Portfolio App Blockfolio Adds Crypto, Stock Trading to Capitalize on GameStop Drama


Blockfolio has actually introduced zero-fee cryptocurrency trading within its portfolio monitoring app, according to a statement Friday.

The company is likewise detailing all tokenized supplies noted on by-products exchange FTX in the trading solution (readily available to non-U.S. individuals just).

A Blockfolio depictive informed CoinDesk that it made a decision to consist of these offerings due to the continuous circumstance with Robinhood, which has actually limited some stock and also crypto offerings amidst the GameStop trading trend begun by Reddit team WallStreetBets.

“There is a wave of new users coming into the crypto space who need simple, easy tools to help them navigate what can be a daunting industry. Since we’ve always tried to be the most user friendly companion app for the crypto industry, bringing dead-simple, zero fee trading into the app was a natural next step for Blockfolio,” claimed Jonathan Chu, Blockfolio’s head of item.

The step follows the company’s $150 million procurement by FTX in August 2020. The brand-new solution will certainly see hefty competitors from the similarity Coinbase and also Robinhood, though FTX informed CoinDesk it thinks it will certainly provide a premium rates version.

The brand-new function, which is powered using FTX’s trading systems, likewise comes using a collaboration with funding markets remedies company Digital Assets AG and also investment company CENTIMETERS Equity developed in October in 2015.