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IfA Spin-off embotech receives UBS Accelerator Award

A spin-off from the automatic control lab, embotech (@fastopt), has received one of eight accelerator prizes in the UBS Future of Finance Challenge.

There were more than 620 entries in the competition and four regional finals were held in Zurich, London, Singapore and New York. embotech advanced to the global finals, which were held in Zurich on December 10 with the top 12 contestants.

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From left to right: Sergio Ermotti (CEO UBS), Alexander Domahidi (Co-founder embotech), Juan Jerez (co-founder embotech), Oliver Bussmann (CIO UBS)

The winner of the competition is Aesthetic Integration, a London based startup using formal verification methods to identify unfair or non-compliant behavior in financial algorithms.

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Dec 10, 2015   
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Alexander Domahidi