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About Quantopian

Quantopian ceased operation in November 2020. Quantopian develops a data science platform for quantitative finance. The company provides education, data, and tools for people to pursue quantitative finance. It offers an algorithmic trading platform to engage community members to discuss concepts, processes, and performance and learn from peers. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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100 Franklin Street 5th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02110,

United States


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Latest Quantopian News

GOODBYE: Quant Trading Platform Quantopian Shutters

Dec 18, 2020

GOODBYE: Quant Trading Platform Quantopian Shutters Posted on 12/17/2020 Boston-based Quantopian, Inc. is a crowd-sourced experiment in quantitative trading strategies. The platform was a project backed by both Steve Cohen (runs Point72 Asset Management) and Andreessen Horowitz. In July 2016, Point72 Ventures let Quantopian manage up to US$ 250 million of Cohen’s capital. Launched in 2011, Quantopian tests algorithmic strategies and once boasted over 300,000 users testing different quant strategies. Quantopian was ranked #98 on Forbes’ 2014 “List of America’s Most Promising Companies.” Quantopian shut down paper trading in 2019. The company decided to shut down the platform in October 2020. Quantopian Chief Executive Officer John Fawcett left to work for Robinhood. Quantopian had venture backing from Point72, Bessemer Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, and Spark Capital. Get News Stories Delivered to Your Inbox Your Email: We'll deliver the most current and interesting sovereign wealth and financial news straight to your inbox © 2008-2020 Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. All Rights Reserved. Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute® and SWFI® are registered trademarks of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. Other third-party content, logos and trademarks are owned by their perspective entities and used for informational purposes only. No affiliation or endorsement, express or implied, is provided by their use. All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms of use agreement which includes our privacy policy. Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) is a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, pensions, endowments, superannuation funds, family offices, central banks and other long-term institutional investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade and other relevant issues. SWFI facilitates sovereign fund, pension, endowment, superannuation fund and central bank events around the world. SWFI is a minority-owned organization.

Quantopian Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Quantopian founded?

    Quantopian was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Quantopian's headquarters?

    Quantopian's headquarters is located at 100 Franklin Street, Boston.

  • What is Quantopian's latest funding round?

    Quantopian's latest funding round is Dead.

  • How much did Quantopian raise?

    Quantopian raised a total of $51.48M.

  • Who are the investors of Quantopian?

    Investors of Quantopian include Paycheck Protection Program, Spark Capital, Khosla Ventures, Point72 Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and 5 more.

  • Who are Quantopian's competitors?

    Competitors of Quantopian include Numerai and 4 more.

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