Industry Vet’s Startup Consultancy Targets Brokers’ Data Sales, Licensing Needs

Mike Kirby will use his experience to help brokerages put licensing structures around their data to generate revenues and reduce risks.


Mike Kirby, a 35-year veteran of the broker-data world, has set up MWK Data Services, a consultancy aimed at helping startup and growth-stage brokerages create licensing structures around the price data generated from their brokerage operations. MWK will help those brokerages derive revenues from data sales and establish compliance requirements to prevent unauthorized use of their data.

“There are still many brokers who just give their data away, who don’t have the infrastructure set up to

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