Better Data Science,
Better Investment Decisions

Scientific Financial Systems, Inc. is an entrepreneurial team of quantitative investment practitioners and data scientists determined to advance investment technology.

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New Alpha

Our flagship product Quotient™ focuses on generating new alpha using data science innovations.


Supports productivity improvements and identification of new insights for Portfolio Managers and Quantitative Analysts.

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Quotient™ partners with and integrates with some of the largest global financial data providers and provides an advanced analytical engine for data manipulation, factor building, back-testing and portfolio construction.

Implementing Scientific Financial’s Quotient™ will provide your Firm with Significant Economic Benefits:

Improve Research Team Effectiveness

We all know that the best research teams have high levels of collaboration to help reduce risk. Quotient™ was designed to allow your team to share the same platform to promote transparency and standardization of formulas and approaches.

  • Users share a common research platform
  • Promotes Collaboration
  • Reduces Single Person Risk
  • Makes Transparency and Standardization of Formulas easy
More time on research and developing quantitative models

Spend less time developing your research architecture and more time on generating research output and actionable quantitative models. Use a solution built by practitioners with a track record of success.

  • End-to-end research workflow
  • Define derived data items
  • Build screens and multi-level models
  • Extensively backtest and forecast using advanced machine learning techniques to enhance alpha
  • Leverage factor examples and tutorials to get users working quickly
Effectively Integrate Vendor and Internal data source

Newly acquired data sources can be quickly integrated and ready for use. Vendor and platform agnostic data sourcing allows seamless integration into models.

  • Supports sql, cloud sources such as snowflake, csv files, excel and more
  • Data standardized for frequency, currency, and corporate actions
  • Data presented in an organized and self-documented manner
  • Supports point-in-time data sources for improved predictive power

See What Others Are Saying

“Quotient™ will unlock significant efficiency gains for your business, one of the most sophisticated index development platforms available today… We will use Quotient to rapidly source, transform and aggregate point-in-time factors across a broad range of sectors and regions.”

Simon Whitten, Director of Research at Syntax Indices

“We appreciate all the hard work that SFS has put into developing Quotient™. We believe that Quotient™ offers a nice suite of tools that complements Refinitiv Quantitative Analytics.”

Juan Zamudio, Quant and Feeds Partnerships Manager, Refinitiv

“Snowflake’s collaboration with Scientific Financial Systems will allow the investment industry to leverage the power of the Snowflake Data Cloud by streamlining data integration across many data sources,”

Matt Glickman, VP Customer Product Strategy, Financial Services, Snowflake

Latest Blogs

Unleash Alpha: Investment Tech Leaders on Data-Driven Decisions

Unleash Alpha: Investment Tech Leaders on Data-Driven Decisions

Scientific Financial Systems’ Founder and Chief Technology Officer Pete Millington sat down recently with Rakesh Reddy, Chief Technology Officer of, to discuss how technology and data science continue to revolutionize investment management. Their recorded...

SFS Attends Boston Fintech Week 2023

SFS Attends Boston Fintech Week 2023

Boston Fintech Week 2023, held October 10-14, was a fantastic celebration of the fintech industry in Boston. At SFS, Anne Millington, Christian Clay, Kathleen McCue and Peter Millington were fortunate to attend some interesting panels, workshops, and networking...

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