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The Prizes

Do you see what others don’t? Enter the correct answer and you’ll have the chance to win one of the following prizes:

  • Drones to explore the sky
  • VR headsets to see worlds unknown
  • Portable projectors to share your vision with friends

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Meet the Puzzle Maker

Navneet Arora, Managing Director of Citadel’s Global Quantitative Strategies business, would have embarked on a different career path if not for reading “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” in college. Hear his perspective on why the markets offer problem-solvers the world’s most compelling data set.

What is The DataOpen?

If you are a peak performer in math, computer science, or technology, then The Data Open is your next big challenge.

Citadel and Citadel Securities are proud to present The DataOpen, a datathon competition taking place throughout the year at top universities. At each event, participants work in teams to work through large and complex datasets and then present their findings to a panel of elite judges.



everything you love about vast data sets to discover groundbreaking insights


data-driven apps to develop real solutions to socially impactful problems


$25,000 in cash and eligibility to interview at Citadel and Citadel Securities.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER/WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to 50 US/DC, at least 18 and age of majority, who are students currently enrolled & in good standing at an accredited college/university in the 50 US/DC who obtain Puzzle from Sponsor while supplies last. Void where prohibited. Ends 11:59:59 pm ET on 12/31/20.  Subject to Rules. Odds depend upon number of eligible entries received. Prizes: 1 toy drone (ARV: $90); 1 VR headset (ARV: $99); 1 portable projector (ARV: $300). Total ARV of prizes: $489.  Sponsor: Citadel Enterprise Americas LLC, 131 South Dearborn, Chicago, 60603.