Intrinio, a financial data marketplace providing more than 200 data feeds, announced today it has been selected by Engage Ventures to participate in its 2018 go-to-market growth program. The program is set to feature mentorship from executives from companies including those at Invesco and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).
“We are thrilled to work with Engage – unlike any venture fund or accelerator I’ve come across, Engage offers startups like us the opportunities to work hand-in-hand with executives at major corporations who have the depth of experience and relationships that can help us grow our business,” said Rachel Carpenter, CEO of Intrinio.
“The Engage go-to-market growth program not only is a great opportunity for the startups selected, but it provides the partner firms in Engage the chance to reconnect with the startup community, collaborate with innovators, and play a key role in making their visions come to fruition,” said Martin L. Flanagan, president and CEO of Invesco and chairman of Engage. “Intrinio’s focus on making financial data accessible and affordable to everyone from individuals to institutions is what attracted our attention to the company, and I look forward to seeing what we are able to accomplish together during the course of the program.”
Engage is the largest strategic grouping of major corporations in an independent venture fund. Founding companies include AT&T, Chick-fil-A, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Georgia-Pacific, Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Invesco Ltd., The Home Depot and UPS.
“Bringing together top executives and founders of high-growth companies to focus on the development of go-to-market strategies has immense potential,” said Thiago Olson, managing director of Engage Ventures. “We were impressed with Intrinio’s traction, including its partnership with Nasdaq and QUODD, and look forward to rolling up our sleeves and working with Rachel and the Intrinio team.”
Engage’s Fall 2017 growth program led to 24 signed contracts and counting between the participating startups and corporate partners, as well as $18 million in closed financings. It is projected that startups in the program will add an average of $400,000 in additional revenue for 2018.
In addition to Intrinio, seven other companies are joining the Engage 2018 Spring portfolio. The full list is below:
● Dev/Con (Memphis, Tenn.) — SaaS-based cyber security software that eliminates advertising fraud.
● Homee (Tampa Bay, Fla.) — On-demand, home servicing app that provides instant access to handymen, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing providers.
● Intrinio (Tampa Bay, Fla.) — FinTech marketplace providing access to more than 200 financial data feeds that cover 350,000 global securities. ● Pryon (Seattle, Wash.) — Developing an AI platform with the accuracy and security features necessary for enterprise applications.
● Stord (Atlanta, Ga.) — Real-time global warehousing network that connects independent, third-party warehouses via an enterprise software platform to drive inventory efficiency.
● SkyRyse (San Francisco, Calif.) — Delivering autonomous flight technologies to revolutionize on-demand transportation.
● ThingTech (Atlanta, Ga.) — IoT service platform that connect assets, fleets, heavy equipment, sensors, machines, and mobile workforces in real-time.
● Verady (Atlanta, Ga.) — Combines blockchain and industry thought leadership to bring accounting and audit technology to cryptocurrencies.
About Intrinio Intrinio is dedicated to the idea that innovation can only succeed if financial data is easy to work with and priced to move. Co-founded in 2012, by Rachel Carpenter and Joseph French, the team has grown rapidly over the last few years and works tirelessly to deliver high-quality financial data at disruptively low prices. The Intrinio Fintech Marketplace upends tradition, removing financial and technical roadblocks so developers can get to work. Learn more at www.intrinio.com.
About Engage Ventures Engage is an independent, early-stage venture fund and growth program that gives entrepreneurs what they need most—customers and market access. Engage Ventures’ founding partners contributing capital, expertise, time and resources include AT&T, Chick-fil-A, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Georgia Tech, Georgia-Pacific, Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Invesco Ltd., Tech Square Ventures, The Home Depot and UPS. These corporate partners, along with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) and Tech Square Ventures, provide tools, hands-on support and resources that help companies develop go-to-market strategies, open doors faster and transform strategies into action. Headquartered in Georgia Tech’s Technology Square. For more information, visit engage.vc.
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