Quantopian is a crowd-sourced quantitative investment firm. They inspire talented people from around the world to write investment algorithms.

Quantopian provides capital, data, a research environment, and a development platform to algorithm authors (quants). They offer license agreements for algorithms that fit their investment strategy, and the licensing authors are paid based on their strategy’s individual performance. They provide everything a quant needs to create a strategy and profit from it.

Quantopian’s community has doubled year-over-year for the last three years and now numbers over 90,000 members. Quantopian’s members include finance professionals, scientists, developers, and students from more than 180 countries from around the world. The members collaborate in their forums and in person at regional meetups, workshops, and QuantCon, Quantopian’s flagship annual event.