BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2012) - Currensee (www.currensee.com), the industry's first foreign exchange (Forex) alternative investment service, today announced that they were awarded "Best Social Trading Platform" by Forex Magnates at the first annual Forex Magnates Summit held in London, England. Currensee was selected for this prestigious award by a panel of fifteen judges including CEOs of top Forex brokerages, banks, liquidity providers, technology companies and consultants.
The Forex Magnates event attracted over 500 top Forex industry executives to discuss trends in the industry, technology advancements and a host of other pertinent topics to the growing Forex market. Asaf Yigal, co-founder and VP Product at Currensee, participated in a panel discussion about emerging financial trends along with senior executives from Tradency, FX Bridge, SpotOption and IG Group. Forex Magnates was founded in 2009 by industry expert Michael Greenberg, and is considered the go-to source for retail and institutional Forex industry leaders and market participants looking for news, events and research.
"Winning the 'Best Social Trading Platform' award is an endorsement of the differentiated value we bring the market," said CEO Dave Lemont. "Our entire business focuses on delivering customer profitability and making the foreign currency market a viable alternative asset class. Earning recognition from Forex Magnates for these important cornerstones of our business is a tremendous accomplishment for our company and a testament to how we are evolving the Forex industry.
"Social trading is clearly the most innovative trend the alternative investment space has seen in years and we are happy to lead the way," said Asaf Yigal, co-founder and VP Product at Currensee.
The Currensee Trade Leaders™ Investment Program brings foreign exchange to investors around the world. To learn how Currensee is changing the way people invest, please visit www.currensee.com.
The Currensee Trade Leaders™ Investment Program is the industry's first Forex alternative investment product. Currensee provides investors and financial institutions with access to emerging managers in a first-of-its-kind, transparent, convenient and trusted way. Using Currensee, investors can build their own "fund" of emerging managers, control risk, make real-time portfolios changes and achieve diversification by leveraging the uncorrelated returns of the Forex market. Currensee is funded by North Bridge Venture Partners, Egan-Managed Capital and Vernon & Park Capital. Currensee is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as an Introducing Broker (IB) and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) member number 0403251. Currensee is also authorized by the Financial Services Authority (FSA), firm reference number 518648, and registered in England and Wales, companies' house number 07025997. For more information, visit Currensee at www.currensee.com.