Chicago, IL – Rival Systems (Rival), a leading trading and risk management software provider, has announced the addition of Velocity Clearing to its next-generation, multi-asset trading platform, Rival One. Velocity Clearing will provide additional clearing, execution, and settlement services to Rival One users.

“The addition of Velocity Clearing demonstrates Rival System’s commitment to relentless product improvement and ensuring our users have everything they need to succeed under one convenient roof,” said Rob D’Arco, CEO of Rival Systems. “Our goal has always been to provide the fastest, most flexible, and cost-effective solutions on the market. In 2023, we will continue adding new exchanges and brokers to expand our clients’ trading opportunities.”

Velocity Clearing is a high-touch U.S. brokerage firm offering clearance, execution, stock locates, and financing services to its clients via high-tech trading tools and high-touch client support. The firm services large and small clients that trade directional, long/short, arbitrage, and day trading strategies.

Rival Systems and Velocity Clearing have a shared mission of creating a seamless, direct market experience for clients by combining high-tech tools and resources with outstanding client service. Rival One’s low latency, cloud-based, global platform is driven by U.S., European, and Asian exchanges providing real-time reporting, so users never have to worry about procuring their own data. In addition, Rival System’s partnership with brokerage firms like Velocity Clearing ensures seamless co-location, clearing, and execution services.

The result is a high-performance trading and risk management product suite that puts users in the driver’s seat with new levels of efficiency, access, and customization. Rival’s out-of-the-box algos and auto-spreader allow users to apply advanced trading strategies easily. In addition, Rival’s C++, C#, or python APIs enable users to build their own automated trading systems.

About Rival Systems

Rival Systems launched in 2015 as an ecosystem of enterprise trading and risk management solutions. Rival Systems offers award-winning market data feed handlers, multi-asset trading capabilities, enterprise risk management, smart API for strategy development, and top-of-the-line technology services. Rival’s proven speed and innovative, constantly evolving features empower firms to compete in today’s markets and get smarter with every trade. To learn more about Rival’s comprehensive solutions for market data, multi-asset trading, algorithmic strategy development, and enterprise risk management, please visit

About Velocity Clearing

The primary mission of Velocity Clearing is to deliver the highest level of service to its clients with a full suite of trading services and experienced personnel to empower them to achieve their goals and objectives. From access to stock locate services, securities borrow coverage, clearing infrastructure, in-house market-making desk, competitive financing, and complete support client services, our clients get it all.

The team at Velocity Clearing is filled with industry experts, many of whom have more than 25 years of experience in various roles on the desk, on the floor, in operations, in trading, in technology, and in conducting business with the latest technology. For more information, visit: