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How Going Social Helped eToro Scale Its Online Stock Trading Business

How Going Social Helped eToro Scale Its Online Stock Trading Business

Every start-up dreams of the day when traffic to its website will jump from thousands to millions. But, as the old proverb says, be careful what you wish for because it just might come true. Embracing social media technology can force a tech start-up to scale overnight, as eToro discovered in the summer of 2011,

eToro CEO Yoni Assia On Why
 Social, Digital and Mobile Are Transforming Stock Trading

eToro, which has raised $31.5 million in venture capital, encourages digital native novices to try their luck at stock trading by allowing them to see how popular investors in the space trade and then copy them. The site claims to be the world’s largest social investment network, with almost three million users across 190 countries.

How Social Networks Could Impact The Future of Stock Trading

Classic investment theory suggests the best returns occur when people trade on information that is not freely available. But two academics from the MIT Media Lab think they have mathematical proof that sharing info with the right people in social networking communities can significantly boost stock trading returns. If they are right, wealth could be

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