We knew it was coming, but stock-trading platform Robinhood is finally open for business in the U.K. — its first international market since debuting in the U.S. more than a decade ago. Robinhood
Ten years ago, Robinhood was founded to “democratize” stock trading, or more simply, to make it more accessible for anyone to trade stocks. Over time, the now publicly traded company has broadened
Welcome back to The Interchange! If you want this in your inbox, sign up here. We’re back after a brief hiatus, with lots of fintech news, including Robinhood’s latest acquisition, Plai
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Robinhood announced on Thursday that it was acquiring X1, a no-fee credit card startup, for $95 million in cash. X1, which offers an income-based credit card with rewards, raised a total of $62 millio
A number of brand-name mainstream financial institutions have been rolling out new crypto products and services in an attempt to make the space more accessible.
U.K.-based stock-trading startup Lightyear is finally expanding to the web, nearly two years after the company first emerged out of stealth. Founded out of London in 2020, Lightyear is one of a number
Robinhood announced Wednesday that its self-custodial crypto wallet app is now available for all users on iOS. The wallet debuted last September in beta with 10,000 users and no network charges for sw
While Coinbase is no longer a startup, it is a goliath in one of the largest web3 markets. That means its results will help us understand the American crypto market more generally.
Shares of Coinbase and Robinhood up? In this economy? Yes.
Robinhood is finally rolling out a beta version of its non-custodial crypto wallet to 10,000 customers on its waitlist after announcing the product in May, its CTO and general manager of crypto, Johan
How healthy does the consumer fintech market look from a trading and investing perspective following the summer lull?
The app was designed with Gen Z in mind, a generation that will grow up with the blockchain and most likely own some kind of digital assets.
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast we’re talking to Natasha Mascarenhas about YC’s decision to shrink their startup cohort and the recent layoffs at On Deck. Then we’re joined by Rebecca Bellan
We don’t need to tell you about the layoffs that are defining the tech landscape right now, concentrated particularly in late-stage companies that are struggling to raise extension rounds and grow i
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It’s been a volatile year for retail investment behemoth Robinhood. The fintech company is slashing 23% of its workforce, as first reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed by TechCrunc
Several startups want to make it easier and friendlier for individuals to buy stocks. But isn't pandemic-era stock picking just a bad habit that'd better be left behind?
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