Robinhood has actually gone from being a little consumer-facing fintech app to an absolutely giant consumer-facing fintech app.The business, which released in 2013, has ballooned to a $5.6 billion valuation on the heels of a $363 million Series D funding round led by DST Global. The app has actually also grown to 5 million users, since today, with more than $150 billion in deal volume.But the app,
which lets people trade stocks and alternatives for complimentary, is likewise dabbling in the wondrous world of cryptocurrencies, setting the stage for a prospective transition from “fun app” to legitimate monetary institution.That’s why we’re absolutely delighted to have Robinhood co-founder and CEO Baiju Bhatt join us on the Disrupt SF 2018 stage.The key to everything here is that Robinhood used a basic consumer demand: complimentary transactions on monetary services. Unlike incumbents E * Trade and Scottrade, there are no trading charges on Robinhood, providing typical consumers the opportunity to dip their toes in the market with no added barriers to entry.At Disrupt, we’ll ask Bhatt about how Robinhood Crypto is advancing and what the
company has in store as we head into next year.Bhatt joins a broad selection of huge name speakers, from Dara Khosrowshahi to Reid Hoffman to Kirsten Green. It’s going to be a definitely terrific program and we regards intend to see you there.Tickets are readily available here.