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Introducing DarwinexLabs – Prop Investing DARWINs

19 June 2017

Introducing DarwinexLabs We’re sending our Quant team on a new mission – and what better way to start than a new name? Introducing DarwinexLabs! What mission? DarwinexLabs’ next mission is to openly beat the market leveraging the DARWIN data-set. Why, and why now? Re-loaded introduces a new visual interface, but the bigger changes are under the hood. All diagnostic […]

Introducing DWC, the hedging DARWIN

18 June 2017

Introducing DWC, the hedging DARWIN DWC, the hedging DARWIN is DarwinexLabs’ first creation. It’s already listed at the Exchange. This post lays out: The rationale for a hedging DARWIN? Lessons learnt in the development process How DWC revenues will be shared with the community As you’ll gather, actively leveraging community data is a major strategic milestone […]

Diversification rebates for investors

12 April 2017

Since the launch of Darwinex Reloaded, the investors in our platform are receiving a daily bonus in the form of return of execution commission: the new diversification rebates. So why have we decided to introduce this new incentive for investors? Many will think that we have gone mad, others that it is a dream come […]

The transition from 20% to 10% of the monthly VaR

2 April 2017

As we have already explained in our previous articles, one of the main changes in Darwinex reloaded is the reduction of the monthly VaR of the DARWINS to 10%. At the time of introducing the new DARWINS with the the new risk profile, we have had to face up to various operational challenges: What do we […]

Why re-load Darwinex?

1 April 2017

Hi there – and thanks for bearing with us for such a long time! As you’ve noticed, the Darwin Exchange re-loaded overnight, so this post lays out what’s changed – but more importantly, WHY. What changes? A lot. The entire Darwinex team, in one way or another, shifted to “Re-loaded” from the 2016 summer break, and this is a large functionality release […]

Introducing the new 10% VaR DARWINS

30 March 2017

As recently announced, 20% VaR DARWINs will be gradually discontinued from the launch of Darwinex Reloaded (amongst other improvements explained in previous posts). We’ll explain in the coming days how real money 20% VaR DARWINS will be gradually wound down, because they won’t co-exist with 10 % VaR ones in the new environment. Whilst 20% VaR DARWINS extinction […]

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