ATLANTA, Aug.15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Minnick, co-founder and CEO of eVestment, the global leader in institutional investment data and analytics, has been named to the prestigious Institutional Investor magazine 2017 Tech 40, a listing of the most influential financial technology executives in the institutional investment industry. The listing ranks Minnick alongside industry leaders such as Adena Freidman of NASDAQ, Jeffrey Sprecher at Intercontinental Exchange, David Craig at Thomson Reuters, Chris Corrado at London Stock Exchange Group and Catherine Bessant at Bank of America.
eVestment was founded in 2000 by Minnick, Matt Crisp, Heath Wilson and Minnick's wife Karen. Since then, the company has continued to grow its customer base, the number of solutions it offers and its geographic footprint. The company now serves the global institutional investment business from its headquarters in Atlanta and offices in New York City, London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Edinburgh and Sydney.
In addition to its growth and adoption as an industry standard around the world, Minnick was recognized for eVestment's continued launch of innovative solutions. Innovations in the past year highlighted in the feature on Minnick that accompanied the ranking included eVestment's iPhone app and its Sales Dashboard product. Both of these bring eVestment's data and analytics power to users in simplified, on-the-go forms that reflect changes in where, when and how eVestment clients use the company's solutions.
"eVestment has been on a steady growth trajectory since our founding in 2000," said CEO Minnick. "I'm pleased the editors and writers at Institutional Investor felt that our growth, our client-centric business development efforts and our launch of new solutions was worthy of this recognition."
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment's mission is to help make smart money smarter.