Jason is co-founder and CEO of Smarkets.
Prior to founding Smarkets, Jason was an application developer at UBS's Global Asset Management (New York) where he focused on innovative web technologies. Previously, Jason founded internet startup Descipher, a consumer medical website. Jason had previously been an equities trader at Great Point Capital (Chicago). He holds a degree in Computing and Information Systems.
CEO & Founder
Jul, 2007 - Current (over 9 years)
BA, Computer scienceSep 1, 1999 - Jun 1, 2003
|Sep 11, 2016||Business Insider Australia - London betting startup Smarkets tripled its profits to £5.2 million last year as £1 billion was traded on its exchange|
|Sep 11, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - London betting startup Smarkets grew profits by 1500% last year as £1 billion was traded on its exchange|
|Sep 1, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Brexit just pushed a fast-growing London betting startup to the US|
|Sep 1, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Brexit just pushed a fast-growing London betting startup towards the US|
|Jul 21, 2016||smarketshq.com - Call them event markets|
|Mar 29, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - Smarkets Records £111m Traded Over Cheltenham|
|Feb 15, 2016||The Standard - Jason Trost taking on the traditional bookies? You can bet on it...|
|Feb 5, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - Smarkets to Offer Fairest Bet of the Year for NFL Final|