Legal Name: Hedgeness, Inc
Location: Chicago, IL
Founder(s): Jay Singh and Kevin Porter
Social Media Following: 19 Followers on LinkedIn
Industry – Global Financial Analytics Applications Market
Size: $6.9B in 2018 (Source: Markets and Markets)
Projection: $11.4B by 2023 (CAGR of 10.7%) (Source: Markets and Markets)
Hedgeness is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that works exclusively with financial advisors, insurance carriers and asset managers to assist them in serving their retiree and pre-retiree clients better. The platform also helps these financial professionals work towards further growing their clients’ retirement assets along with protecting their savings from market swings.
Hedgeness offers its users specialized SaaS applications that provide analytics and solutions exclusively for investment portfolios focused on retirement income distributions.
Powerful decision-making tools offered by the platform comprise enriched-data analytics, rule-based algorithms, and configurable technology. A secure, cloud-based platform powered by the proprietary Hedgeness Income Engine™ – that incorporates the derivatives market – helps provide financial advisors, insurance carriers and asset managers valuable insights.
Origin and Founding Team
Jay Singh serves as CEO and comes with over a decade of financial services and technology development experience. He joined Olde Investments in 1999 and his decade-long financial services career culminated with a stint at Morgan Stanley. Post this, he consulted on technology and finance strategy for startups and mid-sized companies.
Kevin Porter, CMO, heads consultative sales, marketing and customer success at Hedgeness. At his earlier stints, he has consulted corporate clients on due diligence, tax, and valuation matters for five years.
Srini Rao is CTO and guides the Hedgeness development team on architectural and digital strategy. He brings on board over 25 years of experience in the IT industry with a focus on technology platforms, product development, and enterprise architecture. His prior work experience has been in the banking and finance domains, providing IT services (TEKsystems, TCS) and working as a product developer (Dearborn Financial Services, Adeptia).
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