WorldQuant Ventures leverages the past 25 years of experience as users and innovators of technology and data science

Steve Lau

Managing Director, WorldQuant Ventures LLC

Steven began his career as an Option Specialist and Market Maker at Spear Leeds and Kellogg which was acquired by Goldman Sachs in 1999.

He later built proprietary trading desks at UBS, Montgomery Securities, Commerzbank and most recently at the Bank of Montreal.

Throughout his career, he has been an avid user, evaluator, advisor and investor in Financial Technology companies. Personal early stage investments include Dataminr, Pico Quantitative Trading, Estimize and Benzinga. He has direct investments in over 40 startups across sectors.

Mr. Lau holds a degree in Mathematical Economics from Colgate University.

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Steve Lau
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