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Our Teams: Envisioning the Future of Finance

At Alumnus Capital, our driving force is a collective passion for finance, innovation, and creating a significant impact. We are powered by three exceptional teams that embody our mission: L/S Equities, Quantitative Engineering, and The Catalyst (our media publication).

These remarkable teams form the backbone of Alumnus Capital, working in harmony to fulfill our mission of responsible investing, innovation, and making a positive impact. Together, we strive to redefine the relationship between finance, innovation, and societal change, inspiring a new generation of investors committed to creating a better future.

Unleashing Innovation: A Multifaceted Approach

At the Catalyst, our diverse team of writers boasts expertise spanning various fields in finance. This breadth of knowledge enables us to effortlessly communicate intricate ideas, ensuring readers grasp complex topics while staying engaged. Leveraging our writers' collaboration, creativity, and proficiency, The Catalyst remains a reliable source of information in an ever-evolving world.

My Experience Day Trading and Words of Advice

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been more than 2 years since GameStop’s short squeeze shocked the world. An unprecedented event that was fueled by the accessibility of Robinhood, a free easy-to-use platform, and the army of Redditors on r/wallstreetbets. The countless online communities that showcased astronomical percent gains and remarkable profits inevitably caught the interests of millions of teenagers and young adults — including myself.


Ian Hartana

June 7 2023

The Catalyst by Alumnus Capital

The New Wave of IPOs: Analyzing the Impact of SPACs on the Financial Market

Aman Ravji

May 18 2023

Recently SPACs(Special Purpose Acquisition Companies) have been growing in popularity. People are even seeing them as an substitute for IPOs(Initial Public Offerings). In my article I discuss the uprising of SPACs as well as their impact on financial markets.

Empowering Minds through Insightful Financial Education

The Catalyst serves as our esteemed media publication, providing a platform to communicate intricate and multifaceted topics within the realm of finance and economics. We are passionately committed to educating our readers, offering an unparalleled level of understanding in these domains.​

Recognizing the ever-changing world we inhabit, we empathize with the challenge of staying abreast of constant developments. Hence, The Catalyst dedicates itself to decoding complex ideas and delivering them in a succinct, engaging, and informative manner. Our mission is to empower readers with the knowledge they need to comprehend the world around them, enabling them to make informed decisions.

At Alumnus Capital, we firmly believe that by demystifying finance and economics, we empower individuals to navigate the complexities of the modern landscape confidently. Through The Catalyst, we aspire to be the catalyst for knowledge, sparking curiosity and fostering a deeper understanding of the interconnected world of finance and economics.

Quantitative Engineering

Exploring New Frontiers in Quantitative Finance

Our team stands as a testament to our commitment to excellence. Composed of the brightest and most driven high schoolers in finance and technology, we bring together diverse skill sets, perspectives, and backgrounds. United by a shared passion for our work, we meticulously analyze, innovate, and create. With unwavering dedication, we push boundaries, challenge conventions, and drive progress.

Unleashing the Power of Data-Driven Innovation

At Alumnus Capital, our team employs data, AI/ML techniques, algorithmic trading, portfolio optimization, and financial modeling to achieve our objectives of increased returns and effective risk management in today's ever-changing and dynamic market. We excel in delivering purpose-built models, strategies, and algorithms tailored to accomplish our goals. As trailblazers at the forefront of innovation, we also develop cutting-edge proprietary software and platforms that drive our success.

Hear From Our Quantitative Engineering Team:

"In the ever-evolving landscape of finance, our Quantitative Engineering team at Alumnus Capital blazes trails and leaves no stone unturned. We are the architects of change, the pioneers of data-driven innovation, and the driving force behind tomorrow's investment strategies."
Sanaa Karkera (Quantitative Director) 

"The Quantitative Engineering team is where the secret ‘behind the scenes magic’ occurs. It’s a place at the forefront of innovation, allowing us to gain unparalleled insights"
Rohith Jeganathan (Quantitative Team Lead) 

"As quantitative analysis evolves, Alumnus Capital places a large emphasis on understanding and incorporating new technologies and ideas to be at the forefront of what's possible"
Ryder Schlief (Quantitative Analyst) 

Revolutionizing investment strategies through technological ingenuity.

Reading Analyst Reports and Analyzing them with Natural Language Processing Techniques

By combining our immense expertise in financial modeling and ML techniques, we are able to dive deep to uncover hidden trends, sentiments, and unseen key indicators that drive decisions. 

Predicting Macroeconomic Trends and Forecasting Implications

We are able to use advanced analytics to predict trends. We rigorously analyze historical data, statistical models, and economic indicators. We aim to be at the forefront and ahead of the curve in this dynamic global economy.

Deep Learning for Forecasting Stock Returns in the Cross Section

By leveraging neural networks and ML models, we are able to forecast stock returns. This innovative research enables us to uncover hidden insights, identify promising investments, and optimize portfolio strategies.

Applying Deep Learning to Enhance Momentum Trading Strategies in Stocks

We leverage the power of deep learning to elevate momentum trading strategies in markets. We are able to gain valuable insights into the stock price, movements, trends, and indicators of momentum.

Long/Short Equities at Alumnus Capital:
Outperforming the Market by 4% 


What makes us different?

At Alumnus Capital, our student-led team sets us apart from traditional financial institutes. This distinction grants us a unique advantage—a modern-day perspective that allows us to quickly spot emerging trends and patterns. With our passionate, young, and dedicated students leading the way, we are positioned to be the trendsetters and pioneers of the industry.

What do we do?

Passionately driven, our team at Alumnus Capital conducts thorough research on diverse companies, from well-established industry leaders to emerging entities with significant growth prospects. Amid market volatility, we ensure meticulous due diligence and diversify our portfolio to stay positive, even during market downturns. With unwavering dedication, we unlock growth potential, capitalizing on opportunities and managing risks for sustained success.

Unleashing Innovative Potential 

Harnessing the power of a new age perspective on the market, our Long/Short Equities team at Alumnus Capital stands at the forefront of innovation. With an unwavering commitment to outperforming the market, we take pride in our capability to leverage our unique insights and approaches. Guided by a bonanza of bright young minds, we are poised to lead the new age of investors with cutting-edge practices that redefine the boundaries of success.

Our Guiding Principles

Our team takes great pride in spreading financial literacy to underprivileged teens globally and participating in sustainable investing to ensure a better future for the world. We believe in spreading information that will optimally position young people around the globe to step up as leaders who will guide us to a better, more sustainable, and more inclusive future.

Strategically Advancing Towards Our Objectives

Our dedication lies in recruiting and training students from marginalized communities and underprivileged nations to facilitate financial literacy among future world leaders. By spreading knowledge and fostering diverse perspectives, we fulfill our duties as researchers, investors, and leaders to the best of our abilities.

Transforming Finance, Empowering Futures.

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