Crowdfunding is nothing new, having been around since the late 1990’s. Crowd investing is a more recent concept. Take the Singapore-based Investing Note, for example.
Founded in 2014, InvestingNote is a free social networking site which enables interaction amongst retail investors and professional traders in Singapore and the South-East Asian region. According to its tagline, the …
Wisdom is in the Crowd
Their Knowledge, Your Gain
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“We want to empower investors by giving them the same toolkits that the professionals have … [t]he financial world wants to keep this kind of information a secret but we have decided to give it away for free.” So says Maria Jacquemai, MeetInvest co-founder. Certainly a headline grabbing statement. Who doesn’t want to have access to Wall Street’s secret toolkit? It’s also a potentially powerful example of how FinTech companies, like MeetInvest, can democratise stock market investment.
So, what is MeetInvest? Essentially, a free expert based stock screening (picking) tool in a social networking [...]