Opening the AI Black Box: Sentifi wins Finance-IT Innovation Award

June 5, 2019

(Zurich / St.Gallen) At this year’s Business Engineering Forum, Sentifi Intelligence won the Finance IT-Innovation Award in the category “Innovative Technologies”. The price is awarded by the Business Engineering Institute St. Gallen together with a jury of scientists from the Universities of St. Gallen and Leipzig as well as industry practitioners.

“Sentifi Intelligence convinced the jury of the Finance-IT Innovation Award 2019 because it delivers an AI-based, logically thought-through approach to analyzing the views of the market based on various data sources. Sentifi addresses the AI black box with the help of Influencer Scores and decision-relevant events which makes decision taking logical”, says Christian Dietzmann, Research Associate at the Business Engineering Institute St.Gallen and Jury Member. The jury, which examined more than 50 entries for the 2 categories, consisted of representatives from the Universities of St.Gallen and Leipzig and industry practitioners. The three best applications in both categories, “ecosystems” and “innovative technology”, were presented to the Business Engineering Forum audience.

In addition to the Finance IT-Innovation Award, Sentifi Intelligence also won the audience prize, which was awarded to the solution the audience perceived to be the most innovative. For Lucas Bruggeman, Managing Director at Sentifi, presenting at the Business Engineering Forum, this award confirms the added value Sentifi Intelligence provides for clients: “It’s rewarding to receive so much positive feedback. This tells us that there is a real market need for alternative data tools to help sense of it.”

Sentifi’s Managing Director, Lucas Bruggeman receives the Finance – IT Innovation Award

About Sentifi Intelligence Analytics:

Sentifi’s Intelligence analytics provide micro-level insights on 46,000 companies across the world. Users can monitor how much a stock is being discussed in news, blogs and tweets and if these conversations are negative or positive. Moreover, they can compare companies within industries or sectors and detect the most discussed events that can impact a company’s stock price.

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