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August 2022: Finance in the metaverse.

Jaid

July 2022: Say hello to Jaid - and to faster, more efficient service teams!

Oxford Risk

June 2022: Guiding better investing outcomes with Oxford Risk.

May 2022: Cheers to 8 years!

Driving data licensing digitization with DataBP!

April 2022: Driving data licensing digitization with DataBP!

With DataBP automating its online licensing and subscription management process, the Deutsche Börse has given its market data customers the gift of simplicity and autonomy. Users have direct control of subscription fulfillment and management, and the exchange is better situated to help its clients maximize their data budgets.

Kudos to DataBP for creating the data management platform for the future, to the Deutsche Börse for leveraging it, and to USAM’s Clive Furness for helping all parties navigate the complexities all through the process.

At USAM, we love happy endings, so we work hard to close deals for clients like DataBP. Get in touch if you’d like to talk about how we can help accelerate sales for your fabulous fintech offering!

If you’re trading in electronic Fixed Income or Derivatives markets, let’s chat about how TransFICC’s single API can keep you plugged into hundreds of venues – without the expense and hassle of keeping everything up to date!

TransFICC Series A

April 2022: Even bigger things are in store for TransFICC!

Congratulations to USAM partner TransFICC on securing a $17 million extension to its Series A round. The new funding will help develop a new electronic trading system, increase venue connectivity and workflow automation, and expand its staffing footprint to support a rapidly growing customer base. As TransFICC’s sales provider in the Americas, we’re thrilled to offer even more value to the trading firms signing on to save time and money while improving execution.

If you’re trading in electronic Fixed Income or Derivatives markets, let’s chat about how TransFICC’s single API can keep you plugged into hundreds of venues – without the expense and hassle of keeping everything up to date!

DataBP and MarketAxess

March 2022: Seeing the vision. Making the match!

As MarketAxess blazes trails with its fixed income data, we think their decision to implement DataBP’s licensing and administration platform for better customer insight and efficient operational scaling was a brilliant choice. We’re also proud of the hand USAM founder Feargal O’Sullivan had in making it happen. Congrats to all!

Closing deals for innovative fintechs is what we do, and we’d love to talk to you about how we can help accelerate sales for your growth-stage. Give us a shout!

eLoomina and NICE Actimize

February 2022: eLoomina acquisition is lit!

We love it when good things happen to great companies, and eLoomina’s recent acquisition by NICE Actimize is a perfect opportunity to shout “Bravo!”

We’re proud of the work we did with eLoomina to raise its profile within our extensive network of influential fintech buyers and happy that NICE Actimize was able to see the added value of eLoomina’s insider fraud prevention framework to those customers and beyond.

Collaborating with the great team at eLoomina was a true pleasure, and we look forward to working with them in future ventures.

Congratulations, and best wishes for continued success!

February 2022: USAM team & community discuss innovations impacting fintech.

Our colleagues on LinkedIn recently told us which technology they think is poised to drive real change in the near term – and no surprise, USAM’s fintech sales and marketing experts also had some strong opinions on the subject.

Find out what USAM’s team thinks in this short video, and then see what our wider community thinks in this one!

New Hire Power

January 2022: New hire power hitters bring additional strategic depth.

USAM is pleased to announce two new additions to our global team.

CEO Feargal O’Sullivan said, “As our business continues to grow, we rely more heavily than ever on the qualities that George and Mike embody: a deep desire to be helpful, a strong ability to listen and understand our clients’ business and technical challenges, and a well-honed facility for strategic thinking that combine to create successful outcomes.”

Read about our two newest hires news in our press release, and then head over to our Team page.

Bitvore

January 2022: USAM keeps up growth pace, welcomes Bitvore.

Bitvore has joined our roster of best-in-class technology and information suppliers that rely on USAM to drive revenue in new markets, segments, and geographies.

With Bitvore, investment teams can concentrate on investment selection or monitoring ESG adherence rather than waste time re-processing incoming news feeds, filings, and other research sources.

