Let's use open source technology to fix the financial industry! Large financial institutions caused the Great Recession, but regulators have not reformed them. Before the next crisis hits, let's create a suite of open source financial models and feed them with big data. We can use these technologies to figure out which assets are risky and which aren't. Rather than wait for top down financial reform from Washington DC, we can do it from the group up.

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    Saira Suleman Saira Suleman joined
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    Saira Suleman
    "My name is Saira Suleman. I am the co-founder of a financial site, YourCapital. I also worked at Morgan Stanley as an investment advisor and as an engineer at Verizon. I have an MBA from Wharton and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science."
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    Johnny Wu Johnny Wu joined
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    Johnny Wu
    "Data scientist with an interest in finance."
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    Emer Natalio
    "Just arrived here in the Bay Area. Anticipating all the positive experiences by being here."
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    "Corporate FP&A professional dedicated to fairness in financial markets"
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    Steve R
    "Mobile software entrepreneur"
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    Yulun Li Yulun Li joined
    June 29
    Yulun Li
    "I'm a software engineer doing mostly web and server development. I have some background in finance (wealth management) I really want to get into developing financial applications."
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    Miguel A. Barbosa Miguel A. Barbosa joined
    June 17
    Miguel A. Barbosa
    ""Backgroun­d in finance, behavioral economics, psychology, neuroscience. Really interested in learning computer programming, data visualization (mapping and network analysis), and human computer..."­"
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    Shunjiro Yatsuzuka
    "I'm Shunjiro Yatsuzuka from Japan and came to Bay Area to study international accounting and software engineering preparing new services."
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