FIA New Member Profile - Topstep

5 October 2023

Member name: Topstep

Firm overview: Training and educational services

Role in derivatives markets: Topstep offers training to derivatives traders to help hone their skills, discipline, and habits. Born in 2012 on the trading floor at the Chicago Board of Trade, Topstep was named after the best and most coveted position on the floor that founder, Michael Patak, earned himself - the "Top Step". Topstep has grown into educational and training offerings that include its Trading Combine funding opportunity for retail traders.

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