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Connamara Launches New Website, Celebrating 25 Years of Software Engineering Innovation and Excellence

Oak Brook, Illinois. Connamara, a pioneering custom software development company with deep roots in capital markets, proudly announces the launch of its new website to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The redesigned website showcases Connamara’s engineering expertise and commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions to a global clientele.

Since its founding in 1998 as a one-person operation in Chicago, Connamara has grown into a leading custom software development company renowned for its contributions to the financial technology landscape. As an early adopter of Agile and a co-originator of QuickFIX, Connamara’s longevity is a testament to its deep understanding of trading and markets, establishing the company as a trusted partner in the industry.

The new website reflects Connamara’s values and unique market positioning, highlighting the following key features: 

  • Solutions:  Explore Connamara’s cutting-edge financial technology solutions and tech stack, completely customized to client needs. Offerings include trading technology, exchange technology, regulatory technology and compliance, data management, systems integration and optimization, automation, and containerization. 
  • Success Stories: Learn about real-world case studies and how Connamara has helped more than 200+ clients solve their most complicated challenges by providing innovative, transformative solutions. 
  • Clients: Discover the breadth of Connamara’s client universe, with an esteemed client base ranging from enterprise financial institutions to emerging fintech companies. 
  • Approach: Gain insights into Connamara Agile, a proven project management and software development methodology, and experience Connamara’s Customer Journey. 
  • News & Insights: Browse Connamara’s updated blog showcasing its deep understanding of the changing financial technology landscape and sign up for its new monthly newsletter. 

“The launch of our new website during our 25th year is the culmination of unwavering commitment and tremendous effort from everyone who has played a part in building this company. This exciting rebranding  symbolizes our continued efforts to provide our clients and prospective clients  even more impactful and seamless interaction with our services. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the current and past ‘Connamarians’ for their loyalty, dedication and hard work. I would also like to express a deep gratitude to our valued clients whose trust and confidence in us has been instrumental to Connamara’s growth and success.”

Jim Downs, Founder & CEO, Connamara

Connamara’s dedication to engineering excellence and ability to adapt to the rapidly evolving financial technology landscape has positioned the company as a trusted partner for financial institutions worldwide.

To explore the new website and learn more about Connamara’s capabilities, please visit

About Connamara 

Founded in 1998, Connamara is a leading custom software development company that delivers innovative solutions to the global financial industry. With a rich history rooted in the capital markets and a deep understanding of trading and market structure, Connamara fulfills the business needs of capital markets clients by combining certainty of delivery with the highest possible quality. With unparalleled responsiveness to client needs, Connamara has engineered matching engines, trading platforms, risk systems, execution and order management systems, trading user interfaces, and dashboards for exchanges, brokerages, fund managers, financial institutions, market makers, and trading firms. Innovative early-stage companies and leading global institutions rely on Connamara for the breadth of its domain knowledge and engineering expertise in market structure, trading, and system design. For more information, visit

For more information, contact: 

Daniel Curry, Chief Revenue Officer, Connamara 

[email protected]

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