back14 Mar 20221 min read
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New Pyth Data Provider: Optiver

We are delighted to welcome Optiver, a global proprietary trading firm and market maker for various exchange-listed financial instruments, to the Pyth Network where it will contribute its US equities prices.

Who is Optiver?

  • With 35+ years of global market-making experience, the firm was founded by Johann Kaemingk in 1986 as an options market maker on the European Options Exchange (known as Euronext).
  • As a market maker, Optiver trades derivatives, cash equities, bonds, forex, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
  • With more than 1100 employees, Optiver is headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in Chicago, Austin, Shanghai, Sydney, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taipei.

“By participating in the Pyth Network we have a chance to support innovation in the space and work with the creators of tomorrow’s financial markets,” said Pat Cooney, Chief Technology Officer at Optiver. “We also look forward to helping shape the direction of blockchain development on a network purpose-built for the speed and throughput needs of modern financial markets.”

We look forward to further coordinating with amazing partners to establish a digital marketplace of institutional grade, high fidelity financial data to power any financial dApps regardless of their blockchain base and offer the best data to the world.

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