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WooTrader proves what startups can accomplish when they get the data they need

We recently spoke to Atanas Stoyanov, CEO of WooTrader, about his journey from a software programmer to FinTech founder. In 2007, Stoyanov sold his previous company, an Inc 500 firm that developed software optimization tools. He then turned his considerable programming talent to helping investors keep up with rapidly changing markets. He launched WooTrader, with the vision of becoming the only website you’ll need for asset management. With the recent release of a Wall Street-ready API, WooTrader’s client base is now expanding to hedge funds and investment banks. You’ve built a number of successful companies, including a software testing company. How...

Quandl Launches Intraday Data

One of our most popular user requests has long been that we add intraday data to Quandl’s data coverage. The wait is over. We are thrilled to announce that Quandl now supports intraday data for US equities. You can now look at market fluctuations with greater granularity than ever before. We begin with five exceptional databases of intraday equity data: S&P 500 One Minute Bars NASDAQ 100 One Minute Bars Dow Jones Industrial Average One Minute Bars Dow Jones Utilities Average One Minute Bars Dow Jones Transportation Average One Minute Bars These databases are provided by AlgoSeek, a leading provider...

Expanding Quandl’s European Futures Data

Futures data has always been an area of focus for Quandl. Our newest databases expand our coverage significantly. Futures Data on Quandl When we launched Quandl three years and 20 million datasets ago, futures coverage was a major strength. We had excellent data for North American futures markets, especially the CME and CBOT. Over the years, we added several more North American exchanges: ICE, Minneapolis, Montreal and CBOE. We also added supporting data from the CFTC. Then we expanded into international markets: futures data from Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo, Osaka, Mumbai, Dubai and other exchanges. When we launched our data marketplace...

2015: A Quandl Retrospective

Quandl hit some very significant milestones in 2015. It was almost exactly a year ago that we launched our data marketplace. How did we do? Data and Delivery When we launched the marketplace, we had three vendors and five databases for sale. Today, we have over 25 vendors and nearly 100 databases for sale. When we launched the marketplace, we had zero paying customers and zero dollars in revenue. Today, we have hundreds of customers and seven digits in annualized revenue from subscribers. (Not to mention many millions of free data users). When we launched the marketplace, our API served 15 million...

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