Point72’s Cohen Bets $250 Million on Crowd-Sourced Quantopian

  • Billionaire also invests in Boston firm through venture unit
  • CEO says ‘watershed’ moment will boost allocations, royalties

Point72’s Steve Cohen is committing as much as $250 million of capital to be managed by Quantopian Inc., the 5-year-old online platform where members build computerized trading models and earn a share of profits.

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