Robinhood

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Robinhood
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Founded 2013
Headquarters Menlo Park, California
Key People Baiju Bhatt (Founder, CEO); Vlad Tenev (Co-founder)
Employees 200-500
Products Robinhood trading app
Twitter @robinhoodapp
LinkedIn Profile
Facebook robinhoodapp
Website Robinhood Home
Blog Robinhood Blog

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Robinhood is an investment app that offers trading services for stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrency.[1][2]

Overview

Robinhood's investment platform is protected by the SIPC, which insures its investors up to $500,000.[3] It is also regulated by FINRA, and is listed on FINRA's BrokerCheck.[4]

The app offers its trading services free of commission fees. Instead it makes revenue selling premium services, selling order flow to stock exchanges, and by charging interest on funds users keep in their Robinhood accounts.[5][6]

Robinhood was designed for "the next generation" of traders. On its website, it encourages new traders to learn about trading using various tools integrated into the app's user interface, such as candlestick charts, which were added in September 2018.[7][8]

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