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Colin Berthoud

TIM, an Acuris Company

London, UK

Founding Partner

TIM, an Acuris Company

Colin Berthoud


Colin has devoted 25 years to establishing financial technology companies.

In 2002, he co-founded TIM Group, which developed the world's largest institutional trade ideas network connecting 300 brokers with 250 clients. As part of Acuris, TIM now provides multiple alternative data sources to systematic investors.

Prior to TIM Group, Colin co-founded Tamesis, a provider of real-time cross-asset risk management software. Tamesis also distributed the Summit derivatives software from 1994.

Colin served in several sales and consulting positions at Logica, the UK’s leading systems integrator after graduating in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Colin Berthoud’s Newsfeed

Nucleus195 announces partnership with TIM, An Acuris Company

"Nucleus195 has a broad and unique range of providers from developed, emerging and frontier markets that will increase our trade idea network and provide investors with even more innovative trade ideas," said Colin Berthoud, Founding Partner for TIM, An Acuris Company.

Brokers Giving Away Best Trade Ideas Leads to Unexpected Paydays

"We’ve seen quite a big change in demand from more fundamental firms for trade ideas,” said Colin Berthoud, whose TIM Group provides one of the biggest alpha capture platforms. “We’re also seeing big new firms who haven’t had a trade idea program in the past. There is a need for a quantitative assessment in a way that there hasn’t been historically."

Colin Berthoud’s Background

Founding Partner
May 2017 - Present
London, UK
TIM, an Acuris Company provides alternative data to systematic investors, including trade ideas from the TIM network.
Mar 2000 - May 2017
London, UK
Colin co-founded TIM Group, a company that "Unlocks your Alpha!" Based in London, New York & Hong Kong, TIM Group operates the world’s largest end-to-end trade ideas network (TIM).
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Colin Berthoud’s Education

BA, Philosophy, Politics & Economics
1980 - 1983