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  • The fintech world beyond Silicon Valley and Europe: Emerging market contenders Crunch Network

    The fintech world beyond Silicon Valley and Europe: Emerging market contenders

    According to a recent study by Accenture, investments in fintech hit $5.3 billion in the first quarter of this year (having grown 75 percent in 2015, exceeding $22 billion). These are staggering figures for a still nascent industry, which can have a monumental impact on all sectors, from lending and investments to savings and payments. Read More

  • ‘Social’ Investment Network eToro Is Picking Up Another $15 Million From Spark, Others

    ‘Social’ Investment Network eToro Is Picking Up Another $15 Million From Spark, Others

    eToro, the investment network that uses real-time features to let users follow and trade based on other users’ activities, has raised another $15 million in funding in a venture round led by Spark Capital with participation from existing investors BRM, Guy Gamzu and Jonathan Kolber. The new round takes the total amount of funding in the Israel-based company to $33.9 million. The… Read More

  • Investment Network eToro Scores $8.3 Million From Spark Capital, Others

    Social investment network operator eToro this morning announced that it has closed a funding round of $8.3 million from Spark Capital, Social Leverage and existing investors. The money will be used to fuel international growth and further enhancement of eToro’s social trading platform. The platform basically enables investors to see, follow and copy the actions of other investors in… Read More

  • eToro Adds $2.4 Million To The Coffers: "Zynga For Real Men"

    We first wrote about Israeli startup eToro way back in 2007 when it launched. Since then investors have put more than $8 million into the company. Today they’ll announce that Social Leverage has led a third round, adding $2.4 million more. What is eToro? It’s commodity, currency and index trading made fun and social. Yes, you read that correctly. eToro puts the sexy into silver… Read More

  • Financial Trading Platform eToro Secures $6.3 Million In Series B Funding

    Online financial trading platform eToro has secured $6.3 million in Series B financing from BRM Group, Cubit Investments and other unnamed investors. In 2007, the Cyprus-based startup raised $1.7 million in Series A funding from Cubit Investments, Chemi Peres, and other investors. The financial trading company, which launched originally as an online foreign exchange trading platform, is small… Read More

  • eToro Makes Forex Trade Child's Play

    Israeli eToro is taking a novel approach in simplifying Foreign Exchange (Forex) trading by packaging the complicated concepts involved in trading one currency against another, in fun non-threatening wrappers. Just how big is Forex trading? Try an estimated $3.2 trillion in daily turnover—that’s ~35 times the average turnover of the NYSE. However, unlike stock trading which has… Read More