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Contix analyzes social media and other new media to discover and deliver breaking news and other actionable signals to financial clients.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Social media is increasingly the source of the most timely and relevant information available. Contix identifies the most important information signals within social media that have the potential to impact asset prices and rapidly delivers these signals to its financial customers, providing them with an information advantage.


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    Dan Leuck
    Chairman and Co-Founder

    CEO and Owner of Ikayzo, a software development and interactive design firm servicing customers such as PIMCO, Wells Fargo, Nomura Securities and Oracle. Previously, Dan served as SVP of R&D for ValueCommerce, Global Head of Development for and President of the US division of DML. Dan has extensive experience managing teams of 150+ developers in five countries. Dan is very active in the open source community.

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    Ryan Bailey
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Previously CEO and Owner of Academia Management Corp., a language education company that he purchased and grew by over 200%. Before that, Ryan worked at Technology Crossover Ventures, a $7.7B tech private equity firm, and Broadview, a tech M&A investment bank. Ryan has invested in and advised dozens of companies in the tech industry. Ryan has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BS in Systems Engineering from the U. of Pennsylvania.

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    David Bean, PhD
    Chief Technical Officer

    Founder and CTO of Attensity, a leading social analytics software company he created in 2000 that helped define the text analytics industry. At Attensity, he led teams in pioneering information extraction applications and natural language solutions used by many Fortune 500 clients and gov’t agencies. David is the author/recipient of seven patents and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah where he teaches computational linguistics.

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    Rama McIntosh
    VP of Engineering

    Prior to joining Contix, Rama ran a development company called MyUtil which created custom applications for a wide range of clients. Previously, Rama was Director of Engineering for DRM Inc., the Chief Software Architect for Media in Motion, and Lead Developer for,, and Aurum Software. Rama's core competency is architecting massively scalable enterprise and social systems and managing teams to implement those systems.


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