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iBrokr’s StockBattle: the World’s First P2P Option Game [INTERVIEW]

Last week at Finovate Europe 2012, iBrokr demoed its ‘StockBattle’ which makes investing a game using options, inviting the player to share their bet on social networks like Facebook, and compete against another player.

I covered the launch of iBrokr back in October 2009 during my interview with my good friend, the brilliantMatthias Kroener – CEO at Fidor AG.  On 19th May 2011, Matthias emailed me to announce that they’d just had a meeting with the German banking authorities and regulators to present their -then new- product, StockBattle‘, the world’s first “peer to peer option” game.

I invite you to watch my short interview with Michael Rolph – Director at Anthemis | Edge.

– Please note there is a bug with youtube which is duplicating some of my videos, and therefore this video is only half as long as the time indicated –


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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London, Christophe is an entertaining social media keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of social media, social business and digital innovation.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is 'Social Media Senior Managing Consultant' at IBM Interactive Experience. He's also a Digital Advisor at the Financial Services Forum and the Moller Centre (part of the Churchill College in Cambridge).

Christophe's views on VisibleBanking.com are his own, not necessarily his employer's.

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