Partnership Proposal Guidelines:

Autoscalp is not looking for any customer.
Autoscalp is not considering Venture Capital Proposals lower than 25 or higher than 100 million USD.
Autoscalp is not interested in potential partners who lost more than 20% of their own principal.
Autoscalp is interested to examine partnership proposals in certain countries only. (See Country list)
Documents to be mutually signed: Non Compete Agreement and Non Disclosure Agreement.

Institutionals only can apply for partnership.

As we do proprietary research, signing both the Non Disclosure Agreement and the
Non Compete Agreement is mandatory before opening any contact channel for partnership requests.

A letter of intents including a brief list of similar ventures previously joined by
the prospective partner's company is also required.

Not all executives in a Company can sign NDA nor NCA agreements on behalf of their company
please make sure you have the powers to sign them both.


Need to know basis:
Partnership negotiation with us will be held on a need to know basis:

We don't need to know your customers names.
We don't need to access their accounts or balances.
We don't need to know which broker your company uses.
We don't need to know which bank your company uses.
We don't need to know which funds your company manages.

What we need to know:
who will be responsible in your Company for the royalty franchising contract.

 


 

Autoscalp Start up Overview :

 

Overview

 

Further documentation can be made available after signing
our Non Disclosure Agreement and our Non Compete Agreement.

Such documentation will be consisting of:
Our presentation slides and Executive summary
Our technology tree , since 2003 .
Our competitors and detailed explanation of their bankruptices.

Autoscalp prototypes and model previews are restricted to institutional  business partners.
We require our versions of a Non Disclosure Agreement and Non Compete Agreement
to be signed on both sides before initiating any talks.

After signing both the agreements a live proof of concept can be arranged , either to track our model live
or to remotely view a Managed Futures Fund using Autoscalp Algos and Strategies for creating alpha.

Institutional only [Investment Banks, Venture capitals , Funds, Asset Managers]
can email their partnership requests (see bottom of page).

Instead  brokers, retail investors, bank employees and promoters
are kindly asked to abstain from proposing, We are not interested in working with you.

Who tries to circumvent the above statement and fails often resolves to derogatory
or defamatory statements, in that case please be aware We'll promptly report those
both to your employer in the form of a very detailed written complaint
and to your employer's watchdog for future reference.


 

Partnership Types:

[ License to use Autoscalp or its models ]


1) New Division - Royalty franchising based spin-off

2) Mudaraba

3) Joint Venture - Start up

4) Business-to-business black box (Data as a service)



 

Partnerships we look for:

 

Autoscalp is just considering the following four types of partnerships, no exceptions:

Mandatory premises:

NDA and NCA must be signed before anything else.

Intellectual property of Autoscalp tools will not be shared among the parts.

Autoscalp royalties or license are paid on target reached, not on time passing, not at end of the month.

1) New Division, as royalty franchising based spin-off or SPV:


Also known as Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)

Creating a new division inside your company or starting a spin-off from it
allocating part of your company shares as stock options .

Royalty franchising contract at net of outsourcing contracts and budgets for R&D costs :

either with royalties as fixed percentage of profits
(example: 35% of profits is to be returned as royalties to autoscalp)

or with royalties depending on a pre-defined target
(if +2% target is set, Autoscalp doesn't get the royalties until target is reached)

 

 

2) Mudaraba:

Further details of Mudaraba and some terms and conditions for Mudaraba contracts
Mudaraba

 

To see how Mudaraba works see this link:

Mudaraba Contract Explained

 

3) Joint Venture - Start up

 

(see this link for an example of Joint Venture contract)

Process of partnership for creation of a joint venture consists in three phases.
As requested we publish the steps required for doing a joint venture start-up:

a) NDA: non disclosure agreement, NCA: non compete agreement,
where we both sign that any detail cannot be disclosed and that there is a real common ground.

b) Due diligence: to make sure we both are committed toward the same objectives

c) Reciprocal Commitment - Escrow:

  • Autoscalp gives the license to use Autoscalp models to an escrow agent of common choice
  • counterpart company gives the counter value of the license to the escrow agent (usually a lawyer)

d) Commencing the Startup with shares distributed as earlier shown in point 1).

 

4) Business-to-business (B2B) : black box

R&D budget, setup and expenses for the first three months have to be paid in advance.

