Desjardins Online Brokerage partners with Hardbacon

By The IJ Staff | September 14 2018 01:30PM

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Hardbacon, a Canadian FinTech startup, announced Sept. 13 a new partnership with Desjardins Online Brokerage.

The partnership will allow new Desjardins Online Brokerage clients to access stock data and information in Hardbacon’s mobile application and its online investment course, free of charge.

Investors will also be able to make trades for free for up to one year with Desjardins Online Brokerage, up to a maximum of 10 transactions.

Removing barriers

"The purpose of this partnership is to remove all barriers to investing in the stock market. Thanks to Hardbacon’s technology and educational content, combined with our own free tools, anyone can now become a self-directed investor" says Louis D'Anjou, Business Development and Relationship Manager, Desjardins Online Brokerage.

"Hardbacon's mission is to democratize investing for Canadians of all means, not just high wealth individuals.” says Julien Brault, CEO of Hardbacon.

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