Christoph Radecker is a veteran trader who has worked in international trading firms in both the US and Germany before founding his own companies, including The Trading Pit.
Christoph began trading at the age of 18, and continued to do so throughout his higher education. Seeing a means by which to create a future for himself, Christoph dedicated himself to learning the intricacies of the trading markets.
Upon graduating, Christoph moved to the US, where he worked for leading trading firms. Joining the industry in a support role, before moving into brokerage sales and heading up the German market team for one of America’s most innovative firms.
Fascinated by the technologies he saw in use, Christoph was determined to bring these advances to Europe. Christoph saw that the key to success in a trading platform was the quality of the data it used, and how that data could be used by the trader.
In 2010, he founded Christoph Consulting and FuturesDE. The companies offer consulting services, trading solutions and trading software to the EU markets and seek to provide the userwith industry-leading access to, and analysis of, data, along with a cutting-edge UI and trading environment.
Throughout his time in the industry, Christoph had become disillusioned with the high rate of failure among new traders and difficulties that many had in entering the industry. As a result, in 2022, he founded The Trading Pit. The Trading Pit was created with the objective of supporting newcomers and veteran traders alike. With a small application fee, access to fully funded accounts and a strong, vibrant support network, the company aims to partner with traders and to help them grow professionally.
Uniquely, the company also offers partners the chance to ultimately own their own hedge fund, through the issuance of a Share Certificate.