Royalties configuration:

royalties can be paid as fixed percentage of profits
(example: 33% of profits is to be returned as royalties to autoscalp)

or

royalties are paid depending on a pre-defined target
(if +2% target is set, Autoscalp doesn't get the royalties until target is reached)

 

Contract types:

Royalty franchising contract with multiple counterparts (specific for multi branch funds)

or

Data as a service , royalty based, for a single company counterpart.

 

Understanding Royalty franchising and licensing costs :

Dataset:
license cost is a fixed amount. 33% of profits on a 25M$ fund and
license is paid when target is reached (+2%).


Examples:
1) A single asset manager is simply not viable as partner:
since licensing cost would be prohibitive to him.

2) For a Family office managing 2 funds allocating 25M$ each
license cost is 16.6% of profits.

3) For an Asset management Company redistributing algos
on 4 funds (or fund compartments) with 25M$ allocated each:
license is cost is 8.32% of profits.

4) For a Fund of funds running the license on 10 funds
(subfunds or compartments) allocating 25M$ each:
license cost is 3.3% of profits.

5)An Investment Bank running model on its unleveraged treasury with 250M$ allocated.
license cost is 3.3% of profits.


A few examples of partner classes:

Venture Capital / business angels / private equity : can use our models as alternative differentiation method (order flow scale economy) in order to generate more alpha.

Fund Incubators: can create many start-ups around our tech tree and expertise improving learning curve and obtaining a scale economy.

Fund distributors: can organize a co-joined offer to provide our models to multiple funds or multiple units in order to generate more alpha.

Dark pools can use our models to defend themselves against disruptive market maker platform behaviors.

HNWI, asset managers, family offices and Funds can use our expertise and know how including , models, feeds, signals either to generate alpha or as an alternative differentiation method or even to create a fully operational R&D division.

Producers and exporters of stream flow delivered goods (oil and gas) can use our specific models to hedge against base currency oscillations of physical delivery goods occurring during production, shipment, delivery phases.

A conglomerate or banks operating in a gas producing country timely receiving geopolitical signals anticipating gas price spikes and subsequent currency fluctuations.

National and Quasi-National Electric Power Grids, power producers and exporters. Power consumption peaks are sudden by definition and thus might create unexpected exposure to foreign currencies to the power exporter.

Also consider a combination in vertical clusters of the above examples can ramp the learning curve and create scale economy , reduce know-how cost and speed up alpha production or in certain cases just maintenance of the status quo can be of primary importance.

Notes:
for Brand and Intellectual Property Protection reasons we don't allow white labeling or re-branding our know how.
Data As a Service is subject to the Country list limitations.

Autoscalp is definitely NOT interested in:

selling Autoscalp units separately or Autoscalp models separately,

participating in white-labels mother/child company schemes,

participating in pseudo start up proposals hiding a reversed mortgage scheme,

participating in any cover-up structure resembling the following schemes:

pyramidal, reversed mortgage, Ponzi, boiler room, pump and dump, bucket shop, soft dollar, ICO.

Autoscalp owner uses his algos himself as his personal speculative tools which took many years of devoted commitment and efforts, those tools are also under continuous improvement. So, at Autoscalp We are aware that underneath an apparent business proposal can lie a hostile "procurement outsourcing" or silmilar schemes and Autoscalp has a seasoned experience in actively prosecuting direct and indirect intellectual property theft attempts.


We received many proposals which turned out to be poorly disguised attempts to steal intellectual property, social engineering baits or scam attempts,  our policy is now to report them the government authority where the scam attempt perpetrator resides for proper prosecution.
We also carbon copy all scam attempts to: www.rsa.com www.antifraudintl.org www.419baiter.com www.419scam.org

 

Country list guideline :

Autoscalp is receiving many evaluation proposals coming from various countries
but Autoscalp is interested in cooperating with prospective partners in certain geographic areas only

Autoscalp city based user exclusive is unavailable for the following countries:

1     China
2     United States
3     EU
4     India
5     Japan
6     Russia
7     Indonesia
8     Brazil    
9     United Kingdom
10   Canada

[most developed countries by GDP]


Policy is to reject any partnership requests coming from companies operating in:

PIIGS: Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Malta.

Excluded for unreliability of their banks.

5 eyes countries: United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Israel
Excluded for total lack of respect of foreign intellectual property at all levels of negotiation.
Modus operandi: they steal it while you are still developing and then even try blame you for stealing theirs.

