Xignite to Kick Off Fintech Revolution World Tour in Europe


Leading provider of cloud-based financial market data to visit growing fintech hubs

Xignite, the leading provider of cloud-based financial market data, is pleased to announce the launch of its 2015 Fintech Revolution World Tour. To kick-off the tour, Xignite’s founder and CEO, Stephane Dubois, will be speaking in six European cities in just a week, followed later in the year with stops at fintech Meetups and conferences in Australia, Asia, Eastern Europe, the United States and Canada. When completed, Dubois, recently dubbed “the godfather of fintech APIs” will have visited 9 countries.

“The fintech revolution is a global phenomenon. The goal of this tour is to meet and unite fintech innovators, as well as leading executives from large financial services institutions, in order to drive disruption both within and across regions through idea-sharing and collaboration,” said Dubois. “Many of these global fintech hubs are showing extraordinary growth and potential, and we are excited to bring our industry leadership from Silicon Valley to a global scale in order to help drive their success, too.”

Xignite will kick-off the first phase of the tour in Frankfurt at Bankathon 2015: Code the Future of Fintech, a hackathon for designing advanced products and solutions for changing the world of banking. While places such as San Francisco, New York and London are recognized around the world as fintech hubs, financial technology centers of innovation are springing up at a rapid rate in cities such as Munich, Amsterdam and Zurich. This tremendous level of growth has opened a wide path of opportunity for fintech companies to reinvent the business of financial services by addressing challenges and inefficiencies with cutting-edge technologies.

“After the 2008 crisis, traditional finance was essentially buried in a mountain of regulatory sand, leaving very little room for innovation" said Dubois. "Today, we are looking at a much different landscape where finance is cool again. There is a burgeoning fintech industry in Europe made of professionals breaking away from large financial firms and bringing innovation back to the forefront.”

Xignite powers fintech startups across the globe with its financial market data APIs, which provide the tools that these emerging companies need in order to create innovative and disruptive applications in a convenient and cost-effective manner. The launch of Xignite’s world tour marks a significant milestone for the company, as it looks to both sustain and build its leadership in this space on a global scale. The company has participated in several leading European conferences in recent months, including FinovateEurope, and its engagement in this market helps to build on its reputation in this global fintech hotspot, before making stops in other major cities around the world.

Dubois will be speaking at the following events during the first phase of the tour:



Xignite, Inc. is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. Xignite makes sourcing and integrating real-time and reference market data into apps and devices easy and more cost-effective than alternative data feeds. The Silicon Valley-based company is helping fuel fintech innovation by powering web sites and apps for more than 1000 financial services, media, software and corporate clients, including fintech innovators Wealthfront, Betterment, Personal Capital, Motif Investing, Robinhood, StockTwits, and Yodlee. The company’s platform also powers private data distribution solutions for exchanges, market data vendors and financial institutions, including NASDAQ OMX, SIX Financial Information and BMO. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter @xignite


In the foreign metal market and the world of international rates, currencies play the crucial role of acting as the medium of exchange in the transactions that take place.

Currencies like the United States dollar, the Euro, or the British Pound are commonly used around the world in order to get a metal rate. Some companies that offer precious metal live and historical rates have exposed their APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to allow developers to integrate current and historical metal rates, currency conversion, or other capabilities into their applications.

In order to know about precious metals live and historical rates, there’s a lot of APIs available online, and if you want to try one, Barchart is going to be one of your first options. But if you take a look at what else is in the market, you’ll find alternatives so many great alternatives:

Xignite Market Data Cloud Platform

Xignite Market Data as a Service was one of the first market data services built to run in AWS and they are one of the few vendors that is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner with a Financial Services Competency.

With more than a decade of cloud expertise in building, scaling and operating cloud-based market data technology, it is no surprise that leading financial services and capital markets firms rely on this company to empower their journey to the cloud. Their Metals API Service offers real-time prices and quotes for metals including Gold, Silver, Palladium, Platinum and other base metals. In addition to real-time precious metals prices, the service provides daily London Fixing prices as well as historical precious metal prices and metal news. 

Xignite Cloud APIs are sourced from leading providers such as FactSet and Morningstar as well as Xignite’s own curated, high-quality data.

Read the article Top 3 Alternatives for Barchart Precious Metals Rates


Each year, Bobsguide asks the market to vote for fintech companies they believe stand out from the competition – those who have gone the extra mile in terms of development and servicing their clients. Xignite is proud to be listed as the "Best API Management" vendor on the Bobsguide 2020 Rankings.

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Web services data provider Xignite captured the AFTAs judges’ attention on the infrastructure front with its release of Xignite Enterprise Microservices in July 2020, a suite of cloud-based microservices for data management, storage and distribution in the cloud, designed to help financial firms migrate from monolithic legacy data architectures to more agile and less expensive cloud services and data sources.

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Xignite, Inc., a provider of market data distribution and management solutions for financial services and technology companies, today revealed the results of its collaboration with StockCharts, a leading technical analysis and financial charting platform for online retail investors. The collaboration involved a move from an on-premise market data provider to Xignite’s cloud-native technology hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS). Download the case study containing the full results.

StockCharts requires vast quantities of financial data to power its visualization, charting and tracking tools, which investors use to analyze the markets to help with investment decisions. The company was frustrated by the limits of its on-premise market data center, which was forcing the team to make architectural decisions based on what its data center could handle in terms of speed and storage, not on their technology. Its previous market data provider was just starting to build out some cloud offerings, but they were far away from what the business required. StockCharts decided to migrate its infrastructure to the AWS cloud and partner with Xignite to gain access to endlessly scalable market and financial data delivered through innovative cloud APIs.

The collaboration made an immediate impact as StockCharts was able to expand its offerings and customer base by pursuing growth strategies enabled by Xignite’s cloud-based approach, which provides easy access to data and eliminates architectural limits on storage and speed.

The pandemic provided further validation. Seattle-based StockCharts was in one of the first areas hit by COVID-19 and was forced to quickly shut down its office. Pandemic-driven market volatility followed and StockCharts customers wanted to visualize what was happening. The company’s ability to scale quickly and accommodate a high volume of new requests would not have been possible without Xignite.

“The move to the AWS cloud and Xignite has unlocked tremendous new potential for us in a lot of architectural ways, and has given us a lot of data options that we could not even consider before,” said Grayson Roze, Vice President of Operations at StockCharts. “It relieved us of the burden of figuring out how to source things. Instead, we know exactly where we need to go to get the data and can access it instantly. That is a huge, huge benefit for our business.”

“We are proud to have played a role in transforming how StockCharts approaches data,” said Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder of Xignite. “The events of this year unleashed a massive spike in retail trading and a host of other unexpected forces that reinforced the need for financial services firms to leverage the cloud. Despite the disruption of this year, StockCharts was positioned for success, and we look forward to continuing to deliver our financial and market data solutions to the industry at large.”


Xignite has been disrupting the financial and market data industry from its Silicon Valley headquarters since 2006 when it introduced the first commercial REST API. Since then, Xignite has been continually refining its technology to help fintech and financial institutions get the most value from their data. Today, more than 700 clients access over 500 cloud-native APIs and leverage a suite of specialized microservices-delivered modules to build efficient and cost-effective enterprise data management solutions. Visit or follow on Twitter @xignite