• FOUNDING YEAR: 2012
    LOCATION:
    Canada
    REGION:
    Last Update:
    27 Jun, 2019

Description

FOCUS

PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Street Contxt is a global knowledge exchange for institutional finance. The company works with sell side content producers – including sales, trading, desk analysts, research analysts, banking, and ECM/DCM – to distribute and track engagement in their desk commentary, research reports and news updates. Street Contxt also works with buy side participants­ – Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, and Institutional Asset Managers­ – to create a central, firm-wide content repository that allows to manage subscriptions to email and research, assisting in tailored discovery of relevant content in real-time, and enabling cross organizational collaboration.
MAIN CLIENTS:
Pavilion Financial Corp, GER, AltaCorp Capital Inc.
PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVED:
As explained by Blair Livingston, Street Contxt CEO, the explosion of thought leadership and analysis available from sell side and independent firms across the content spectrum and asset classes creates an unprecedented informational noise, making it difficult for investors to filter valuable information. Street Contxt’s platform aims to make it easy for buy-side firms to manage their institutional knowledge, maintain control over what they receive, accurately assess broker value add for commission allocations, and ultimately make more impactful investment decisions. Street Contxt’s networks aims to increase transparency and help both brokers and asset managers focus on the analysis that is both most valuable and relevant to traders and the functioning of the markets.

PEOPLE

FOUNDERS:
Blair Livingston
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES:
11-50
INVESTORS:
Formation 8, Joe Lonsdale, Palm Drive Capital, Point72 Ventures, Portag3 Ventures
KEY EMPLOYEES:
Mike Pettypiece(COT); Blair Livingston(CEO)

TRACTION

Insufficient information for accurate analysis

MOMENTUM

FUNDED:
YES
TOTAL FUNDING:
$8 Millions
DATE OF LAST FUNDING:
Apr 2017
FUNDING SERIES:
SERIES A
$8 Millions Closed: Jan 2016
LISTED:
NO
COMMENT:
An undisclosed venture fund raised in Apr 2017.

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