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Netlify to Unite the Modern Web Ecosystem at Jamstack Conf 2022

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Netlify, the platform for modern web development, today announced a lineup of speakers for Jamstack Conf 2022, the annual event for engineers, technology leaders, and digital agencies who are embracing the next evolution of modern web development. In its fifth year, the conference will take place on November 7-8, 2022 virtually and in person at SVN West in San Francisco.

Key Points: 
  • Jamstack Conf will bring together the entire global ecosystem from JavaScript framework communities and site generators, to the emerging serverless database ecosystem, to headless e-commerce and CMS providers, and more to reimagine how we design, build and scale modern web experiences to keep up with changing consumer demands.
  • "It's been incredible to see this inspiring and dynamic community spring up around the Jamstack," said Matt Biilmann, co-founder and CEO of Netlify.
  • "We coined the term 'Jamstack' in 2015 to create a common vocabulary around the movement to decouple the web UI.
  • I'm incredibly excited to gather all the members of the modern web ecosystem in person again."

Simplify Names John Downing Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Simplify Asset Management (Simplify) , an innovative provider of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), is today announcing that asset management industry veteran John Downing has joined its team as Managing Director & Portfolio Manager.

Key Points: 
  • Simplify Asset Management (Simplify) , an innovative provider of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), is today announcing that asset management industry veteran John Downing has joined its team as Managing Director & Portfolio Manager.
  • Downing joins Simplify with more than two decades of industry experience, most recently as the Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer with RDC Capital Partners LP, where he was responsible for a number of investment management functions, including actively managing a diversified portfolio of options and equity, commodity, and fixed income instruments.
  • Downing spent close to a decade as a Portfolio Manager with Convexity Capital Management LP, which spun out of Harvard Management Company and eventually grew to more than $15 billion in assets.
  • Downing oversaw the risk functions across a variety of countries and asset classes and led the development of a suite of sophisticated analytics.

Cboe Announces Global RMC Keynote Speakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Cboe's premier educational forum to take place October 17 21 in Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Cboe's premier educational forum to take place October 17 21 in Reykjavik, Iceland
    CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of global market infrastructure and tradable products, announced Academy Award-winning filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi will deliver the keynote address at Cboe's upcoming Global RMC 2022.
  • Leading practitioners in the derivatives and digital asset markets will share their latest insights, research and real-market applications at the first-ever Global RMC.
  • Keynote speakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi will discuss the risks they've taken to capture some of the most compelling adventure stories ever told.
  • Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

Cboe Announces Global RMC Keynote Speakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Cboe's premier educational forum to take place October 17 21 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Key Points: 
  • Cboe's premier educational forum to take place October 17 21 in Reykjavik, Iceland
    CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of global market infrastructure and tradable products, announced Academy Award-winning filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi will deliver the keynote address at Cboe's upcoming Global RMC 2022.
  • Leading practitioners in the derivatives and digital asset markets will share their latest insights, research and real-market applications at the first-ever Global RMC.
  • Keynote speakers Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi will discuss the risks they've taken to capture some of the most compelling adventure stories ever told.
  • Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

Spool launches its Smart Vault tool to radically simplify risk-managed yield portfolio creation

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Spool, the DAO creating a platform to build seamless DeFi products for investors of all backgrounds, launches its Smart Vault creation tool.

Key Points: 
  • Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Spool, the DAO creating a platform to build seamless DeFi products for investors of all backgrounds, launches its Smart Vault creation tool.
  • Through a 5-step Smart Vault, or "Spool," creation process, users can tailor all aspects of their portfolio, including assets, risk models, strategies, and allocations, to their goals.
  • The Spool Smart Vault creation pathway grants user agency over every key parameter of their DeFi portfolio, including:
    Users can select from 3 stablecoins including USDC, DAI, and USDT to start building the portfolio.
  • Spool creators can then name their Spool and connect their crypto wallet, activating the Smart Vault.

