COVID-19 boosts RFQ demand – Connamara CEO

By Wendy Lisney The closure of trading floors amid COVID-19 has boosted demand for request for quote (RFQ) functionality to replicate the floor experience, Chicago tech firm Connamara has said. “The floor was essentially an RFQ model for complex strategies and products, be it options strategies or swaps or strips,” Jim Downs, Connamara’s chief executive
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YOU HAVE GREAT TECHNOLOGY – WHY ISN’T THE WORLD BEATING A PATH TO YOUR DOOR?

By Jim Downs, CEO I’ve run a software engineering firm in Chicago for over two decades now.  We have talented engineers who develop exceptional products with cutting edge technology. I’d like to think that our work speaks for itself and our reputation is enough to grow our business.  Over time, however, I’ve come to realize
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Connamara Launches RFQ Functionality for EP3 Platform

At Connamara, one of our values is to continuously communicate with our clients. This often entails direct communication regarding an ongoing project, but it can also mean listening to ideas about projects and features that don’t currently exist. After hearing demand from numerous customers, today we’re pleased to announce that we are adding Request For
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Behind Connamara’s Code: Mike Gatny, Part 2

In Part One of our interview with Mike Gatny, VP of Engineering & Head of Sales Engineering at Connamara, Mike detailed what he does for clients, his career background, and what makes Connamara special. In Part Two, below, he shares his advice to those looking to get into programming, his favorite engineering joke, and more.
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