Last week Barchart put on its third annual Fintech Exchange, which had a heavy emphasis on data. The event in its first two years has provided a refreshing change of pace from the typical conference format. Out were the panels of experts discussing well-worn topics in a well-worn format. It was replaced by fintech entrepreneurs on stage in a theater setting forced to make the case for their firm’s value proposition in a limited amount of time.
Fintech companies Equities.com and Tradier launched their much-anticipated flat-fee unlimited trading service on Monday, allowing traders and investors the ability to buy and sell equities with no commissions for the first time ever—all for only $29.95 a month. That’s enormous value for any active investor and avid trader who makes more than six trades a month.
Duco, the global FINtech provider of data control services, has announced a commercial agreement with Societe Generale Bank & Trust (SGBT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Societe Generale based in Luxembourg.
“The sizzle in fintech started, and in some ways is still, on the East coast and the West coast and in London,” says Mark Haraburda, Managing Director Barchart.com Inc., which will be hosting the third annual Fintech Exchange 2017 in Chicago on April 27.
Modern Trader is once again focusing our attention on the world of financial technology and trends within the FinTech space, and we are reaching out to FinTech thought leaders to be part of the conversation. Please look at Modern Trader's Annual Trading & Financial Technologies Thought Leader's Survey and provide your responses.