Company Overview

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Founded:
2006
Founders:
Mike Sha, Parker Conrad
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$17.50M
Categories:
Stock Exchanges, Finance

Wikinvest offers a portfolio manager for Android that tracks users’ investment accounts in a single platform.

Description

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Wikinvest is just as it sounds; a wiki for investing. The company seeks to take advantage of the large numbers of investors and investing savvy people who are looking to the web to get better trading tips. Like most wikis, Wikinvest will face a few problems including spammed/tampered entries, lack of incentive to create content and the dubious authority of users generating content. These problems exist for Wikipedia as well, yet Wikipedia continues to have as high an accuracy rating as Enyclopedia Britannica while generating millions more pages. Wikinvest hopes to capture a similar "prosumer" audience for the investing niche.

Wikinvest is meant to be a research portal where anyone can contribute information on company profiles, investment concepts, or chart analysis. The site is a competitor with financial profiles and news listed on Yahoo... See More

Current Team (4)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (1)

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    Wikinvest

    Wikinvest was added to CrunchBase in 2007

Funding Rounds (2) - $17.50M

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    1085 Mission St

    San Francisco, CA 94103-2812

    USA

Competitors (2)

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