FinDEVr NY 2016 / Xignite

Presenter Profile

Named one of the 10 coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies from disruptive fintech firms, such as Betterment, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, StockTwits, Wealthfront and Yodlee, to leading financial institutions, exchanges and market data vendors.


Empowering Users with Real-Time Market Data and Event Notifications

Impatient millennials expect instant updates. This means that next gen fintech apps must provide more real-time capabilities to keep them engaged and doing this today requires a lot of code and processing power. In this session, Xignite will demonstrate CloudStreaming and CloudAlerts, two new APIs that let fintech developers stream real-time market data to digital financial applications and add notification alerts for real-time market events and conditions, such as price movements or volume breakouts.

What You’ll Learn

  • How you can add real-time streaming global quotes for stock, indices, and options, precious metals prices and foreign currency exchange rates into any robo-advisor, trading, or wealth management app or platform in minutes.
  • How you can use CloudAlerts to trigger alerts, such as price movements, volume triggers, historical level breakouts, etc. and notify users by SMS, email or popping an alert on their screen.


Anand Viswanathan, Software Engineer  |  @anand_xignite  |  |  650.458.4867

Anand spearheads developer efforts at Xignite and is the creator of Xignite Labs. Prior to Xignite, he held developer positions at Viagogo, Media Interface and Network Design Lab, The Ladders and Michigan State University, where he also taught advanced programming. He is fluent in Hindi and Tamil.

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