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Vela Trading Technologies
Founded 1997 (as Wombat Financial Software)
Headquarters New York, NY
Key People Jennifer Nayar, CEO

Vela (formerly SR Labs) is an independent global trading and market data technology company.[1] Headquartered in New York, with offices in Europe and Asia, Vela provides low-latency market data feed handlers, market access gateways, and consolidated market data feeds for access to global markets across North America, Asia, and Europe. Its clients include tier 1 banks, broker dealers, retail trading firms, investment banks, hedge funds, trading technology software providers, and proprietary trading firms.

It offers customers a choice between direct and consolidated delivery formats.[2]


Vela started out as Wombat Financial Software in 1997. It acquired Harco Technology ten years later, in January of 2007.

Vela acquired Chicago-based OptionsCity Software in June of 2017 and plans to rebrand it using the Vela name.[3]

Products and Services

Vela offers market data access, direct feed handling, a consolidated feed, distribution of market data feeds, and European best bid and offer.

Key People


  1. About Us. Vela Trading Technologies.
  2. Products and Services. Vela.
  3. Vela to Expand Trading Technology Capabilities with OptionsCity Acquisition. Vela.