Robinhood

Quintacorn Robinhood’s free crypto trading rolls out in Cali, 3 more states

Robinhood is rolling out its Coinbase-killer that’s already helped the fintech startup’s valuation grow 4X in a year. Zero-fee trading of Bitcoin and Ethereum is now available to all inves

Stock trade app Robinhood raising at $5B+, up 4X in a year

By adding a cryptocurrency exchange, a web version and stock option trading, Robinhood has managed to quadruple its valuation in a year, according to a source familiar with a new round the startup is

A tale of two startups with ‘superstore’ ambitions: Robinhood and Cadre

The buzzy startups Robinhood and Cadre are known for different things. Yet both have developed similar ambitions to become financial "superstores," using the Amazon playbook of starting in one place,

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today, Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users the

Crunch Report | CNN shuts down Casey Neistat’s Beme

Robinhood is going to let you buy and sell crypto soon, CNN shuts down Casey Neistat's Beme and Sotheby's acquires Thread Genius. All this on Crunch Report.

Robinhood adds zero-fee cryptocurrency trading and tracking

No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the

Crunch Report | Doppler Labs Shuts Down

Doppler Labs shuts down, Sony releases V2 of the robot dog Aibo and Robinhood now has a web version. All this on Crunch Report.

Robinhood stock trading comes to web with finance news for its 3M users

You know what’s cool? Not just being worth over $1 billion, but saving your customers $1 billion. Today, zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood announced that it’s hit 3 million registered a

Piggy looks to build a simple app for first-time investors in India

The name “Piggy” might seem weirdly uninviting for an investment app — which is serious business — but co-founder Nikhil Mantha says it holds a kind of comfort that should attract us

Simply Wall St. raises $1.8 million from its own customers to build out investment advisory services

Financial services apps are all the rage these days and one of the latest to capitalize on the trend is Simply Wall St. which closed a $1.8 million round (2.4 million Australian dollars) in its late

Robinhood stock-trading app confirms $110M raise at $1.3B valuation

Zero-fee stock-trading app Robinhood has joined the unicorn club. That's thanks to it reaching 2 million total monthly users, and 17 percent month-over-month growth of its revenue-driving Robinhood Go

Robinhood stock trading app valued at $1.3 billion with big raise from DST

Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood has added to its coffers, raising another big round of funding. According to sources, the round was led by Yuri Milner investment vehicle DST Global and values the

Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution

New consumer-facing financial applications are being built on top of old banking infrastructure, while other startups are going around financial infrastructure altogether. Together, they are unbundlin

Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10/month to buy on credit

Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features.

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 figur

Robinhood lets China trade US stocks free through Baidu’s finance app

Zero-fee stock trading startup Robinhood is barging into China, even though it lacks explicit regulatory approval. Robinhood will enter this legal grey area through an integration into Chinese search

Betterment and Robinhood clash on how to disrupt investing

What does the future of the financial services industry look like? The founders of two startups with two very different answers to that question took the stage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 confer

Simplify your stock-picking process with these apps

Investing in the stock market made easy -- that's the goal of these apps, which make investing more convenient and help you keep tabs on the market updates. And you don't have to be a finance whiz to

Robinhood preps for zero-fee stock trading launch in China

Robinhood will bring its free U.S. stock trading app to the world, and just announced one of the first countries will be China. To prepare, today it launched a Chinese-language version in the U.S. an

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

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.
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