Why run your strategy on Collective2?
Collective2 is the world's largest open trading-strategy platform. If you are good trader, or have developed a good trading algorithm or trading method, you should publish your trades on C2.
- Earn money selling your signals.
With over 81,000 registered users, and hundreds of millions of dollars of automated transactions flowing through our platform each week,
Collective2 is the dominant trading strategy platform.
If your strategy performs well at C2, you will probably make money. How much?
That obviously depends on your strategy, but we can give you some benchmarks. The highest-grossing strategy on C2 has earned over a half-million dollars.
Other strategies approach the $100,000 dollars in revenue level. And quite a few good strategies cluster around the $20,000 to $30,000 level.
The top-grossing strategy has earned over a half million dollars. Excluding the blockbuster strategies,
there are also quite a few strategies that earn upwards of $20,000 to $30,000 for their creators.
- Offer AutoTrading to your clients... instantly. Our AutoTrade technology is compatible with more brokers than anyone else.
When you publish your strategy using Collective2, you automatically offer the world's best AutoTrade technology to your strategy subscribers. This
increases the appeal of your strategy. And here's what you need to do to offer AutoTrade technology to your subscribers: nothing. That's
because our AutoTrade technology is completely transparent and seamless to strategy developers: just enter your buy/sell signals through
Collective2; and we take care of the rest, including making your strategy "auto-tradable" at more brokers than anyone else.
- Multiple instruments. We support stocks, futures, forex, and options. Plus markets around the world, including: USA, UK, Europe, Australia, Singapore...
Powerful order types. Trade the way you want. Our FastFill trade engine supports conditional orders, time-based orders,
relative profit targets and stop losses, and One-Cancels-Another (OCA) groups. Enter your signals directly into our Web-based
By placing your trading strategy on C2, you automatically offer AutoTrading to any of your subscribers.
- Continue to use the trading software you love. Enter your signals directly into our Web-based order-entry screen...
or use the popular trading software that you are accustomed to. Collective2 is compatible with TradeStation, MetaTrader, NinjaTrader, IB's TWS, and
others. (Learn about compatible signal-entry choices.)
- Subscriber friendly. By offering your strategy on Collective2, you immediately gain access to broad range of subscriber-friendly options. Subscribers can sign up for AutoTrading, or can receive signals through email, or Instant Messenger, or cell phone. Like other aspects of C2, this is transparent to you; as strategy developer, you focus only on providing your signals.
Whether you prefer to use Web-based order-entry, programs such as TradeStation or MetaTrader, or our programmer APIs, you'll be able to enter your trades into the C2 platform.
- Flexible business support. Selling a trading strategy is more than entering orders. When you publish and manage a trading strategy, you are running a business. C2 offers powerful tools to help you. In addition, we offer flexible subscriber management tools, including custom pricing for certain individuals you designate, special coupons you can distribute, caps on subscriber numbers, plus private email broadcasts and private forums for subscribers.
Sophisticated subscriber management screens let you offer customized billing and manage communication with subscribers.
How much does Collective2 cost for strategy developers?
You can create a trading strategy for free. Use this period to try our features. Enter up to five buys or sells ("signals"). If you like us (we're sure you will) then we ask you to pay a semi-annual listing fee to maintain your strategy on our site:
- $120 every six months
- $105 for any strategy added within one month of first
- Ask about discount for ten or more strategies
Once you start signing up subscribers, we'll take care of all the transaction processing. We charge a flat 30% fee for any subscriptions you collect through Collective2, but only if and when you collect subscription fees. This fee includes our credit card costs.
Everything is included:
- Offer Autotrading to subscribers. Included.
- Broadcast signals via email, Instant Messenger, or cell phone. Included.
- Private forum for your subscribers. Included.
How do I begin?
Just create your first strategy on Collective2. Ready? Let's start.