Below is our recent interview with David Bass, Chief Communications Officer at Enterprai:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: We are a capital markets fintech pioneering AI-powered predictive data analytics for FX and fixed income markets. Our offering has been designed for global macro portfolio managers, analysts, and execution traders. Our products enable subscribers to scan, analyse and stay alert to market opportunities 24/7 through user-customised signals, enabling subscribers to better understand causal relationships between global markets.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: We launched a set of products offering global macro portfolio managers, traders, and analysts a new way to stay on top of financial markets. Among other features, our product now offers users the ability to gain an unprecedented view into FX and Rates market behaviour, based on live transactional data, identify days from the past that show similar trading patterns to today’s market movements and answer the question “what is driving asset prices today?”
We announced the close of a successful funding round backed by 15 global angel investors including, Silicon Valley-based chip designer at Intel, Bharat Bharkhada and Arya Setiadharma, one of Indonesia’s most prominent angel investors.
We’re now embarking our next funding round following strong demand for our – seeking to raise a further $10M of growth capital to invest in tech and talent to fuel client expansion.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: Many global macro players are currently missing out on hidden opportunities in traditionally opaque FX and fixed income data sets. While the current market size for third party data providers is worth $50BN, Preqin estimates that as of August 2020 59% of fund managers are not using big data as part of their daily workflow. Working alongside our global community of senior portfolio managers and traders Enterprai is changing this and leading the way in the adoption of big data by the industry.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: We currently have analytics for central bank communications, cryptocurrencies, and cross asset analytics in either the research or development phase and will be launching these as part of our product offering over the coming months. These will be designed to be integrated within our existing platform and complement our existing offering.
Innovation is at the forefront of what we are doing. Through our ongoing work with market experts and academics we will continue to create new products for the market, where there is demand, and ensure these are fit for the end user.
As we raise further growth capital we will be investing in additional tech and talent, to fuel client expansion.
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: Team and talent make us who we are today and has enabled us to build out our technology offering. Our core team and external advisors include software engineers, quants, scientific advisors, and portfolio managers who have worked for some of the world’s largest financial and AI firms – including, PolyAI, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, Principal Global Investors, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Nomura. Many of our team hold Ph.Ds. and Masters degrees from Cambridge University, Oxford University, Imperial College, LSE, UCL, Columbia and MIT. Finally, Enterprai was launched at the start of the global pandemic, and has been built entirely remotely, with a team spread across London, Oxford, New York, Paris India and Poland.