ARPM, or Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management®, aims to set the standards for advanced quantitative risk and portfolio management. Through its three divisions of research, technology, and operations, the company offers a variety of services, including:

  • ARPM Bootcamp®, a weeklong intensive class that provides an in-depth understanding of quantitative modeling
  • A free online ARPM research paper series for the scientific buy-side community to exchange ideas
  • ARPM Lab®, an online platform for learning quantitative buy-side finance
  • An ARPM LinkedIn group to connect with others in the buy-side community
  • A newsletter to stay up to date on research and events of interest

FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 85,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. The company is committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. They’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for their analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.


Model IT offers innovative software products, advisory services, and tailored solutions for the financial sector. Model IT’s core analytical products are MATLAB® based and provide market-leading interactive visualizations for exploring and managing risks in the balance sheet. People at Model IT have a strong background in banking and insurance, and their core competency is understanding the business their clients run.


Numerix is the leading provider of innovative capital markets technology solutions and real-time intelligence capabilities for trading and risk management. Committed to out-of-the box thinking and the exploration and adoption of latest technologies, Numerix is dedicated to driving a more open, fintech-oriented, digital financial services market. Built upon a 20+ year analytical foundation of deep practical knowledge, experience, and IT understanding, Numerix is uniquely positioned in the financial services ecosystem to help its users reimagine operations, modernize business processes, and capture profitability.


OneMarketData is a leading provider of enterprise tick data solutions for financial institutions worldwide. OneTick®, its flagship product, is a comprehensive business solution designed to fully address the market's need for intraday data collection, archiving, retrieval, and analytics across a wide spectrum of users from various departments. The OneTick platform includes the high-performance OneTick archive and in-memory databases, OneTick Event Stream Processing engine, OneTick analytics, and a wide array of adapters to standard sources of historical and real-time tick data. Conceived to specifically address the requirements of the financial sector, OneTick's architecture and extensive built-in domain expertise offer low integration and operation costs and fast deployment.


QuantUniversity is a quantitative analytics and model risk advisory based in Boston, Massachusetts. QuantUniversity has worked with analysts and executives from Bloomberg, Fidelity, Ford, Goldman Sachs, IBM, J.P. Morgan Chase, Nataxis Global Advisors, Pan Agora, T.D. Securities, and other institutions, providing quantitative advisory services, analytics training, and model risk solutions.

QuantUniversity runs various data analytics workshops in Boston, New York, Chicago, and online. The company offers an Analytics Certificate Program and is launching the Fintech Certification program in Fall 2017.


RavenPack is the leading big data analytics provider for financial services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts of unstructured content. The company’s products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk, and increase efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows. RavenPack’s clients include some of the most successful hedge funds, banks, and asset managers in the world.


The Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA) is a not-for-profit organization focused on education and communication to support members of the quantitative investment practitioner community. SQA holds monthly meetings in New York City from September through June that consist of one-hour talks on a specific topic in a social setting. Additionally, the society hosts two conference each year in the fall and spring on topical and exploratory subjects.