Our Vision and Story
Darwinex is a technology provider helping traders develop their skills and build a verifiable track record. Our technology is bolted on to our exchange providing traders with regulatory cover to charge a 20% success fee.
Founded in 2012, we employ more than 40 across our London headquarters and our development office in Spain.
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Vision - Home to Traders
We’re the ecosystem giving traders* equal opportunity, where merit alone drives outcomes.
* Trader = he who invests effort, in addition to capital, into capital markets.
Mission - We Fast-Track Traders
...aligning their incentives with ours, as well as those of fellow traders, to pool our collective talent, information and capital for private and social benefit.
certified by Darwinex and/or community members.
to open and close trades on the best terms.
by the community (individual & trader collective), for a fair price.
with the highest profit participation in the market.
Values - Our Compass
What makes our mission worthwhile is that we breathe by these values, every step of the way.
Focus on impact
Our vision is ambitious, but our time and resources are limited. Every decision, big or small, short or long term, maximises the contribution of our (funds / talent / time) to the vision. Evolution = question the best use of resources, at all times.
Take calculated risks
We generate impact because we’re nimble. Agility implies risks, and that’s a good thing. Any risk where client resources (capital, data) are not at stake is worth it if the odds are good enough. Playing it safe is the riskiest gamble.
Empower clients & employees
We reward contributions on merit - regardless of who contributes. We do this because we need the best employees devoting their talent & effort to the vision, and the best traders to entrust us their capital and intellectual property.
Our business is regulated to custody customer capital and information. We earn employee, client and regulator trust by being as transparent as we can within respect for employee & customer privacy, as well as the law.
We’re decent & humble
We build the product we love to use: if it’s not worth our savings, it’s not worthy of yours. In building it we treat customers, employees and providers with confidence in ALWAYS doing the right thing: decency & humbleness are the best ways to commanding respect.
Tradeslide Trading Tech. founded.
Launch of trading strategy diagnostic algorithms.
Regulated as Broker by the FCA under the name Darwinex.
DarwinIA trading challenge launched.
Darwinex investor platform launched.
Launch of Darwinex Reloaded.
Trader performance fees surpass $500k. First DARWIN reaches $1M AUM.
First DARWIN reaches $3M AUM and is temporarily closed to new investment.