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Our Mission

At The Funded Trader, we firmly believe that every trader worldwide should have the resources they need to transform their lives and reach their goals. We understand that simulated trading can be challenging and competitive, but we are committed to empowering traders to achieve their dreams and earn higher returns. We believe that with the right support, mindset, technology, and risk management, anyone can become a successful trader.

Our mission is to be the premier destination for talented traders worldwide. We recognize that obtaining the necessary resources is one of the most significant barriers to hitting the next level in trading. That is why we offer a range of funding options that enable traders to choose the challenge that is best for them.

At The Funded Trader, we understand that simulated trading is a business, and we treat it as such. We are committed to transparency, accountability, and excellence in all our dealings. We aim to ensure that our traders take pride in their work and establish a professional track record that sets them apart from their peers.

We believe that simulated trading should be a collaborative and well-supported business activity. We know that traders can learn from each other, and sharing ideas can lead to greater success for everyone. Our vibrant community of traders from across the globe fosters a collaborative and supportive environment where beginners and experts alike can learn from one another.
As a passionate and committed team, we are honored to lead this industry. We pledge to provide unwavering support to our traders as they pursue their goals and achieve their dreams. We are grateful to our community and those who entrust us as their preferred simulated trading partner.

Our Principles

At the Funded Trader, we embody our ethos and core principles in everything we do. These guiding values serve as our North Star, guiding our decision-making process as we strive to build a world-class prop firm that benefits our team, our traders, and our community.

We’re a company anchored in transparency and integrity.
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We’re a company anchored in transparency and integrity.

Different in our approach in our transparency and tenacious in our contracting, buying, developing and maintain property in the real estate hub that is London. Often you will find issues, not just with staff, but in a lot of areas and if the initial approach to the fact doesn’t change, then you will find the cycle will repeat itself

We are growing the largest, most supportive community of traders
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We are growing the largest, most supportive community of traders

Different in our approach in our transparency and tenacious in our contracting, buying, developing and maintain property in the real estate hub that is London. Often you will find issues, not just with staff, but in a lot of areas and if the initial approach to the fact doesn’t change, then you will find the cycle will repeat itself

We are committed to giving back to our community and team

We are committed to giving back to our community and team

We hold each member of our team to the highest standards and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our services and offerings. We understand that simplicity can lead to clarity, better decision-making, and better solutions.

We pursue simplicity and excellence in everything we do

We pursue simplicity and excellence in everything we do

At The Funded Trader, we believe in the adage “what you give is what you get,” be it effort, attention, or service. Therefore, we continuously strive to find innovative ways to show appreciation and give back to our community, by providing giveaways, promotions, and unique experiences to express our gratitude for their loyalty and support. We also offer incredible perks and benefits to our internal team to thank them for their dedication to our mission.

We never stop learning and expanding

We never stop learning and expanding

We believe that the purpose of life is to grow beyond our comfort zones in pursuit of worthy, ambitious goals. As a company, we never stop learning and pushing ourselves and our innovations. We hope our passion for growth inspires our community members to develop the habits, mindset, and resilience to confidently pursue their goals.

Meet The Leaders of The Funded Trader

At TFT, our leadership team is made up of dedicated, ambitious, and experienced individuals who bring a diverse set of experiences, expertise, and perspectives to the table. This unique advantage allows us to build the best product, experience, team, and community in the industry. We encourage our community members to get to know our leadership team, as their commitment to excellence ensures that they are in capable and trustworthy hands.

Angelo Ciaramello

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal. We’re successful as long as we’re working towards something we want to bring about in our lives. That’s when the human being is at his or her best.”

Carlos rico

Founder, Chief Financial Officer

“The fastest, most effective approach to problem-solving is first-principles thinking”

Matthew Racz

Executive, Chief Operating Officer

“Dig deep within yourself, for there is a fountain of goodness ever ready to flow if you will keep digging”

Michael Santiago

VP, Risk & Operations

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

Muhammad Danish

Associate, Business Operations

“No two things have been combined better than knowledge and patience.- Prophet Muhammad”

Rusty Karp

Associate, Growth Manager

“I’m pumped about the way TFT helps people bring their vision to life and love that I get to play a significant role in that”

Alexander Premo

Associate, Systems Admin

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t you’re right.”

Joseph Reed

Technical Product Manager

“In and of itself, nothing really matters. What matters is that nothing is ever in and of itself.”

