Simply Wall St tops Techboard rank

19/04/2016 - 13:32

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Perth-founded stock investing platform Simply Wall St has been ranked as Techboard's top startup for the past fortnight, making it the first ever company to have topped the ranking twice after having previously topped the list in December last year.

Simply Wall St co-founders Nick van den Berg (left) and Al Bentley.

Perth-founded stock investing platform Simply Wall St has been ranked as Techboard's leading startup for the past fortnight, making it the first company to have topped the ranking twice after having previously headed the list in December last year.

Earlier this month, the now Sydney-based fintech acquired US company Capp.io for an undisclosed sum, adding 5,000 American customers to its existing 30,000 customer base.

Simply Wall St, which is led by co-founders Nick van den Berg and Al Bentley, also began charging customers for the first time, offering unlimited access to its investment data visualisations for $75 a month.

The startup generated plenty of national press coverage and social media engagement, in particular on Facebook.

To the right is a snippet of the top 100 in Techboard's latest startup ranking for the period ending 13 April 2016, based on a startup’s announcements, social media attraction and media hits during the fortnight.

Business News publishes Techboard’s fortnightly ranking of trending startups and tech companies, as well as a selection of announcements made by companies on Techboard’s ASX-style announcements platform.

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