10 rules for DARWIN investing

16 March 2015

2 months of live money DARWIN investing taught me some valuable lessons… When prepping my best friend for his first DARWIN investment, this got me thinking: why not share my 10 rules for DARWIN investing? Disclosure Before listing them, some  disclosure to set my moral conscience right: I’m head and shoulders into Darwinex: I’m not as neutral about […]

The Investor Platform – How to get early access

3 March 2015

We’re recently opened the doors to our Investor Platform where you can trade DARWIN’s on our exchange.  This is a major milestone for Darwinex and our loyal traders and investors. Access to the investor platform will be rolled out in phases so we can be sure to keep everything in check. To help this process, […]

Introducing Long Tail investing

24 February 2015

The most re-assuring lesson Darwinex founders have learnt is that traditional investment firms will never “steal” our concept. Reading would have saved us anxiety: smart innovators actively encourage start-ups to disclose everything… if it’s really an innovation people think you’re nuts! “Institutional” asset managers seem to agree: when they hear about DARWINs listing independent traders, two objections invariably come up: Retail […]

The DARWIN IPO Process

12 February 2015

206 years ago today, Charles Darwin was born.  As you have probably gathered, the name of our company is inspired by him and his theory of evolution. We’re a great believer in the concept of survival of the fittest and if there was a modern jungle in which you see this everyday, it would have […]

DARWIN slippage, explained

5 January 2015

Investopedia defines slippage as the difference between the expected price of a trade, and the price at which the trade is actually placed. DARWIN slippage owes to DARWIN investors’ trades generally not clearing at their providers’ level, which makes DARWIN investor performance different from DARWIN performance. By how much is transparently tracked and disclosed on the interface. Why? DARWINs track strategies […]

DARWIN instead of PAMM? – the trader view

27 December 2014

You already manage friends & family money via PAMM or MAMM schemes, and legitimately ask: DARWIN instead of PAMM? Granted – if you’ve traded for long enough, listing a DARWIN is hardly inventing the “managing investor capital / healthy leverage” wheel. Here’s our take: listing a DARWIN is fully compatible with managing capital elsewhere, because your listed DARWIN […]