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UK Fintech Freetrade Might Cut Up to 15% of Staff Members

During an internal “All Hands” meeting held this past Thursday (June 9, 2022), the challenger stockbroking app, Freetrade, revealed that it will be implementing redundancies for around 15% of its staff members. Freetrade‘s management recently noted that it is planning to make up to 15%… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Acquires £30M via Loan Agreement

Freetrade, the UK-based stock brokerage app provider, has secured £30 million via a loan agreement in order to boost its financial resources without having to commit to a new valuation for the firm. The FT reports that the announcement comes at a time when startups… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Set to Expand Operations in European Markets

Fintech firm Freetrade reveals that they have received their license from Sweden’s financial regulator, Finansinspektionen. Freetrade confirms that their mission “to get everyone investing got a big boost this week, as we secured our licence from the Swedish financial regulator.” The company wrote in a… Read More

Fintech Adoption to Continue in 2022 with Financial Inclusion, Green Investments, Online Trading, Remittance Payments As Key Focus Areas

Financial services have become a lot more accessible, seamless, and user-friendly in the past decade due largely to the rise of innovative Fintech platforms throughout the world. Traditional banking service providers have launched their own digital transformation strategies in order to remain competitive in a… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Wants to Create Culture of Investing Internationally that’s Approachable and Customer-First

Freetrade‘s Head of People, Amy Gilman, has reflected on a “big” 2021 and an “even bigger” 2022. Gilman writes in a blog post that 2021 has been “an incredible year of growth for Freetrade.” She added that whether that’s growth to “over 1 million registered… Read More

Overfunding: UK Fintech Freetrade Secures £8.7M+ from 6926 Investors via Crowdcube

Freetrade, a company that’s on a mission to get everyone investing, has secured  879% (£8,799,726) of its £1,000,000 fundraising target from 6926 investors (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube – with 1 day left in the Fintech firm’s crowdfunding campaign. A UK Financial Conduct… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Announces Support for Making Commission-Free Investments with Freetrade

You can now invest commission-free with Freetrade, thanks to a new offer that’s currently available only with Monzo Plus and Monzo Premium. The Monzo team writes in a blog post that investing can be “a good way to grow your savings over the long-term.” That’s… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Survey Reveals that Brits Struggled with Financial Literacy Questions on ISAs, Retirement Planning

A recent research study has found that a lack of proper financial education has left consumers across the UK a bit confused with how to manage their funds. The study reveals that UK residents may be dealing with detrimental effects on their confidence, mental well-being… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Hires Karl Broomé to Serve as MD to Oversee Markets, Company Submits Paperwork to Acquire License in Sweden

As it prepares to introduce services in Sweden, Freetrade, a commission-free trading app that’s regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has hired Karl Broomé to serve as ts MD to oversee the market activities. Broomé has joined Freetrade after having worked previously in… Read More

Early Crowdfunding Investors in UK Fintech Freetrade have Seen their Initial £18k Investments Surge to Over £1M: Report

Six early investors in UK stock trading app Freetrade have seen their stakes in the firm surge to be valued at around £1 million after the business saw its valuation increase to over £265 million, according to a report in the Telegraph. The reported returns… Read More

Freetrade Raises $69m Series B Led by Left Lane Capital with Participation by Draper Esprit, L Catterton

Freetrade, a commission-free trading app that is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has raised a $69 million Series B funding round led by Left Lane Capital. The valuation was not disclosed. Draper Esprit and L Catterton also participated in the round. Freetrade… Read More

Biggest of 2020: Fintech Freetrade Tops £4.5 Million on Crowdcube

Fintech Freetrade has raised over £4.5 million in just four hours raising capital online via Crowdcube. Currently, the offering is displaying £4.76 million (~ USD $ 5.8 million) from 2595 investors. The £1 million hurdle was collected in just 4:33 minutes. Freetrade raised £3 million… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade to Return to Crowdfunding on Crowdcube on May 14, 2020

  UK-based Freetrade, a Fintech firm that offers a free-to-use investment app that makes it simpler to invest, has revealed that it will again be seeking additional capital via crowdfunding, beginning on May 14, 2020. In 2019, The Freetrade community reportedly invested a record £1… Read More

London-based Fintech Freetrade has Rebuilt its Infrastructure to Launch “Invest by Freetrade”

Adam Dodds, CEO and founder at Freetrade, a UK-based Fintech firm that offers a free-to-use investment app that makes it simpler to invest, confirmed on February 29 that the company had rebuilt its infrastructure for investing. Instant orders can be placed on Freetrade’s platform without… Read More

London-based Fintech Freetrade Raises €13.4 Million via Series A Investment Round, Receives Funding from First Capital Investor

London-based Freetrade, a challenger stockbroker that provides free share trading in smartphones, recently closed a €13.4 million (appr. $14.9 million) series A funding round in which it received investments from its first capital investor. This past summer, Freetrade closed a crowdfunding round on Crowdcube raising… Read More

Freetrade Closes Crowdfunding Round at Over £4 Million

Fintech Freetrade closed their crowdfunding round on Crowdcube yesterday raising £4,031,500 from 5039 investors. This is the 5th time Freetrade has crowdfunded on Crowdcube having raised £3.1 million in 2018. Freetrade is an FCA regulated digital stockbroker. Available in the UK, Freetrade will be expanding… Read More

Update: Freetrade Now Nearing £3.5 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Less than two weeks after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, challenger stockbroker app Freetrade is now nearing £3.5 million in funding from more than 4250 investors. The latest campaign comes a little over a year after the company raised £3.1 million through… Read More

Freetrade Raises Over £2 Million During First Few Hours Crowdfunding on Crowdcube

Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider previewed Freetrade’s crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. Today, the offer is live and out of private mode so we wanted to provide an update. As it stands now, Freetrade has easily topped its low-end hurdle of £1 million as it seeks to raise… Read More

Freetrade Returns to Crowdcube Tomorrow to Raise £5 Million

Challenger stockbroker app Freetrade is returning to the pages of Crowdcube to raise capital once again. The highly popular company topped their £500,000 crowdfunding goal in May in about 12 minutes. Back in April, Freetrade attempted to launch an offering but Crowdcube’s servers struggled with… Read More

Too Much Traffic. Investor Interest in Freetrade Crashes Crowdcube Site as Investments Per Second Overwhelm Servers

Too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Crowdcube listed a crowdfunding offering for Freetrade on April 25, 2019. Soon after the offer went live, the Crowdcube site went down. According to a post by Crowdcube CTO Rich Pearce, Freetrade generated the highest number of investments… Read More

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