Freetrade: Building a fintech platform with serverless

When: Nov 20th, 2019
Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Freetrade: Building a fintech platform with serverless

Price: FREE

Where: Google for Startups Campus, 4-5 Bonhill St , London , Shoreditch , EC2A 4BX


Freetrade is a challenger fintech that's brought zero-fee investing to the UK, and is launching in Europe soon.

They have 60,000+ users and are planning to onboard hundreds of thousands in 2020.

This session highlights how they implemented various technologies, such as Firebase, serverless architecture, event sourcing and more to build a complex brokerage platform.

Expect to hear about:

  • How they selected technologies
  • How cutting-edge tech works with the legacy providers, the "plumbing" of the financial system a brokerage has to connect to
  • How they structured their team for delivery
  • What features the Platform enables, what's coming next

The session will conclude with an open Q&A session.

Attend this event if:

  • You are an engineer with a passion for fintech or startups
  • You want to launch your own startup and look to hear about various scaling technologies
  • You want to hear from an engineering team building a complex product
  • You'd like to get more knowledge of the investing industry and what innovations are taking place
  • You are looking to find a job at a high-growth startup
  • You'd like to hear about what new features the Platform will enable next
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