In a new round led by Linden Venture Fund LLC and joined by Bendigo Partners, Kapitall has added $13 million to its corporate coffers. Kapitall’s total funding now stands at more than $20 million.
“We are impressed by Kapitall’s track record to date,” said Linden Venture Fund managing partner Oksana Malysheva. “(We) know the leadership team has a winning combination of expertise in investing, gaming and interactive design to spark a true revolution among emerging investors.”
Kapitall relies on its graphical user interface and ramification to make it easier and more engaging for investors to research and analyze investments in stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The company plans to use the additional funding to help develop new products and boost the growth of its community of users.
Company CEO Jarrett Lilien said, “We acquire, engage, and profitably interact with emerging investors – individuals that the traditional firms don’t handle well. We want these investors and we have an experience tailor made for them.”
A few interesting metrics for Kapitall:
- More than 170,000 community members
- More than 15,000 real and virtual trades executed monthly
- More than 115,000 portfolios built, tracking real and virtual assets of more than $10 billion
to watch a YouTube introduction to Kapitall.
Kapitall was founded in March 2008 by Gaspard de Dreuzy and Serge Kreiker, and is headquartered in SoHo, New York. Kapitall was recognized as a Webby Honoree in Financial Services in 2013.
See Kapitall’s FinovateFall 2010 demo here