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Deutsche Börse announces strategic investment in Trifacta

Release date: 28 Sep 2017 | Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse announces strategic investment in Trifacta

Deutsche Börse Group has invested into Trifacta, a global leader in data wrangling. The Group acquired a minority stake; and the investment will be managed by its corporate venture capital arm, DB1 Ventures. Thomas Curran, Advisor Innovation & Technology to Deutsche Börse, will join the non-executive board as observer for Deutsche Börse.


“As digitisation will continue to impact financial markets, we aim to create a digital transaction platform benefitting from stronger data and analytics,” said Carsten Kengeter, CEO of Deutsche Börse AG. “By partnering with Trifacta, we enhance our analytics technologies for Big Data and advance our customer solutions.”

“Deutsche Börse manages some of the largest and most diverse data in capital markets. To improve their information agility, they selected us as their enterprise standard for self-service data preparation and we are now thrilled to also welcome them as a strategic investor. With their help, we will continue to optimize Trifacta for the data wrangling needs of the industry’s leading financial organizations,” said Adam Wilson, CEO, Trifacta.

“We have invested into Trifacta in order to create new data driven products and services through efficient wrangling of our diverse and large data pools. With Trifacta Enterprise, we can explore new extensions in our data services offering in areas like risk management, investment decision making and trading analytics”, explained Ankur Kamalia, MD & Head of Venture Portfolio Management and DB1 Ventures, Deutsche Börse.

Trifacta, based in San Francisco, provides solutions for data wrangling that are able to explore and prepare large volumes of diverse data into usable data for immediate insights and use in analysis tools. The firm’s products make the process of discovering, structuring, cleaning, enriching, validating and publishing analysis-ready data more intuitive and productive for anyone who works with data. Currently, the Trifacta platform is used by Google for its enterprise cloud data preparation service among others.

About Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital – markets on which professional traders buy and sell equities, derivatives and other financial instruments according to clear rules and under strict supervision. Deutsche Börse Group, with its services and systems, ensures the functioning of these markets and a level playing field for all participants – worldwide.

 

About Trifacta

Trifacta is the global leader in data wrangling. Trifacta leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, tens of thousands of users at more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life and PepsiCo, are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s market-leading data wrangling solutions.

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