Florian Kittler

Associate, Operational Risk Arc Holdings

“As a proud member of the team from day one, I’ve seen this company grow and evolve over the years. It’s been an incredible journey, and I’m honored to be a part of it. I’m committed to the success of the company and look forward to many more years of growth and achievement together!”

Vonzelle Brown

Associate, Payables

“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas

Ales Martan

Analyst, Creative Editor

“Just open your eyes and see that life is beautiful.”

Shane McIvor

Analyst, Community Manager

“There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.”

Megan Ash

Associate, Support Manager

“Don’t take life too seriously, you’ll never get out alive.” – Van Wilder

Ana Skenderska

Analyst, Content Creator

“Be brave, take risks, fight and get what you want.”

Adeniyi Olupona

Associate, Verifications & Disputes

“Go hard or go home.”

Piri Hau

Associate, Acc. Monitoring & Investigations

“You are a living magnet. What you attract into your life is in harmony with your dominant thoughts.- Brian Tracy”

Roger Gaweseb

Analyst, Acc. Monitoring & Investigations

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Rodrigo Izaguirre

Analyst, Payables

“Family always comes first”

Alfie Keegan

Analyst, Video Editor

“Success is the inevitable byproduct of learning”

Eric Fang

Analyst, Payables

“Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.” -Zig Ziglar

Hassan Rizwan

Analyst, Verification & Disputes

“In life go straight and turn right. ! ;)”

Brandius Batiste

Analyst, Community Engagement

“Be stronger than your excuses.”

Abhishek Mandrelle

Analyst, Payables

“Your life doesn’t get better by chance. It gets better by change.” -Jim Rohn

Abhishek Mandrelle

Analyst, Payables

“And then as your endurance grows even stronger, it will release perfection into every part of your being until there is nothing missing and nothing lacking.” -James (Jacob) 1:4

Taking Action on Our Principles

At TFT, we believe that having guiding principles is crucial in building an incredible culture and company, but we also understand that it is only the first step. To truly live by our principles, we must go a step further and define how we operationalize them into specific actions. This approach ensures that our values are not just abstract concepts, but tangible practices that guide our decision-making and daily operations.

Community Feedback

At TFT, we value the feedback of our community members and actively seek it out through regular direct communication. Our leadership team regularly collects and reviews this feedback to better understand the needs and preferences of our community, allowing us to continuously improve our products and services to better serve their needs.

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  • Trust
  • Growth

Community & Company Updates

We provide regular updates to our community through a monthly Youtube Live event, as well as internal company updates to keep out team aligned. These updates aim to share the latest news, updates, and celebrations with our community members, keeping them informed and engaged in the growth and success of our platform.

  • Community
  • Trust
  • Giving back

Personal & Professional Development

At TFT, we prioritize the growth and development of our employees by providing access to development tools like LinkedIn Learning. We also provide regular feedback to help team members identify areas where they excel and areas where they can improve, enabling them to maximize their potential and contribute to the success of our company.

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  • Growth
  • Giving back

Hire for Culture

At TFT, we place a strong emphasis on not only hiring employees with strong skills and experience in their respective roles, but also those who are a great cultural fit based on our core principles. This ensures that our team is aligned in their values and beliefs, fostering a cohesive and positive work environment that ultimately benefits our community.

  • Excellence
  • Growth

24/7 Support

Our 24/7 multi-lingual support underscores our commitment to providing prompt and accessible assistance to our community whenever they need it. We strive to ensure our community members receive the support they need, in the language they are most comfortable with.

  • Community
  • Trust
  • Giving back

Promotions & Giveaways

We recognize that every individual has unique financial means and circumstances, and we strive to make our platform accessible and inclusive to all. To that end, we provide as many opportunities as possible for promotions and giveaways within our community. By doing so, we aim to create a level playing field and help each member achieve their goals regardless of financial barriers.

  • Community
  • Giving back

Treasure Hunt App

Our Treasure Hunt App is a program created to recognize and reward our community’s most committed and loyal members. The goal is to cultivate meaningful and lasting relationships between our community and The Funded Trade while earning rewards and perks.

  • Community
  • Giving back

Trader Centric Challenges

Our community has voted on all challenge rules and parameters, ensuring that the simulated trading experience is tailored to their preferences and desires. This allows us to offer a truly engaging and personalized experience that reflects the interests and goals of our community members.

  • Community
  • Trust
  • Excellence

Innovative Platform

Our trade hub offers a truly unique experience for our traders, providing a unified, secure, and fast platform that sets us apart. By offering a one-stop shop for all programs, updates, and account information, we are changing the game and making it easier than ever for traders to stay informed and engaged.

  • Excellence