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FOW Asia Honors Smartkarma with Best New Technology Award

By September 23, 2016 December 10th, 2018 No Comments

Smartkarma brings transparency and efficiency to the institutional research market with its collaborative investment research platform

Singapore – September 23, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier provider of collaborative solutions for investment research, has won the Futures and Options World (FOW) Asia Award for Best New Technology – Trading and Execution. The win further solidifies the company’s position as a market leader, delivering innovative solutions to help transform the investment research industry.  

Smartkarma was recognized for its unique marketplace model, which is changing the economics of the investment research industry. Smartkarma clients are provided unlimited access to research from over 70 contributing firms whom offer unconflicted and unmatched analysis and transparency into the Asian markets, helping global institutional investors drive their investment strategies.

Smartkarma’s unique platform not only delivers a high quality, efficient and cost effective solution in response to the lack of transparency and efficiency in the status quo, it helps investors meet evolving regulatory requirements under MIFID II. The Smartkarma platform also facilitates collaboration amongst research providers, breaking down the traditional silos that have existed in the market. Smartkarma fosters a community amongst research professionals where knowledge and expertise can be shared, resulting in new insight and a higher quality research product for clients. Its proprietary technology, including its predictive search engine, curates every piece of research and matches it to investor mandates, helping clients manage portfolio risk and stay abreast of evolving financial issues.

“FOW’s recognition validates our efforts to spark a revolution in the creation and consumption of investment insight,” says Raghav Kapoor, CEO and Co-Founder, Smartkarma. “The industry is in need of change and we are honored that the Smartkarma platform has been recognized for helping it achieve those goals.

The FOW Asia Award for Best New Technology – Trading and Execution, recognizes a company which has solved a problem creatively, opened up new possibilities, or changed the way participants approach the market.

About Smartkarma:

As a trusted information source, Smartkarma provides unconflicted and unmatched analysis, transparency and context into the Asian markets, helping global institutional investors confidently drive their investment strategies. Unlike traditional research companies, Smartkarma combines intelligence from the world’s premier analysts, academics, data scientists and strategists in one unique ecosystem. This customizable platform helps investors optimize research spending and enhance returns while accessing the widest range of global analysis of the Asian markets available.

We are on a bold mission to change the way market participants engage with research. By creating a new model for investors to collaborate, add and extract value from our tested and uniquely positioned global community, we are changing the research landscape for global investors. For more information visit us at

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