Industry Partners & Notable Investors
Financial Communications Platform Datafeed
StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. The company was founded in 2008 by long-time investor Howard Lindzon. StockTwits created the $TICKER tag to enable and organize “streams” of information around stocks and markets across the web and social media. These streams provide new forms of insight, ideas and information that are used by investors, analysts, media and others as they research stocks and manage their investments. Today, more than 300,000 investors, market professionals and public companies share information and ideas about the market and individual stocks using StockTwits, producing streams that are viewed by an audience of over 40 million across the financial web and social media platforms.
Global Self-Expression & Conversation Platform Datafeed
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, we have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly and unfiltered. The service can be accessed at Twitter.com, via the Twitter mobile application and via text message. Available in more than 35 languages, Twitter has more than 288 million monthly active users.
Lucena Research is a leader in decision support technology for investment professionals Lucena delivers quantitative analysis and statistical forecasting based on machine learning technology that enable our customers to exploit market opportunities with precision and to reduce risk in their portfolios. QuantDesk®, Lucena’s flagship product, provides advanced, yet affordable, subscription-based portfolio optimization tools designed to scientifically validate and augment our clients’ investment strategies. The product includes five portfolio management modules – Price Forecaster, Portfolio Optimizer, Hedge Finder, Event Analyzer and Back ester. Lucena also provides investment strategies in the form of model portfolio from which customers can derive their own implementation. Headquartered in Atlanta GA, Lucena supports a wide range of investment professionals worldwide.
Quantopian is a crowd-sourced hedge fund, which provides a platform for users to build, test, and execute trading algorithms. Live trading algorithms can become part of our crowd-sourced hedge fund where top quant talent is matched with outside investor capital. Our mission is to attract the world’s best algorithmic and financial talent, including talent that hasn’t yet had the opportunity to be a quant. We want to bring this talent together, provide them with the tools that they require, and help them build a community. Using Quantopian's tools, you don't have to worry about infrastructure and data quality problems. Let us deal with all that while you focus on building, testing, refining, and trading your investment ideas. So far, our users have performed more than 6,500,000 years' worth of backtests!
TradeStation, a member of the Monex Group is an award-winning trading platform, trading software and online financial brokerage services provider, who sets the standard for fundamental and technical analysis of financial markets, and for direct access online trading across multiple asset classes.
T3 Live was founded to help investors like you generate income and build wealth. Our approach includes a mix of trading, training, and technology to help you succeed in all market conditions. Our company was founded by traders, not marketers. And today, we are one of the largest trading firms in the world, with over 600 associated traders and over 2 dozen expert educators. Our experts, including Scott Redler, Marc Sperling, Rob Smith, and Dave Green have over two collective centuries’ worth of success as professional traders. We trade with a completely open book. We don't just talk the talk. We walk the walk. You can see what we trade, and how and when we trade it. Trading is a team sport. And from day 1, we've fostered a supportive community of like-minded, goal-oriented traders. We stand together so we win together.
Numerical Search Engine
Quandl offers a search engine like experience for numerical data. Users can download data in multiple formats or access it via an API. “Quandl’s mission is to make numerical data easy find and easy to use,” said Quandl founder Tammer Kamel. Quandl has indexed financial and economic time-series datasets, including 85 global stock market indexes; spot and futures prices for 70 commodities and 10 commodities indexes; 60 futures contracts with prices, commitments, and historical and continuous contract data; exchange rates against US dollar for 200 currencies; and global overviews which provide snapshot data for key stock indexes, commodities prices, interest rates and exchange rates.
BattleFin is a tournament platform that crowdsources the world's best investment talent. BattleFin runs global tournaments to identify the best trading strategies, focusing on long/short equities and options strategies. BattleFin Tournaments are intended for skilled traders and portfolio managers.
When To Trade is the developer of proprietary stock cycle regressive analysis algorithms that identify and quantify the underlying natural trading cycles of particular stocks. WTT’s stock cycle analysis algorithms provide key regressive analysis insight for specific stocks, and are used to provide unparalleled insight into trading patterns.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professional Corporation
Austin; Beijing; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. WSGR is consistently named one of "America's Best Corporate Law Firms" by Corporate Board Member. They represent more than 300 public enterprises and 3,000 private companies and are the official representation for PsychSignal.
Lalchandani Simon PL
Florida, New York, Ohio, and California.
Lalchandani Simon PL is made up of former big firm litigators who are now applying their high powered legal skills and aggressive negotiation and litigation strategies to guide clients through the constantly changing legal environment resulting from advances in technology, social media, electronic information compliance and intellectual property protection. As dedicated attorneys and entrepreneurs, Lalchandani Simon PL's lawyers are uniquely positioned to anticipate technology-based legal hurdles and implement systems and policies before compliance becomes excessively costly.
WorldQuant Ventures, LLC.
WorldQuant Ventures LLC, founded by Igor Tulchinsky, seeks to invest in innovative entrepreneurs who are driving emerging technologies to bring real world change. Focused on financial technology and Big Data companies, WQ Ventures also evaluates a wide range of alternative investments. Our strategy is to invest today in what others will use tomorrow.