Author: Rapid Addition

Nordic Trading – Market Insight a Competitive Advantage

Rapid Addition was in Stockholm last week for the FIX Trading Community’s Nordic Trading Briefing 2019 event. A strong turn out from local market participants and London counterparts led to some interesting discussion, particularly in regard to the Nordic equity market landscape. In terms of fulfilling their primary purpose of facilitating capital raising, the Nordic […]

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Mike Powell joins Rapid Addition as CEO

Mike Powell has joined the organisation as Chief Executive Officer. Majority shareholder, Kevin Houstoun, will remain in his role as Executive Chairman, handing over operational responsibilities with immediate effect. Based in London, Mike will lead Rapid Addition’s growth plans, building on their position as a leading provider of high-performance enterprise solutions for electronic trading and […]

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Rapid Addition’s Kevin Houstoun discusses trading infrastructure cost efficiencies with TRADE TV

TRADE TV caught up with our executive chairman Kevin Houstoun at Trade Tech 2019 to discuss some of the challenges we face across the industry. In an ever more competitive industry, where we are all increasingly focused on the bottom line, what are doing to help clients meet these challenges whilst providing them with that […]

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Platform Economics – the Similarities Between Car Production and Electronic Trading

What do the Audi Q7 & Q8, the Bentley Bentayga, the Lamborghini Urus, Porsche Cayenne, and Volkswagen Touareg have in common and what are the parallels to the world of Electronic Trading? The answer is platform engineering. The design and manufacturing of cars is an expensive business, and there are many non-differentiating components in that […]

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Fix Trading Community 2019

FIX Trading Community 2019 speaks to Rapid Addition’s Kevin Houstoun

Our chairman, Kevin Houstoun, caught up with Fintech Finance TV at the FIX Trading Community Conference to discuss FGPA solutions, electronic trading processes and where the future direction of the industry lies. [TRANSCRIPT] We’re speaking to Kevin Houstoun, Chairman and Owner at Rapid Addition about the event, background on their company, challenges in the industry […]

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Mitigating Risk When Migrating Trading Platforms

The longer your infrastructural software is kept operational, the greater the risks. Problems embed themselves deep in the code, making them hard to find and define. Constant incremental changes over time heighten the risk of ultimate failure. Yet in a time of exponential technological change, standing still is not an option. At some point you […]

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