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  • 9 February 2011 01:23

eToro awarded Best of Show at Finovate Europe 2011

eToro's CopyTrader wins over 35 competing financial technology companies

London, February 8, 2011 – eToro, the world’s largest investment network, announced today that it was awarded Best of Show at Finovate Europe for its CopyTrader™ application allowing users for the first time to follow and copy the trades of expert traders with a simple click.

Produced by Online Financial Innovations, Finovate Europe was attended by 35 competing companies from Europe, North America and Asia demonstrating the latest technologies in money management, security, social investing, online and mobile payments, and online and small business banking.

Based on live demonstrations, attendees voted for their three favourite products, where eToro was one of the four leading vote getters.

With eToro's CopyTrader™ anyone can trade like an expert.. Users can instantly copy the trades of their preferred experts based on track record and risk levels, and when the copied experts close their trades, all the copied trades are also automatically closed.

"We are very pleased to win this prestigious industry award," said eToro CEO, Johnathan Assia. "This vote of confidence from the financial industry confirms our ability to lead the social trading revolution by breaking down the barriers of complex trading and providing every individual easy access to the world’s financial markets."

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About eToro eToro is the world’s largest investment network, with over 1.5 million users in over 130 countries and thousands of new accounts opened each day. eToro leads the social trading revolution through its community powered network, which enables every investor to see, follow and copy the actions of other investors in real time. eToro’s mission is to open the financial markets to every individual and make them accessible through a simple, transparent and more enjoyable way to trade currencies, commodities and indices online. Based on a wide range of innovative web-based and mobile trading platforms that appeal to every level of trading expertise, eToro’s investment network facilitates information exchange between investors, accelerates knowledge sharing and shortens the learning curve for those who want to bring their trading experience to the next level. For more information, visit us at

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