Scout Finance Selected as a Finalist for the Benzinga Fintech Awards 2016 in the Category of Mobile Innovation

Scout Finance, the mobile-first company dedicated to giving fundamental investors access to stock research and data on-the-go, today announced that the Scout Finance mobile app for iPhone and iPad has been selected as a finalist for the Benzinga Fintech Awards 2016 in the category of Mobile Innovation, Best in Class.

The Benzinga Fintech Awards were created to seek out the most innovative companies that are improving the way that wealth is created in the capital markets. 

Scout Finance is the First Mobile App to Integrate Investor Newsletters from Hedge Funds and Other Financial Institutions

Scout Finance, the mobile-first company dedicated to giving fundamental investors access to financial research on-the-go, today announced the addition of investor newsletters from hedge funds and other well-known financial institutions as part of a newly designed Insights tab available on the Scout Finance mobile app for iPhone and iPad. Additionally, Scout announced the availability of analysis from investment blogs, and a curated stream of finance-related content from Twitter all in one location on the mobile app.

Toward Mobility: Building More Than a Scaled-Down Desktop Environment

One of the recent additions to the mobile space is New York-based mobile research startup Scout Finance. Launched in December 2015, Scout provides wealth managers, advisors and retail investors with mobile access to company fundamental and financial data via their iOS mobile devices. Co-founder and CEO Vivek Nasta is one of a swelling number of industry figures disaffected with the monopolization of market data technology, who sees in mobile technology the opportunity to produce a simple, nimble solution for market professionals suffering from a current lack of choice.

A Mobile App Alternative To A Bloomberg Terminal

We’re trying to make financial information more accessible to professional investors on the go – specifically, those who can’t afford an expensive Bloomberg terminal.

If you think about it, there are not many solutions between a Bloomberg terminal and Yahoo Finance.

The dream we had – my team and I – was to find something in the middle, accessible by serious full-time fundamental investors looking for something in between.