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End of October, we had the chance to attend the FinTechTalents 2018 in London and to present YUKKA Lab there. Oliver presented YUKKA at the stage as one of the FinTech stories.  Oliver also spoke with the FinTechTalents team about our work, the challenges of working in a startup and the startup spirit. Watch it yourself!   Oliver Berchtold, CPO & Co-Founder YUKKA Lab AG, at the FinTechTalents 2018 from YUKKA Lab on Vimeo....

The Kickstart Accelerator was a great chance for us to meet many inspiring people, from start-ups and from corporates, from Switzerland and from all over the world. We spoke with Sophie Küsterling, Startupticker.ch, about our reasons to join the Kickstart Accelerator and why it is so important to have programs like this to network in Switzerland. Labster and Yukka Lab break the mold. Article by startupticker.ch Photo credit: Kickstart Accelerator Closing Ceremony...

Prices, events and presentations: This could be the title of the last four weeks at YUKKA Lab. We have been on the road almost without interruption for the last few weeks and the time was filled with numerous events and good contacts, including the Kickstart Accelerator in Zurich, FinTechTalents in London and the Investor Summit in Liechtenstein. [gallery ids="2802,2804,2808,2810,2812,2818"]   More events, more prizes, more photos you could have read about in our newsletter. Did you miss it? Do you want to read our newsletter regularly? Here you can subscribe to our company newsletter....

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...

Last week I spoke at the Bethmann Forum about "Everything digital. Where's humanity?". When Oliver Becker, who organizes this event series for Bethmann Bank, came to me, my first reflex was: "Yes, how then? Where is the contrast, the “but”. For me, digital has always been an extension, an improvement of people. Earlier in my career, I used to build satellites. These small devices can take such sharp picture of me on the ground without having a no pilot up there. By using sensors, it is possible to know at any...

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 ...