We believe efficient markets don’t happen naturally – they need to be engineered to make them so.

Join us to create a more efficient market
What We Do

Markets. Optimized.

We design markets that reduce friction in connecting buyers and sellers, enabling them to improve the quality of their execution and minimize their market footprint. We believe in the engineering approach to market design: building venues with matching logic that optimizes towards execution quality and liquidity.


Leadership Team

We’re a financial technology company founded by industry veterans.

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Roman Ginis

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Formerly Quantitative Trader at Cubist/Point72 & UBS (10 years) where he developed and traded directional and market making strategies. A Caltech PhD in CS (2002), Roman brings deep expertise in market micro-structure and trade execution, and holds patents in stream computing and complex event processing.

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John Palazzo

Chief Operating Officer, IntelligentCross ATS

Formerly Managing Director of UBS’ Electronic Trading Products with direct responsibilities for the execution desk and the #1 (by volume) US ATS, including sales, operations and compliance. Linkedin

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Scott Graczyk

Head of Business Development

Formerly Head of Trading at Marshall Wace and SAC, running trading and alpha capture desks for the $10B+ AUM funds. Prior to that Global Head of Sales, Instinet.

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Alex Sadowski

General Counsel

Formerly seven years with the SEC OCIE, Office of Market Oversight and 10 years with GETCO/KCG, where he was Deputy GC and responsible for day-to-day management of legal and compliance functions of the firm.

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Alex Gerasimoff

Head of Trading Technology

Formerly 12 years with Credit Suisse’ on the Crossfinder team (a top equities ATS) and as a technical lead for Clearwater fixed income ATS. Alex brings expert knowledge of matching engine design and low-latency system engineering.

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Patrick Dote

Head of Research

Formerly Head of Quant Execution, Clinton Group (11 years), responsible for turning over $1B/day, where he built execution algorithms and managed operations. Prior to that Program & Algo Trader at Cowen (10 years), responsible for agency execution and transaction analysis.


Join us

We are committed to what we do and want equally passionate professionals to become part of our growing group, headquartered in Connecticut. We’re looking for team members who are eager to take on broad ranging roles and responsibilities, maintain strong interpersonal relationships and help us build upon our vision.

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