Code Willing is named one of CIO Review’s 50 Most Promising FinTech Solution Providers

The breadth and depth of data available for financial research is growing at a rapid pace. What used to be daily price and volume data sets has now grown to become order by order streaming data feeds, unstructured social media data, even geospatial imagery. Data issues like tracking assets through time sound like simple problems but are actually quite difficult challenges.

Even with large and well-known data vendors, financial organizations often find themselves straddled with significant data quality issues. As Baron K. Davis, CEO, Code Willing asserts, “Rather than using a large player that taps into multiple verticals, we think it’s better to hire a firm that understands the data specific to the finance industry. This goes a long way in processing financial data quickly and efficiently.” Code Willing, a financial technology startup, converts this idea into actionable insights for its clients. In addition, Code Willing provides data pipeline and management services to the financial industry.


We are familiar with a broad set of financial data sets, and that experience helps us quickly onboard new data from new, emerging data vendors. We understand difficult data issues facing our clients such as data quality and provide them with appropriate data management services at an affordable price,” states Davis.

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Code Willing gives talk to ACM@LSU

Some of our employees gave a talk about how Code Willing is changing the financial industry to the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at Louisiana State University on March 27, 2019.

Code Willing talking to Association for Computing Machinery at LSU
Dalton Hall, Matthew Guidry, Nam Vu, Mason Walton, Michael Stewart and Sonia Azad presented to the ACM@LSU.

MIT Students Leverage Code Willing Technology for Quantitative Finance Research Project

MIT utilizes Code Willing for Research

Code Willing is working with the academic sector to advance research in the field of Quantitative Finance.

Quantbot Technologies LP, a global quantitative hedge fund and Code Willing client, is constantly looking for new research opportunities and partnerships but is often restricted due to the highly proprietary nature of their work. With Code Willing managing the Quantbot data and cloud infrastructure, it enables Quantbot to engage external research teams via consulting arrangements. Through the use of the Code Willing technology suite, Quantbot can provide tightly controlled access to clean data and the virtually unlimited resources of cloud computing infrastructure.

Recently, Quantbot worked with several student groups participating in a month-long MIT Sloan 2019 Finance Research Practicum course. The students performed real research for Quantbot in a secure environment running on Amazon AWS with strictly controlled access to the clean datasets they needed.


Without the Code Willing platform there’s really no way we would have been able to host these projects. Now we have the ability to run almost limitless amounts of additional research projects with no risk of impact to our internal systems.”

– Paul White, President and CTO of Quantbot

 

Hugh Alexander Joins Code Willing as Chief Technology Officer

Hugh Alexander is CTO of Code Willing.

Code Willing, an independent global provider of quantitative research and trading solutions, has announced that Hugh Alexander has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Hugh will draw upon his extensive expertise in the financial information and technology industry to drive the continued global growth of Code Willing.

Hugh brings a wealth of knowledge about designing stable, cost effective infrastructures for efficiently managing the raw materials that quantitative research and trading requires.


Hugh Alexander’s experience and background leading teams of quantitative researchers and traders will ensure that Code Willing continues to lead the market in developing quantitative tools that improve decision-making, analytics and trading decisions of our customers.”

– Baron Davis, CEO Code Willing


Hugh has been successfully building quantitative trading tools and platforms since 2004, where he served as Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer for a very successful quantitative trading desk at one of Wall Street’s largest banks. Hired in 1996, his prior roles were as VP/ED in the technology organization leading their time series engineering and real time market data development teams.  

Hugh commented, “It’s an exciting time for financial data analysis that can take advantage of the almost infinite scale of cloud hosted processing and storage. Code Willing has a very unique product suite that is tailored for the quantitative trading team enabling them to focus on what they want to: Quantitative Research and Trading. Code Willing’s technology is an essential foundation for successful trading decisions driven by quantitative methods. I am thrilled to be able to lead the technology talent at Code Willing and guide the continued development of their platform into a world class product.”

What Cloud Consulting Can Do For Hedge Funds

In this day and age, everyone is spending more time in the cloud. This includes hedge funds storing all of their data and information in one convenient, accessible place. Adopting cloud technology can help financial companies reduce costs, promote innovation, open the door to new possibilities and meet business objectives faster. It is critical that companies stay ahead of the curve as technology continues to morph in the future.

It is clear that now is the time for companies to migrate to the cloud, but it can be a challenging task. Which is the best path to the cloud for your organization? How do you know which applications your business needs to host in the cloud? Which technologies are a good fit for your company? It is important to have a good strategy if a company wants to be successful and meet their objectives.

The Right Cloud Starts with the Right Team.

Code Willing offers Cloud Consulting to financial businesses. We help hedge funds plan the best path forward while keeping data intact. Code Willing reduces risk and increases returns by providing a road-map for cloud migration success.

Strategy

Our experts come up with the best strategy for data migration and design the ideal network architecture for companies. We can help design the cloud infrastructure along with the company’s existing infrastructure to form a hybrid solution.

Architecture

We design data architectures that deliver maximum performance and the lowest possible latency in a data center environment so that companies get the most out of their investment. The environments designed by our architects are highly secure and built to last.

