CoalFace applies cutting edge technology to financial market data in order to deliver significant value to our clients and investors.
CoalFace is a Fintech company, founded in 2015, with a mission to create value for our customers and investors by monetising data.
We extract value from our partners’ data sets by applying Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Technologies and Processes to produce Investable Signals.
We have positioned ourselves strategically between data providers and investors, enabling us to harness previously underexplored data.
We have entered into a partnership with First Derivatives and use their Kx technology in the Microsoft Azure cloud environment.
Declan has over 25 years of experience, mainly in sales and trading in the Fixed Income, Commodities and Currencies businesses of large Investment Banks in London such as CitiGroup, UBS, BarCap and JP Morgan Chase. He has managed trading and sales businesses at Citi. He holds a BBS from Dublin City University (DCU) and an MBA from London Business School.
Paul has over 30 years of management, technology and algorithmic trading experience and holds a BSc in Computer Applications from DCU. He served as an officer in the Irish Defence Forces before establishing Ward Solutions, a successful IT Consultancy. While trading on his own account, he advised and mentored many prominent entrepreneurs and businesses. Most recently he served as CEO of advertising technology company, Bionic.