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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Research Evolved: Integrated Notebooks

Today we’re launching a deep integration of QuantConnect with Jupyter Lab to give you a powerful new tool for your alpha research. The dynamic, iterative nature of Jupyter Lab is an evolutionary leap for the quant process. When combined with the power of QuantConnect’s cloud and 400TB of data, the new QC research environment is […]

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Sherry Yang

Sherry Yang

Rebalance Ep 9: Alpha Five & Boot Camp

Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our ninth episode we’re happy to share: The Alpha Five competition opened last week! We will be awarding a total prize pool of $27,500 to the top 15 algorithms. Competition guidelines are out! Check out the Alpha Five […]

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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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    Alex Otsu

    Alex Otsu

    Introducing Alpha Five – Our First Algorithm Development Competition

    We’re excited to announce Alpha Five, our first algorithm development competition. It is a natural extension of Alpha Streams, which we launched with the original vision of creating a marketplace where funds could license community-made Alphas instantly. By creating a marketplace, developers can connect directly with funds who are looking to leverage the breadth of […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Join Us in London at The Quant Conference 2019

    On November 1st, our CEO, Jared Broad, will be speaking on a panel at The Quant Conference 2019. The Quant Conference is an event dedicated to discussion of and education on current trends in quantitative finance, attended by a mix of students, industry leaders, academics, and investors. Jared will be participating in a panel called […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 8: Alpha Contest & Wallet Widget

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our eighth episode we’re happy to share: A Big Announcement! QuantConnect will open its first Alpha Streams competition in October. To participate, implement an algorithm using one of the 5 ETF universe modules we released last week. You […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 7: Universe Modules, & Research

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our seventh episode we’re happy to share: New Modules Shipped! Want to try trading by sector? Earlier this week we shipped 5 new ETF universe modules focusing on energy, precious metals, technology, US Treasuries and Volatility ETFs. You […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 6: Alpha Streams, Algorithms, & Boot Camp

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our sixth episode we’re happy to share: An Alpha Streams Marketplace Update! Our team is getting the community’s alpha streams in front of more institutions. The Alpha Streams market provides you with unparalleled distribution to institutional capital to […]

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    Jack Simonson

    Jack Simonson

    Making Models that Fit the Signal, Not the Noise

    One of the most common pitfalls when creating an algorithm is overfitting. Overfitting is the act of fine-tuning the parameters of an algorithm to fit the detail and noise of backtesting data to the extent that it negatively impacts the performance of the algorithm on new data. It can manifest itself in a variety of […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 5: Reports, Algorithms, & Docs

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our fifth episode we’re happy to share: Updated Lean Report Creator Features! The Lean Report Creator now includes summary statistics, new metrics on portfolio exposure, and comparisons of your backtest performance to live trading. You can access the […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 4: Debugger, Data, & Boot Camp

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In our fourth episode we’re happy to share: The Debugger Is Live! We’ve loved hearing the excitement around our new debugger tool. If you haven’t tried the tool out yet, you can access it from the right side of […]