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BlackRock hops on bitcoin bandwagon with new Coinbase tie-up

BlackRock chairman Larry Fink changes tune on bitcoin, offers Coinbase Prime to Aladdin institutional clients

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Robinhood lets users manage their own crypto wallets in push to spur trading

Amid falling trading volumes, Robinhood adds another crypto product to its platform -- noncustodial wallets

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Robinhood to let users lend out their shares in its attempt to diversify revenue

Trading platform Robinhood aims to boost its margin lending revenue stream with the new offering.

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BitMEX crypto exchange lays off a quarter of staff after failed acquisition

Crypto exchange BitMEX laid off 75 employees days after its plans to buy a German bank fell through.

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Robinhood’s stock pops 25% on news of extended trading hours

Robinhood, the popular investing app for consumers, announced on Tuesday it would extend its stock trading hours in the morning and in the evening as...

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Shares raises $40 million for its social investment app

Shares has closed a $40 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures. The company has been working on a mobile app that lets you easily buy...

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Lydia adds stock and crypto trading to its payment app

French startup Lydia is entering a whole new category by adding trading to its financial super app later this year. The company is partnering with...

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Berlin’s Trade Republic nabs $900M led by Sequoia at a $5B+ valuation to take its neobroker app across Europe

Consumers are moving into investing to complement — or in some cases, offset — less favorable returns from things like traditional...

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Bux, a European Robinhood, raises $80M to expand its neobroker platform

A new wave of apps have democratized the concept of investing, bringing the ability to trade in stocks and currencies to a wider pool of users who...

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Coinbase’s monster Q1 in context

In the first quarter of 2021, American consumer cryptocurrency trading giant Coinbase grew sharply, generating strong profits at the same time. For...

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As expected, stock trading service Public raises $220M at unicorn valuation

The day before Robinhood goes under the the Congressional hammer, domestic rival Public.com announced this morning that it has closed a $220 million...

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This Week in Apps: GameStop madness hits trading apps, Apple privacy changes, Clubhouse becomes a unicorn

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app...

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Robinhood and Reddit top the App Store, as trading apps surge following GameStop mania

The GameStop mania didn’t just drive up the stock price of a declining video game retailer, it’s also sent trading apps and others to the...

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