Here is a messaging App which has specifically made for the financial industry. Symphony, a secure messaging app for financial industry that also lets bots at different institutions talk to each other and settle trades looks to take on Bloomberg the behemoth of financial trading. However, the CEO of Symphony explained that the company’s goal as not to replace Bloomberg, but to surround it. Bloomberg provides its clients with data, news, trading capabilities, and messaging. Symphony’s API platform, in contrast, is designed to integrate with the dozens of existing apps used by banks, and allows them to communicate with other institutions more flexibly.
Read more about Symphony’s quest to take on Bloomberg in finance trading on Quartz.