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For us at YUKKA Lab, working with the leading players in the industry is key to delivering the best results to our customers. One of them is Avaloq and avaloq.one, the ecosystem that connects fintechs to banks. We spoke with Bodo Grauer, Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation, who also presented avaloq.one at FinovateAsia, Hong Kong, October 2018, and won the "Best of Show" award. See the video below the interview. Please introduce yourself and what you are doing at Avaloq. My name is Bodo and I’m the head of Digital Strategy...

At YUKKA Lab we are often asked how the YUKKA analysis of documents compares to a human analyst reading the same documents. In this blog article, we address this question by comparing human and machine performance in text reading and understanding. How do humans read? When reading, human eyes fixate at certain positions in the text moving swiftly further. Knowledge of the language allows performing structural analysis of the text almost simultaneously, leading to a representation of the meaning. World and domain knowledge provide the necessary context both for producing the correct...

What can happen when you combine sentiments with quant models? A cooperation with AAACCell, a spin-off start-up of the University of Zurich and alumni of the Kickstart Accelerator 2017, enables us to optimally combine YUKKA Lab's sentiments with state-of-the-art quant models that are used directly by banks. The cooperation shows clear added value in terms of KPI´s (Sharpe ratio, vola, performance). We talked with Maximilian Adelmann, Senior Quant Engineer at AAAccell, about what AAAccell is doing and about our cooperation. Max, please introduce yourself. Who are you and what do you do at...

A situational sentiment overview and outlook of Brexit and its implications on British airlines based on news sentiments in the YUKKA Lab News Lab News around the all so famous Brexit term have been picking up the pace again, as advisory papers for British companies and inhabitants have been released, discussing how to best prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This paper release has been one of the few occasions in the last weeks where proper consequences have been discussed and revealed, opposed to the usual, more general point of saying “Brexit...

In times of great uncertainty and volatility, we all want to know where and when to invest. And when not. The mood often turns before the prices. Our Augmented Language Intelligence measures whether investors have confidence in the stock markets, whether their gut feeling is "POSITIVE", or whether they prefer to take cover and reduce their investment ratios. What does our short-term model currently show? On 21 September, the Daily Model recommended a substantial reduction in the investment ratio! Since then unchanged in hedging mode. see chart above, left scale: Investment...

Our CPO & Co-Founder Oliver Berchtold had the wonderful chance to speak with Angelyne Larcher, founder of the Swiss Entrepreneurs Magazine, about YUKKA Lab, what we are doing, what he thinks is needed to be a successful entrepreneur and why YUKKA Lab joined the Kickstart Accelerator. Enjoy reading the full interview here: https://www.yukkalab.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Swiss_Entrepreneur_Magazine_YUKKA_Kickstarter.pdf...

Events, events, events! Last week Andreas Pusch spoke at Bethmann Forum in Frankfurt. We were in Zurich for the Kickstart Accelerator for more concrete discussions with the Corporate Partners. We joined the Power Dinner of Digital Switzerland, the Startup Invest Days and the HSG, the University of St. Gallen, for a guest lecture. In the next few weeks, we will be joining the SIPUG-Days in Zurich, the FinTechTalents Conference in London and the Investor Summit in Liechtenstein. Big news on our recent technology advances: We now process meta-data in full context and with all relevant relations. And the new cooperation with AAACCell, a spin-off start-up...

Forgetting makes us smarter? It helps in avoiding information overload. In our information-based culture, we all suffer from it. But what if you need to remember to make smarter decisions? Global Banking & Finance Review looked at the Tesla case to prove how helpful a tool can be that helps you remember the things you already forgot. Read it online: Forgetting and Investing: Unlikely Allies ...

An analysis and forecast based on current sentiments in the YUKKA Lab News Lab. CEO Jack Ma has resigned, trade war fears between China and America are regaining attention and competitor Amazon has reached a $1 Trillion valuation. Being called a more promising company than Amazon, Alibaba has to regain its foothold with many changes going on within the company itself and its market environment. In this analysis and forecast, we are going to take a closer look at how the general market sentiment of Alibaba is doing and what the overall...