Media Coverage

What Will Make Start-up India Truly ‘Stand Up And Be Counted?

Source: Source: Inc42 
May 26, 2016
A look at the Start-up India ecosystem: Regulatory compliance, tax benefits, fund-raising incentives for investors, legal support, and an analysis of the role played by the government in bolstering the country as a start-up destination.


Demystifying Blockchain: A potential catalyst for New Age Financial Markets

Source: Business World 
February 19, 2016
While a lot of regulatory skepticism does exist on the future of crypto-currencies like the Bitcoin, the future of the technology powering it is sure to find greater acceptance.


Buy. Hold. Sell.

Source: The Smart CEO
December 01, 2015
Former Lehman employee, Kunal Nandwani, founded uTrade Solutions in 2011, with the goal of creating a tech-based platform to improve trading experience in global capital markets. Today the company offers a slew of products: multi-asset trading platforms, order & risk management systems, pre & post trade analytics, and data analytics products to clients globally.


Bloomberg TV profiles uTrade Solutions on its show “Rising Stars”

Source: Bloomberg TV
November 19, 2015
Bloomberg TV interviews Kunal Nandwani, CEO, uTrade Solutions Pvt Ltd.


Why participants in the Indian Financial Market need to adopt Secondary Risk Management Systems?

Source: Business Insider
November 6, 2015
As much as Algorithmic-based programmed trading can be a boon, in terms of increasing the probability of greater profits, the collateral damage that it can unleash, if implemented without a proper risk management apparatus, can be quite catastrophic.


Back-testing of Algos soon to become norm at Exchanges

Source: Business Standard
October 19, 2015
“We believe that the back-testing framework is a useful mechanism to stress test trading algos against extreme events like abrupt market movements, and the outputs can be used to refine the algos so as to avoid errors in live trading, making markets a safer place,” said Kunal Nandwani, Chief Executive Officer, uTrade Solutions.


Algorithmic Trading: Setting the Record Straight

Source: Moneycontrol
July 24, 2015
Automated trading impacts markets positively by bringing in greater liquidity, efficient price discovery, efficient order execution due to greater objectivity than human emotion, reduced scope for human errors and most importantly – lesser information leakage.


Is Chandigarh all set to become the Next Start-up Hub?

Source: YourStory
June 29, 2015
The article talks about the current startup scene in Chandigarh and also profiles uTrade.


Why Open Source is a game changer for Financial Technology Industry

Source: ERP Insights
June 11, 2015
Open Source software has taken the world by storm over the last two decades or so. The article explains why and how Open Source Technology will change the future of Financial Technology industry.


Algorithmic Trading has Forever Skewed Luck In Favor Of Those Who Have Access to It

Source: Huffington Post
June 07, 2015
On May 5, the Indian benchmark Sensex and Nifty tanked, losing over 2 percent to wipe out entire gains made last year. The main reason: algorithmic trading.

Such mishaps have happened before, despite SEBI tightening its rules for algo-trades, as traders call them. This form of high-speed trading rose 12 percent on the Bombay Stock Exchange, to account for almost 30 percent of total trades. Its share is higher in the National Stock Exchange, with nearly 46 percent of trades happening on the platform.


Algorithmic Trading in Domestic Commodities sees Sharp Spike

Source: Mint
June 02, 2015
While such trading is popular in equities, it has picked up relatively recently in the commodities market.


Why Open Source is a game changer for Financial Technology Industry

Source: Dataquest
May 29, 2015
Open Source software has taken the world by storm over the last two decades or so. The article explains why and how Open Source Technology will change the future of Financial Technology industry.


SMC Global rope in uTrade to transition its Trading Platform

Source: Financial Express
May 28, 2015
uTrade Solutions, a financial trading technology company has been roped in by SMC Global Limited to enable it to transition its trading platform to uTrade’s low latency algorithmic trading platform, said a statement from uTrade Solutions.


Future of Fintech

Source: The Fintech Book
May 7, 2015
Fintech will continue to grow and stay in headlines, but it will be far from the full disruption. I do not see a google or facebook dominating the fintech yet. It will continue to be highly fragmented with various small’ish leaders driving the disruptions. Higher VC capital getting allocated to Fintech shall lead to some key leaders emerge by the end of this decade.


Why Algorithmic Trading must not be blamed for Market Crashes

Source: Dataquest
May 7, 2015
Kunal Nandwani, CEO & Founder, uTrade Solutions demystifies some of the common myths associated with algorithmic trading, and tells us why the recent Sensex fall of 723 points was not due to algorithmic trading.


uTrade Solutions features in 2014 Red Herring Asia top 100 technology companies

Source: Red Herring
Aug 24, 2014
uTrade Solutions, India’s based global financial technology company has been selected for Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region.


uTrade Solutions doing a Red Hat in Capital Markets Tech

Source: Hindu Business Line
April 7, 2014
uTrade Solutions, a Chandigarh-based start-up specialising in trading technologies, has begun to target the London market, as its open source product has begun to attract the attention of some of the City�s investment banks. The 35-person start-up, which provides technologies such as trading platforms, algorithmic trading, risk management and portfolio handling solutions, went live in 2011, focusing on the Indian market.


