Financial Markets Tech Company IPC Makes Strategic Investment in GreenKey

Communication technology is enabling more accurate and efficient transfer of information from verbal to text within the financial markets due to a combination of technologies provided by IPC and GreenKey.

IPC, a company many may not have heard of, impacts almost anyone that trades securities. It has trading communications expertise and a cloud financial ecosystem of over 6,400 diverse market participants. Its Unigy 360 enables users to harvest their audio streams as structured text data to enhance front-, middle- and back-office workflows, through the integration of voice across application and instant message services.

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Unigy 360 unifies communications across an organization, from traders, researchers, portfolio and risk managers to surveillance and compliance professionals, technologists, settlement personnel and operations staff, with anytime, anywhere, any device access.

Meanwhile, GreenKey Technologies (GK) is the creator of a patented speech recognition (ASR) and natural language processing (NLP) platform that recognizes complex financial jargon across real-time audio and text sources and transforms them into actionable insights. GK converts disparate communications streams into structured data tools that help sell side firms automate complex sales and trading workflows.

IPC CEO Bob Santella will join GK’s board of directors. “Our investment in GreenKey is a powerful step in furthering financial services market transformation through artificial intelligence, natural language processing and data optimization innovation,” said Santella. “Looking forward, I am confident that our exclusive partnership will continue to greatly benefit IPC customers as they increasingly use voice-to-text for real-time trading communications. Likewise, Anthony’s expertise will be invaluable as IPC evaluates other new investments in financial solutions innovators.”

Also in recent company news, IPC announced it will include ICE Data Services' Cryptocurrency Data Feed on the IPC Connexus Cloud. The ICE Cryptocurrency Data Feed streams real-time and historical data for the most actively traded digital currencies globally. This current offering further enhances IPC's Connexus Cloud as a high-performance financial markets cloud solution for data, voice, and enterprise communications and compliance.