Robinhood

Tech Companies Need a Chief Transparency Officer

Consumer trust has always been a marker of good business. We need to make transparency a reality in a post-truth world – it starts with transparent innovation.

Is Robinhood Trying to Grow Up?

Robinhood has taken some steps to provide at least the appearance of a properly run company. ut the stock’s continued illness suggests that stronger medicine is necessary. Plus, the digital yuan preps for its closeup.

Robinhood, Binance, and the Culture of Contempt

A fintech movement that wraps itself in the “democratization of finance” ought to understand that with democracy comes responsibility: to customers, to stakeholders, and to society.

Crypto’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

A watershed moment for Bitcoin and its brethren.

The Would-Be Robinhood Killer You’ve Never Heard Of

This week the Israeli company eToro announced that it will go public in a $10.4 billion deal, being acquired by a SPAC created by veteran banker Betsy Cohen. eToro may provide the biggest competition Robinhood...

Robinhood: More Drug Pusher than Democratizer

In an era where millions are easily seduced by immediate gratification and self-flattery, and suspicious of any kind of earned expertise, Robinhood's "We Are All Investors" ad might be the most dangerously misleading commercial in...

Robinhood: A Fintech Suicide

Live by the day-trading mob, die by the day-trading mob.

Stock Trading Is Just the Latest Thing Social Media Has Broken

Techonomy hosted a session on “Reddit, Robinhood, and Wall Street,” which might seem unrelated to its regular coverage of how social media fanned the flames that led to the Capitol insurrection. But the imposition of a...