STARTRADER celebrates two years under CEO Peter Karsten ahead of mobile app launch

Rick Steves

STARTRADER is celebrating the two-year anniversary under chief executive Peter Karsten’s leadership and announcing the upcoming launch of the CFD broker’s mobile app.

Peter Karsten, a physicist and innovator which boasts an impressive collection of 15 patents/applications in his name, had a wealth of experience working for renowned companies like Citibank and Nokia before joining STARTRADER.

He played a significant role in the creation of groundbreaking technologies ahead of their time, including contributing to the development of customizable ringtones, downloadable business cards, and innovative apps.

Peter Karsten was CEO of BDSwiss

Peter Karsten joined the FX and CFD industry in 2014 when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BDSwiss, the brokerage firm authorized by Japan’s JFSA, the US CFTC, and the European Union via CySEC.

At BDSwiss, Peter Karsten r

From 2013 to 2023, he was CEO of Mayfair Times, a luxury lifestyle monthly magazine linked to BDSwiss, INFINOX Capital, London Capital Group, and STARTRADER’s parent company IV Markets.

STARTRADER offers 200+ payment options, cent trading accounts, hundreds of CFDs

In June 2021, he joined STARTRADER to channel his expertise and ingenuity back into the world of trading. Utilizing his prior background in technology and fintech, he has applied tactics that improve customer contentment and paved the path for offering distinctive services.

Peter Karsten asserts that fostering enduring connections is crucial for exponential advancement, rather than constantly forming new relationships. Consequently, STARTRADER has introduced cent trading accounts to assist clients in commencing their ventures with modest yet genuine trading accounts, rather than relying on demo accounts that may provide a deceptive perception of safety. The CFD broker offers a wide array of approximately 200 payment options available to clients.

Now, STARTRADER is poised to release an eagerly awaited trading app equipped with an intuitive interface and advanced capabilities to provide clients with the necessary resources to navigate the financial markets with accuracy and assurance.

The broker offers CFDs in hundreds of instruments across six asset classes – forex, metals, indices, bonds, commodities, and shares.

STARTRADER joined ranks of Financial Commission

Two months ago, the international CFD brokerage firm joined the ranks of the Financial Commission (FinaCom PLC LTD) as its newest approved Member.

Membership in the self-regulatory organization took effect on May 31st, 2023, and will allow STARTRADER and its customers access to a wide range of services and membership benefits including, but not limited to, protection for up to €20,000 per the submitted complaint, backed by the Financial Commission’s Compensation Fund.

The Financial Commission is an independent external dispute resolution (EDR) organization for consumers/traders who are unable to resolve disputes directly with their financial services providers that are members of the Financial Commission.

The organization’s provides dispute resolution for traders and brokers across Foreign Exchange, CFDs, and cryptocurrency markets, in addition to certifying technology platforms used for trading.

Startrader joins a diverse range of brokerages and independent service providers (ISPs) that utilize the services of the Financial Commission as part of their commitment to their clients while upholding membership requirements.

STARTRADER regulated in SVG and Seychelles

STARTRADER operates its FX and CFD brokerage services on the MT4 and MT5 platforms via several entities registered in SVG, Hong Kong, Cyprus, and Seychelles.

Startrader is a trading name of STARTRADER LLC, registered under Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Financial Services Authority (“SVGFSA”) with registration number 228 LLC 2019.

STARTRADER International PTY Limited. Company Registration Number: 2426862. Registration Address: Room 710, 7/F, Lippo Sun Plaza, 28 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

IV Markets Ltd is registered in Cyprus with registration number HE 421001. Registration address 62 Athalassas, Mezzanine, Strovolos, 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus.

STARTRADER is a trading name of STARTRADER Ltd, authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles with License No. SD049.

STARTRADER Ltd is registered and located at Block B, Room 2, No.2, Global Village, Jivan’s Complex, Mont Fleuri, Mahe, Seychelles which operates under a separate domain.

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