Publicly traded company, CME Group, said in a press release this week that it has signed an agreement with non-profit FinTech Sandbox, to provide access to historical futures and options trading data, and help facilitate innovation among fintech startups. FinTech Sandbox will gain 6 months of free access to the data feeds, along with APIs from a host of partners working with the non-profit around the world. These types of deals offer a tremendous leg up of fintech startups, helping tsolve and in build products that meet the robust standards of large financial institutions.