Read more in our press release, then head straight to our Offerings page and see our entire lineup of innovative information and technology services.

USAM Week 2022

January 2022: How will you do '22?

USAM owes its success to our team, each of whom has deep roots in capital markets and technology plus extensive experience matching users with great solutions.

In this first week of January, we’re jumping into 2022 by internally leveraging this great pool of knowledge. Over two intensive days, we’ll share hard-earned wisdom and best practices with each other so that we may all better serve our customers throughout the coming year and beyond.

All of us at USAM plan to do ’22 proud!

Driving Growth

November 2021: Expanding team keeps USAM moving forward.

Our newest team members have hit the ground running.

They’re hard at work matching fintech consumers with the best solutions, refining our proprietary sales acceleration tools and workflows, and helping entrepreneurial founders coalesce their go-to-market messaging and strategy.

Read the news in our press release, and then head over to our Team page.

SGX DataBP

November 2021: Next-Gen Market Data Admin Portal.

Congratulations to Singapore Stock Exchange on the successful launch of SGX Data Direct, their next-gen online market data licensing and admin portal powered by USAM partner DataBP.

Brought online in record time, this project is a great example of what teamwork can achieve. Kudos to the SGX market data team led by Joyce Tan and Parasuraman Nurani, the DataBP project team led by Ari Smulker, and to USAM’s own Charmaine Athaide, who brought them together.

Read more news about this great win in DataBP’s press release, and if you’re a Waters Technology subscriber, check out the article here.

USAM IS ON FIRE

October 2021: USAM is coming in hot!

This has been quite a busy year so far for USAM. We’ve added exciting new services to our exceptional selection of fintech offerings, beefed up our staff to help buyers find the best solutions to their most pressing problems, and even built a brand-new website to showcase it all.

Read the news in our press release, or head straight over to our Offerings and Team pages to see our full lineup of innovative information and technology services and meet the folks who match them with the customers that benefit most from adopting them!

Bodo.ai

September 2021: Put some Spark in your Python!

Welcome to Bodo, the newest addition to our roster of inventive fintech vendors.

This unique solution lets firms prototype analytics in high-level code like Python and automatically get great performance at scale – without rewriting or spending extravagant sums on CPU cycles!

Bodo’s revolutionary JIT compiler lets your data scientists automatically scale and optimize their Python code for speed, and then it creates the binaries to distribute the processing load on as many cores as you provide. Oh, and if you’re using a Spark framework for scalability and speed, Bodo will optimize and accelerate there, as well.

Get in touch to learn more about how you can get your analytics scaled and into production faster and cheaper, saving time and money up front and over time.

Share Your Story with Feargal O'Sullivan

August 2021: Feargal O'Sullivan "Shares His Story" with EACCNY.

USAM Group’s very own CEO and Founder, Feargal O’Sullivan, was featured in the European American Chamber of Commerce New York’s “Share Your Story” profile series.

Read the news here to learn about Feargal’s upbringing in Dublin, Ireland, his inspirations in pursuing his career path, and what made him reside in New York City.

We wouldn’t be here without you, Feargal!

Intern Spotlight with Adam Morrow

August 2021: Intern Spotlight with Adam Morrow.

USAM was thrilled to welcome three hard-working interns to our team this summer.

Our Sales Intern, Adam Morrow, spent his time working with internal teams to develop exceptional strategies that help improve the quality of the sales funnel. By creating prospect lists of contacts and accounts based upon buyer personas for each client, Adam gained a strong knowledge of USAM’s client offerings and ideal customer profiles.

The USAM team will miss you, Adam! We are eager to see the outstanding achievements you accomplish next.

Welcome eLoomina

July 2021: Your crystal ball for predicting employee fraud.

Join us in extending a warm welcome to eLoomina, the newest of our amazing technology offerings!

Employee fraud and other damaging behaviors are usually discovered after the fact, but in 85% of the cases investigated, there were clear warning signs of trouble brewing.

eLoomina’s breakthrough behavioral science and AI let you look across a range of indicators to spot developing conduct risk – and proactively address risks before monetary or reputational damage is done.

