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Navigating 2023: A Year in Review at StockRepublic
2023 was an incredibly difficult year for many businesses - particularly in tech. For StockRepublic, however, it was a year full of positive milestones - from product releases to customer wins to new team members.
Meet the Widgets
Meet the Widgets: dynamic, embeddable React Components designed to enhance user engagement & simplify customer acquisition. Acting as bridges to real-time, interactive content from your investment community, they aim to seamlessly convert casual browsers into active community members.
Introducing: Buy and Sell Trends
Dive into real-time market insights with our Buy & Sell Trends—a must-have tool for banks & brokerages to gauge current market sentiments.
StockRepublic gears up and raises SEK 30 million with Avanza's subsidiary Placera Media as the lead investor
StockRepublic has raised SEK 30 million in a funding round led by Placera Media. The funding will facilitate staff expansion, service development, and further growth. Placera Media's investment follows a successful collaboration in modernizing its stock forum.
hi!stocks: Germany’s Best Finance Product of 2023
hi!stocks, the social trading app we developed with comdirect, has been recognized as a Financial Product of the Year by the German Institute for Service Quality (DISQ). DISQ, which analyzed 261 financial institutions, utilizes over 2,000 trained testers and sophisticated methods to guide consumers' decisions.
StockRepublic Selected to Demo at FinovateEurope along with other Industry Trailblazers
We will demo our Whitelabel product at FinovateEurope, a leading fintech conference in London, on March 14-15, 2023. Our Managing Director of Germany, Max Knopp, will present the vision of an active, engaged customer through a social trading app at this event featuring 300+ top financial institutions.
Season’s Greetings from StockRepublic & a Snowy Stockholm
We had a productive 2022, launching hi!stocks with comdirect, a Developers page, and our Social Trading API. We expanded into the German market, secured InnoFinTech funding, and gained three new clients, including Placera. Despite market uncertainty, we surpassed our 2022 sales targets.
The Placera Forum is Now Powered by StockRepublic
Sweden's largest financial site Placera has partnered with StockRepublic to revamp its popular investment forum with social trading tools. Users can now discuss, follow and tag financial instruments available on Avanza, fostering an environment for content creation and customer acquisition.
StockRepublic Fuels Growth with InnoFintech Funding
InnoFinTech has awarded StockRepublic a 200,000€ grant for its innovative concept and potential in Germany's FinTech landscape. The funds will bolster marketing efforts, enhancing StockRepublic and hi!stocks' prominence in the German market.
Growth in Germany Leads to New Legal Entity
We are establishing a legal entity in Germany, boosting our presence in Europe's robust FinTech market. This strategic move aims to tap into the region's talent pool, capitalize on the thriving Neobanking sector, and provide top-tier social trading products to German customers.
When the DAX Goes Down, Social Trading Goes Up
Data from StockRepublic reveals a correlation between DAX movements and engagement rates on hi!stocks, a social trading network for comdirect customers.
Using hi!socks to celebrate hi!stocks heroes
The 'hi!stocks heroes' program was launched to reward highly engaging users with 5-star rankings. This gamified loyalty scheme includes special badges and future rewards.
Whitelabel Design Update: Quicker from Trade Post to Action
We have updated the feed to maximize community engagement around trades. Now, users see posts with an actionable link to real-time price and trade details. It simplifies the path from inspiration to action, aligning with the latest data insights and market trends.
Boosting Social Connectivity and Engagement with New App Design
Our Whitelabel app has been redesigned to enhance social connectivity and engagement. The new 'My Investments' view includes an Overview, Holdings, and Transactions tab. The update underscores the importance of social interaction.
StockRepublic selected for the Access Germany Program
StockRepublic has joined an accelerator program to fuel our expansion in the German market. Initiated by the Swedish-German Chamber of Commerce, the program offers insights from local experts. Supported by Startup Sweden, StockRepublic is prepared to fully capitalize on this opportunity.
Summer, solstice, snaps, and the future of StockRepublic
As 2022 hits halftime, StockRepublic reflects on tackling digital trends and launching hi!stocks amidst market volatility. With ongoing growth and new programs in Brazil and the USA, they continue to lead in social trading.
hi!stocks is live
In partnership with comdirect, a new investment community, hi!stocks, is launched. It provides a user-friendly platform for digital-first audiences to share portfolios and communicate in real-time.
The brand new Explore view
The new Explore view on our platform is now more accessible, displaying all lists, categories, and entities simultaneously. A spacious, cleaner redesign enhances the user experience. Contact us for a demo.
The New StockRepublic for Developers Page
StockRepublic has launched a new Developers page, making it simpler to understand its API. It aids banks and brokerages in integrating Social Trading into their applications.
Fintech investments have reached an all-time-high during 2021
In 2021, fintech startups raised $125B in VC funding. The Open Finance Movement encourages consumer control of finance. Banks like JP Morgan invested heavily in technology for competitive advantage.
Social Trading in 2022: Sustainability, crypto, and digital campfires
In 2022, the focus lies on enhancing climate impact features, simplifying crypto investments, and fostering social trading communities. The concept of digital campfires, small online communities sharing investment interests, has entered Fintech.
Say hello to our new CFO , Daniel Ekberger
Daniel Ekberger, with experience as a CFO and CEO in the tech field, is a valuable asset to StockRepublic. He admired the company before joining and easily chose to come on board.
StockRepublic raises new capital and forms partnership with Germany's second-largest bank
StockRepublic has secured €2M in capital to expedite its global expansion of social trading platforms. The funding round, led by Uequity, Commerzbank Group's main incubator and influential business angels from E-Trade, Yubico, and Minna Tech, bolsters the firm's growth journey.