Elevate Your Financial Career in Academia
Do you need to pay for financial data, go to campus to access financial resources and have to learn C++ to interact with that data? Well, not with us. The OpenBB Terminal is free, supports Windows and MacOS, and is written in Python. Plus, it's open source.
Why OpenBB for Academia?
We offer free investment research tools to everyone, including professors and students. No restrictions. Utilize the OpenBB Terminal to put financial theory into practice.
Accessing investment research tools from specific locations or computers doesn't make sense. Our products are accessible from anywhere, including the classroom and beyond.
As an open source company, we encourage contributions to improve software robustness and innovation. Trust in the quality and security of our software, as it's maintained by a community of competent developers and financial professionals.
Our platform is built in Python, which is popular in finance for its ability to easily manipulate and analyze large financial data sets. Developers can leverage existing resources using libraries, frameworks, and tools readily available.
KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
The OpenBB platform is a proven tool for investment research but we have found it also be beneficial in accounting courses such as Financial Statement Analysis and Firm Valuation within the Graduate Accounting Program curriculum here at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Using the open platform students are able to identify and track data that is highly correlated with financial performance enabling improved financial forecasting. The ability to use OpenBB scripts to document industry research and assumptions is particularly helpful when reviewing prior investment decisions as students can more quickly identify what worked, what did not work and what if any changes should be made when evaluating future investment opportunities.
Christopher S. Cook, CPA, CGMA
WARWICK FINANCE SOCIETY
OpenBB delivered a fantastic, engaging presentation on investment concepts and also how we can use their investment research platform. I loved how any of us students can access it anytime, as all the information is in one place and I no longer need to spend ages looking online! Best of all, all the technical information we need is free - and technical knowledge in finance is often the area students struggle with most.
Co-Head of Sponsorships
The AUEB Students' Investment & Finance Club
OpenBB conducted a workshop on the functionalities of the OpenBB Terminal and showcased how it can be utilised to carry out thorough financial and economic research. Because of this workshop, we have started integrating the OpenBB platform in our projects which include global markets reports, equity research reports and similar. OpenBB allows us to have easy access to quality yet free financial data.
Loughborough Finance and Investment Society
LFIS has had the privilege of using OpenBB, an advanced investment research platform that has transformed the way we approach financial research. Not only does OpenBB offer robust tools for analysis, but it also allows us to access these resources remotely for free, providing unparalleled convenience and accessibility. Members of LFIS have been leveraging OpenBB's capabilities, and are now able to make more informed investment decisions and equip themselves with the knowledge and skills needed for success in the ever-evolving world of finance.
Finance Societies & Investment Clubs
OpenBB supports finance societies and investment clubs by providing access to a broad collection of financial data, which can be utilized to create equity and market reports. It can also aid in educating members with workshops such as "How to perform adequate Equity Research" using the OpenBB software.
Investment Courses & Case Studies
Our platform offers 30+ years of fundamental data including income, balance and cash flow statements, a wide range of economy datasets, and other asset classes for use in teaching materials and case studies based on real-world examples.
The platform offers educational resources and tools for those interested in pursuing a career in finance or investing, covering areas such as Equity Research, Fixed Income, Portfolio Management, Macro-economic research, and more, with the added benefit of familiarity across products used within firms or universities.
Our platform provides data and tools for analyzing financial markets and investments, and for developing and testing theories and hypotheses for academic purposes. Users can export data to Excel and utilize the platform's Econometric capabilities.