Connect with us

Latest News

Alteryx Expands APAC Presence to Amplify Analytics in Japan

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced its new office opening in Tokyo. The new office will support the success of hundreds of current customers in the country, including Honda and Toyo Engineering, and growing demand for its end-to-end analytics and data science platform in the broader APAC market. This office opening is indicative of the company’s 96 percent year-over-year (YoY) growth in international markets for the full year 2018, which accounted for 29 percent of overall revenue as of Dec. 31, 2018.

“By introducing Alteryx, we have improved efficiencies in our new income stream and with developing citizen data scientists,” said Yoshiaki Sugimoto, business development supervisory unit, Honda. “The Alteryx Platform also helps us obtain valuable knowledge and insights from driving data, now accessible to our community for an improved driving experience. We’re excited to have regional representation from Alteryx to support us in developing deeper expertise and increased agility in our data analytics initiatives.”

“The Alteryx self-service analytics platform helps the team be more efficient and foster collaboration between end-users and IT for business analytics automation,” said Daisuke Tsuchiya, senior IT engineer at Toyo Engineering Corporation. “We welcome the Alteryx team to Japan and look forward to continued data victories together.”

After announcing the establishment of its APAC headquarters in Singapore last year, Alteryx is expanding its impact in the region, strategically placing the Tokyo office to help accelerate analytic talent and capitalize on market potential in the dawn of digital transformation. The company appointed Ryo Yoshimura as country manager of Japan.  He will support Celine Siow, regional vice president of APAC and Japan, to build the company’s momentum in country and. Yoshimura and the local team in Japan will also work closely with the company’s partners in the region, including NTT Data, LHit, KCME and Classmethod.

Japan played a key role in the digital revolution of the 20th century with unique innovations in technology and science, and is continuing this leadership as technology leaders prioritize artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML),” said Ryo Yoshimura. “Our Tokyo presence will enable Alteryx to better partner with Japanese organizations, closing the gap between their visions for the future and reality. We will accomplish this by providing our code-free and code-friendly platform, global community and learning resources to develop data talent quickly and create an analytics-centric culture.”

In addition to extending support to local customers, Alteryx aims to address the prominent data science talent gap that exists in Japan, consistent with global markets. In a recently published study, the World Economic Forum reveals that data-related jobs will be the most in demand within the next four to five years, along with AI and ML specialists. Alteryx is committed to helping companies across the globe increase data literacy and fuel a culture of analytics by providing a platform that simultaneously addresses the needs of the data analyst, data scientist and citizen data scientist, and puts the thrill of solving into the hands of the business user.

Alteryx will celebrate the opening of its Tokyo office on April 16 from 1:30-7 p.m. local time (GMT+6) at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo alongside an expected 200 customers, prospects and partners.

 

SOURCE Alteryx, Inc.

Latest News

Chainalysis Launches First Actionable Real-Time Alerts for Suspicious Transactions Across 15 Cryptocurrencies

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, today announced the launch of suspicious cryptocurrency transaction alerts in Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), the real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions. It is the first compliance alerts solution available across 15 cryptocurrencies.

Chainalysis KYT alerts are designed to help cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions mitigate exposure to regulatory and reputational risk by helping compliance teams focus on the most urgent activity and enforce compliance policies while better allocating resources.

“As lawmakers and regulators focus their attention on the industry, it is more critical than ever that cryptocurrency businesses demonstrate compliance best practices,” said John Dempsey, VP Product, Chainalysis. “Every minute counts when managing exposure to sanctioned entities, hacked funds, darknet markets, and other illicit activities, which is why Chainalysis is investing in fast, actionable alerts to help our customers mitigate risk across cryptocurrencies.”

Chainalysis KYT has always provided real-time transaction monitoring for large volumes of cryptocurrency activity to identify high risk behavior, and now alerts are generated whenever a transfer involves a risky counterparty and crosses a value threshold. Alert levels include Severe, High, Medium, and Low, and are based on factors such as category, service, direct versus indirect exposure, direction of funds, and amount. Alerts are available for all 15 cryptocurrencies supported by Chainalysis, including Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and top stablecoins and ERC-20 tokens such as Tether, Maker, and Dai, with additional cryptocurrencies coming soon.

With alerts functionality built directly into the user interface and API, cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions can keep track of, investigate, or take action on risky transfers. Additionally, customers can customize risk parameters based on their own business policies to help allocate resources accordingly.

