Dr. Higgins has deep financial industry experience in quantitative research and analytics. Before co-founding Beacon in 2014 Mark spent eight years at JPMorgan, launching and delivering the Athena project, co-heading the Quantitative Research group for the investment bank, and running the electronic market-making business for currency options. Before JPMorgan he spent eight years at Goldman Sachs as a strategist on the foreign exchange and interest rate market-making desks.
We believe that by empowering firms with the same kind of enterprise technology platform used by the biggest financial institutions, we can actually create a stronger and more innovative financial ecosystem. The Series B funding will help us further realize our vision and scale it industry-wide.13 February 2021