Quantopian Brings QuantCon Back To Singapore September 28-30 | Business Wire

SINGAPORE–()–Quantopian, the free online platform that provides education and tools

to create new quantitative investing strategies, will hold its second

annual Singapore

conference from September 28-30.

The three-day event will focus on algorithmic trading and feature talks

by leading experts in quantitative investing from asset management

firms, technology companies, investment banks. Academia.

The keynote for the event will be delivered by Yi Li, portfolio manager

for GIC’s Systematic Investment Group.

Other speakers include: Josh Holcroft, Head of Quantitative Research,

Asia, at UBS Investment Bank. Juan Cheng, data scientist at InfoTrie.

Jason Hsu, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer at Rayliant Global

Advisors. Dr. Haksun Li, founder and CEO of NM Ltd., an algorithmic

trading research and mathematical consulting company. Rob Carver,

Independent Systematic futures Trader, Writer and Research Consultant.

“We're honored to have an outstanding group of leaders participating in

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“AES is the premier multi-asset class algorithmic provider,” said Manny Santayana, Managing Director and Head of AES Sales Americas. “We are constantly expanding and...

QuantCon Singapore this year,” said John Fawcett, CEO of Quantopian.

“QuantCon brings intelligent people together and helps people develop

innovative investing strategies.”

The three-day event, held at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in

Singapore, will open with a day of hands-on workshops on algorithmic

trading, futures trading. Quantitative investing. Day two will

feature talks and tutorials on trading strategies, alternative data

sets. machine learning. The conference closes with a free,

data-centric hackathon – giving attendees a chance to put their trading

strategies to the test.

Since its founding in 2011, Quantopian has built a fast-growing

community of more than 140,000 people who are using the platform to

educate themselves on quantitative investing, create and test investment


Quantopian licenses the best of its users’ investment strategies as part

of the company’s investment management business. Authors whose

algorithms are currently being licensed come from all over the world,

including China, India and Australia.

To see a complete list of speakers or to register for all or part of

QuantCon, visit .



<b>About Quantopian</b>



People everywhere solve today’s hardest investment challenges with




Quantopian educates individuals with lectures, tutorials, data, tools,

and their online community – all for free. Members from all backgrounds

learn by researching and creating investment strategies.



Quantopian offers license agreements for strategies that fit its

<a rel="wpi" target="_blank" title="" href="">investment strategies</a>, and the licensing authors are paid 10% of the

strategy’s net profits, based on their strategy’s individual

performance. The company has received nearly $50 million in equity

investments, including a Series C fund closed late last year and led by

Andreessen Horowitz.



Quantopian’s community nearly doubled in each of the last four years,

now with more than 140,000 members, including finance professionals,

scientists, developers, and students from 180 countries. The members

collaborate online and in person at regional meetups, workshops, and

Quantopian’s flagship QuantCon events in New York and Singapore. To

date, more than 6million simulations have been run on

Quantopian’s platform. For more information, visit .