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Who am I?

Co-founder & CEO at OpenBB

My journey.

    πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­ I was born in Switzerland, but both my parents are Portuguese emmigrants.

    πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή Moved to Portugal when I was 8yo and did a BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

    πŸ‡³πŸ‡± Did a semester in TU Delft and learned about self-driving cars.

    πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Moved to London to do an MSc. in Control Systems at Imperial College London [thesis].

    πŸš— Excited about AI and self-driving cars, so I worked as a Sensor Fusion Engineer [paper].

    πŸŽ“ Wrote the code behind my math teacher's thesis on Forecasting of Financial timeseries.

    😀 Performed my own investment research and got frustrated by how time-consuming it was.

    🦠 During Covid my flight got cancelled over Xmas. So started building a financial terminal.

    🦍 I made Gamestonk Terminal open source and we went viral on Reddit and HackerNews.

    πŸ“ˆ We raised $8.9M in a seed round to democratize investment research.

    πŸ¦‹ Announced OpenBB to the world in 2022 and rebranded the terminal.

    πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Took my wife and dogs to live in the Bay area, to be closer to tech founders and investors.

    πŸ—½ Moved with my wife and dogs again to be closer to customers in NYC.

    to be continued...

What I believe in.

"Open source is the most powerful idea of our generation." - Matt Mullenweg

Building an open-source legacy, one commit at a time. Follow my journey on GitHub.

Starting with the most open financial company:

Outside work?

In my spare time I like to do boxing, read books, play soccer or PS5 with wife.

Nowadays I put work first. But I intend to travel to over 100 different countries.

Let's catch up!

I am available for 15 minutes calls as long as you set an agenda.

(and it is not a sales call)

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