Gold-i partners with Aqua Digital Rising
Fintech company, Gold-i has partnered with Aqua Digital Rising, a new alternative asset investment platform that allows people to invest in indices based on human beings.
Gold-i is integrating Aqua Digital Rising into its Matrix multi-asset liquidity management platform, enabling brokers to diversify by adding a new asset class, human beings, which can be traded as CFDs. Aqua Digital Rising is on track to launch in January 2021, offering the opportunity to trade on the success of individuals, from sports people and celebrities through to social media influencers and politicians.
Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i, says: “I have always been motivated by innovation – it is at the heart of all our developments at Gold-i – and when I heard about Aqua Indices, I was excited by such a revolutionary concept. Financial institutions are continually looking at ways to increase revenues by diversifying and Aqua Indices presents the ideal opportunity. We are thrilled to be at the forefront of this, enabling our clients to have access to a next generation alternative asset class.”
Yasin Sebastian Qureshi from Aqua, and former founder and CEO of Varengold Bank and NAGA, says: “Gold-i is a renowned industry innovator with a global client network consisting of brokers, hedge fund managers and asset managers. They are an ideal partner for us as we build our routes to market. We are already seeing phenomenal worldwide interest in our product which, for the first time in history, uses big data, proprietary AI and Machine Learning to creating a new class of tradable assets. We believe our partnership with Gold-i will enable us both to grow our client base across key trading regions.”