January 7, 2020 | Excerpt from PRNewswire
HFM Global, a world-leading hedge fund manager’s association, has announced its short list of nominees for the 2019 US Technology awards. Greenwich-based Cognivo was one of a handful of companies to earn multiple nominations from HFM’s leading hedge fund industry publication, HFMWeek.
This annual US Technology Award seeks to recognize hedge fund products and solutions that have provided exemplary service and innovation for hedge fund management clients. Its prestige and integrity are earned by convening a panel of active leading hedge fund executives who rigorously judge nominees based on success in delivering results for their clients.
HFM evaluates nominations in 21 categories, ranging from traditional areas like accounting and workflow management, to public cloud management, cybersecurity, and disruptive technology. This year HFM shortlisted 45 companies as finalists in those areas. Each written submission was judged based on the company’s unique technology offering, innovation, and how it fit the sector to meet the hedge fund’s specific needs. Simply making the carefully crafted list was an accomplishment that demonstrated excellence. It is HFM’s practice to not disclose the number of applicants in each category.
Fewer than half of the finalists made the list in more than one category, marking these providers as the best of the best. Cognivo was recognized as an industry leader and nominated for two awards: Best IT Consultancy Service, and Best IT Service for Small and Start-up firms.
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