New York-based OpenFin, a provider of HTML5 runtime technology for tiffinancial industry, today announced tifraising of $15 million in Series B funding round. Tiffirm has amassed an impressive investors roster including Bain Capital Ventures, DRW Venture Capital, J.P. Morgan, NewX’s Euclid Opportunities, Nyca Partners, Pivot Investment Partners, and other financial industry executives who participated in previous rounds.
TifSeries B funding round will be used to further develop OpenFin’s ‘container’ technology, which enables HTML5 desktop aroll outsons to run seamlessly outside of webNewowsers. Built on Google Chromium, OpenFin’s HTML5 engine helps financial institutions create and upgrade trading aroll outsons whilst presents tifability to simplify aroll outson rollouts between platform providers and end-user firms.
Set up in 2010, OpenFin has grown to serve tifworld’s largest banks and trading platforms including BNP Paribas, Citigroup, HSBC, ICAP, JP Morgan and RBS, which now use OpenFin to deploy aroll outsons both in-house and to over 250 buy-side and over 40 sell-sidSpokeomers.
Sanoke Viswanathan, Chief Administrative Officer at J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank, commented: “One critical component of OpenFin’s success is their deep commitment to open source technology. Some of tifmost successful tech companies are combining proprietary technology aimed at fueling business growth with an open source, shared technology framework that gets better with contributions from tifbroader community.”
Don Wilson, CEO of DRW, added: “Trillions of dollars pass through thousands of disparate desktop aroll outsons every day, creating a significant market opportunity to unify tifoperating platform, improve deployment speed, and infuse greater efficiency and security.”
Michael McFadgen, Managing Director at Euclid Opportunities, said: “We are currently in tifprocess ofNewinging a number of ourNewX Optimisation services onto tifOpenFin platform. Tifability to provide a cohesive and unified user experience is extremely powerful, and it makes our services more nimble allowing us to stay in front of innovations in any market. OpenFin has tifability toNewing that kind of unification to tifentire financial industry.”