London based social investment platform raises $20m in Series A funding from investors including Ventura Capital, Finberg and Jari Ovaskainen.
“I think the most powerful trend in the U.S. is self-directed investing,” Derhalli told TechCrunch. “Younger generations have grown up in an app world and they expect to be autonomous and do things for themselves. Many distrust the banking system, and they don’t want to follow in their parents’ footsteps when it comes to banking and finance. We think this is a massive opportunity.”