“As a New York Trust company we are required to monitor transactions on and off our platform,” said Michael Breu, Gemini’s Chief Compliance Officer.  “Tools like KYT alerts, which provide real time and ongoing blockchain analysis, coupled with Gemini’s own compliance policies, help us meet our regulatory obligations.”

Continue Reading

Latest News

For the First Time, Huobi Token Is Now Usable as an eCommerce Payment Method

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Huobi is pleased to announce that Huobi Token (HT) can now be used to purchase art, apparel, hardware, event tickets and more from the eCommerce and crypto news platform FomoHunt. This marks the first time HT can be used for eCommerce by the general public.

While HT can be used for all merchandise on the site, offerings at FomoHunt also now include exclusive Huobi-branded merchandise.

“Our partnership with FomoHunt allows us to do two big things at once,” said Helena He, Head of Global Operations. “First, it’s a big step in expanding HT’s usefulness outside our direct ecosystem and making it more accessible to the general public. Second, it gives members of our community direct access to Huobi-branded merchandise, which is something many have repeatedly been asking for.”

FomoHunt co-founder, James Lawrence, expressed optimism about the new partnership.

“Being able to work directly with Huobi is an amazing opportunity. We are working together to allow our community users to use Huobi Token and make real-world purchases for clothes, art, FomoHunt subscriptions, event tickets, and even mining hardware. FomoHunt looks forward to future collaborations with Huobi.”

Huobi has made developing HT a priority over the past eight months. For example, Huobi Prime and Huobi FastTrack, Huobi’s innovative premium coin launch platform and its new coin listing program, which respectively launched in March and June this year, both use HT as their main token of exchange. In July, Huobi implemented a series of tiered trading fee discounts for users based on HT holdings.

Founded in 2018 as an alternative to the disparate information found across the internet, FomoHunt is a discovery portal into the world of blockchain projects, founders, events, products, and news. FomoHunt aims to provide an easy and streamlined portal for blockchain newcomers and experienced veterans with unrivalled project information and up to date information.

To learn more about Fomohunt, go to: https://www.fomohunt.com/marketplace/

To learn more, contact media@huobi.com

Continue Reading

Latest News

Fiat Withdrawals Available With TUSD and PAX

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Stablecoin partners facilitate fund transfers to personal bank accounts easily.

Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, is pleased to highlight two fiat withdrawal solutions via TrueUSD (TUSD) and Paxos Standard (PAX) stablecoins for Crypto.com App users.

Crypto.com has recently entered a partnership with TrustToken and Paxos Standard for Crypto.com Chain, which will allow merchants to get paid in USD.

As an extension to this partnership, Crypto.com App users can now redeem their TUSD or PAX 1-to-1 against USD, which will be wired directly to their personal bank accounts. This is an appealing use case for App users who want to monetize their crypto gains, holdings, or Crypto Credit loans.

To redeem stable coins against USD, users can do so via the TrustToken or Paxos Standard platform. For further instructions, please click here.

Kris Marszalek, Co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com said, “The team is committed to making efficient fiat withdrawal available to customers. As we work on more traditional solutions, we are pleased to share two important supporting solutions from our stablecoin partners.”

Tory Reiss, Co-Founder of TrustToken said, “We are excited to be deepening our collaboration with the Crypto.com team. Finding a reliable way to move fiat on and off their platforms continue to be a headache for crypto companies. At TrustToken, we are continuing to double down on this use case by building out strong compliance practices and adding additional payment rails.”

Scott Simpson, VP of Strategic Partnerships of PAXOS said, “We believe that building a vibrant ecosystem for PAX is crucial for increasing use in consumers’ daily lives. Our partnership with Crypto.com makes it easier for consumers to benefit from their crypto holdings and were excited to make this important functionality live.”

DISCLAIMER: THE STABLE COINS AND USD REDEMPTION IS HANDLED AND PROCESSED BY TRUSTTOKEN OR PAXOS STANDARD, CRYPTO.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DISPUTE ARISE FROM SUCH ARRANGEMENT.

Continue Reading

Trending

Thefintechbuzz is a news publishing website which digests / hand picks the latest news about the financial industry industry, and serves them to you daily.

Contact us: pressroom@thefintechbuzz.com

© Thefintechbuzz.com 2019 - part of PICANTE Media. All rights reserved. Registered in Romania under Proshirt SRL, Company number: 2134306, EU VAT ID: RO21343605. Office address: Blvd. 1 Decembrie 1918 nr.5, Targu Mures, Romania