Twitter Fund Founder Returns with Cayman Atlantic

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Hawtin's new venture uses similar technology to his previous social media-based businesses.

Cayman uses similar technology to the Derwent fund, which received a large degree of attention at the time of its launch following research that found large-scale movements in the Dow Jones Industrial Average could be predicted by analyzing sentiment from social network Twitter. "It's different in one respect, from a trading side, in that we're not just using sentiment analysis but we're also using social media to uncover news before it breaks," Hawtin explains. "For example, if you look at t