Origin Story : 

g5 api

2016  

Glean5 goes into service, now named G5 API.

RIP O.S.S.

2015  

End of non-Glean offerings.
Glean hits 4,000 users.
Glean

2012

Glean released in upper-stack.
[discontinued] open-bottom-stack
2011 Pracplay open ecosystem reaches 30,000+ users.
Commercial mid-stack grows to 20+ apps.
Commercial Mid-stack
2009 4 Mid-stack commercial products launched
(AMP, Bridge, SpreadLord, TIFighter)


Open-source bottom-stack
2008 Bottom-stack open-sourced as tradelink.org.  
Added: FX, Futures, Options.
SharedCore

2007

Multi-level shared-code stack created for Pracplay, partners and clients.

Prac(Play(Something))
2006 Prac-side business created with equities focus.
Play(something)
2005 Play-side R+D begins.
Pracplay : Take Fun.  Make Value.
2003 Pracplay born from a CBOT floor conversation.


Mission Keeper :

Josh Getting His Glean On
Josh Getting His Glean On

Josh Franta
CEO Pracplay 

Former manager at Top-10 Commodity Trading Adviser.
Created data analytics product. Sold to Ford Motors spin-off.
Sole engineer for public tech co sales team, booking 30m in Fortune-500 revenue in 1.5yr.