Netlify Announces First Investments for the Jamstack Innovation Fund

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Netlify, the platform for modern web development, today announced the first cohort of the Jamstack Innovation Fund, created by Netlify to support the early-stage companies that are driving forward the modern web by arming developer teams with Jamstack-based tooling and practices.

Key Points: 
  • Jamstack is an architectural approach that decouples the web experience from data and business logic, improving flexibility, scalability, performance and maintainability.
  • Each of the startups Netlify has invested in offers a unique technology that adds to the best development experience for the web.
  • The Jamstack Innovation Fund has a goal of investing $10 million in the global, diverse Jamstack ecosystem.
  • Netlify is accepting rolling submissions to the next batch of the Jamstack Innovation Fund .

Amberdata Announces Broad DeFi Support Across EVM-Based Blockchains

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

MIAMI, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amberdata, the leading provider of digital asset data, today announced broad DeFi support across EVM-based blockchains. Amberdata has taken a unique approach, providing real-time and historical block by block events at the wallet, asset, and protocol level so that institutional investors easily access the DeFi data they need to support trading, research, risk management, compliance, and accounting functions.

Key Points: 
  • Amberdata platform provides the most comprehensive event data at the wallet, asset, and protocol level for a broad range of DeFi protocols
    MIAMI, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amberdata , the leading provider of digital asset data, today announced broad DeFi support across EVM-based blockchains.
  • Amberdata has taken a unique approach, providing real-time and historical block by block events at the wallet, asset, and protocol level so that institutional investors easily access the DeFi data they need to support trading, research, risk management, compliance, and accounting functions.
  • "The DeFi ecosystem is incredibly complex and developing and managing investment strategies requires deep and granular data," saidShawn Douglass, CEO, Amberdata.
  • Amberdata serves as a critical piece of infrastructure for financial institutions entering the asset class and participating in digital asset markets.

Fifth Annual AI Breakthrough Awards Program Honors "Breakthrough" Artificial Intelligence Technologies Around the World

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AI Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market, today announced the results of its fifth annual AI Breakthrough Awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in artificial intelligence related technology solutions across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AI Breakthrough , a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market, today announced the results of its fifth annual AI Breakthrough Awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in artificial intelligence related technology solutions across the globe.
  • The AI Breakthrough Awards program is the premier awards and recognition platform founded to recognize artificial intelligence related technology innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the world.
  • We are thrilled to recognize the breakthrough AI innovators driving these benefits in our fifth annual AI Breakthrough Awards program.
  • The AI Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of AI companies and products in categories including AI Platforms, Robotics, Business Intelligence, AI Hardware, NLP, Vision, Biometrics and more.

CortexDAO Listed on MEXC Global

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

George Town, Cayman Islands | June 14, 2022 08:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time Learn more about MEXC Global .

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  • George Town, Cayman Islands | June 14, 2022 08:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time Learn more about MEXC Global .
  • CortexDAO, a DeFi index platform, announced today it has listed its CXD token on the MEXC Exchange.
  • - Will Shahda, CortexDAO Founder and Core Contributor
    The MEXC listing is CortexDAOs first centralized exchange listing.
  • MEXC Exchange, established in 2018, is one of the top 10 global exchanges listed on CoinMarketCap, a global cryptocurrency market site, and is used by more than 6 million users in 200 countries.

Quantitative Investment Management Firm Versor Releases New White Paper on Convexity in Trend Following Strategies

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

NEW YORK, May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Versor Investments, a quantitative investment management firm focused on alternative investment strategies, announced today the release of a newly published white paper titled "Has Trend Gone Flat?

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Versor Investments, a quantitative investment management firm focused on alternative investment strategies, announced today the release of a newly published white paper titled "Has Trend Gone Flat?
  • Investors looking for positive convexity and positive returns during volatile times were previously attracted to "trend-following" or CTA hedge funds.
  • CTA strategies striving for positive convexity must allocate material risk to shorter-term trend signals and non-trend signals.
  • Versor Investments is a quantitative investment boutique focused on delivering uncorrelated alternative strategies to institutional investors.