|Edge Financial Technologies|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois USA|
|Key People||Jitesh Thakkar, Founder|
|Products||Custom Software Development|
Edge Financial Technologies is an IT consulting firm that specializes in custom software development for the capital markets industry; specifically for futures, equities, options and FX . The focus is on developing black box trading systems, algorithmic trading systems, providing connectivity solutions for the FIX Protocol, and providing direct market connectivity solutions. Their international clients include prop firms, hedge funds and banks.
In January of 2018 the CFTC filed charges against Edge Financial Technologies and Jitesh Thakkar for aiding and abetting spoofing and for a manipulation scheme in the E-mini S&P futures contract on the CME.
Products and Services
Edge Financial provides low latency exchange gateways including connectivity to the CME Group. They also provide post-trade risk management tools, drop copy connectors to the CME Group, ICE as well as CBOE and FIX connectors to the TT FIX Adapter, the CQG FIX API and the Interactive Brokers FIX API. Products also include pre-trade risk controls and customizable FIX Engines.
Services include software consulting and algorithmic trading systems development, including optimization of algorithmic trading strategies. They also provide pre-created algorithms for spreaders, scalpers and arbitrage trading as well as FIX protocol implementation and integration.
- Jitesh Thakkar
- Frank Aldama