Raj Fernando Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Raj Fernando General Information


Mr. Raj Fernando serves as Chief Executive Officer at Workstorm. He Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Chopper Trading. Previously, he served as a Bond Trader at Rosenthal Collins Group. An expert in financial technology and security, Fernando has worked with many government agencies on cyber and market issues and has served on the boards of the American Security Project, Foreign Policy Leadership Committee at the Brookings Institution and Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Prior to Workstorm, Fernando served as the founder and CEO of Chopper Trading, a technology-based trading firm headquartered in Chicago and one of the largest participants in the capital markets. Fernando founded Chopper Trading in 2002 and grew the company to 250 employees worldwide. As CEO, Fernando designed and implemented highly sophisticated risk management, communications, trading, monitoring and source code security systems. Fernando sold Chopper Trading to industry leader DRW in 2015. Fernando holds bachelor's degrees in economics and history from Beloit College and studied at University College London.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 27 North Wacker Drive
  • Suite 464
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States

Raj Fernando Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000000 22-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000 00000000
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Raj Fernando Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000000 27-Aug-2019 000000000000000000
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Raj Fernando Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Raj Fernando Angel Investor 0 Chicago, IL
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