Author: Presse_YUKKA

Have you ever heard of knowledge engineering? Automotive engineers test and optimize prototypes of automobiles, civil engineers develop technical solutions for construction projects and knowledge engineers construct knowledge bases, which enable machines algorithm to think. Let's have a closer look on knowledge engineer's key task. So instead of starting your day in a factory, slipping into a blue overall, knowledge engineers put themselves into their personal construction site, called the office. As in many engineering fields, a great solution is derived from a challenging problem. More specific in our case: customers data...

Another exciting week for YUKKA Lab and our team! A photoshoot in Berlin with many funny situations, the Yukka palm, newspapers, magnifying glasses and a brain. And many more kilometers south of Berlin, in the beautiful location of Kraftwerk Zurich, Andreas and Oliver were called on that stage as one of 30 startups that is selected to join the #Kickstarters18. However, watch it yourselves: Guess who is announced first in the FinTech/Crypto category?! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBjSRCtARyo[/embed] It´s a 360° video so you might have to turn the camera a bit to see the stage....

What happens when a madman decides to build walls and starts a trade war. Well, you better are on the safe side then. But is there any? And which side is it? Looking in the YUKKA News & Trend Lab We cannot deny the effects of trade wars on all economies. Also, or maybe especially the US shows heavy loss in sentiment. All calculations are made in regards to sentiment changes within the last 4 weeks (Friday, June 8th - Thursday, July 5th) - China: Delta change: 1.59% Maximum Drawdown: 5.14% - USA: Delta...

Mistakes, misunderstandings and missteps. Most of us will do anything to avoid them. In many cases humans find it uncomfortable, not to say humiliating, to even admit to own fallibility. Nevertheless, mistakes are inevitable, not only to humans but also to algorithms. In the fast-paced world we now live in, a big source of such mistakes could be to easily incline toward optimizing what does not really matter! Given that in the financial domain the weight of influential parameters in the market can vary across time in our world of continuous...

Our TechCode co-working space is colorful and international. Typical Berlin, huh? Well, who walks by our rooms may be pleased to hear a lot of English words and? Chinese! To kick off the Fintech Summit AsiaBerlin, TechCode hosted the "Connecting DLT Communities; the Chinese blockchain delegation visits Berlin"-meetup. We spoke with Christian Trumm, FinTech Advisor, Board Member & Conference Host of the - Fintech Summit AsiaBerlin @ Asia-Pacific Week Berlin. Why having a Fintech Asia Summit in Berlin? “Berlin is an exciting, creative and cosmopolitan FinTech location. This is where consumer...

We launch our News & Trend Lab. It is a web-based application that offers an organized and efficient real-time overview of topics and trends in the financial news. Our product YUKKA News & Trend Lab offers a visualization of sentiments in an intuitive cockpit-style interface, for efficient information processing and easy interpreting of complex contexts and relations between markets, companies and its stakeholders. Multiple search and filter options facilitate access to all relevant topics, news and sentiment trend changes in one screen from the ever-increasing mass of financial and business news. The YUKKA Trend...

How many newspapers can you read? I mean at once, simultaneously? YUKKA reads 3 news stories at once. Per second. Per processor that our machine is running. Ok, this comparison might not look fair. But we love that fun fact about our YUKKA News & Trend Lab. Just to give a little insight into the wide range of newspapers that are aggregated and analyzed in theYUKKA News & Trend Lab: New York Times (US), The Washington Post (US), The Guardian (UK), New Zealand Herald (NZ),  Toronto Star (Canada) and many many more. Plus Top Newswires, plus Journals/Business...

To speak at the Finovate is always special. Not only this conference attracts an amazing high-impact audience of financial and banking executives, it is also straightforward about product demos and pitches, while at most other conferences the product pitch always has to be shamefully hidden behind theses on the latest developments and future scenarios. At FinovateAsia in Hong Kong, we already convinced the audience with the beta of our YUKKA News & Trend Labs and brought the Best of Show award home. Beginning of March, Oliver Berchtold and Andreas Pusch...

Everyone who trades shares knows how negative scandals can be for share prices. Just to mention three examples from the past: 1. Boing´s 787 Dreamliner disaster 2. VW´s emissions scandal „Dieselgate“ 3. Steinhoff accounting scandal In the course of these events, the shares of these companies fell significantly. A costly affair if one was not warned in time. Aggregated sentiment indicators function as a valid early warning system and to estimate the impact of scandals. With these sentiments and on the basis of their development, one can easily recognize when a scandal escalates and when it...

Once upon a time, there was a researcher, an NLP one. Day by day our hero was writing programs, collecting data, processing it, delivering various analysis and extracting information. What? Doesn't sound like a real story full of magic, dragons, and princesses? Then let me pose a few questions: How often do you ask princess Siri to show you the way to the nearest coffee shop? Have you ever used the knight of translate button on Facebook? Do you use autocorrect feature to fight the error dragons on your mobile? Add countless applications related to machine...