MONTREAL, May 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - May 9, 2012. The leading real-time virtual stock and trading platform, Wall Street Survivor, announced that it will be presenting at FinovateSpring 2012 today in San Francisco. The start-up was identified as a leading fintech company and selected for the second year to launch its financial education platform.
Finovate is the top financial technology conference showcasing investing and banking technology innovation from cutting-edge companies across North America.
Wall Street Survivor has reinvented financial education. The best place for the beginner to learn about investing; it has guided missions, a library of articles and videos combined with the web's best stock simulator. Wall Street Survivor appeals to novice investors through a fully social and gamified platform.
Knowledge of the stock market and how to properly invest is essential to making informed financial decisions. Wall Street Survivor has simplified this task by launching a variety of "missions" through the web's most robust real-time stock market simulator along with its comprehensive library, offering interactive tutorials, videos, and articles designed to teach in a fun way, from the ground up, the basic concepts its users need to effectively manage their financial future.
"We're thrilled to have Wall Street Survivor back for its second year. I'm excited for the company to share its latest innovations and creative ways in which the public can learn how to master the stock market and the key fundamentals of investing," said Eric Mattson, CEO of The Finovate Group.
Added Rory Olson, CEO of Wall Street Survivor, "Millions of Americans are bewildered when they hear investing terms like DOW Jones, value investing, 401K, simply because they don't understand what it all means. Wall Street Survivor has reinvented the financial education experience through its unique, innovative and entertaining platform designed to take the user through a fully handheld, mentored and tailored learning experience."
About Wall Street Survivor
Wall Street Survivor is the first guided, mentored and fully socially integrated financial education site. Originally the largest virtual stock and trading platform world-wide, Wall Street Survivor has been redesigned to teach its users about basic finance and investing concepts through a fun and interactive learning experience. The site allows users to gain confidence in investing, by executing stock trades of real companies, in real time, in a totally risk-free environment. To aid in, and simplify the learning process, Wall Street Survivor offers unique features and personalization through a collaborative social network platform, where traders exchange valuable strategies and trading ideas with other traders and friends.
Launched in 2011, the privately held company has offices in Montreal and has 420,000 users across North America. http://beta.wallstreetsurvivor.com/
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