About Us

Proprietary Trading

Vortex Capital Group (VCG) is a proprietary trading firm with a principal focus on US equities. Established in early 2011, our goal is to ensure our traders can trade in a neutral environment as well as level the playing field in an equivalent way to larger players in the market. Trading is facilitated at an institutional level (Direct Market Access) boasted by state of the art trading platform which ensures our execution is done with ultra low latency on the dozens of servers provided and minimizing any potential slippage. Moreover, we offer a comprehensive list of routing options that fit any strategy that ranges from dark pools, rebates and market making. 

​Our traders come from different backgrounds but all share a commitment and passion to achieving alpha returns.

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Latest News

May, 4 2020 New ECN's added to our routing options to support direct market orders on both lit and dark pools

January, 7 2019  Added ability to locate HTB symbols directly from the DMA platform

February, 25 2016 An interview with Ivy Exec on the Prop Trading industry (click here)​

April, 2 2014  We are a proud participant of the WSJ student index competition  (click here)

December, 10 2013  An interview with Advisor.ca on HFT effects on equities (click here)

 

Trading Platforms &  Connectivity

Direct Market Access To Equities

Today's markets are more technologically advanced than any other time and require traders to be on the cutting edge to be able to achieve consistent results. Vortex Capital Group provides direct market access with a broker neutral platform along with dozens of ECN's to choose from. In addition, we are above our competition with locates for many HTB symbols with competitive rates. Finally, we can assist any trader setup their own ATS based on a successfully tested strategy.

DMA Platforms

Multiple award winning DMA platforms that are broker neutral with servers across the globe to ensure the lowest latency.

Connectivity

Whether traders are using advanced API trading, FIX CTCI connections or simply point-and-click, we are able to establish and setup the required connection to data centers that will ensure superior connectivity.  Moreover, our ULL (Ultra Low Latency) news wire with major providers can give an edge to traders seeking to benefit from speed of execution.

Dark Pools

We offer some of the most sophisticated dark pools which include

  • DarkVPS

  • ATDark

  • Litsweep

  • SPDRDarkM

  • IEX

  • Delta

  • JPM

  • SpeedRoute

 
Stocks

Try A Free Demo Account  

We offer a free demo version of the trading platform for a 2-week period. Please complete the fields to try a free demo of our professional DMA trading platform.

Access will be for the full production  version with complete functionality and tools using a delayed data feed.

 
Training at Vortex Capital Group

Trader Education & Training

VRT2

The training program offered through our VRT2 trading manual will allow new traders to walk through the same theory and practical training that is offered at top tier trading institutions. We encourage new traders to incorporate the training materials and techniques from our manual into a simulated trading environment before going live

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Trader training includes such topics as


- Market theory
- Trading terminology
- Level II and Time & Sales study (i.e. reading the tape)
- Order routing
- Basic chart reading skills
- Trading strategies in various trends
- Trader psychology
- Creating a Trading Plan

 

Part I

The first part of our training manual revolves around the most crucial skill sets a new trader requires to become successful

 

Part II

The second part of our training includes a step-by-step guide on trading strategies used by institutional traders and assistance in developing and executing custom algorithms

VRT2 Training Manual

You can purchase our VRT2 trading manual which covers important topics and skills required from proprietary traders focused on equities. This is all presented in a easy to read 100 pages slide format

Topics included:

  • Pattern recognition in charts

  • Prop trading strategies (rebates, scalping, OPG..etc)

  • Dark pool usage and strategies

  • Traders psychology

  • Setting up a battle plan

The price for the trading manual is $14.95 - PDF format

 

Partner Services

Many of our traders use different tools for trading and gaining an edge over market participants. Our traders found that Trade Ideas along with its AI real time scanner have benefited them the most. With low latency and advanced filters we expect any trader to improve their performance using Trade Ideas.

 

Get in Touch

If your an experienced trader or group interested in trading equities then kindly provide us with your information below

 

Address

2 Bloor West, Suite 700
Toronto, ON M4W 3E2
Canada

Contact

+1 (647) 932 9249

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