Dashboard Communication Corporation
April 07, 2008 11:00 ET
Dashboard Mobile Financial™ Offers the Financial Industry the FIRST FREE Financial News Reader and Investment Dealer Research Portal on the BlackBerry®
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 7, 2008) - Dashboard Communication is pleased to announce the release of Dashboard Mobile Financial, the first business news reader and investment dealer research portal on the BlackBerry. Dashboard Mobile Financial is now available FREE on the Blackberry and desktop PC's to all capital markets staff, investment advisors, portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, financial journalists and bloggers.
"The BlackBerry is pervasive in financial centers around the world and users are hungry for content," says Dashboard Communication CEO Andrew Jordan. "Move beyond email and get instant access to over 5,000 business news, sports, entertainment feeds and blogs. Commuting to work or between meetings, Dashboard Mobile Financial is must have content if you work in the financial industry," says Jordan.
"Dashboard Financial is an innovative application designed to put financial news directly into the hands of investors," says Thom Brodeur, senior vice president, global strategy and development for Marketwire. "We are delighted to provide our corporate clients with this added exposure to the ever-important financial community."
In addition to providing financial news, Dashboard Mobile Financial is first to offer the financial community an RSS enabled investment dealer research portal on the BlackBerry. By doing so, Dashboard addresses the long-standing issue of delivering secure, easy to read, proprietary investment research summaries to Institutional banking clients on the BlackBerry. In a separate password protected section reserved for clients of investment dealers, Dashboard offers investment dealers a direct and secure communication channel to clients. "Combining a one-stop news portal with proprietary research makes for an extremely compelling mobile content package for investment dealers to offer their valued clients," adds Jordan.
Dashboard Mobile Financial is available for free download anywhere the BlackBerry is used by industry professionals. Beyond the immediate release in Canada, the US and UK, Dashboard is offering this product to investment dealers in Ireland, Russia, Dubai, India, Australia and the Far East.
Dashboard Mobile Financial is available FREE to everyone in the financial industry. To download on your BlackBerry, simply go to www.dashboardfinancial.com on your desktop and click the "Download Free" link.
About Dashboard Communication Corporation
Dashboard Mobile Financial is a subsidiary of Dashboard Communication Corp. Dashboard Mobile Financial is managed by Market Dashboard software and powered on the BlackBerry by Viigo, a global leader in smart phone content applications. In August 2007, Dashboard opened a London office for European distribution of Dashboard Mobile Financial to Investment Dealers and clients.