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Yesterday news broke that Robinhood is on the hunt for new capital at a roughly flat valuation, and the round is more reasonable than you think.

Saving, not spending, is the new hotness in fintech

It wasn’t the leap year, a coding blip, or a hack that caused Robinhood’s massive outages yesterday and today that left customers unable to trade stocks. Instead, the co-CEOs write…

Robinhood offers $15 discount, blames outage on record trades
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Robinhood launches… UK waiting list

10:00 pm PST • November 19, 2019

It is approaching a year since TechCrunch broke news that Robinhood was stealthily recruiting for a London office ahead of plans to expand to the U.K. And in August the…

Robinhood launches… UK waiting list

This time it actually has insurance. Zero-fee stock-trading app Robinhood is launching Cash Management, a new feature that earns users 2.05% APY interest on uninvested money in their account with…

Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 1.8% interest

Now valued at $5.6 billion, zero-fee stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange Robinhood is starting preparations to go public. Just a year and a half ago, it was still largely…

Robinhood aims at IPO as the fintech startup seeks CFO

Robinhood has gone from being a little consumer-facing fintech app to an absolutely giant consumer-facing fintech app. The company, which launched in 2013, has ballooned to a $5.6 billion valuation…

Robinhood CEO Baiju Bhatt to talk fintech at Disrupt SF

Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting some product firepower as it dives into cryptocurrency and weighs platform aspirations. Investor Josh Elman will join Robinhood as its VP of product…

Robinhood hires Josh Elman as VP of product, who’ll stay at Greylock

In this podcast, chief executive Baiju Bhatt discusses what it was about their initial value proposition that made so many users convert, and the integral role design plays at RobinHood.

RobinHood’s chief executive on the importance of design in fintech

When an app wins an Apple Design Award and has hundreds of thousands of people on its waiting list, people are going to want to know how exactly the founders did it. So, TechCrunch…

Robinhood co-founder Baiju Bhatt to talk fighting the establishment at Disrupt NY