Five tips for your first two weeks in a new job

Product Manager Louis Sutton gives his tips for your first two weeks in a new job.

November 24, 2021

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Louis Sutton

Better than Black Friday: 300 new AIM stocks added

An early Black Friday surprise has arrived on your Freetrade app.

November 19, 2021

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Shiv Talwar

Freetrade hits £1bn in Assets under Administration

We’ve reached a new milestone of £1bn assets under administration (AUA).

November 3, 2021

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Sam Poullain

Freetrade reaches one million users

An important milestone on our mission to get everyone investing.

October 14, 2021

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Adam Dodds

Freetrade hires Paul Brooking as CFO

Introducing Paul Brooker, Freetrade’s new Chief Financial Officer.

September 21, 2021

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Alex Campbell

Keeping client money and safe custody assets protected

How we protect your money and investments.

September 6, 2021

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David Lumer

Live Pricing - how we built it

How we built live pricing.

August 11, 2021

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Tom Waszkowycz

Live pricing has arrived on your app

One of our most highly-requested features is here.

July 26, 2021

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Sam Poullain

How we do on-call at Freetrade 

What goes on when you get involved in the on-call rota?

June 25, 2021

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Patrick Buhagiar

Migrating our Android app from Dagger to Hilt

How we’re continuously modernising our app.

June 16, 2021

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Alex Curran

Becoming an Engineer at Freetrade

Our step by step guide on how you can start building Freetrade.

June 8, 2021

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Freetrade Team

A day in the life of a Freetrade QA engineer

Achchu Ganeshanathan gives an inside glimpse on what makes the Freetrade app run smoothly.

May 5, 2021

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Achchu Ganeshanathan

Q&A: How do we work on mobile?

What's it like working behind the scenes on the Freetrade app? Here are the most common questions our mobile-first developers get, and the answers to boot.

April 21, 2021

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Alex Curran

Why Freetrade’s Product team spends one day a month working in customer support

Product Manager Louis Sutton on his first months at Freetrade.

April 20, 2021

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Louis Sutton

Announcing our senior leaders for European expansion

Introducing Karl, our managing director for Sweden.

April 12, 2021

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Alex Campbell

The Freetrade SIPP is here

A new home for your pensions.

April 7, 2021

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Sam Poullain

So long, friend!

We pay tribute to CTO Ian Fuller who is departing Freetrade for pastures new.

March 25, 2021

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Adam Dodds

Why you should join a high-growth startup early in your career

Software engineer Seán Durban reflects on the high-impact development opportunities on offer in emerging companies.

March 24, 2021

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Seán Durban

Announcing our Series B

It’s time for the next phase of growth across Europe and beyond

March 23, 2021

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Adam Dodds

Meet the team: Product at Freetrade

What's it like to work at Freetrade?

March 11, 2021

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Damon Roberts

Meet five female Freetraders

Introducing five female Freetraders who work across five different teams.

March 10, 2021

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Amy Gilman

Typescript at Freetrade

Senior software engineer Rory Bain explains how Freetrade integrates Typescript.

March 10, 2021

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Rory Bain

Introducing Freetrade for iPad

How we developed the app with a brand new UI.

March 2, 2021

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Alex Curran

Stream partitioned data from Firestore using Async Iterators in Node.js

Software Engineer Mathias Dewert talks about dealing with the issues that come with rapid growth.

February 26, 2021

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Mathias Dewert

How we use feature flagging in client apps

Software Engineer Alexander Broadbent shares what we do in the shadows, and why it helps us to carefully develop features.

February 9, 2021

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Alexander Broadbent

Using lint rules to prevent bugs

Principal Software Engineer, Alex Curran, shares more about our process to prevent bugs as we build our mobile apps.

January 22, 2021

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Alex Curran

Data Infrastructure at Freetrade

Principal Data Engineer Benen Cahill shares our process for data here at Freetrade.

January 12, 2021

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Benen Cahill

Nine books every product designer should read

Principal Product Designer Caitlin Rich shares her top reads to help inspire good design and keep user experience front of mind.

December 27, 2020

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Caitlin Rich

120 US real-estate investment trusts are here

Including some big name S&P 500 companies

December 21, 2020

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Sam Poullain

The road to 500 serverless functions

Software Engineer Theo Gregory shares how we use serverless to speed up deployment.

December 17, 2020

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Theodore Gregory

Changing an industry with the help of a 250,000 person product team

Senior Product Manager, Jani Kiilunen, shares how we work with the Freetrade community to build the product

December 11, 2020

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Jani Kiilunen

A stock-ing filler: massive market cap ADRs, biotechs, and ETFs

Including SAP, Credit Suisse, Ryanair, Trivago

December 8, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Earn 3% interest on cash in Freetrade Plus

Brand new for Plus members, up to a max deposit of £4k.

December 1, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Lessons learnt with Cloud Firestore

Freetrade Head of Engineering, Invest, Tim Drew, shares how we scale our platform using Cloud Firestore

November 20, 2020

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Timothy Drew

Remote onboarding to a new job

Freetrade Software Engineering Manager Rokey Ge shares his virtual onboarding experience.

November 10, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Investment fees calculator

See how Freetrade compares to other brokers.

November 4, 2020

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Sam Poullain

600 brand new stocks, including David Beckham's Esports team

Gold miners, Twinkies, McDonald's and more.

October 30, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Building Reactive Applications at Freetrade

Senior Software Engineer Jimmy Thompson takes you through the three layers of the Freetrade app

October 29, 2020

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Increasing the US order value limit

A new limit of £25,000 for US stocks.

October 23, 2020

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Sam Poullain

How your product vision could put a human on Mars

Freetrade VP Product Duncan Leslie on vision, strategy and measuring success.

October 21, 2020

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Duncan Leslie

Brand new ETFs on Plus

Including fixed income, investment-grade and government bonds.

October 21, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Stock fundamentals are now on your app

Market cap, dividend yield, and P/E ratio are here.

October 19, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Introducing the time-weighted rate of return

Compare your performance against a global benchmark

October 16, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Optimising cold-starts with Google Cloud Functions

Freetrade engineer Simon Poole talks about overcoming some serverless infrastructure challenges.

October 14, 2020

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Freetrade Team

The Freetrade Christmas List 2020

Everything we plan to add to your app before the holidays.

October 14, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Over 450 brand new stocks

From Papa John's to Zambian cattle farmers, we've added a wide array of new stocks to the Freetrade universe

October 7, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Celebrating Black History Month at Freetrade

Freetrade Talent Sourcer, Isabelle Atunrase, shares why we should all celebrate Black History Month, and some of the ways we’re getting involved here at Freetrade.

October 5, 2020

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Sam Poullain

User Story Mapping - How we keep a focus on value

Freetrade Senior Product Managers Anant Sangar and Glenn Drawbridge have been busy working on limit orders and SIPPs. Here, they chat through how use User Story Mapping.

September 30, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Event sourcing on Freetrade

Freetrade Senior Software Engineer Luke Smith talks about the nuts and bolts of our brokerage platform

September 18, 2020

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Freetrade Team

New stocks coming to your free plan and Plus subscription

Introducing your expanded stock universe.

September 18, 2020

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Alex Campbell

Money-weighted rate of return

More ways to measure your portfolio performance

September 10, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Our first Open Banking integration is rolling out

It’s now even easier to add money to your Freetrade account

August 25, 2020

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Sam Poullain

How to land a role in Product Management

Freetrade Senior Product Manager Glenn Drawbridge shares his story.

August 21, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Introducing Freetrade Plus

Find out what's inside, and request your invite.

August 6, 2020

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Duncan Leslie

Brand new stocks: fashion brands, fast food, biotech innovators, and another SPAC

Over 100 new stocks, including Kodak, La-Z-Boy, Tiffany & Co, and Crocs.

July 30, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Meet our new Head of People, Amy Gilman

Amy joins Freetrade as our first Head of People.

July 29, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Brand new stocks: fashion brands, gold miners, and SPACs

100 stocks inc. Avis, Tripadvisor, Goodyear, AMC Entertainment, Denny’s

July 23, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Your new order experience is here

The first of many additions to order types.

