How Revolut Became One of the Most Valuable Fintech Startups Ever
Revolut initially helped international travelers avoid horrid foreign exchange fees by letting them change money into about 30 currencies at market rates with the Revolut smartphone app and card. In an interview with Forbes, Revolut founder Nikolay Storonsky said in December 2015: “I thought of the business three years ago.
Apr 07, 2021
How Neo-Banks Are Changing the Banking Game
Disruptive new entrants – so-called neo-banks – such as Revolut, N26, Monzo, and Upgrade keep winning new customers thanks to better user experiences than traditional financial institutions are currently offering. A neo-bank can be defined as a technology-based bank without branches where all operations are done online.
Apr 07, 2021
5 Myths About Alternative Investments
Portfolio diversification, exploiting illiquidity premiums, and less dependence on macroeconomic factors: Most market observers agree that alternative investments have become an essential portfolio component. Nevertheless, there are still multiple myths surrounding alternatives. In this blog post, we are analyzing and debunking five myths about alternative investments.
Mar 11, 2021
Investment News February 2021
Exciting news: The Next-Gen (Pre-IPO) Winners Portfolio is still open for subscriptions. Meanwhile, we graduated from the renowned F10 Incubation Program in Zurich. The Stableton team is proud to have achieved these milestones in the first two months of 2021 and excited to further innovate the investment world and facilitate access to alternative investments.
Mar 04, 2021
Private Markets Enable Investors to Exploit Illiquidity Premiums
Illiquidity, the state of assets that cannot easily and readily be sold or exchanged for cash without a substantial loss in value, is a relevant consideration for most investors. Both institutional and private investors generally consider the liquidity of assets before closing investments.
Feb 04, 2021
Key to Future Returns Alternative Investments
Stableton’s new Pre-IPO and Late-Stage portfolio strategy allows investing in late-stage and pre-IPO companies with a clear exit plan and foreseeable timeframe. By following a portfolio approach within this investment stage, holding periods will be decreasing significantly. In other words, this means having the advantage of private equity and venture capital investing in terms of generating higher returns while having a shorter time horizon and achieving portfolio diversification.
Jan 08, 2021
From Nice to Have to Must-Have: Alternative Investments
Most market observers agree that alternatives are evolving from an optional to an essential portfolio component. For more than five decades, institutional investors have been in the position to add alternative investments to their portfolios. Whether in search of alpha, income, or diversification, both institutional, as well as individual investors, currently face ever-fewer opportunities for these pursuits in the traditional asset classes.
Dec 29, 2020
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