATION:

France

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LATEST FUNDING ROUND

$9.28 M

TOTAL EMPLOYEES
11-50

About

Sesamm analyze billions of news articles, social media messages, blogs and forums posts to help predict financial markets movements. Our goal is to bring new relevant information to asset managers, investments banks, hedge funds and brokers across the world. We specialize in identifying major emotions trends and behavioral biases. Our toolset consists of natural language processing, quantitative analysis and machine learning applied to Big Data. We rely on artificial intelligence to make sense of textual information and implement those algorithms on distributed computing architectures to optimize the processing of very large datasets.

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MEDICI Analysis

SESAMm provides financial analysis indicators of stock market indexes to make investment decisions for banks and hedge funds. It develops stock market forecasting tools based on social media and other textual data sources for banks and hedge funds. It also provides analytics based on big data, machine learning, natural language processing, and quantitative analysis for its clients to create trading strategies. SESAMm was also selected as one of the top startups to follow in 2017 by Alloweb.org, a digital newspaper that specializes in French startups and innovation.

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SESAMm

About

Sesamm analyze billions of news articles, social media messages, blogs and forums posts to help predict financial markets movements. Our goal is to bring new relevant information to asset managers, investments banks, hedge funds and brokers across the world. We specialize in identifying major emotions trends and behavioral biases. Our toolset consists of natural language processing, quantitative analysis and machine learning applied to Big Data. We rely on artificial intelligence to make sense of textual information and implement those algorithms on distributed computing architectures to optimize the processing of very large datasets.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

L'Humeur des Marchés: data extraction and visualisation platform for Big Data emotions related to financial markets (equity, forex, commodities, bonds). More than 120,000 data sources tracked in rela-time. Advanced analytics and customization, custom portfolios. Premium Data Stream: algorithmic trading indicators for hedge funds. Based on Big Data emotions analysis and aimed at generating alpha. Currently $25M invested by clients.

TOP PROBLEM SOLVED

SESAMm aims at bringing insights from unstructured Big Data to asset managers in order to develop new investment methods. Our main goal is to help our clients extract alpha from alternative data sources such as social media, blogs, forums and news.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT STAGE

COMMERCIAL LAUNCH

PRIMARY CUSTOMER TYPE

Enterprise - Banks or Financial Institutions

PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES

SaaS

Back Office

People

FOUNDERS

Florian Aubry

Pierre Rinaldi

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

11-50

KEY EMPLOYEES:

CEO: Sylvain Forté

CTO, FOUNDER: Florian Aubry

COO: Pierre SESAMm

employee: Maurice Tessier Barrera (COO); Sylvain Forté (CEO); Florian Aubry (CTO)

FOUNDER: Pierre Rinaldi

INVESTORS:

Angelsquare

Bourgogne Angels

Caisse d’Epargne

Havenrock

Pole Capital

Momentum

FUNDED

NO

LISTED

NO