An active technology entrepreneur and investor, Peter co-founded Triple Point Technology, a leading commodities management software business, in 1993 and was its CEO until it was acquired by the ION Group in 2013. Under Peter’s leadership, Triple Point launched a full suite of industry-leading and award-winning products and evolved into a global organization supporting the demanding needs of energy and commodity market participants in a wide range of industries. While Peter was CEO, Triple Point was named a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Energy Trading and Risk Management in every year the study was published.
As an SLP, Peter brings to Argentum extensive experience and expertise in financial technology (“fin-tech”), technology-enabled services, software and financial markets.
In addition to acting as an SLP of Argentum, Mr. Armstrong sits on the board of several Argentum portfolio companies, including Hanweck Associates, eTouches and Mediant Communications. He also serves on the board of directors of Eka Software Solutions, Trendalytics, and Qliktag Software.
Aventri (fka etouches) is a leading global provider of event management software with more than 1,000 customers in 35 countries. Its cloud-based event management technology platform offers a powerful set of 15 integrated modules that enables businesses of all sizes – from global enterprises to small companies – plan the entire lifecycle of events, increase attendance and measure success. Its solutions are offered in multi-lingual and multi-currency software. It is headquartered in Norwalk, CT with offices in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Australia and Dubai.
Hanweck Associates is a leading provider of high performance, low latency data and risk analytics to exchanges, banks, broker-dealers, market-makers, portfolio managers and central counterparties. Hanweck also delivers risk measurement solutions across a range of asset classes including fixed income products and derivatives. With its hardware-accelerated Volera™ analytic engine, Hanweck pioneered the use of graphics processing units (GPUs) in the financial industry. International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. is a strategic investor in Hanweck Associates.
Mediant is a provider of regulated shareholder communications services to banks, brokerage firms, corporate issuers and investment companies. With services ranging from customized proxy services to distribution of prospectuses, regulatory reports and Notice-and-Access communications, Mediant’s pioneering use of technology has helped its clients save money, improve their relationships with shareholders and safeguard regulatory compliance. All of Mediant’s services are custom designed and offer interactive tools to enhance communications between issuers, brokers and investors. Mediant is headquartered in New York City with facilities in New Jersey and North Carolina and field offices in Chicago and St. Louis.