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Robinhood being Investigated by US Regulators over Trading Restrictions, Options Trading Policies

Robinhood Markets Inc, the leading zero-fee stock trading app provider, stated on Friday (February 26, 2021) that US regulatory authorities were investigating the firm’s temporary trading restrictions on these so-called “meme stocks” earlier in 2021. These activities have come under increased scrutiny as the shares… Read More

Stock Trading in Hong Kong has Increased Significantly Compared to Volumes Reported Recently by London Stock Exchange

Stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have reportedly increased by as much as 4x compared to those on London’s main stock exchange, as large tech stocks continue to attract investors from other jurisdictions. Some have referred to Hong Kong’s stock trading as the “Nasdaq of… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Robinhood to Enable Deposits and Withdrawals for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Digital investment platform Robinhood stated on Wednesday (February 17, 2021) that it is planning to give its clients the option to deposit and withdraw digital currencies, including the “meme crypto” Dogecoin (DOGE). The stock trading app has become really popular with younger Millennial and Gen… Read More

Tiger Global Is Reportedly Planning to Lead $200M Round in Robinhood Competitor Public.com

Tiger Global is reportedly leading a $200 million investment round in Public.com, a Robinhood competitor. at around a $1.2 billion valuation (quadrupling the firm’s value in only 2 months). Public.com’s management noted that their massive $200 million round would give the firm a $1 billion… Read More

Robinhood App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times this Past Week, Could have been “Best” and “Worst” Week for Company, Analyst Says

This past week could have just been one of the worst weeks in Robinhood’s 8-year history, however, it also might have been one of the best in some ways. According to estimates, the private firm’s app was downloaded over 1 million times from this past… Read More

UK’s Wombat, a Fractional Investment Platform, Acquires $2M in Seed Funding via Round led by Fuel Ventures

UK-based Wombat, a fractional investment platform, has acquired $2 million in capital via a seed funding round that was led by Fuel Ventures. Established in 2019, Wombat claims around 62,000 users for its mobile trading platform, providing access to 31 popular stocks and 22 theme-based… Read More

More than 30 Lawsuits Now Filed Against Stock Trading App Provider Robinhood Markets Inc., Suits Allege Company Is Manipulating Markets

Digital investment platform Robinhood is reportedly facing around 30 different lawsuits from traders for shutting down or not supporting GameStop trading. Several groups of Robinhood‘s clients have filed lawsuits against the stock trading service provider. Lawsuits have alleged the firm violated certain laws by imposing… Read More

Publicly Listed Indian Fintech 5paisa Confirms Great Year for Indian IPOs in 2020, Projects Solid 2021 As Well

Mumbai-based 5paisa, a one-stop shop for quality research and low-cost and “cutting-edge” trading platforms, notes that last year, there were relatively few IPO listings, but there was still a lot of participation on Dalal Street (which is the address of the Bombay Stock Exchange and… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Robinhood Kicks Off 2021 with Revamping its Educational Resource Hub

Robinhood, a digital investment platform that has encouraged a new generation of investors to enter the markets, notes that with millions of new investors or traders now joining Robinhood and investing for the first time, financial education has “never been more crucial.” As the company… Read More

World’s First “Decentralized” Stock Futures Trading Introduced by Injective Protocol Developers

The developers at Injective Protocol, a digital assets derivatives exchange for DeFi, have launched the world’s first “decentralized” stock futures trading platform. The Injective Protocol development team confirmed that they’re pleased to announce the launch of decentralized stock futures trading – which means that their… Read More

Public, Provider of Commission-Free Social Investing App, Secures $65 Million via Series C Round

US-based Public, the provider of a commission-free social investing app, has reportedly finalized a $65 million Series C investment round that was led by Accel. American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk also took part in the round. Advancit Capital, Greycroft, Lakestar, business executive Richard Parsons, and… Read More

Stock Trading App Provider Robinhood Planning IPO with Assistance from Goldman Sachs: Report

Robinhood, a popular trading app that has encouraged a new generation of investors to take part in equity trading, has reportedly hired giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs to lead the Fintech firm’s IPO. Robinhood Markets will be working with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) in… Read More

Indian Fintech 5paisa to Allow Locals to Invest in US Stocks like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Tesla

India’s 5paisa, a publicly-listed Fintech company, has introduced the option to acquire international stocks. Prakarsh Gagdani, CEO at 5paisa, confirms that the new service allows its customers to invest in shares listed on Indian stock exchanges and it also allows them to acquire US stocks…. Read More

Y Combinator backed Indian Fintech Investment App Groww Secures $21.4 Million via Series B

Groww, an investment app that aims to focus on providing services to Indian millennials, has reportedly secured $21.4 million in capital through a Series B funding round – which was led by US-based VC firm Ribbit Capital. Existing investors Sequoia India and Y Combinator also… Read More

Financial Education App, Invstr, Offers an Alternative to Millennials who Might Not Want to Use Robo-Advisors

The COVID-19 pandemic has “completely disrupted” young Americans’ financial stability, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. The economic uncertainty due to the Coronavirus crisis has forced Millennials (people born around 1980 to 1996) to rethink or re-evaluate their retirement strategies, if they even… Read More

Robinhood Reportedly Secures Additional $320 Million Through Series F Funding Round; Brings Valuation to $8.6 Billion

U.S. fintech Robinhood has reportedly secured an additional $320 million in funding through its Series F investment round. Robinhood previously announced it raised $280 million through the round, which was led by Sequoia Capital.  Founded in 2013, Robinhood is on a mission is to democratize… Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge with 1 Million+ Users Aims to Help Traders with Equity Markets and Mutual Funds Investments and Improving Financial Literacy

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at Indian Fintech firm StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, confirms that most or about 80% of the firm’s services are… Read More

Robinhood Secures $280 Million Through Series F Investment Round Led By Sequoia

U.S. fintech Robinhood announced on Monday it secured $280 million through its Series F funding round, which was led by Sequoia Capital with participation from existing and new investors, including NEA, Ribbit Capital, 9Yards Capital, and Unusual Ventures. Founded in 2013, Robinhood stated it is… Read More

US Fintech Robinhood Is Reportedly Getting Ready to Finalize a $200 Million Investment Round, Led by Sequoia Capital

US Fintech firm Robinhood is reportedly getting ready to finalize its investment round worth an estimated $200-$250 million. Following the successful completion of this round, the Menlo Park-based brokerage firm would be valued at roughly $8 billion, according to recent reports. Sources familiar with the… Read More

Stock Trading Mobile App TradeUP Announces Hong Kong Stock Trading

TradeUp, a U.S.-based stock trading mobile app, announced on Monday it has introduced Hong Kong stock trading. According to TradeUp, the trading option will give U.S. investors access to the Hong Kong market, thus expanding their portfolios to includes international stocks. TradeUp reported that in… Read More

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