WHAT WE DO

WE MAKE THE MARKET

Akuna Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives market making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to cutting edge financial technology. Akuna’s unmatched growth profile and non-client structure provides a unique place for innovation and opportunity in the home of proprietary trading – Chicago.

THE TRADING TEAM

We trade significant market-share in listed derivatives across all major asset classes in the U.S. and directly compete with the largest market-making, arbitrage and high frequency trading firms in the world. We have no clients or external investors and trade only with the company’s capital.

THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Our Development Team delivers fast, reliable, scalable, and high performing code within a collaborative environment. With years of experience in the industry, Akuna’s Senior Developers work closely with promising Junior Developers designing and implementing solutions to meet the needs of our competitive trading environment.

THE QUANTITATIVE TEAM

As the firm’s architects of automation and machine learning, our PhD dominated teams of Quants push the limits of exploration while greatly increasing the productivity of our Trading team. Working across every aspect of Akuna’s system, Quants connect with both Traders and Developers to innovate on data analysis, modeling, and strategies.