Yewno and FactSet Come Together to Provide Intelligent Emerging Technologies Data Feed

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--()--Yewno, Inc., a leading provider of AI-driven knowledge discovery solutions, today announces an alliance with premier financial technology platform FactSet to provide third-party, intelligent data feeds over the Open:FactSet Marketplace, an online platform offering fully vetted and integrated financial and alternative datasets. As one of the inaugural Open:FactSet providers, Yewno provides cutting edge information to end-users looking to integrate data into proprietary models, algorithms, and systems.

The initial package of intelligent data feeds offered by Yewno within the Open:FactSet Marketplace is the Yewno Emerging Technologies data feed. Yewno identifies transformative technologies that are likely to disrupt the real economy and entities that are positioned to benefit from the adoption of such technologies. The Yewno Emerging Technology data feed provides factor scores across 35 unique emerging technologies. These include computing and artificial intelligence related technologies, new industrial technologies such as 3D printing and satellites, and environmental and energy related technologies like solar power and electric vehicles.

Yewno created the Emerging Technology data feed by identifying key concepts related to each technology, then leveraging advanced techniques typically applied within the fields of complex systems, computational linguistics, and artificial intelligence to scan millions of patents filed globally. Factors are then assigned to determine each entity’s level of involvement in emerging technologies. The result is global coverage of over 3,000 listed emerging technology companies.

“FactSet’s impeccable global reputation for providing quality financial data is the reason Yewno utilizes FactSet as one of our primary data suppliers. Using FactSet’s data, we employ our proprietary knowledge graph to derive intelligent data feeds, index strategies, APIs, and front-end solutions. We are pleased to work with them further on Open:FactSet,” said Yewno CEO Ruggero Gramatica.

“We created Open:FactSet to provide our users with optimal core and alternative data sets, and offer an edge as the innovation of data accelerates. We carefully select our providers based on data quality and integrity, and vet each dataset rigorously. As one of our first data providers, Yewno delivers a top-quality data offering that identifies emerging technologies,” added Richard Newman, SVP and Global Head of Content and Technology Solutions at FactSet.

About Yewno

Founded in 2015, Yewno is helping the world to uncover the undiscovered through its new inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge discovery. Yewno inference engine incorporates machine learning, cognitive science, neural networks, and computational linguistics into an intelligent framework to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across vast volumes sources. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across the finance sector, top research universities, publishers and content aggregators worldwide. Yewno was recently named Outsell’s 2017 Emerging Company of the Year, and was chosen from among 250 major disruptors in the global information industry.

For more information, visit www.yewno.com

About FactSet

FactSet (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 88,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. FactSet is proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com

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Yewno, Inc.
Jill Mathers, 516-880-5502
Marketing & Communications Director
jill@yewno.com

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