Wealthsimple raises $750M; now valued at $5 Billion

TORONTO- Canadian online investment platform Wealthsimple announced it has raised a landmark $750 million in its latest round of funding, making it one of the largest private tech investments in Canadian history. The Canadian robo-advisory and DIY trading platform is the latest beneficiary of an interest in Canadian tech as well as global affinity to […]

Jack Dorsey auctions his first-ever tweet

SAN FRANCISCO – Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) has once again made headlines this Friday, this time for the sale of a digital asset: an ‘NFTweet’. Dorsey tweeted a link to the popular decentralized digital asset sale website Cent.co and his for sale entry featuring his first-ever tweet, dated March 21st, 2006 as […]

Roaring Kitty’s testimony to Congress goes viral

Roaring Kitty Congress

WASHINGTON – The now infamous trader, Keith Gill, also known by his social media handles ‘Roaring Kitty’ and “DeepF***ingValue’, testified before Congress this Thursday, giving insight into his background and motives for causing a rally on the stock market earlier this month. His post on the Reddit forum, WallStreetBets, caused stock prices of GameStop (NYSE: […]

Robinhood to allow ‘limited’ GameStop trading

Popular trading platform reverses decisions following public scrutiny MENLO PARK – The popular online trading platform, Robinhood, announced Friday the easing of restrictions on the trade of GameStop and several other contentious securities – while continuing to disallow fraction share purchase – a day after trying to halt their trading entirely. On Thursday, Robinhood made […]