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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

QuantConnect Users Can Now Trade on Bitfinex

We’re pleased to share you can now live-trade with Bitfinex from your QuantConnect account. This integration adds a second crypto brokerage to QuantConnect, giving the community more options for live trading! Since we launched crypto trading in 2017, we have seen a great deal of demand for Bitfinex from our international users who trade crypto […]

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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Live Trading on QuantConnect Now Free for Students

Education has always been a core value for us at QuantConnect — with all of the intelligent and talented people in our quant community, there is great opportunity to learn from each other as both the platform and user base grow. Today, we’re excited to announce QuantConnect Live Trading is now free for students. All you need to do is simply register with your .edu email address, and you can start trading at no cost.

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    Pioneering Tomorrow’s Trading

    QuantConnect provides a free algorithm backtesting tool and financial data so engineers can design algorithmic trading strategies.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Our New Quantpedia Strategy Library

    When we launched our Algorithm Framework in May, it was an exciting update for our community to leverage “drag & drop” modules of code that can alleviate inefficiencies in algorithm development. In a parallel effort to provide quants with more strategy examples, we are pleased to announce our integration with Quantpedia and to showcase our […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Powered By LEAN: Abbington Investment Group

    In the next edition of our Powered By LEAN blog series, we feature Charles (Chuck) Waite, Chief Technology Officer of boutique independent wealth management and investment management firm Abbington Investment Group. Chuck spent some time with our CEO Jared Broad to discuss his firm’s investing strategy, how QuantConnect simplifies their operations & much more! Broad: What’s […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    LEAN’s Tear Sheet – The LEAN Report Creator

    We’re happy to share that we’ve created a new backtest tear sheet creation tool, which comes with LEAN. The LEAN Report Creator is generated from backtesting-result objects and allows you to quickly create polished, professional-grade reports for each backtest (see a full example report generated by LRC). Our hope is that you can use these […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Powered By LEAN: DropShot Capital

    As an open-source community, we can stretch to the limits of where our members take us. That’s why we’re launching our newest blog series, Powered By LEAN, that tells the stories of the hedge funds that are using QuantConnect and running on LEAN, our proprietary trading engine. LEAN offers many benefits to funds, including it’s […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Automating Alpha: Learn how our funds and trading firms unlock market insights

    In our new blog series, Automating Alpha, we interview the quantitative trading firms and hedge funds that subscribe to our Alpha Streams project. In our first installment, CEO Jared Broad sat down with Chris Udy, CEO of Tibra, a quantitative research and investment group.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals

    Since we were founded in 2011, QuantConnect has strived to empower individuals. It has been built into our core motto “Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals”. We are motivated to provide powerful investment opportunities for investors and the best technology possible available for quants. It is a difficult challenge but one we push through every day. Some […]

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    Stefano Raggi

    Senior Engineer

    R-Support, Visual Studio Integration, Python Updates – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.1

    This release adds R-support to LEAN; allowing you to run R-code from your LEAN C# algorithms. This makes the R statistics libraries available for use in QuantConnect. Additionally a community member contributed a plugin for Visual Studio which uses the QuantConnect API to perform file editing tasks and deploy backtests. Additionally this release extends Python […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Python Library Support – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.0

    This release adds full python support to enable using common python libraries in your algorithm.It is implemented using the PythonNet library which allows importing C# classes into python and vice versa. The new python algorithms are fully supported in local and cloud trading. There are some minor API adjustments to use the new library but […]