How Gymnastics has Helped me Become a Better Software Developer — and Vice Versa

By Mike Wilner As you may have seen on our social media in September, our senior software engineer Mike Wilner recently competed in the U.S. National Gymnastics Championships. We are in awe of not only Mike’s athletic ability, but also his ability to compete at such a high level while not missing a beat as
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Why We Chose Our Company Values — and How We Live Them

By:  Jim Downs The term “values” is overused and frequently misused in business today. While values are certainly crucial to any company, too many organizations today spend more time talking about their values than making sure they are actually living them. We recently published our values on our website, and as such, I wanted to
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Get Your FIX: Why (and How) Connamara Supports QuickFIX

By: Grant Birchmeier The QuickFIX open source project is an important part of what we do at Connamara, and has been for nearly 20 years now. However, we still talk to many people — some clients included — who are unfamiliar with QuickFIX. We wanted to share our history with the project, why we believe
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Getting Startups to the First Trade

By: Jim Downs As we touched on in a recent piece, technology has made it easier than ever for new exchanges to form, and we’ve worked with many entrepreneurs who want to bring exchange technology to new markets. These startups often come to us with big visions for products that could revolutionize their marketplaces. Having
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