Accuracy

It is most critical that all data stays intact and unchanged through the entire transition process and over its entire life-cycle. Code Willing maintains the completeness, accuracy and consistency of the original data.

Security

Security is also of great importance. Companies can rest assured that private data is kept private and only explicitly public data is generally accessible. Security protocols ensure that data is accessed only by authorized personnel.

We have a team of talented developers, who have extensive experience in setting up and managing data solutions for numerous industries. We support clients through every stage of the cloud life-cycle.

This is a great opportunity for start-up hedge funds or any company looking to get started in quantitative trading or to modernize their data structure. The Code Willing team helps identify and meet business and IT requirements, define a cloud road-map and help with the shift to the cloud so that companies’ IT teams do not need to worry about managing complex hardware and software infrastructure.

Code Willing is the cloud data migration service for you. You can read more about Cloud Consulting from Code Willing here.

Feed Handlers for Capturing Market Data

Code Willing provides market data feed handlers for a large, growing variety of global markets in North America, the Asia/Pacific region, and Europe. There are currently 35 feed handlers available with more under development. We deliver high-performance handlers with low latency, optionally integrating the entire Code Willing Suite.

We provide powerful, minimal-latency tools to process normalized market data. You will be able to access historical market data, as well as real-time streaming market data. This is beneficial for electronic traders and analysts looking to backtest strategies with accurate market data.

Features include:

  • high performance with low latency
  • homogenous access to real-time and historical data
  • global market coverage and custom configurations

We know that traders need everything to be instantaneous and that needs to be done with as little processing time as possible. Our feed handlers are optimized to process large volumes of messages with minimal delay. This gives you the ability to parse live data streams from a variety of global markets at high speeds with a reduced hardware footprint and low latency.

You will have the ability to analyze real-time data, as well as historical data backed by Content Addressable Storage (CAS) from Code Willing. CAS is a flexible storage service with customizable role-based access control and support for both local and cloud-based (via Amazon Web Services) underlying storage. With CAS you will have the ability to re-use that data in all applications of the Code Willing Suite.

We support a wide variety of global markets, specifically from the North America, Asia/Pacific and European Union regions. This includes coverage for all of the major exchanges including ICE, NASDAQ, NYSE and many more. We are constantly working on adding support for more feeds. Our software can be extended to cover new markets upon demand. We will notify you with any upcoming updates from exchanges and provide feeder updates. You will have access to everything you need. See a list of the current supported feeds here.

Our feed handlers are provided as ready-to-run applications or as a set of C++ libraries. If necessary, we can work with you to integrate the Code Willing Suite with your existing setup. This way you can streamline using the best fintech software in the industry.

Using Market Data Feed Handlers from Code Willing saves you time, money and effort that would go into researching, analyzing and building your own tools and infrastructure. Our pricing is competitive with other market data feed software providers. There are no up-front costs or long-term commitments. What you get from Code Willing is the highest value for the lowest possible cost.

This is a great opportunity for start-up hedge funds, or any company looking to get started in quantitative trading, that need normalized market data with low latency. Let Code Willing handle your data infrastructure while you focus on the core of your business.

You can read more about our Market Data Feed Handlers here.

Data Solutions for Quants in Finance

We are Code Willing, the Experts in Quantitative Trading Tools, and we make it easier for financial firms to extract and analyze data in order to make informed business decisions. We utilize industry leading technology to ensure that data is captured and made available on demand.

Code Willing was founded in 2014 and provides services for businesses in the financial industry for gathering, processing and storing details of financial activity in a stable and consistent manner. These services include: IT infrastructure, data management software and full development support. Hedge funds no longer have to exhaust resources on IT and can concentrate on their core business.

We have built an entire infrastructure that can be utilized by hedge funds in place of a full-equipped IT division. This grand infrastructure acts as the basis for all of the applications and data processes to run efficiently and deliver successful results 100% of the time helping businesses who have struggled to keep up with always-evolving technology and its costs. Our software saves companies computing processing time, network bandwidth and storage space.

Code Willing’s software is versatile, all of which can be run on-prem (for Linux users only) or in AWS. We are also currently working to support other cloud providers (Google, Azure, Digital Ocean, etc.) allowing for a wide-range of customizing options for hedge funds to consider when going with our platform. One example of this is that firms can add their own processing steps at any point in the system.

Code Willing has a team of talented developers who have extensive experience in setting up and managing data solutions for numerous industries. They support clients through every stage of their IT life-cycle. Our developers will work with you to make sure that our software is properly configured to your system and meets your needs.

Code Willing saves you time, money and effort that would go into researching, analyzing and building your own tools and infrastructure. Our pricing is competitive with other data software providers. There are no up-front costs or long-term commitments. What you get from us is the highest value for the lowest possible cost.

Now is a great time  for start-up hedge funds or any company looking to get started in quantitative trading or to modernize their data structure. The Code Willing team helps identify and meet business and IT requirements, define a cloud road-map and help with the shift to the cloud so that companies’ IT teams do not need to worry about managing complex hardware and software infrastructure. Code Willing is the cloud data management solution for you. You can read more about what we have to offer here.