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LEVERAGING TECH TO UNCOVER ALPHA

WHAT WE DO

QUANTITATIVE DEVELOPMENT

AlphaLab Capital is a leading provider of technology for quantitative trading. Each day, our infrastructure and algorithms enable traders to supply billions of dollars of liquidity to major exchanges around the globe. Our name derives from the term "alpha" which in finance means "excess returns beyond what is expected". It is a measure of an institution or individual's ability to outperform. Our mission is to deliver alpha to all our stakeholders.

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DELIVERING LIQUIDITY

By crafting algorithms with high sharpe ratios and low volatility, we deliver consistent financial alpha. By enabling liquidity in niche & emerging asset classes, we improve market efficiency and ease the flow of capital for people worldwide. By constantly innovating our management practices, we cultivate a workplace where each employee has the opportunity to grow and outperform. And by investing in startups and philanthropy, we aim to improve opportunities in our local communities.

 
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WHO WE ARE

John and Michal created AlphaLab with no outside investment, allowing them the freedom to create a company based on their values and build a smart and talented team who enjoy working together. Interested in solving challenging problems and want to see the impact of your work? We’d love to have you join us.

JOHN GU

Founder & CEO

With 15 years of experience in quantitative trading at firms like Tower Research Capital, Citadel, and AlphaSimplex, John has led teams that have consistently achieved double digit sharpe ratios and triple digital annual gross returns. He holds a Master's in Computer Science and dual Bachelor's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

MICHAL KRASNODEBSKI

Chief Operating Officer

Michal brings 15 years of experience as an operations and product executive. Previously he served as General Manager of Shutterstock (SSTK)'s largest subsidiary, where he led a team of 30+ to more than 20% annual growth. He holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Engineering from Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania.

OUR TECHNOLOGY TEAM HAILS FROM SOME OF THE WORLD'S TOP UNIVERSITIES & COMPANIES:

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WORK WITH US

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team. As a boutique and nimble firm, we offer the opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals to not only work with cutting-edge trading technology, but also to take a lead role and have significant impact on the future of our firm and industry. No matter what role you are in, you’ll get broad exposure to all parts of the business. You’ll have the opportunity to work on infrastructure, core trading tech and even strategies. Work directly with the founders and a diverse team with decades of industry experience in high-frequency trading.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

This is a rare opportunity to be creative and design, build and grow a unique platform in new markets. Iterate on our real time trading infrastructure and automated trading systems. Our nimble nature means flexibility in what you work on: you might be diagnosing infrastructure issues one day and deploying a new strategy the next.

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QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

Does data drive you? As a quant you will delve into data, develop models, manage risk, and create new growth opportunities for the business. We deploy new strategies everyday, so good ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. It is critical that you are able to quickly translate new ideas into solid implementations.

OUR BENEFITS

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BREAKING NEW GROUND

We create technology to trade in niche and emerging asset classes which are rapidly evolving. We offer significant opportunities for innovation from idea to execution, and plenty of fun challenges.

 

Don't just take our word for it, it’s official! Thanks to our team, we’re proud to have earned Great Place to Work® Certification™.

Our company culture is a top priority! 

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