Call us to learn more news about how eLoomina’s predictive analytics can help you stop trouble – before it starts!

Intern Spotlight with Samantha Taskale

July 2021: Intern Spotlight with Samantha Taskale

USAM was thrilled to welcome three hard-working interns to our team this summer.

We want to highlight our Software Development Intern Samantha Taskale, whose accomplishments fulfilled in this short period have been positively exceptional. During her time, Samantha customized a new Linux server to support USAM’s CRM solution in a secure environment and automated USAM’s client on-boarding process to increase efficiency.

Samantha, we greatly appreciate your contributions to the USAM team, and hope you continue to utilize the knowledge and skills you have gained!

Welcome Urvin

June 2021: Maximum value, minimum risk from your AI.

Welcome to Urvin.ai, the newest member of USAM’s family of innovative fintech providers!

AI and ML solutions can create real business value, but only when they accurately address the right business challenges – and don’t unintentionally introduce financial, legal, or cyber risks.

Urvin helps you do just that. Their services validate the best approach to your most pressing problems, help tame your unruly data, and evaluate the potential exposures, from model risk to cybersecurity weaknesses.

Let’s talk about how Urvin can help your business reap the rewards of your AI investment. Get in touch today!

Intern Spotlight with Selamawit Dessie

June 2021: Intern Spotlight with Selamawit Dessie.

USAM was thrilled to welcome three hard-working interns to our team this summer, where each member gained valuable insight into the financial technology industry in differing ways.

We have the pleasure of highlighting our Marketing Intern Selamawit K. Dessie, whose strong work ethic and contributions to our team have been truly impressive. Selamawit not only developed a marketing campaign to increase brand awareness, but she also generated impactful messaging presentations for our C-suite to reach revenue targets.

It was a pleasure having you on the USAM team, Selamawit! We wish you continued success in all your future endeavors.

Welcome MAP Digital

April 2021: Delightful events for attendees on Zoom and in the room!

USAM is pleased to welcome MAP Digital’s turnkey event management service into our growing family of first-rate vendor offerings!

Even as we return to in-person events, travel restrictions will require remote participation options to keep attendance levels high. And hosts will need to deliver equally engaging experiences for on-site and virtual attendees – something that’s far easier said than done.

Thankfully, MAP Digital is a service for these times.  They’ve been orchestrating high-quality hybrid events for more than 20 years, and their production values ensure that even your most complex multi-channel conferences come off without a hitch. What’s more, behavior insight and analytics give your event planners and business sponsors data and tools to maximize engagement before, during, and after the big day.

Get in touch to discover why the world’s largest banks rely on MAP Digital to flawlessly execute their mission-critical hybrid events!

Welcome TransFICC

February 2021: I’ll do (electronic trading) my way!

Welcome to our newest fintech offering: TransFICC is in the house!

Trade execution platforms aren’t always the best way to connect to your electronic trading venues, but maintaining connections to all your favorite markets from all your in-house systems can be a nightmare.

TransFICC makes it easy: you write to their API, and they take it from there, handling the format and maintenance to keep you humming along.

If you’ve got complex trading needs that demand seamless connectivity across lots of markets, give us a call, and we’ll help you gain control and simplify at the same time.

STA - Chicago

January 2021: Curious how COVID-19 has affected US Treasury Repos?

If so, then you’ll want to listen in as market expert Brian Ruane of BNY Mellon shares his thoughts with USAM’s Feargal O’Sullivan during the STA – Chicago’s 95th Annual Mid-Winter meeting on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021.

See the full agenda here, and let us know if you’d like a complimentary registration code. Either way, be sure to tune in on January 13th at 11:00 AM Central!

Welcome Intix

November 2020: Where's my payment? Ask Intix!

Intix monitors and indexes in-flight payments at the message level, giving you status in near real-time, so you’ll always know exactly where each one is, no matter how complex your environment. With Intix, you now have a way to find the friction in your payment flows and address issues before they become a customer service problem – or worse.

We’re delighted to have Intix as the newest solution in our best-in-class fintech portfolio, and we’d love to speak with you about how it can help prioritize operational improvements, save money, and deliver a better customer experience.

2020 Best Market Data Connectivity is Quincy Data

September 2020: European hedge funds choose Quincy!

Continuing their winning streak, Quincy Data was chosen for “Best Market Data Connectivity” in the HFM European Technology Awards, which recognize excellence in hedge fund technology, specifically those providers who exemplify quality with “exceptional client service, innovation, and strong and sustainable business growth.” 

 

That sure sounds like Quincy to us! Congrats to the team on a(nother) great win!
New York City

July 2020: Make sales, not memories in New York.

Even under ideal circumstances, bringing innovative fintech solutions to New York (or any major financial center) can pose significant challenges, from culture to cost and everything in between. 

In a recent Irish Sunday Independent article, Feargal offers sage advice to founders on this topic:  Stay home and focus on your roadmap while USAM’s professionals handle the sales and marketing.  Our presence in all major geographies and our ‘fractional team’ model means fintechs can penetrate new markets without disruption of relocation or the expense of a direct hire.  Contact us today if you’d like to learn more! 

2020 Best Low Latency Data Feed is Quincy Data

June 2020: When you're the best...

The awards keep coming!  Congratulations to USAM partner Quincy Data for taking home the TradingTech Insight USA award for “Best Low Latency Data Feed” in the “Direct” category.  We’ve always known they’re the best, and it’s great to see that A-Team readers agree!

See the full list of deserving winners here.

Talking sales to The Vertical

May 2020: Talking sales to The Vertical.

USAM’s Fergal O’Sullivan spoke about B2B sales in the US with Victoria Zavyalova of The Vertical, a publication dedicated to helping immigrants thrive as entrepreneurs in America. 

With his own roots overseas, Feargal had to learn about US business culture, and perhaps because he didn’t necessarily approach it from the same angle as a native, he questioned the status quo and forged another path.
 
Read about Feargal’s journey to USAM, where we guide fintech companies to commercial success – and don’t miss his hard-won tips about selling in the US. 
EACCNY: Coming together in crisis

May 2020: Coming together in crisis.

Of the many lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there is perhaps one truth that stands out: the fabric of our economy and society is made strong at the grassroots level.
That’s one of the points our own Feargal O’Sullivan makes as he talks about the challenges of, surprising responses to and potentially lasting changes brought about by the crisis. 
 
You’ll find the full news interview here, on EACC NY’s YouTube channel.
Catena Technologies moves up to the majors!

April 2020: Catena moves up to the majors!

With our focus on helping fintech companies achieve sales momentum and real growth, it’s particularly satisfying when our clients score big. We’ve enjoyed helping USAM alums such as Axon FS, Better Credit Data and Incapture successfully position to become part of bigger things, and it’s wonderful to see the trend continue with Catena Technologies’ recent acquisition by IHS Markit.

We’re sure Catena’s regulatory reporting solution for OTC derivatives is a brilliant addition to the IHS Markit portfolio of quality post-trade services, and offer our congratulations and best wishes to all for continued success!

2020 Best Overall Market Data Provider is Quincy Data.

March 2020: Credit where credit is due!

Congratulations to Quincy Data on being named 2020 Best Overall Market Data Provider in the European TradingTech Insight Awards. Read more news here.

Highlights from the STAC Mid-Winter Event

January 2020: Highlights from the STAC Mid-Winter Event.

The Security Traders Association of Chicago 94th Mid-Winter event was a great success, with over 400 attendees representing nearly 150 member firms, exchanges and vendors gathering for two days of catching up with colleagues, sharing successes and exploring new ideas.

As expected, Feargal’s panel on how to make complex data accessible for effective business decision-making was very well received. Delegates appreciated the experts for delivering business advice along with practical suggestions.

And as you can see from Feargal’s expression in this event photo, at least one very interesting idea was discussed!