Tag: fintech

  • OpenFIGI: Currencies and Spot FX Pairs

    Anyone who knows me knows that I have an unhealthy interest in open symbologies.  Until we have a common reference for identifying things, it is difficult to build higher-order open connectivity (such as reusable APIs). In the financial instrument space, the best symbology I am aware of is OpenFIGI.  Whilst it is maintained by Bloomberg, it […]

  • Product/Market fit at large Financial Institutions

    I had an interesting realisation today regarding prioritisation at a startup vs a large Financial Institution. As any startup mentor will advise, the key point to early growth is product/market fit. Without that, one is essentially producing a product that isn’t quite right for the market in which it is aimed… In a startup, this […]