Essentia in the news

Essentia news and media 2017-09-12T13:56:22+00:00
Innovate Finance

11 April 2017  |  Ignites Europe

What will an asset management look like in 10 years from now? Investment experts discuss the likely roles to be played by data, AI and robotics in a consolidating industry.

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Inites Europe

5 April 2017 |  Ignites Europe

Axa’s COO Joseph Pinto discusses how Axa IM is using Essentia to give its managers valuable insights and the analytics to make better decisions.

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fund strategy

15 Mar 2017  |  Fund Strategy

As human active managers come under increasing pressure to justify the value they add, Sam Shaw surveys the growing role played by data and behavioral science.

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Innovate Finance

1 Dec 2016  |  Innovate Finance

Innovate Finance, representative body for the UK’s global fintech community, selects Clare Flynn Levy for its Women in Finance 2016 Powerlist.

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HFM Week

29 Nov 2016  |  HFM Week

Essentia recognized as one of Europe’s leading IT and software providers serving the hedge fund sector.

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The Asian Entrepreneur

18 Nov 2016  |  The Asian Entrepreneur

Marion Neubronner talks to Clare Fynn Levy about building a software business and how her own experience as a fund manager gives Essentia an intrinsic competitive advantage.

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Euromoney

15 Nov 2016  |  Euromoney

Peter Lee explores how, by identifying and managing unconscious behavioral biases, Essentia Analytics is helping portfolio managers make more money for their clients.

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Financial Times

2 Nov 2016  |  Financial Times

Essentia recognized by the Financial Times as one of five fintech companies with the ability to bring lasting change to the financial services sector.

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Hedge Fund Insight

26 Oct 2016  |  Hedge Fund Insight

Drawing on Essentia’s work with portfolio managers, Clare Flynn Levy, Essentia CEO, presents five simple but effective techniques to reinforce the scientific rigor of your daily investment decision-making.

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Hedge Magazine

21 Jul 2016  | Hedge Magazine

Peter Lee explores how, by identifying and managing unconscious behavioral biases, Essentia Analytics is helping portfolio managers make more money for their clients.

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Hedge Funds Club

14 Jul 2016  |  Hedge Funds Club

Essentia CEO, Clare Flynn Levy, explains how her experiences as a fund manager inspired the development of a specialist feedback loop for professional investors.

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Ignites Europe

7 July 2016  |  Ignites Europe

Robert Van Egghen reports on the growing number of asset managers using Essentia’s behavioral analytics to track and improve the performance of their fund managers.

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Wall Street Letter

15 Jun 2016  | Crowdfunders

As Essentia launches a fundraising round on Syndicate Room, Ed Bowsher finds out about the rationale and growing market for Essentia’s behavioral analytics.

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7 Jun 2016  |  Funds Europe

Active management knows that change is needed if it’s going to survive and prosper. But what approach should its new internal innovation teams take to succeed?

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18 May 2016 |  The ReThink Group

Research reveals that writing about a trading mistake in an investment journal like Essentia Note is an effective way to reduce stress and improve attention in subsequent challenges.

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Wall Street Letter

3 Mar 2016  | Wall Street Letter

In this article, Trading Behaviors, Clare Flynn Levy discusses the growing influence of cognitive science and the applied approach that’s necessary if we want to shift our more entrenched investment habits.

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16 Feb 2016  |  Huffington Post

Clare Flynn Levy talks about entrepreneurship, building a startup culture and why the smartest move is sometimes to ask for help.

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26 Oct 2015  |  Simcorp’s CXO Corner

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8 Oct 2015  |  FStech

Clare Flynn Levy talks to Kate O’Flaherty about overcoming the obstacles to VC financing that can exist for female FinTech entrepreneurs.

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3 Sep 2015  |  Raconteur

Charles Orton-Jones surveys the uptake of wearables technology and what it already means for a growing number of fund managers and traders.

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11 Aug 2015  |  Absolute Return

Based on the Essentia white paper, The Human in the Loop, this article explores the surprising parallels between the two professions.

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13 May 2015  |  Journal of Applied IT

Feature (with worked examples) by Clare Flynn Levy and Eric Rovick showing how behavioural science and data are coming together to help active management confront its demons.

