To launch their own commission free trading platform - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/stocktwits-to-launch-commission-free-stock-trading-platform-to-rival-robinhood-others-2019-04-18
I saw this earlier, from what I can tell the app has the super imaginative name: TradeApp
The other big point is they are launching to their 2,000,000 customers in Q2, well at least for iOS before rolling out to the general public.
You can register interest on https://tradeapp.stocktwits.com/
Their full press release can be found here.
Long story short:
Howard Lindzon tried to hire me once (9 years ago) and a mentor of mine is an early investor and recommended to join Stocktwits. I didn’t pursue it!
Now i’m a tea boy!
Fortunately I invested in FreeTrade, I won’t be a tea boy for long : - )
Can’t win them all. I guess Lindzon is a pretty good investor/VC and he’s always pretty entertaining when he writes about it.
Great timing for Stocktwits’ TradeApp. Sponsoring Nasdaq’s opening bell:
(from their social feed).
It looks like they’ve built a crowd over the years and made $TICKER_NAME possible on Twitter.
Now they have a social trading app that is a unique value proposition: