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Why we use serverless architecture at Freetrade

Why we use serverless architecture at Freetrade

Hi, Mathias here! I’m a backend engineer at Freetrade and we approach our backend operation with the same sense of innovation as everything in our stack. Far and away, one of the coolest features is our serverless architecture. This is going to be a big buzzword soon,...

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Weekly Wrap Up (WE 15th June)

Portfolio wars: Rob vs Rob (vs Viktor) As you’ll surely know, we’ve been testing live trades across the team. And in honour of the momentous sports event this week (the 2018 Pan-America Table Tennis Cup), we thought it’d be a good time to set up a scoreboard. Ever the...

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We smashed our Crowdcube round!

We've now issued our shares to all the investors in our record-breaking Crowdcube round, fully concluding the process. Here's how it went and how we'll be moving forward!   May 16th was a huge day in Freetrade’s journey. We smashed our Crowdcube target in 12 minutes,...

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Weekly Update (WE 8th June)

Viktorious investing First up this week: our Head of Growth Viktor activated his Freetrade account and put his first stock up to a community vote. Bullish on supermarkets (people always need to eat), he went for Tesco and Ocado. He also bought a FTSE tracker and 1...

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The totally NOT complicated investment tax post

We ran a shout-out to our community on intro topics they’d like to hear about; tax was an overwhelming favourite (thanks everyone 😒). Interestingly, there’s not much clear content on tax from a lot of investment media — potentially because they’re global and tax laws...

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Update on European expansion 💪

Bonnes nouvelles, Freetraders! You may already know that Freetrade is planning for Euro-expansion and this week we’ve made major progress! 🇪🇺 We’ve just secured our passporting rights from the FCA and other regulators across the EU to offer our services across the...

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