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Intrinio’s mission is to make financial data affordable and accessible for all types of users. This article explains why we believe affordability and accessibility are critical and the unique features of the Intrinio platform that make it cheap and easy to get the data you need.
If you want to find out what Tesla’s market capitalization was over the past ten years, and you want to access that data in Excel, it seems like it should be cheap and straightforward to do so. Thanks to a technology called XBRL, this has become easier over the past several years.
Intrinio's technology leverages a data standard called XBRL. XBRL, combined with the Intrinio standardization technology, enables us to rapidly and accurately source, standardize, normalize, and distribute financial data directly from regulatory bodies like the SEC and the FDIC.
The dawn of the API is officially upon us. The API-centric focus of many of our tech giants (Apple, Google, Intel, IBM, Oracle) and the resulting and familiar household names and products (Apple Watch, virtual reality, any app you use…) are a testament to the power and prevalence of APIs.
The fintech community has circled around a post which unearths the fact that Bloomberg, a multi-billion dollar financial software, data, and media company, built their infrastructure with an archaic programming language called Fortran. Fortran would give most fintech firms nightmares.