Auquan is a platform to crowd-source trading strategies. We restructure trading into a data and math problem by abstracting out finance knowledge - for example, a problem to predict buy/sell signal on a stock can be re-framed as a 0/1 classification problem on time series data. This allows anyone with data and/or math skills to analyze historical data to discover patterns and build models without… · More any experience in finance - opening up a big pool of users. To keep it interesting, we turn problems into online competition, QuantQuest, where our community of students, data scientists, developers solve them for cash prizes, profit shares and other rewards. Anyone can use our free tutorials and open source backtesting toolbox to learn about trading and solve these problems. Profitable strategies are used by our trading partners to trade live in the markets. We charge these firms a percentage cut in the profits and reward our users by splitting this fee equally between the user and Auquan.
February 2017—Users solve data science/trading problems for cash rewards
Competition based online platform to crowd-source trading strategies. Anyone with a quantitative background (engineering students, data scientists etc)… · More can log in and solve our data science and math problems. Profitable strategies created by our users are used by our trading partners to trade live in the markets. We charge these trading firms a percentage cut in the profits and reward our users by splitting this fee equally between the user and Auquan.