Vela

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Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to successfully execute on their trading strategies and manage risk across multiple fragmented markets, liquidity pools, and data sources. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly-regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.

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211 East 43rd Street 5th Floor New York, NY 10017
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New York, HQ +1 646 713 2773
Updates

VELA WINS AWARD FOR BEST MANAGED LOW LATENCY DATA FEED

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New York, Chicago, London – June 12, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, announced that it has won the TradingTech Insight (TTI) Awards North America for Best Low Latency Data Feed – Managed for Vela’s SuperFeed Market Data Feed. The awards were presented at a ceremony in New York on June 11th. The TTI awards recognize excellence in trading technology and focus on vendors providing exceptional trading infrastructure, trading technology, and data solutions. SuperFeed was nominated and voted for by the TradingTech Insight readership and capital markets community. Read More

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VELA ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ENYX

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New York, Chicago, London, Paris – April 30, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, and Enyx, a leading developer and provider of ultra-low latency technologies and solutions for the financial industry, today announced a partnership to provide Vela clients with access to Enyx’s FPGA-based technology, initially focused on ultra-low latency market data solutions. Read More

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VELA'S DMA PLATFORM FURTHER EXPANDS INTO APAC

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Tokyo, New York, Chicago, London – April 2, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, announced today that its multi award-winning fully-hosted and managed Direct Market Access (DMA) Platform is now available in the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) site in the Tokyo region. With a tier 1 investment bank among one of the first major clients at this co-location space, this access further strengthens Vela’s presence in APAC and is part of its wider expansion plans in the region to enable clients to trade additional markets, locally and globally. Read More

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VELA COMPLETES CERTIFICATION OF ITS METRO TRADING PLATFORM WITH BNP PARIBAS' FIX ORDER GATEWAY

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New York, Chicago, London – March 13, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced that its Metro trading platform has connected to the FIX order gateway at BNP Paribas, a premier global provider of banking and financial services. This certification will enable BNP Paribas’ global clients to use Metro’s options pricing, execution, and risk management tools and enable seamless integration and market access to the BNP Paribas FIX order gateway. Read More

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VELA WINS A-TEAM'S TRADINGTECH INSIGHT EUROPE AWARD FOR BEST HIGH PERFORMANCE MARKET ACCESS SOLUTION

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London, New York, Chicago – 28 February 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, announced that it has won A-Team’s TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Award for Best High Performance Market Access Solution. The award was presented at a ceremony in London last night following its TradingTech Summit. Read More

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TICKSMITH ANNOUNCES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH VELA TO PROVIDE STORAGE AND ANALYTICS CAPABILITIES

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Montreal, QC - February 28, 2019TickSmith, a software company that combines cutting-edge data management technology and deep knowledge in Capital Markets, has partnered with Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. TickSmith’s big data based Analytics Platform is now compatible with Vela’s market data feed, SuperFeed. Read More

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VELA PARTNERS WITH COINROUTES TO DELIVER CRYPTO-ASSET SMART ORDER ROUTING

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New York, Chicago, London – February 14, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced a new partnership with CoinRoutes, a leading provider of consolidated data, smart order routing & algorithmic trading for crypto investors, to extend the crypto-asset capabilities of the Vela product stack. The phased program will commence with deploying CoinRoutes’ Smart Order Routing (SOR) platform to provide clients with immediate electronic access to crypto-asset trading exchanges. Read More

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VELA WINS BEST DMA OFFERING FOR THE FOURTH TIME

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New York, Chicago, London – February 7, 2019 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced that it has once again been named Best DMA Offering in the Fund Technology and WSL Awards 2019 for the fourth year.

The Fund Technology and WSL Awards 2019 recognize and reward providers catering to asset managers and institutional traders who have demonstrated a commitment to and delivery of exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months. Read More

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VELA WINS BEST NEW MARKET DATA TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT AT FOW INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2018

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London, New York, Chicago – 11 December 2018 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced that the company has won “Best New Technology Product - Market Data” in Global Investor Group’s FOW International Awards.

The award recognises the addition of cryptocurrencies to the more than 130 markets and data sources currently available on Vela’s Market Data Feed, SuperFeed, covering all major North American and European markets and a growing range of Asian venues. Read More

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VELA TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO EUREX ENLIGHT

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Frankfurt, London, New York, Chicago – 6 December 2018 – Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange, and Vela, a global leader in trading and market access technology, have teamed up to facilitate electronic access to Eurex EnLight, the new selective request-for-quote (RfQ) platform, via Vela’s Metro Trading Platform.

This further supports market participants seeking to trade via Eurex EnLight as Vela’s technology solution will be a new alternative to the existing ways of accessing the RfQ platform. With this development, market participants can expect further operational efficiencies, regulatory compliance with data reporting tools and best execution, improvements to accessing liquidity, and a reduction in quote response times on the platform. Read More

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STACY MALLON OF VELA WINS WOMEN IN FINANCE AWARD

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New York, Belfast – November 27, 2018 – Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced that Stacy Mallon, Director, Infrastructure and Security, has been honored for her achievements by Markets Media’s Markets Choice Women in Finance awards presented at a dinner in New York earlier this month. Read More

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SCOTT VISCONTI JOINS VELA AS CTO

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Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced that Scott Visconti has joined Vela as CTO, focusing on technology strategy, supporting growth, and the next stage of development of Vela’s product stack, services, and processes. Read More

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VELA EXPANDS SUPERFEED WITH ADDITIONAL ASIA PACIFIC MARKETS

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Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, announced the addition of key Asia Pacific (APAC) exchanges to SuperFeed, Vela’s normalized Market Data Feed. This continues Vela’s expanded presence in the region, providing new ways to access and trade both local and global markets. Read More

 

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VELA COMPLETES ROLLOUT OF LATEST VERSION OF ITS MARKET DATA TICKER PLANT

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Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, announced the successful rollout of the latest version of SMDS, its flagship ticker plant software, to all clients globally. This marks a significant milestone in Vela’s 2018 roadmap, delivering a number of key client-driven enhancements across the full Vela Stack. Read More

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VELA ANNOUNCES KEY EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT

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Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, is pleased to announce that Peggy Sullivan, who served as a consultant to the Company since October 2017, has joined as Chief of Staff. Read More

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VELA PARTNERS WITH COINMARKETCAP TO INCLUDE CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN SUPERFEED

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World’s number 1 source of cryptocurrency data now available to institutions

New York, Chicago, London – August 22, 2018 - Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced a partnership with CoinMarketCap, the world’s most trusted and accurate source of data for cryptocurrencies. This exclusive agreement marks a new addition to the asset class coverage for Vela’s Market Data Feed service, SuperFeed. Read More