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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

Overfunding: Zero-Fee Investment App Freetrade Surpasses £500,000 Funding Target in 12 Minutes on Crowdcube

Freetrade, a next-generation investment app providing users with free stock trading has secured an additional £3.1 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The London-based startup, which was founded in 2016 by Adam Dodds who previously worked in finance at KPMG, and… Read More

InvestCloud Names UK Startup Freetrade As First Firm to Enter Innovation Center

Global fintech firm InvestCloud announced on Wednesday it has named Freetrade as the first firm to enter its UK Innovation Center. The UK startup is using the space to bring its app-only stockbroker to market. According to Investcloud, Freetrade was founded by former KPMG accountant Adam… Read More

Crowdcube Has Crowdfunded 50 £1 Million Funding Rounds as Cauli Rice Raises £1.4 Million

  Leading investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has now crowdfunded 50 deals of £1 million or more. Cauli Rice, a company that has used Crowdcube to raise capital in the past, closed its funding round at £1.4 million backed by 1038 investors.  Crowdcube pointed out that… Read More

Freetrade Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Secures £300,000 Funding Goal

Freetrade, a platform designed to let users invest in stock markets around the world, has successfully secured its initial £300,000 funding target and is now nearing £560,000 through its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Freetrade describes itself as a mobile app that’s designed to let… Read More

Octopus Labs Celebrates Accelerator Program’s Five Fintech Startups

UK-based Octopus Labs announced it celebrated the five fintech startups that participated in twelve-week accelerator program at The Gherkin in London. Nearly 200 fintech investors and financial advisers reportedly gathered to celebrate the program on Wednesday.  The twelve-week accelerator program, which was launched last year, saw Octopus support five… Read More

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