WorldQuant is an asset management firm engaged in quantitative investing, philanthropic initiatives, and ventures. It develops and deploys financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process. The company also delivers WorldQuant Data Exchange that enables individuals and organizations to expedite the recommendation and submission of data products to WorldQuant. Additionally, it operates a not-for-profit WorldQuant University (WQU) that offers an instructor-led tuition-free master’s degree program in financial engineering and other initiatives. The company also manages WorldQuant Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on technology companies with a particular focus on data and finance.