Issue 6 2019

22 CORPORATE VISION / Issue 6 2019 , Capital.com is an award-winning, FCA and CySEC-regulated fintech company committed to building the world’s best trading experience. Recently, the firm found success in CV’s Corporate Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as 2019’s Rising Stars in Financial Technology - United Kingdom. On the back of this win, we profile the firmand caught up with CEO, Ivan Gowanwho provided us with a behind the scenes glimpse into the inner workings of the award-winning company. Intuitive Platform Tailored to Help You Trade Smarter Since their inception, Captial.com has provided a beautiful and easy-to-use AI-powered platform for investors to trade over 2,000 markets. All of their efforts are focused on ensuring the client has the best possible experience – whether that be through competitively-priced spreads and swaps, zero commission on day trades or five-star rated educational content. Over the years, Capital.com has developed its own educational app, Investmate , which offers financial lessons, videos, quizzes and more for new and seasoned traders, and has received a lots of five-star testimonials from their clients. In addition to Investmate, another aspect of Capital.com which contributes to the firm’s overall success is eQ. eQ is one of the first systems of its kind designed to help you trade smarter. The patented technology uses artificial intelligence to detect 35 behavioural patterns, like overconfidence or loss aversion, that commonly affect your trading behaviour. Its purpose is to help you keep more of what you earn – and for longer, as Ivan begins to explain. “eQ combines several metrics to provide you with personalised feedback, insights and post-trade performance breakdowns that will help you to make more informed and risk-aware trading decisions in the future. “Our clients are able to trade with the confidence of negative balance protection, individual trade closeout rules and advanced risk management tools. As we are committed to ensuring that our clients trade safely and responsibly, Capital.com was one of the first CFD trading platforms to become fully compliant with ESMA’s regulations imposed in the summer of 2018. “As such, Capital.com provides real-time market data, sophisticated charts with 75 best-in-class technical indicators and up to 30 years of price history – all part of our mission to cater for traders of all abilities.” Whilst on the topic of their clients, Ivan touches on how the firm’s platform is designed for all types of traders, from amateur traders to savvy, sophisticated investors but also notes how Capital.com’s international presence enables the company to deliver a personalised service to clients. “At Capital.com, we have offices located in the UK, Cyprus, Belarus and Gibraltar, which means our clients are able to open an account that best suits their trading needs. For instance, eligible Professional clients are able to benefit from up to 200x leverage, enjoy access to a dedicated account manager and receive monthly rebates. There is no single type of trader that typifies what we do at Capital.com.” Looking ahead to what the future holds for the firm, the team at Captial.com hope to build upon the remarkable accomplishments they have achieved over the years, which includes being selected in Corporate Vision’s Corporate Excellence Awards 2019 where they were righteously recognised as 2019’s Rising Stars in Financial Technology - United Kingdom. Bringing the interview to a close, Ivan signs off by revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline of the firm, such as further expanding the business to serve clients worldwide. “Ultimately, our main focus is to keep innovating and incorporating features that our clients want. A huge part of the culture here at Capital.com is to listen to the feedback of our clients and take action on it. Moving forward, we are currently working to offer our services to more clients around the world.” Address: 4th Floor 64-66 Vincent Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1P 2NU Web Address: https://capital.com/ May19253

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