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Banking Gamification: Tradr App For iPad, Making Investing Fun [Video Review]

Banking Gamification Tradr App For iPad Making Investing Fun Video Review

Banking gamification. The Visible Banking team reviewed the tradr app for iPad: investment game aiming to make investing fun by letting you buy & sell virtual shares.

Banking Gamification Tradr App For iPad Making Investing Fun Video ReviewThis is our 6th video in our series of video reviews of iOS apps (iPhone and iPad) relevant to the worldwide financial services industry.
With this iPad app, we are focusing on banking, investment and trading.

We reviewed here ‘tradr for iPad‘, a fun game which allows you to buy and sell virtual shares in different sectors to make a profit.

Please note that tradr has its own microsite ‘tradrapp.com‘.

 

 

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Features

  • A fun platform for virtual buying and selling shares
  • A live market which is updated every minute
  • Create and sell companies and become rich
  • Play and invest with friends. Friends help earn you coins!
  • Earn money by working as different staff members
  • Boost your income and earn millions hourly!
  • Loads of Upgrades available within the game
  • Challenge other players and become a top player

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Have you played this investment game for iPad?  Or the iPhone version?  In your opinion, how big is the opportunity for banks and insurance firms to launch or sponsor addictive mobile games like tradr? 

Can it help change people’s perception of a financial services brand and in this case make investing fun and turn more savers into investors?

We invite you to share your thoughts about the gamification of banking here, via twitter or on our Facebook page.

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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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