European Union :
Excluded for lack of specific laws concerning algorithms intellectual property protection
Modus operandi: banks forcefully ask the Algo owner to disclose all his  speculative algo completely
to avoid prosecution (aka "zero external advantage policy" typical of german banks).

Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Swizerland... :
Excluded for discriminatory behaviors against foreigner owners of intellectual properties.
Examples:
-Modus operandi I: blackmail the foreigner I.P. owner to block local facilitations if does not disclose his I.P.
-Modus operandi II: blackmail/defamate the foreigner I.P. owner to gather competitive advantage for the bank.
-Modus operandi III: hire the foreigner I.P. owner then blackmail to fire him if does not disclose the I.P.
In these countries, banks form their employees to look customer friendly meanwhile they are
committed and motivated to just empty deposits on an industrial scale. Banks provide their employees specific
marketing courses to cover what their banks are really doing. When engaged at a business to business level
often don't even fake denial and explicitly admit their true purpose which is emptying the customer accounts
in any possible way. While in a healthy market: speculator is king, bank just executes,
in these countries the banking system is so deeply corrupt and corruption is rooted at legislative level so much
they succesfully reversed the market paradigm to fit their criminal banking cartel in a perfectly lawful way,
allowing banks to keep customers at bay, while emptying their accounts through legalized commission chains and
keeping customers in the dark of their true intents (typically banks there are just engineered ponzis or bucket shops).
Their "Asset Management Branch" is often just a perfectly legal bank compliant cover-up, to hide their purpose:
whacking customers (aka muppets) accounts. This is the reason of their aggressive behavior against Algo owners
and their I.P.. Those banks don't care at all about  Strategies, Algos and the like since their real objective
is to shred muppets accounts by any mean: typically inflating commissions on soft dollar based schemes.
Quite interestingly, after the 2007 NY crash hit these countries also, most of them now allow
Algo owners and Developers to signal and report fraudolent banks and banksters to watchdogs.
Still, the default policy of these countries is to allow banks play a "never tell the muppet" scheme
making their banks still unfit for working with us, no matter their size.

Countries Autoscalp is interested in :

B.R.I.C.S. , "Next Eleven Countries" , "Four Asian Tigers", Africa
for the likely increment of their Parity of Purchase Power in the next years.

Autoscalp is very interested in:
Japan, GCC, Middle-East countries , oil or gas producing and exporting countries.
for relying on a NON compound interest based banking model.
[their economies are market driven not debt driven]

Proposals rejected till 2012 : more than 300.

Most likely reasons why we rejected counterparts, ordered by statistical relevance, most relevant on top:

counterpart was not institutional ( we didn't even read it )
counterpart failed to read partnership and disclaimer
counterpart failed to disclose its data
counterpart resides in a country we are not interested in
counterpart masked a hidden hostile intent
counterpart tried to re-negotiate after the handshake

 

Some Partners we rejected by city and motivation:

city reason we rejected their proposal
AN - Willemstad company failed to disclose financials or management details
AU - Banksmeadow company refused sign NDA NCA agreements
Eg - Cairo Known fraudster as by 411 database
EQ - Quito company failed to disclose financials or management details
CH - Geneve State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO EUROPE)
CH - Lugano State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO EUROPE)
CH - Zurich State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO EUROPE)
CI - Abidjan State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO AFRICA)
CP - Nicosia company is in the FSA black list
CN - Putian Known fraudster as by 411 database (reiterated attempts)
CN - Shanghai company failed to disclose financials or management details
CN - Shanghai known hacker-spammer by BSA database
DK - Copenhagen company refused sign NDA NCA agreements
FR - Roubaix company is in the FSA black list
GH - Accra State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO AFRICA)
IT - Alessandria State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
IT - Milan State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
IT - Turin State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
IT - Treviso State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
IT - Palermo State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
IS - Tel Aviv company is in the FSA black list
JP - Wakayama company refused sign NDA NCA agreements
LV - Riga company is in the FSA black list
MK - Skopje company refused sign NDA NCA agreements
NZ - Auckland company failed to disclose financials or management details
PO - Vila Nova De Gaia State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
PR - Lima company failed to disclose financials or management details
RM - Timisoara known hacker-spammer by BSA database
RS - Belgrade known hacker-spammer by BSA database
SL - Freetown company is in the FSA black list
SE - Stockholm company is in the FSA black list
SP - San Roque (Andalusia) State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO PIIGS)
TR - Ankara company is in the FSA black list
TR - Istanbul known hacker-spammer by BSA database
UK - London company is in the FSA black list
UK - London company is in the FSA black list
UK - London company failed to disclose financials or management details
UK - London company failed to disclose financials or management details
UK - London company refused sign NDA NCA agreements
USA - Boca raton State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO USA)
USA - Miami State is not accepted as by our expansion policy (NO USA)

The above paragraph of "Partnership we don't consider" is obsolete and was last updated on may 2012.
That paragraph is still published with the only intent to facilitate a potential partners' self-screening against
a potentially flawed or fraudulent partnership agreement attempt.

