• Robinhood CEO Baiju Bhatt to talk fintech at Disrupt SF

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Robinhood has gone from being a little consumer-facing fintech app to an absolutely giant consumer-facing fintech app.
    The company, which launched in 2013, has ballooned to a $5.6 billion valuation on the heels of a $363 million Series D financing round led by DST Global. The app has also grown to 4 million users with more than $150 billion in transaction volume.
    But the app, which lets people trade stocks and options for free, is also dabbling in the wondrous world of cryptocurrencies, setting the stage for a potential transition from ‘fun app' to legitimiate financial institution.
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