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30 Sep 2015  | CXO Corner

The Journal of Applied IT interviews Clare Flynn Levy and finds out how cognitive science is being combined with advanced technology to create a new type of investment feedback loop.

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5 May 2015  | The Times

US Business Editor, Alexandra Frean, looks at how active managers are using Essentia to integrate behavioural finance into their everyday investment workflows.

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22 April 2015  |  The Guardian

In recognition of its achievements in the first 18 months of growth, Essentia is named a Guardian Startup of the Year 2014.

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Barron

7 Apr 2015  | Barron’s 

Barron’s Penta Daily explores how family offices are now using Essentia to hone process and increase performance on behalf of their clients.

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CIO Review

28 Mar 2015  | CIO Review

Essentia recognized for its success in delivering cloud-based software that uses behavioral analytics to help professional investors make more skilled investment decisions.

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Innovate Finance

13 Mar 2015  |  Innovate Finance Global Summit Interview

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Mayor of London

5 Feb 2015  | Mayor of London Export Programme

Essentia Analytics has been selected by Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, to join his FinTech delegation to New York and Boston from 9-14 February 2015.

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Finextra

30 Jan 2015  | Finextra

Elizabeth Lumley, in the first of her Women in FinTech series, talks to Clare Flynn Levy about entrepreneurship and the pace of fintech disruption within asset management.

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FinTechCity

2 Feb 2015  |  FinTechCity

Essentia Analytics chosen as one of top ten European FinTechs startups to watch.

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Telegraph

31 Jan 2015  |  The Telegraph

Rebecca Burns-Callander finds out how our physical and mental state impact investment decision-making and how Essentia is using technology to leverage the best of human intelligence.

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MIT Technology Review

28 Jan 2015  |  MIT Technology Review

As active investing loses ground to passive instruments, MIT looks at how cognitive science and new technology is being used strategically by fund managers to formulate a response.

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The Hedge Fund Journal Awards

23 Jan 2015  |  The Hedge Fund Journal

Essentia wins Best Performance Data Analytics Award at the 2015 Hedge Fund Journal Awards

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London Entrepreneurship Review

23 Jan 2015  |  London Entrepreneurship Review

How does behavioural science combined with data turn finance into a science? A revolution in financial descision-making is underway and Essentia Analytics is leading the way, writes Linda Unugboke.

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Business Insider

16 Jan 2015  |  Business Insider

Essentia Analytics named as one of Europe’s 15 most innovative FinTech startups.

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Waters Technolology

26 Nov 2014  | Waters Technology Magazine

Victor Anderson, editor of Waters magazine and WatersTechnology, interviews Clare Flynn Levy after Essentia wins the Buy-Side Data Analytics Award.

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Buy-Side Technology Awards

7 Nov 2014  | Waters Technology Magazine

Essentia’s behavioral software for professional investors wins Waters 2014 Technology Award for Best Buy-Side Data Analytics.

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Brummell Magazine

26 Sep 2014  | Brummel Magazine

Clare Flynn Levy’s pioneering work in helping fund managers make better decisions wins her recognition as one of the most inspiring female entrepreneurs working in the City.

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Financial News

23 Jun 2014  | Financial News

Clare Flynn Levy recognized as one of Europe’s most influential financial technology innovators.

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ThinkAdvisor

30 Apr 2014  | ThinkAdvisor

Savita Iyer-Ahrestani finds out how Essentia software is helping fund managers to measure and maximize their investment skill.

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The Tally

17 Apr 2014  | The Tally

After a difficult year for hedge funds, The Tally looks at Essentia, the fintech startup that’s helping them regain their performance mojo.

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CFA Institute

14 April 2014  | CFA Institute

Jason Voss explores how new technology is allowing portfolio managers to hone skill and apply the lessons of cognitive science to their everyday investment activity.

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efinancialcareers

10 April 2014  | eFinancial Careers

“The fund management industry is changing, and it’s only now that firms are waking up to the need to consistently coach their investment staff.”

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Bloomberg

15 Mar 2014  | Bloomberg Markets

A new crop of software companies has sprung up to provide “moneyball” stats that can help investors and their coaches uncover hidden strengths and weaknesses.

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