July 21, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Brand new stocks: fresh IPOs, Latin American stocks, and investment trusts

75 new stocks including Ericsson, Yelp, Gfinity, Youdao

July 17, 2020

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Sam Poullain

28 brand new ETFs and 70 new stocks

Country-specific ETFs, and stocks from Wendy’s to Columbia

July 9, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Cloud computing, ETFs, UK stocks and brands from AB Inbev to Dominos

This week's 100 new stocks and ETFs might be the best batch yet.

June 25, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Brand new stocks: Banks, planes, trains and automobiles

Ferrari, Honda, Canadian Railway, United Airlines, Canadian banks, ETFs, and more

June 18, 2020

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Sam Poullain

90 brand new stocks have landed

You can now own a piece of Ed Sheeran

June 11, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Buy weed (stocks) on Freetrade

Cannabis companies have arrived

June 4, 2020

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Sam Poullain

What are Freetraders buying?

As the lockdown eases, investments are changing

June 2, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Perry Blacher, serial entrepreneur turned VC, is joining Freetrade’s board

The former entrepreneur will be Freetrade’s non-executive director

June 2, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Meet the team: Caitlin Rich, Principal Product Designer

Meet the person responsible for making Freetrade look cool

June 1, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Fractional shares: the rollout has started

You can now invest in a slice of US companies

June 1, 2020

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Viktor Nebehaj

We’re crowdfunding in May, and we’d love you to be a part of it

Today, we’re announcing our next crowdfunding round 🚀

May 5, 2020

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Sam Poullain

Why orders are rejected in volatile markets

We explain why orders get rejected during volatile market activity and why wild swings in pricing make it harder for market makers to do their job.

May 4, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Tesla, Zoom and Gold — Q1 2020 trends

What Freetraders bought at the start of this year

May 4, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Building a new infrastructure for investing

Only owning our platform end-to-end would enable us to not charge commissions AND become a sustainable business.

February 27, 2020

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Freetrade Team

What are Freetraders investing in in 2020

Sneak peek in the investment portfolio of some of our Freetrade users

February 11, 2020

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An introduction to Freetrade

You’ve got the app. Here’s how you start investing.

February 7, 2020

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Freetrade Team

Invest by Freetrade: the upgrade has begun

An update on the good things coming to your account

January 14, 2020

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Freetrade Team

How are dividends paid on Freetrade?

Here is everything your need to know about how Freetrade pays for dividends.

January 9, 2020

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Freetrade Team

How we profile Android bugs at Freetrade

Performance profiling is a tricky subject at the best of times, so I figured an example workflow and process might be useful to those who want to improve the performance of their own apps.

January 8, 2020

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Alex Curran

Invest by Freetrade, our brokerage platform, has arrived

The new system will bring instant deposits, fractional shares, thousands of new stocks, and more

December 11, 2019

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Freetrade Team

Watchlist has arrived on your Freetrade app

Keeping an eye on stocks just got easier

December 10, 2019

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Freetrade Team

You can now see your Gain/Loss on Portfolio 📈

Check your performance at a glance

November 27, 2019

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Freetrade Team

Introducing your Customer Ops team 👋

Meet our Customer Operations (COps) team

November 15, 2019

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Freetrade Team

Dividends have arrived on your Activity feed 💸

We know that you love receiving dividends, but that it can be hard keeping track of them after you receive the notification.

November 5, 2019

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Freetrade Team

Freetrade completes $15m funding

We’re excited to share that we’ve concluded $15m in fundraising in 2019.

October 31, 2019

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Viktor Nebehaj

The Freetrade Christmas List 2019

The Freetrade Christmas List 2019

October 10, 2019

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Insights are rolling out on your app

Insights, is our brand new app feature.

October 4, 2019

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Freetrade Team

ISA transfers are here

We’ve launched the first version of our ISA transfer service.

August 15, 2019

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Freetrade Team

Free Share for everyone!

Exciting news! You may have seen a few Freetrade customers celebrating on Twitter recently - we launched Free Share, our new incentivised referral system.

August 9, 2019

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Freetrade Team

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