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Quantopian is a company providing the algorithmic trading platform in a browser. The company’s tools and support give quants what they need to learn, create, test, trade — and reap the benefits of quantitative finance for themselves. 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.
HQBoston, MA, US
Employee Ratings4.7

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)12(-7%)
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Key People/Management at Quantopian

John Fawcett

John Fawcett

Founder and CEO
Caroline Sherman

Caroline Sherman

Chief Product Officer and Managing Director, Strategy
Jean Bredeche

Jean Bredeche

Cofounder and CTO
Marc Volpe

Marc Volpe

Chief Financial Officer
John Lee

John Lee

VP, Revenue
John Ricklefs

John Ricklefs

VP, Infrastructure
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Quantopian Office Locations

Quantopian has an office in Boston
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
100 Franklin St, 5th Floor
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Quantopian Financials and Metrics

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Quantopian total Funding

$48.8 m

Quantopian latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Quantopian investors

Quantopian's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Quantopian has raised $48.8 m
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Quantopian Operating Metrics

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Quantopian Cybersecurity Score

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Quantopian Online and Social Media Presence

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Quantopian News and Updates

Quantopian's Amazon-esque Approach To Asset Management

Quantopianbuilt a community of quants to change asset management. Now its taking on the enterprise.

‘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.

Quantopian Blogs

How to retrieve the cash dividends from a buy and hold position?

Hi, I am trying to run a simple buy and hold strategy with the data from the quantopian-quandl free bundle. I'd like to see how much money came from the cash dividends and possible plot the cumulative amount on a graph. Does that bundle allow that? How to proceed? In not, what data provider wou…

HotChili Analytics - Sign up for free Quantopian-like research, backtest, and live trading box...yes, with zipline preinstalled!

Folks, One day after we announced our Desktop-As-A-Service trading platform, based on delivering a complete research-backtest-trade platform, Quantopian decided to shut down their community platform. We’ve scrambled to respond to this, and are pleased to announce a free AWS Workspace desktop to su…

Yield curve changes

Changes in the shape of the curve over time are measured by the slope of the yield curve. When there is a large difference between the short and long end of the curve, it is considered a steeper curve. When there is little difference between the two ends, the curve is considered flat. Changing the …

Alpaca launches Zipline-Trader, an open-source on-premise trading platform built on top of Quantopian’s zipline

Hi Everyone, As you know Quantopian are closing their services. Alpaca has been talking with the community to understand how to best support this transition and how to make it as smooth as possible. This is why we are excited to announce that we are launching in a few weeks a version of Zipline …

Quantopian Lectures backup?

Hi Where the readings that were in are available in https://www.quantopian.com/lectures? I want to make a backup since they were really useful thanks!

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Quantopian Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Quantopian founded?

    Quantopian was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Quantopian key executives?

    Quantopian's key executives are John Fawcett, Caroline Sherman and Jean Bredeche.

  • How many employees does Quantopian have?

    Quantopian has 12 employees.

  • Who are Quantopian competitors?

    Competitors of Quantopian include Global Kapital Group, Simply Business and DEGIRO.

  • Where is Quantopian headquarters?

    Quantopian headquarters is located at 100 Franklin St, 5th Floor, Boston.

  • Where are Quantopian offices?

    Quantopian has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Quantopian have?

    Quantopian has 1 office.