Open Source for Capital Markets Technologies

Source: uTrade Solutions, London
March 27, 2014
Kunal Nandwani from uTrade Solutions, explaining why Open Source for capital markets technologies is the way forward; at London Fintech Innovation Labs final investor / Media Day 26th March 2014.


A Start-up That’s Going Places: The uTrade Solutions Journey

Source: Nasscom Emerge
March 1, 2014
It has been a big year for uTrade Solutions, with the future looking just as bright. The company has recently been chosen for a coveted global mentoring programme, an honour that followed within months of being chosen as one of India’s start-ups to watch. A Chandigarh based software firm that operates on a B2B model, uTrade provides open source trading technologies to capital markets firms.


FN Fintech Watch: uTrade

Source: Financial News
January 31, 2014
uTrade develops a suite of open source trading technologies, from execution management systems, to low latency algo trading systems and risk management platforms. Essentially, most systems that a capital markets firm would need. They give it out for free and charge companies for support services.


uTrade brings Stock Traders into the Tech Age with Open Source Trading Platforms

Source: Your Story
January 16, 2014
Investment banker in London with Lehman Brothers. There are few spots better than that to learn the ropes of finance. Kunal Nandwani was at it for five years but his soul yearned to start up. A chance meeting with a stock broker when he was in India gave him a glimpse of what was lacking in the Indian financial market: better technology products. The trading platform used by the broker was sub-standard. This prompted Kunal to quit his job and launch uTrade Solutions from his home office in Chandigarh with three friends.


Seven Leading Financial Technology Innovators Selected for the FinTech Innovation Lab London

Source: Wall Street Journal
January 13, 2014
The Lab, which was launched by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) in 2012, is a collaboration between Accenture and leading financial institutions in London, supported by the Mayor of London, the City of London Corporation and the Technology Strategy Board. It is designed to nurture early-stage companies from the UK, Europe and elsewhere that are developing new technologies for the financial services sector. Annual venture investment in such technologies nearly tripled globally between 2008 and 2012, according to CB Insights. uTrade Solutions provides Open Source Trading Technologies creating a more efficient, innovative & collaborative ecosystem for financial markets.


uTrade Solutions selected as one of the most Innovative Financial Fechnology Companies in London Event

Source: Accenture/ Finextra
January 13, 2014
Seven startups were chosen by leading industry executives from a wide range of applicants and will receive senior level mentoring to help them develop and commercialize their innovations and connect with potential customers at top institutions. Those taking part in the program include: Erudine, FinGenius, Logical Glue, PhotoPay, PixelPin, Squirro and uTrade. Their innovations include advanced analytics systems, collaborative, open source trading systems, and financial control systems.


uTrade Solutions receives Innovative Idea of the year award in “Destination IT@North

Source: The Tribune, Entrepreneurindia
November 20, 2013
On the first day of the Destination IT@North conclave, being organised by Chandigarh Administration, Dept of IT, Govt of Punjab, CII & STPI, Software Technology Parks of India, Mohali, recognized some of the best performing IT and ITeS companies of the regions for exports for 2012-13.


uTrade selected in Top 50 Indian Emerging Start-ups in 2013

Source: NASSCOM Emerge
October, 2013
uTrade Solutions was selected as one of the top 50 emerging start-ups in India. NASSCOM Emerge 50 2013 Awards were characterised by a mixture of burgeoning success stories and promising start-ups that are coming up with exciting new solutions – ones to watch for the future.


Making Futuristic Platforms for Stock Traders

Source: The Hindu
September 22, 2013
Enabling smarter and faster trading is the motto of the one-year-old company uTrade Solutions. Kunal Nandwani, 32, who founded the company with three friends – Ashish Grover, Harwinder Sidhu and Mayank Mathur – says they provide faster, smarter and more efficient trading solutions to brokers, banks and investors. “We analyse the trading process for information access, trading decisions and post-trade analytics. Our unique trading and technology experience helps us build smarter and futuristic trading platforms,” Nandwani said.


uTrade Solutions onboarded as Algo Vendor for BSE

Source: BSE
September 4, 2013
This is to inform all the trading members that the Exchange has on-boarded a new vendor M/s uTrade Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in the Algo software vendor category under Technology Programme with effect from 1st September 2013. uTrade will provide algo ids for Bidding/Market Making, and various other algorithms.


Tier-II Cities witness Startup Action

Source: Times Of India
September 1, 2013
32-year-old ex-investment banker Kunal Nandwani chose Chandigarh to start uTrade Solutions, an online stock trading platform.