About Autoscalp Copyright Owner:

Brief about the author: HFT - algo trader and model developer:

Matteo Gandola.

A pioneer in automated trading model development,
he later focused on algo creation and high frequency trading optimization
where all Autoscalp Intellectual Properties testify a history devoted to research and development:



2001 stock market : neural networks system "phalanx evolutionary algorithm" ©

2002 2003 2004 forex market: "Committee trading system generator" ©

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 "Autoscalp forex robot" ©

2010 prototype platform : "Autoscalp price engine" © (for spots and futures)

2011 Autoscalp Sniffer © (HFT class algo platform for Autoscalp price engine)

2011 Discrete Pricing Profiling Model © (a proprietary candlestick model for spots and futures)

2012 Dark Pool profiling & sniffing Models ( counter profiling & counter sniffing techniques )

2013 Multiple concurrent high efficiency algos covering various instruments and markets, including HFT

2014-2015 More algos... and creation of a Proprietary Algo Environment.

2016 Autoscalp Start-up, 2 Patent requests, brand protection , more algos...

2017 Deposited a Trade Secret . Geopolitical Algos [debunking news with A.I.]

2018 more algos...

2019 more algos... "AI augmented ACDL"
©  (Algo Cluster Deployment Language)



About NDA-NCA Agreements, overview :

We require signing a mutual Non Disclosure Agreement and a Non Compete Agreement
before any discussion concerning Autoscalp models can even occur. After those agreements
you will allow our lawyers take information on you and your company,
further steps will be depending on the partnership type chosen by your company.

Specification about eventual guarantees: will be in the form of lawyer deposited escrows.
By previous experiences: P.O.F. (proof of funds or B.I. searches etc. are not enough and just brings more cross checks
during the reciprocal due diligence process.

Autoscalp applies pro-active defense on its intellectual property:

Through signing the  NDA NCA contracts your company will be expressly FORBIDDEN
from attempting any hostile takeover or act as proxy for a third party attempt to do that,
as your company won't even be allowed talking about the ongoing negotiations with Autoscalp to whichever third party,
and in such event will be liable for specific penals.

Signing the  NDANCA  contracts Your company will be forbidden to provide objects not in line or against the master contract.
In detail, Your company will be then forbidden from proposing us: mezzanine financing, reversed morgage,  tender offer, attempted takeover, MBO, LBO, LIMBO, MIMBO, spinoffs, merging and demerging, procurement outsourcing, ICO, ICO tokenization... or any hostile takeover attempt otherwise disguised in the partnership proposal cluster contract. Being the behavior to use the main contract as a mean to insert hostile proposals, specific penals and damages clauses have been written.

In short:  the malpractice to try alienate our intellectual property through a seemingly friendly contracts has happened so often
that proper countermeasures had to be taken.

Some frequently asked questions about copyrights from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

We then decided to engage in pro-active defense of our intellectual property:

though the help of the best lawyers specialized in International copyright laws,
though the help of the best law firms specialized in intellectual property protection,
through a very peculiar and proactive behavior during the start-up phases,
through a wise stock options and profit fees combination at back end.

Example:
to disincentivate oppurtunistic behaviors, each time a negotiation with a counterpart
is suspended, next negotiation with same partners starts with a 2% increase on license pricing:
that makes sure wasting time to try taking time and competitive advantage is not an option.

About the Non Disclosure Agreement :

Your company will not be allowed to disclose our partnership agreement to any third party. This is convenient on both sides, on your side because your competitors won't know you're using our models and on our side because we don't want our know how to become public or redistributed . Protecting our intellectual property is a core issue to us.

