Who We Are

We are MATHEMATICIANS with first-class experience in Quant Trading. We are MACHINE LEARNING RESEARCHERS with publications in top-tier Machine Learning conferences and journals, and world-renowned prizes. We are ENGINEERS with an obsession for engineering culture and best-practice. We are BACKED BY GREAT INVESTORS and INDUSTRY VETERANS.

Our Founder Our Investors

Our Investors & Advisors

Y Combinator
Refactor Capital
VY Capital

Howard Morgan

Co-founder, Renaissance Technologies and First Round Capital

Jaffray Woodriff

Co-founder and CEO, Quantitative Investment Management

Jacob Gibson

Co-founder, Nerd Wallet

Marek Musiela

Ex-Global Head of Research at BNP Paribas, Inventor of the classic BGM model

Our Founder

Yves Laurent Kom Samo
Yves-Laurent Kom Samo, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO

Dr. Kom Samo began his career in finance as a Quant Trader, first at Goldman Sachs, then at J.P. Morgan.

He then moved on to completing a Ph.D. in Machine Learning at the University of Oxford, where he was a full scholar of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance. His Ph.D. research was awarded the prestigious Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Machine Learning in 2016. He is the main author of several publications in top-tier peer-reviewed Machine Learning journal and conferences (e.g. JMLR, ICML, UAI).

Yves-Laurent served as a reviewer for several journals in the areas of Machine Learning and Stochastic Analysis, and as a thesis supervisor at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford.

Dr. Kom Samo was trained as an Applied Mathematician in France, first in the competitive 'Classe Préparatoires' curriculum, then at the 'Grande Ecole' Telecom ParisTech, where he got a Master degree with a focus on Applied Mathematics, and finally at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford where he got a second Master degree in Mathematical Finance.