Why we invested
"With Episode 1, the value-add is more than just the monetary investment - they are very hands on with helping us figure out some of our most pressing business, sales and people challenges."
Chandini Jain and Shub Jain
Auquan translates complex financial problems from the fund management industry into mathematical challenges that its network of 10,000 independent data scientists can solve. London-based Auquan provides access to more data science talent than any single fund could ever hope to hire - and has already significantly improved the performance of some of the world’s biggest investment funds.
Co-founders Chandini and Shub Jain, are life-long math puzzle enthusiasts. They are also veterans of both finance and tech, having worked for the likes of Microsoft, Optiver and Gusto. Auquan is proving that the future of investment success is gamified and crowdsourced.