About the Non Compete Agreement :

We make a pro-active use of the Non Compete agreement specifically created to avoid some of the aforementioned issues and to protect our brand and image. Then by signing our Non Compete Agreement your company certifies that:

Your company is not trying to act as proxy for a third party trying to appropriate of our proprietary tools
Your company is not trying to sell mortgages or reversed mortgages to us
Your company is not involved in procurement outsourcing schemes against us
Your company is not playing "introductory broker" practices against us
Your company is not involved in "captive hosting" practices against us
Your company did not lose more than 20% of its principal.
Your company is not going to keep more than 50% of the profits
Your company is registered as an institutional investor in its country

your company does not invest in business considered unethical by Sharia Law

 

About potential market counterparts :

Our models don't use leverage by default and assume Autoscalp to be already connected to primary price feeds and need no "introductions" or "facilitation" to get access to primary sources.

About other counterparts :

To protect our brand , image and our copyrights : we don't allow re-branding or white labeling our tools. Any disclosure of the usage of such tools will also be expressly forbidden to your company by the reciprocal NDA your company is required to sign before any negotiation can take place.

 


 

Summary of Partnership Proposals we received: 2007-2012 chart.

In 2012 Autoscalp switched to a distributed network partnership model
For data concerning partnership requests after 2012, see Networks Page.

Data about potential partners are undisclosed and not available for consultation as by mutually signed NDA and NCA with respective counterparts.
Starting from September 2013 all partnership requests are routed, screened and handled in outsourcing.

 

Summary of Partnership Guidelines:

 Autoscalp is NOT looking for customers.

Institutional only can apply for partnership.

Prospective partner's company must prove to have at least 2 billions USD under management or banking license.

Autoscalp is not considering Venture Capital Proposals lower than 25 or higher than 100 million USD.

Autoscalp is not interested in potential partners who lost more than 20% of their principal.

Autoscalp is interested in certain geographic areas only :

[See detailed country list]

First documents to be mutually signed ahead of any further disclosure :

Non Disclosure Agreement ,
Non Compete Agreement

Enclose a letter of intent when transmitting the signed NDA and NCA

as the powers of the person who signed them.

Enclose a brief list of similar ventures your company has successfully joined.

 

Banks:
Commercial Banks
Investment Bank
Merchant Bank


Funds:
[perspective partner must prove dimension is consistent with at least 2 billions USD adding balance in the letter of intent].
Closed-end funds
Unit investment trusts
Private funds [ hedge funds, private equity funds and managed futures funds , commodity pools]
Dedicated units , fund compartments or subclasses are more likely to fit our algos .

If using a commonly accepted Fund Classification Model (strategy, capital , structure) our Algos are applicable to :
By Strategy: Actively Managed, Alpha Focused, Alternative Investment, Commodity Trading (SCF) , Event driven, Fx / liquidity Fund.
By capital type: Business Angels, Mezzanine Venture, Mudarabah, Murabaha, Private Equity, SCF, Seed Capital, Venture Capital.
By structure: UHNWI Family Office, Fund of Funds, Managed Futures, Multi Class / Multi Compartment / Multi Strategy .

If using HFR HedgeFundResearch classification system our Algos are applicable to :
Macro: Active Trading, Commodity: Multi, Currency: Systematic, Discretionary Thematic, Systematic Diversified, Multi-Strategy.
Event Driven: Special Situations, Multi-strategy.
Equity hedge: Quantitative Directional, Market Neutral.


Asset Management Companies:
Enclose proof your company AUM is greater of 2 Billions USD in the letter of intent.

Fund services companies:
Specify on behalf of which company you are arranging the proposal for and prove perspective partner's AUM is greater than 2 Bil USD.


Other in Fund industry:
Enclose proof your company AUM is greater of 2 Billions USD in the letter of intent if you are:
a Fund Administrator, a Fund Custodian,a Mezzanine Venture, a Startup Incubators or a Venture Capital.

Notes:
Not all Fund types fit our algos. Creating a SVF or a dedicated unit or compartment could be a solution.
Not all executives in a company can sign agreements and letter of intents on behalf of the company they work for
so be sure you have the legal powers to sign them both before contacting us.

Timing:
After reciprocal signing of NDA and NCA, expect business intelligence information gathering
and screening process to take at least one month on our side.
Add one month for reciprocal agreements concerning due diligence and compliance issues.

If you confirm your company agrees on the above requirements and that you are entitled
to represent your company in binding agreements
then you can ask for a specific non disclosure agreement and a non compete agreement at

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