Motif unveils new trading app to help users find unique investments
SAN MATEO, CA – February 22, 2015 – Motif, a next generation online broker pioneering thematic investing, today announced the release of an advanced mobile app that includes a new intuitive interface and a curated news engine allowing investors to better manage their portfolio. Further, the investment catalog features an app store like experience that allows investors to easily find motifs tailored to their investment needs.
“In these volatile markets customers are asking for features that keep them connected to the markets and help them manage risk,” said Hardeep Walia, Founder and CEO of Motif. “With this new mobile app in your hand we will keep you updated with news tailored to your holdings and will begin rolling out risk management features.”
The app also offers tailored news relevant to investor positions Timely news is critical for investors when making investment decisions. Motif will be rolling out new features for investors to further manage risk in the upcoming weeks, including limit orders, stop limit orders and real-time alerts for mobile.
“Our new mobile app takes advantage of Apple’s iOS 9 native functionality, delivering a beautiful and intuitive trading platform,” said Bill Ihrie, Chief Product Officer and SVP of Product Development at Motif. Ihrie, the former President of Cytobank and CTO at Intuit, recently joined Motif to oversee product development and engineering initiatives after serving on Motif’s advisory board for several years.
Additionally Motif will be offering one year of free trading to ten lucky mobile users that download the new app. Existing and new users who download the new app, are eligible to be entered in the drawing. The app is available for download in the iTunes store today.
Motif Investing Inc., (“Motif”) is a next-generation online broker that is pioneering thematic investing for individuals and financial advisors. The company, based in Silicon Valley, allows investors to trade “motifs”—intelligently weighted basket of stocks built around themes, investing styles or multi-asset models— for low fees. Motif is a registered broker dealer and a member of SIPC. Motif has been ranked consecutively on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies in Finance and on the CNBC Disrupter 50 list. The company’s investors include Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Renren Inc. Board members include former Securities Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Boston Consulting Group Chairman and CEO Carl Stern.
Users who log in to their Motif account via the iOS or Android mobile app between Monday February 22, 2016 through Monday March 28, 2016 will be automatically entered into a random drawing to select ten (10) different users to receive 1 year of free trades. Free trades apply to motif, stock, and rebalance trades placed within a non-IRA account and up to a maximum of 600 trades through April 1, 2017. Motif will email the ten (10) winners on March 31, 2016 and winners must respond within 72 hours to accept. If Motif does not receive a response from a winner after 72 hours Motif will select another random winner. All users who have opened an account at Motif, are at least 18 years old and are U.S. residents are eligible to participate. Maximum of one entry per individual. We reserve the right to terminate this promotion at any time. Standard pricing: $9.95 total commission per motif transaction. Other fees may apply. For details on fees and commissions, please click here.
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