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Mobile investment app Robinhood that launched a zero-commission cryptocurrency trading service early this year is now searching for a chief financial officer as the startup prepares for an initial public offering (IPO). Speaking at a TechCrunch event on Thursday, Robinhood’s CEO Baiju Bhatt revealed that the firm is “actively looking for a CFO right now” as …

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Mobile trading app Robinhood is rolling out candlestick charts to “better inform” its users, the company announced Tuesday. After a rollout over the next two weeks, all Robinhood users will be able to see the new chart option – a tool traders use to monitor price activity – for each of the 16 different cryptocurrencies …

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There’s a new top 10 cryptocurrency. As of press time, the total value of all ether classic (ETC), the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum classic blockchain, in circulation has topped $2.2 billion, a move that helped it leap from 12th place at the start of the day to 10th place according to CoinMarketCap data. Best known …

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Robinhood announced Monday that its customers can now invest in ethereum classic (ETC), just a day before Coinbase adds the option too. The company said in a blog post that the option went live today on its Robinhood Crypto app, adding that only those in the 19 U.S. states with access to the service can trade …

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As a new entrant into the cryptocurrency field, Vlad Tenev, co-CEO of online investment brokerage Robinhood, is following a time-honored business strategy: Undercut the competition. Except he’s taking it to an extreme. Launched early this year, Robinhood Crypto is differentiating itself with zero-fee transactions, with the ultimate goal of doing away with the concept of trading fees in …

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U.S.-based mobile stock trading app Robinhood has added two new cryptocurrencies to its no-fee trading service. The company said in an announcement on Thursday that litecoin and bitcoin cash have been added for Robinhood Crypto users following strong demand from customers for crypto assets beyond the current options of bitcoin and ethereum. As part of …

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More than a million people signed up to trade cryptocurrencies in the days after mobile trading app Robinhood first announced the feature, co-CEO Vlad Tenev at the Future of Fintech conference on Wednesday. The co-founder of the investing app and web platform was bullish on bitcoin despite the price declines seen over the last few …

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Blockchain startup Swarm announced Wednesday that it was launching new “equity tokens” that would represent equity in notable blockchain startups like Coinbase and Ripple – but those companies have pushed back swiftly against the idea. The “blockchain for private equity” company published a blog post describing its new token project, with chief executive Philipp Pieper explaining …

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U.S.-based mobile stock trading app Robinhood has announced a $363 million series D funding round that it says will allow the firm to expand its cryptocurrency trading service nationwide by end of 2018. According to a statement published on Thursday, the funding round values the firm at $5.6 billion and was led by DST Global, with …

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Mobile app stock trading provider Robinhood has formally launched cryptocurrency trading, rolling the new service out to five U.S. states today. The company says that residents of California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshirecan can now buy or sell bitcoin and ethereum using the new Robinhood Crypto platform. The service will also allow investors to …

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Stock trading mobile app provider Robinhood is jumping on the crypto-trading bandwagon. Announced today, the company, which was founded in 2013 as a way to democratize stock trading, said it plans to roll out bitcoin and ether trading services via its mobile apps next month. Not only does the company hope to attract cryptocurrency enthusiasts …

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