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CurveTrades LLC

Cloud Based Financial Technology Company. Laser Focussed on the Global Yield Curve Spread Market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Louisville, KY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

CurveTrades creates significant market share/revenue gains for clients. Patents pending. $300+ billion addressable market in the US alone. CurveTrades enables Yield Curve Spread trading as a core asset class with global opportunity. A direct analogy can be drawn to the FOREX market's dramatic growth over the last 15 years. Problem: NO transparent, easily understood data. Solution: elegant, intuitive web app that handles all the complexity.


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    Andrew P. Shook
    CEO & Founder

    For 20 years, Mr. Shook has managed $1B+ complex institutional portfolios.

    Mr. Shook was honored to ring the opening bell of the NYSE commemorating Resource Capital Corporation’s [NYSE: RSO] IPO.

    The yield curve has long been a topic of study and trading activity. The desire to make yield curve trading an asset class widely available to investors drove intense R&D.


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    Trace Mayer
    Head of Operations

    For more than 15 years, Mr. Mayer’s work has focused on marketing, product development, and business management. He has extensive experience in software development and marketing.

    Mr. Mayer was an early investor with Transparent Value in 2004, which ultimately sold to Guggenheim Partners.


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    Mike Chacos
    Head of Sales & Marketing

    After 25 years in the institutional finance business, Mr. Chacos retired in 2011.

    Mike and Andrew worked together for many years in the U.S. and in the U.K. The opportunity at CurveTrades compelled Mike to come out of retirement.

    Mike was the CEO of hedge fund manager WyeTree Asset Management which he co-founded in 2007.


Previous Investors

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    None. 100% self-funded to date.