Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US.
You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, options, stocks, and ETFs, all on the same Robin Hood platform.
Bank transfers up to $1,000 will be instantly available in your account to trade cryptocurrencies. Any additional funds transferred will land in your account via the normal ACH transfer system.
Robinhood has raised $176 million from top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Index, and NEA that now value the company at $1.3 billion. They have been operating for 5 years.
Robinhood has 3 million users.
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