TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TipRanks, the leading global investment tool providing private investors and day traders with the ability to measure the performance of financial advisors and analysts, today announced that Bryant Sheehy will be joining the team as General Manager, North America. In this newly created position, Sheehy will focus on strengthening and expanding TipRanks' North American presence by building its marketing, sales and customer service teams, developing its suite of offered services; and establishing major partnerships with financial media organizations to online brokers and trading app developers.
TipRanks was founded in 2012 by Uri Gruenbaum to create a functional, user-friendly research platform for the finance community, or a "Bloomberg for the average Joe." Since its creation, it has seen steady growth internationally and in the US by meeting an increased demand for simple, straightforward programs to evaluate the performance of the people advising on investment decisions. With the addition of Sheehy, the company will focus on growing revenue by increasing premium-level subscriptions using sales and distribution channels provided by the partnerships that Sheehy will be sourcing and working with.
"Bryant is joining TipRanks at a very exciting time for the company, and we're looking forward to working with him as we continue to grow our presence in North America – a critical market," said Uri Gruenbaum, CEO and co-Founder at TipRanks. "His extensive experience in business development, business management and marketing – along with his strong relationships in the financial media industry – will help propel TipRanks to become an integral part of the investing landscape."
Sheehy has held numerous leadership positions in his career and a proven track record of success in each: he spent the last ten years developing data licensing and content syndication partnerships at Zacks Investment Research with the goal of bringing Zacks' investing insights to millions of self-directed investors. Sheehy developed profitable partnerships with a wide range of financial media firms, investing software developers and financial data aggregators. Prior to Zacks, he has held positions at Great Lakes Kwik Space, Analytic Research LLC and Colliers Illiff Thorn.
"TipRanks has created the most straightforward, high-quality system enabling its customers to make the most informed investment decisions possible," said Bryant Sheehy, newly appointed GM, North America at TipRanks. "Investors will find it exponentially easier to locate the most reliable advice which will ultimately allow them to achieve their financial goals with minimal grief. I find that incredibly exciting and am thrilled to be part of this mission."
TipRanks is a financial accountability engine that uses machine learning and Natural Language Processing algorithms to measure the performance of anyone giving investment advice online. TipRanks allows you to see the track record and measured performance of any stock analyst, blogger, hedge fund, or corporate insider dating back to January, 2009. Built on top of this independent, impartial and transparent platform is a suite of powerful tool – for both individual and professional investors – that turn any system into a fully-fledged research platform: a "Bloomberg for the average Joe". TipRanks is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, please visit: www.tipranks.com.