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For us at YUKKA Lab, working with the leading players in the industry is key to delivering the best results to our customers. One of them is Avaloq and avaloq.one, the ecosystem that connects fintechs to banks. We spoke with Bodo Grauer, Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation, who also presented avaloq.one at FinovateAsia, Hong Kong, October 2018, and won the "Best of Show" award. See the video below the interview. Please introduce yourself and what you are doing at Avaloq. My name is Bodo and I’m the head of Digital Strategy...

A situational sentiment overview and outlook of Brexit and its implications on British airlines based on news sentiments in the YUKKA Lab News Lab News around the all so famous Brexit term have been picking up the pace again, as advisory papers for British companies and inhabitants have been released, discussing how to best prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This paper release has been one of the few occasions in the last weeks where proper consequences have been discussed and revealed, opposed to the usual, more general point of saying “Brexit...

What can happen when you combine sentiments with quant models? A cooperation with AAACCell, a spin-off start-up of the University of Zurich and alumni of the Kickstart Accelerator 2017, enables us to optimally combine YUKKA Lab's sentiments with state-of-the-art quant models that are used directly by banks. The cooperation shows clear added value in terms of KPI´s (Sharpe ratio, vola, performance). We talked with Maximilian Adelmann, Senior Quant Engineer at AAAccell, about what AAAccell is doing and about our cooperation. Max, please introduce yourself. Who are you and what do you do at...

Prices, events and presentations: This could be the title of the last four weeks at YUKKA Lab. We have been on the road almost without interruption for the last few weeks and the time was filled with numerous events and good contacts, including the Kickstart Accelerator in Zurich, FinTechTalents in London and the Investor Summit in Liechtenstein. [gallery ids="2802,2804,2808,2810,2812,2818"]   More events, more prizes, more photos you could have read about in our newsletter. Did you miss it? Do you want to read our newsletter regularly? Here you can subscribe to our company newsletter....

The Kickstart Accelerator was a great chance for us to meet many inspiring people, from start-ups and from corporates, from Switzerland and from all over the world. We spoke with Sophie Küsterling, Startupticker.ch, about our reasons to join the Kickstart Accelerator and why it is so important to have programs like this to network in Switzerland. Labster and Yukka Lab break the mold. Article by startupticker.ch Photo credit: Kickstart Accelerator Closing Ceremony...

End of October, we had the chance to attend the FinTechTalents 2018 in London and to present YUKKA Lab there. Oliver presented YUKKA at the stage as one of the FinTech stories.  Oliver also spoke with the FinTechTalents team about our work, the challenges of working in a startup and the startup spirit. Watch it yourself!   Oliver Berchtold, CPO & Co-Founder YUKKA Lab AG, at the FinTechTalents 2018 from YUKKA Lab on Vimeo....

At YUKKA Lab we are often asked how the YUKKA analysis of documents compares to a human analyst reading the same documents. In this blog article, we address this question by comparing human and machine performance in text reading and understanding. How do humans read? When reading, human eyes fixate at certain positions in the text moving swiftly further. Knowledge of the language allows performing structural analysis of the text almost simultaneously, leading to a representation of the meaning. World and domain knowledge provide the necessary context both for producing the correct...

Three Kickstart participants; three scenarios. Altoo, AAAccell and we, YUKKA Lab, have two things in common: we all were selected to participate in the Kickstart Accelerator program, which connects its participants with leading organizations and now we all have embarked on collaborative projects. Our CPO & Co-Founder Oliver Berchtold spoke together with his colleagues Maximilian Adelmann, Senior Quant Engineer at AAAccell, and Martin Stadler, CEO at Altoo AG, with Kickstart. We discussed how these collaborations started, what makes the Kickstart program so special and what advice they have for startups...