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Berlin’s Stock Trading Platform, lemon.markets, Acquires €15M via Seed Round

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Lemon.markets, a Berlin-headquartered Fintech firm that helps companies embed trading services through APIs, has secured €15 million via a seed funding round that was co-led by Lakestar and Lightspeed. Creandum and System.one took part in the investment round, along with contributions from angels (like N26… Read More

Financial Inclusion: Robinhood Teams Up with Amplify Latinx via Strategic Investment

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Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) recently teamed up with Amplify Latinx via an investment that celebrates their fifth anniversary and supports their ongoing work to uplift the Latinx community. The Massachusetts-headquartered nonprofit Amplify Latinx aims to support Latinx communities by enhancing their economic power. This is done by… Read More

Former TD Ameritrade Exec Steve Quirk Joins Robinhood Markets as Chief Brokerage Officer

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The team at Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) says they are pleased to announce Steve Quirk is joining Robinhood Markets as its Chief Brokerage Officer. Robinhood writes in a blog post that Steve Quirk will be responsible for overseeing their broker-dealers, Robinhood Financial and Robinhood Securities, “effective January… Read More

eToro Investment Analyst Says that We Might Be Overdue for “Quick Reset” in Stocks, But Many More Planning to Invest in 2022 than Last Year

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Callie Cox, the US-based Investment Analyst at eToro, notes that she’s always thinking about how market moves and headlines affect your finances. Starting January 7, 2022, Cox confirmed that she’ll be publishing a weekly blog, titled The Bottom Line, which will look into what’s happening… Read More

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

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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

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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

Security Token Market Releases Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021

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The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on supporting blockchain-based security tokens, has released their Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021. As noted in the report from STM, FTX has seen “record-high” trading volumes. It’s been an “electric month” for tokenized… Read More

Nasdaq Announces Launch of Retail Trading Activity Tracker Tool

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Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) has announced the launch of the Retail Trading Activity Tracker, which is a new dataset that aims to offer reliable information into the trading activity of self-directed retail investors in the U.S. equity market. The Retail Trading Activity Tracker has been designed… Read More

AleFi, a Social Investment App, Introduced in US Markets

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A newly developed investment app has been introduced in the US. Like most other services, it also promises to better serve retail clients and offer engaging social investment opportunities. AleFi‘s management explains that they allow subscribers to view portfolios shared by professional or highly experienced… Read More

UK’s Wombat, a Fractional Investment Platform, Aims to Secure £10M via Series A to Expand into Europe

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UK-headquartered micro-investing platform Wombat Invest has appointed David Davies, the ex-Chief Information Officer at Hargreaves Lansdown, and former eToro Managing Director Iqbal Gandham to its advisory board. These appointments have been made as the company prepares a  £10m Series A round in order to support… Read More

Commission-Free Stock Brokerage Platform Alpaca Acquires $50M via Series B

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Alpaca, a commission-free stock brokerage platform that provides APIs for Fintech-related apps to connect and trade in US stocks, reveals that it has finalized a $50 million Series B “on the heels” of driving 1500% YTD growth in brokerage accounts and “expanding partnerships” across Europe,… Read More

PayPal Shares Rise Following Report of Forthcoming Stock Trading Feature

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Shares in PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) are rising following the report that the Fintech is preparing to launch stock trading. PayPal already features crypto trading so a move towards traditional assets, alongside digital assets, may make a lot of sense to the global payments firm. According to… Read More

Pre-Product Stock Trading Fintech App Shares.io Acquires $10M via Seed Round

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In yet another sign that the day trading craze is here to stay (due in part to permanent changes in consumer behavior following the COVID outbreak), a pre-product stock trading Fintech has bagged $10 million via a seed round. Shares.io, a Fintech firm launched this… Read More

Kredent InfoEdge Private Ltd, Operator of India’s StockEdge and Elearmarkets, Secures $1.34M+ from Kotak Securities, Others

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Kredent InfoEdge Private Limited (KIPL), an entity that operates the Indian brands StockEdge and Elearnmarkets, has acquired growth capital of INR 10 Crore (appr. $1.35 million) from Kotak Securities Ltd in order to expand their existing product capabilities while growing their user base. This is… Read More

Karachi Fintech Seed Labs, Developer of Trading App dTrade, Acquires $6.4M from Alameda Research, Others

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Karachi’s Seed Labs, which has developed a new trading app (called dTrade), has secured $6.4 million in capital through a seed funding round at a $50 million valuation. Seed Labs co-founders Ahmad Jawaid, Zabi Mohebzada, Rabeel Jawaid, and Yameen Malik have helped create the dTrade… Read More

Australia’s Stake, a Commission Free Brokerage App, Secures $30M from Tiger Global, DST Global

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Australia’s commission-free brokerage app Stake has acquired $30 million in capital from Tiger Global and partners of DST Global in order to support the firm’s expansion into European markets. Stake provides retail investors with access to over 4,400 US stocks and exchange-traded-fund (ETFs), along with… Read More

Robinhood Is Still Facing Many New Complaints and Lawsuits from Clients due to Lack of Proper Customer Support: Report

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Leading digital investment platform Robinhood is facing numerous lawsuits from clients. The Fintech firm’s clients have been complaining about the lengthy delays when it comes to resolving their account issues. These problems have led to many users being unable to access their funds for months,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Decoin Is Supporting Trading GameStop (GME) Stock Using Cryptocurrencies

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Digital asset exchange Decoin announced recently that they will support trading GameStop (NYSE:GME) stock using cryptocurrencies. The Decoin team had noted that if you’re still unaware about what’s happening with r/wallstreetbets, then it’s “safe to say that you’ve been living under a rock.” As mentioned… Read More

Chinese Regulators have Instructed Banking Institutions to Trim Loan Books to Guard Against Capital Market Bubbles

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China’s regulatory authorities have reportedly been telling local banking institutions to “trim” their loan books during 2021 to guard against potential risks resulting from bubbles in domestic capital markets. This, according to an update from Reuters which cited sources familiar with the matter (on March… Read More

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

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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

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