The world's largest investment network, eToro, recently announced that it has won the 2011 Superior Trading And Resource (STAR) Award. eToro OpenBook™ was awarded by TraderPlanet.com, the financial social-networking site for active traders and investors, and SFO magazine, the official advocate for personal investing.
The TraderPlanet STAR program, now in its third year, honors individuals and companies in the financial industry for author achievement and outstanding vendor.
“eToro’s OpenBook takes the concept of social networking in a real-time trading platform to a new level,” said Lane J. Mendelsohn, founder and president of TraderPlanet.com. “We congratulate eToro on their continued innovation, and are pleased to include them among an elite group of vendors who have created high quality products that encourage traders to prosper.”
“We are very pleased to be recognized for our social trading innovation,” said eToro CEO, Johnathan Assia. “This recognition from leaders in the financial industry confirms our leading role in the social trading revolution that provides more opportunities for investors by tapping into the wisdom of the crowds to generate more profits, increased collaboration, knowledge sharing and automatic copying of top performing traders.”
The winners were selected during a three month voting process ending January 31, 2012, based on individual reviews of products and services that provide exemplary performance and value for traders.