We bring science to finance.
We follow principles rooted in technology and data science as much as those found in financial services. Fields like machine learning and distributed computing guide us.
A unique platform
Our scientific approach is made possible by investment in three key areas.
Guided by the scientific method, we devise models that begin with inspired ideas and hypotheses.
Employees across the world, two thirds in research and development roles
Person-years of research and development
Technology drives our business. We use machine learning, distributed computing and other technologies to find connections in the world’s data.
Servers in our computing environment
vCPUs and 3,832 terabytes of memory
Transformative data science.
We’ve been pushing the frontiers of Big Data since before it was a buzzword. To us, it’s just data. We work with vast sets of it, from tens of thousands of diverse sources.
Of data and growing
Two Sigma was co-founded by a computer scientist and mathematician who understood the potential of bringing technology and data to investment management.
Co-Founder, Two Sigma
Co-Founder, Two Sigma
A history of invention
Since 2001, we’ve searched for ways that data and technology can make us better at what we do. We never stop researching and developing.
This is a carousel with events organized by year. Navigate using the forward and back arrows, or jump to a new slide by clicking the year.
Two Sigma is founded in Soho, NYC
We move to 379 Broadway
Our very first trade
We start trading futures and FX
We hire our 100th employee
Houston office opens
We celebrate 5 years of live trading
London office opens
Private investments business launches
Two Sigma Securities begins operation
A big year for hiring; our team grows 40%
Our first infrastructure project launches: DCAT helps researchers access and process our many data sets
Our first TS Cup coding competition
First company-wide Hack Day
Hong Kong office opens
Two Sigma Ventures begins operation
We enter the insurance space
Data Clinic launches
Employee Resource Groups for LGBT and Women launch
We hire our 1000th employee and celebrate our 15th birthday
Employee Resource Group introduced for people of color
Our TS Cup pits human air hockey players against artificial intelligence systems programed by Two Sigma teams
Two Sigma Insurance Quantified begins operation
Collision lab at Cornell Tech campus opens
We begin trading in China
AlphaStudio platform launches
Tokyo office opens
Two Sigma’s robot, Sparky, competes in FIRST Robotics Corporate Challenge
Shanghai office opens
Two Sigma Impact begins operation
Portland office opens
Two Sigma Real Estate Begins Operation
Employee Resource Group introduced for people with disabilities