StockTwits

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StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. The company was founded in 2008 by long-time investor Howard Lindzon. StockTwits created the $TICKER tag to enable and organize “streams” of information around stocks and markets across the web and social media. These streams provide new forms of insight, ideas and information that are used by investors, analysts, media and others as they research stocks and manage their investments.

Today, more than 300,000 investors, market professionals and public companies share information and ideas about the market and individual stocks using StockTwits, producing streams that are viewed by an audience of over 40 million across the financial web and social media platforms.

StockTwits streams consist of ideas, links, charts and other important financial data, summarized within 140 character messages. Users, which include analysts, media and investors of all types, as well as the public companies themselves, contribute to the stream. Investors, and others interested in stocks and markets, can easily follow individual stocks, specific contributors, as well as view the StockTwits stream across dozens of financial sites that integrate the stream including Yahoo! Finance, CNNMoney, Reuters, TheStreet.com, Bing.com and The Globe and Mail.

The StockTwits platform is also integrated with major social platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn – making it easy to incorporate financial communications into your broader social interactions when, and only when, you choose to do so.

StockTwits content is focused solely on investing, and our technology and staff work to filter out unrelated messages and SPAM, ensuring the remaining content is only the most valuable and relevant discussions specifically about stocks and markets.

TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQSan Diego, US
Websitestocktwits.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)34(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at StockTwits

Ian Rosen

Ian Rosen

Chief Executive Officer
Rishi Khanna

Rishi Khanna

Chief Operating Officer
Phil Pearlman

Phil Pearlman

Chief Community Officer
Anthony Dimarco

Anthony Dimarco

Chief Technology Officer
Taylor Becker

Taylor Becker

VP, Chief of Staff, Chief Geologist
Chad Tempest

Chad Tempest

Director of Design
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StockTwits Office Locations

StockTwits has offices in San Diego and New York
San Diego, US (HQ)
One America Plaza, 600 West Broadway #910
New York, US
New York, NY, USA
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StockTwits Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2008

StockTwits total Funding

$13.2 m

StockTwits latest funding size

$1.25 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

StockTwits investors

StockTwits's latest funding round in July 2016 was reported to be $1.3 m. In total, StockTwits has raised $13.2 m
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StockTwits Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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StockTwits Online and Social Media Presence

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StockTwits Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    75/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    65/100

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StockTwits News and Updates

Market Extra: Stocktwits rolls out commission-free online trading as race to $0 brokerage fees heats up

Social-media platform Stocktwits officially kicks off commission-free trading on Thursday, with the debut of a mobile-focused brokerage unit that is aimed at attracting business from its more than 2 million members and hundreds of thousands of active monthly users.

Market Extra: StockTwits to launch commission-free stock trading platform to rival Robinhood, others

StockTwits — a social-media platform founded in 2008 as a venue for day traders to exchange ideas and musings — is set to kick off a free online brokerage unit, aimed at appealing to its current roster of approximately two million members, as well as luring millennials.

StockTwits Appoints Brian Norgard to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- StockTwits, the largest social platform for investors and traders, announced today the appointment of Brian Norgard, former Chief Product Officer at Tinder, to its Board of Directors. "Brian is widely regarded as one of the best product and company...

StockTwits To Announce Groundbreaking Premium Rooms At Stocktoberfest West To Connect Users With Industry Leaders

CORONADO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- StockTwits, the largest social network for investors and traders, will announce the launch of its Premium Rooms product at Stocktoberfest West, the company's premier event held in Coronado, California. Premium Rooms, a new feature of Rooms,...

StockTwits Launches Rooms So Investors Can "Find Their Tribe"

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- StockTwits, the largest social platform for investors and traders, is announcing the launch of Rooms, a product that enables users to create new communities based on shared interests, specific stocks or trends affecting the markets. More than 1.5...

StockTwits Blogs

Advanced Search is Now on Stocktwits

Advanced Search Is Now on StocktwitsCome rain or shine, the Stocktwits community shares over 200,000 messages per day. That includes charts, news, trade ideas, and yes — lots of memes. With that many messages, it can be hard to look back in time to see your best posts about your favorite stocks from…

Meet Hert Capital and How He Uses Stocktwits

On Stocktwits, HertCapital has been known for quite some time. But for those reading who haven’t had a chance to follow him, we asked him a few questions about his strategy, philosophy, and why he’s starting a Premium Room on Stocktwits.So kick back and read our four-question Q&A to see what he’…

Introducing After Hours: An Investing Podcast from Stocktwits

Straight from the Stocktwits HQ in New York City comes After Hours, an investing podcast from Stocktwits.That’s right, we’re doing a podcast.Before you roll your eyes about another podcast coming to the saturated market hear us out. There’s currently no podcast that highlights the conversations inve…

How a Former Biostatistician Became a Pro Trader

Anne-Marie is well known on Stocktwits. She has been a member since 2009. She studies markets full-time and has a unique background that makes her incomparable to any other trader or investor you may know. She recently opened a Premium Room on Stocktwits to build a private community for those who wa…

Value Investing for Everyone: Join Todd Sullivan on Stocktwits

Value Investing for Everyone: Join Todd Sullivan on Stocktwits Premium RoomsTodd Sullivan (most of you know him on Stocktwits) has been investing for a long time. And he’s been investing under the teachings and schoolings of legends: Warren Buffett, Ben Graham, Seth Klarman, and others who fall into…

Meet Options Players, a New Premium Room on Stocktwits

A new Premium Room has joined the Stocktwits community. This private Room is for everyone interested in the art and science of options. So get ready for OptionsPlayers and learn more about OptionPlayers by reading their story below.1. Who is OptionsPlayers and what have you learned all these years?O…
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StockTwits Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was StockTwits founded?

    StockTwits was founded in 2008.

  • Who are StockTwits key executives?

    StockTwits's key executives are Ian Rosen, Rishi Khanna and Phil Pearlman.

  • How many employees does StockTwits have?

    StockTwits has 34 employees.

  • Who are StockTwits competitors?

    Competitors of StockTwits include Intrinio, Tanfield Group and Jupiter Fund Management.

  • Where is StockTwits headquarters?

    StockTwits headquarters is located at One America Plaza, 600 West Broadway #910, San Diego.

  • Where are StockTwits offices?

    StockTwits has offices in San Diego and New York.

  • How many offices does StockTwits have?

    StockTwits has 2 offices.