Exchange traded funds, centre stage in a price war that has sharply reduced the cost of investment vehicles, appear to be playing a leading role in another revolution that is slashing the cost of investing — the proliferation of low or no-fee online platforms and apps.
Three developments have led to the rise of wealthtech. First, looking on the demand side, there is the notion of fluid expectations. Clients expect the same convenient just in time digital experience in their financial services as in e-commerce for instance. Intuitive interfaces and instant interaction especially appeal to the newly arised generation of retail investors. RankiaPro Europe
Scalable Capital has become the latest neo-broker to push into cryptocurrency trading with the launch of its new product "Scalable Crypto," according to an announcement.
Germany’s digital wealth manager Scalable Capital is enjoying a boom in stock market investing in the country, driven in part by their ETF-based offering.
Scalable Capital, a German financial technology firm founded by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bankers and backed by BlackRock Inc., will roll out its broker app to some of Europe’s biggest non-German-speaking countries.
All savings plans for stocks, ETFs and cryptocurrencies are now free of order fees as competition in the digital wealth market heats up.
Neobrokers — startups that are disrupting the investment industry by providing a platform for a wider range of consumers to partake in the stock market by offering them more incremental investment options and modern and easy mobile-based interfaces to manage their money — continue to see a huge amount of interest, and today comes the latest development in that story.
Online brokerage Scalable Capital said on Tuesday it had raised 150 million euros ($183 million) from investors led by China's Tencent (0700.HK), becoming the latest German fintech to attract sizable funding.
Scalable Capital — the Munich-based startup that has built a platform to monitor and manage investment portfolios investing in shares, manage trades and exchange traded funds for a flat fee of €2.99 per month — has closed a round of €50 million ($58 million) to expand its business.
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