EToro

EToro

A company that has created a social trading network. It has global offices and was founded in 2007.

EToro is a online trading platform that uses crowds to source knowledge about trading so that its users can make sound financial trading decisions.Users can trade commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, and stocks on the platform.

Product

The company started out as a platform that explains financial trading with graphics and other financial instruments. It added a WebTrader feature, which allows users to actually trade financial assets globally. The next feature to be added was the social aspect of the platform known as CopyTrader. In 2015, EToro merged the two platforms into one interface so that users can socialize and trade in one place. Users can chat with anyone on the platform, including the CEO. A CopyPortfolio feature has also been added and it is a managed portfolio that bundles various assets under a predetermined market strategy. Cryptocurrencies and an American cryptocurrency trading platform have also been added to the platform. Users can access EToro via mobile application with both iOS and Android systems.

Timeline

June 8, 2010
EToro raises a $2,400,000 series C round from Cubit Investments and Social Leverage.
March 31, 2009
EToro raises a $6,500,000 series B round from Cubit Investments.
January 1, 2007
EToro raises a $1,700,000 series A round from Cubit Investments.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
EToro Series C round
2,400,000
June 8, 2010
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Ronan Assia

Co-Founder

Yoni Assia

Co-Founder and CEO

Further reading

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eToro Market Update: Don't Disrupt What you Cannot Replace | NewsBTC

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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News

Title
Author
Date
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Description
Natasha Mascarenhas
March 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week's biggest tech happenings. This time around we had whatever passes for a quiet week as far as news volume. But that still meant we had to cut stuff and [...]
Alex Wilhelm
March 18, 2021
TechCrunch
Trading platforms are being valued more like high-margin video games than software stocks.
Mary Ann Azevedo
March 16, 2021
TechCrunch
Multi-asset investing and trading platform and Robinhood competitor eToro announced Tuesday it will go public via a merger with SPAC FinTech Acquisition Corp. V in a massive $10.4 billion deal. Once the transaction closes sometime in the third quarter, the combined company will operate as eToro Group Ltd. and is expected to be listed on [...]
Reuters
March 16, 2021
@bsindia
eToro competes with Robinhood, which has become hugely popular with young investors for its easy-to-use interface
Reuters
March 16, 2021
@bsindia
eToro competes with Robinhood, which has become hugely popular with young investors for its easy-to-use interface
Isabel Woodford
March 16, 2021
Sifted
The fintech is going public via a merger in the US. But neither institutional nor retail investors in Europe will reap the rewards.
Alex Hern
February 7, 2021
the Guardian
Apps such as eToro allow small investors to get involved in stock-market trading. Photograph: Postmodern Studio/Alamy
Alex Hern
February 7, 2021
the Guardian
After investors caused havoc on the markets last week in a battle over the shares of a video-game chain, we explore the promise and pitfalls of the apps they used
Isabelle lee
February 5, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Only 15% of bitcoin traders and 12% of ethereum traders are women, according to a study from eToro.
Callum Burroughs
December 19, 2020
Business Insider
Millennials are rushing to invest in stock markets amid the global coronavirus pandemic and fintech startup eToro has been a major beneficiary.
Frank Chaparro
July 28, 2020
The Block
Robinhood will likely scale back on its aspirations for its crypto trading unit, a development that comes amid a troubled period for the firm.
FinSMEs
June 29, 2020
FinSMEs
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October 28, 2019
The Economic Times
"We found that crypto is an asset class that is void of valuation metrics," said Josh Frank, chief exeucitve officer of The TIE.
Danny Crichton
October 17, 2019
TechCrunch
Fintech has been a very popular area for venture investment, and this is particularly true in Europe. Dozens of high-growth fintech startups have launched over the past decade, from challenger banks and neobanks to new payment services and better ways to save and invest wealth. Embedded finance, or why fintech mega VC rounds have become [...]
Arman Tabatabai
March 25, 2019
TechCrunch
Social investing and trading platform eToro announced that it has acquired Danish smart contract infrastructure provider Firmo for an undisclosed purchase price. Firmo's platform enables exchanges to execute smart financial contracts across various assets, including crypto derivatives, and across a...

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