Build Alpha

Create Algo Trading Strategies with No Coding

Professional Algo Trading Software. Built for traders, by traders.

Stop Wasting Time
Coding, Testing, Coding, Testing…

Build Alpha’s Genetic Algorithm uses your inputs to create 1000s of trading strategies in seconds. No coding needed.

Select Strategy Inputs

Choose from pre-built signal library covering price action, candlesticks, chart patterns, technical indicators, volume, volatility, seasonality, market breadth, term structure, yields, spreads, economic data, news events, option flows, intermarket and more.

Robustness Tests to Identify Overfitting

Professional and proprietary robustness tests to stress test and validate all trading strategies. Identify lying backtests and misleading results before risking capital. Automate workflows to only find strategies that pass your conditions.

Automate The Process

Set everything from symbols, dates, signals, risk management, settings, and more. Traders can create automated filters to determine what strategies Build Alpha should return. This can include performance metrics and passing certain robustness tests.

Live Strategy Monitoring

Build Alpha’s portfolio mode enables traders to connect to real-time data feeds to monitor saved strategies, track real-time profit and loss, and receive position change alerts.

Generate Code
at the click of a button

Highlight any generated strategy and press the generate code button and Build Alpha will generate fully automate-able code for TradeStation, MultiCharts, NinjaTrader8, MetaTrader4, MetaTrader5, Python, Pro Real Time, and more.

Meet David Bergstrom

David Bergstrom – I am the guy behind Build Alpha. I have spent a decade-plus in the professional trading world working as a market maker and quantitative strategy developer at a high frequency trading firm with a Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) seat, consulting for Hedge Funds, Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs), Family Offices and Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs). I am a self-taught programmer utilizing C++, C# and python with a statistics background specializing in data science, machine learning and trading strategy development. I have been featured on,,, Quantocracy,,, Benzinga, TradeStation, NinjaTrader and more. Most of my experience has led me to a series of repeatable processes to find, create, test and implement algorithmic trading ideas in a robust manner. Build Alpha is the culmination of this process from start to finish. Please reach out to me directly at any time.

My Goal: Bridge the gap between the programming world, the quantitative trading world, and the money manager/trader who seeks to evolve with the times. Simply said, I want to make professional algorithmic trading accessible for all.

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Example Trading Systems

Algo Trading Strategy Examples from Build Alpha’s Genetic Algorithm. Any timeframe, asset class, or bar type.

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