Barchart Joins FinTech Sandbox as a Market Data Provider
CHICAGO, IL – July 20, 2015 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced a partnership with FinTech Sandbox. Barchart joins FinTech Sandbox as an official market data partner offering a variety of robust data feeds, software and APIs to FinTech startups looking for reliable market data and tools. FinTech Sandbox is a nonprofit that supports FinTech startups by providing tools and resources including free access to a robust set of data feeds and APIs, cloud hosting, and opportunities to collaborate within a vibrant FinTech community.
“Many of our residents are particularly excited about working with Barchart to access its diverse market and financial data," noted Jean Donnelly, executive director of FinTech Sandbox. "FinTech Sandbox looks forward to providing Barchart with insightful feedback from our residents on their data sets and APIs, as well as encouraging business relationships with our FinTech startups that extend well past their residency in the Sandbox," added Donnelly.
Through FinTech Sandbox, Barchart will offer a variety of market data services:
- Raw and normalized real-time data feeds for stocks, indices, futures and forex
- Barchart OnDemand market data APIs
- End-of-day data feeds
- Historical market data, including tick, minute and daily data
- Data for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)
- News and fundamental financial data
“Collaborating with FinTech Sandbox is an exciting step in helping start-ups acquire the data they need to develop their products and services," says Mark Haraburda, Managing Director at Barchart. “Whether a FinTech startup is looking to develop banking, wealth management, market analysis or trading tools, Barchart along with FinTech Sandbox will be able to really help them get started," added Haraburda.
About Barchart Market Data
Barchart converts market data, financial data and news into technology solutions for the financial, media and commodity industries. Barchart's products include data feeds, trading software, mobile apps, and financial content and tools. For more information, please visit www.barchartmarketdata.com.
About FinTech Sandbox
FinTech Sandbox is a Boston-based nonprofit founded to promote financial technology innovation globally by providing free-access to critical data and resources to FinTech entrepreneurs and startups. Sponsors include Fidelity Investments, Devonshire Investors, Thomson Reuters, Silicon Valley Bank, Amazon Web Services, Intel, SIX Financial Information, Goodwin Procter, .406 Ventures and Barchart. For more information, please visit www.fintechsandbox.org.