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We work with leading financial firms to identify and develop exceptional young talent.

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Upgrade Capital believes students producing outstanding work should be recognised and given the means to take their talents to the next level. We look beyond resumes, and seek out outstanding skill in students' trading records, research reports, and quantitative models.

We provide distinctive training programs to our students and recruitment services to our partners.


Trading competitions

Over 1,500 students were managing virtual portfolios on our proprietary platform last year.

Research competitions

We collect write-ups to assess both analytical and communication skills.

Mentorship programs

Helping highly motivated students translate their passions into professional grade research.


Equity investing

We teach students to generate clear variant views through primary research.

Global macro

We are pioneering the development of macro talent among university students.

Quant finance

We help students explore and try out different ways to apply quantitative skills in finance.

Our Partners

Two Sigma

Two Sigma is a technology company and quantitative hedge-fund manager that applies a rigorous, scientific method-based approach to investment management.

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For more information, please visit their website.

Flow Traders

Flow Traders (FLOW.AS) is a principal trading firm and a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider specialised in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs).

Apex Capital

Apex Capital Holdings, LLC employs a multi-strategy investment approach, specialising in opportunistic trading and investment strategies.

Galatea Associates

Galatea Associates designs custom software solutions in the service of Wall Street broker/dealers, investment banks, custodians, and asset managers.


Ayasdi is an advanced analytics company that provides machine learning software to Fortune 500 companies to solve their complex data challenges. Ayasdi pioneered the use of Topological Data Analysis (TDA), to simplify and accelerate complex data analysis.

Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha is a crowd sourced content service for financial markets. Articles and research cover a broad range of stocks, asset classes, ETFs and investment strategies. The firm has over 4 million registered users.