Quantopian is building the algorithmic trading platform in a browser. Quantopian’s tools and support give quants what they need to learn, create, test, trade — and reap the benefits of quantitative finance for themselves. Unlike competitive solutions, a visitor can be testing their algorithm with Quantopian in minutes rather than months. Quantopian provides robust foundational technology for creating algorithms and unfettered access to a decade’s worth of trading data for backtesting. Beyond technology, Quantopian is also an engaged community where people can discuss concepts, process, and performance and learn from peers and experts.
Boston, US
Size (employees)
75 (est)+2%
Quantopian was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Boston, US
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Key People/Management at Quantopian

John Fawcett

John Fawcett

Founder and CEO
Jean Bredeche

Jean Bredeche

Cofounder and CTO

Quantopian Office Locations

Quantopian has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
77 Summer St
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Quantopian Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$57.6 m

Latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Quantopian's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Quantopian has raised $57.6 m

Quantopian Operating Metrics

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Quantopian News and Updates

‘We Don’t Hire MBAs’: The New Hedge Fund Winners Will Crunch The Better Data Sets

Hedge funds have had a rough go in recent years with many of the industry’s top players posting below-average returns. As traditional hedge funds have struggled, quantitative and algorithmic trading firms have gained prominence. While quantitative and algorithmic trading is … Continued

Quantopian's Army of Analysts Is Defining the Future of Investment

With its army of quantitative analysts, or "quants," Quantopian is disrupting the alternative investment world using a nuancedplatform approach.
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