Emmet Savage the CEO and co-founder of Rubicoin has been included in Irish America magazine’s 2015 Wall Street 50.

Rubicoin is an Irish financial technology start-up with offices at NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, and in New York. The company has developed unique technology and processes to make it simple for people to start investing from their smartphone by giving straightforward instructions on how to buy shares and clear choices on what shares to buy.

Rubicoin recently closed its latest funding round bringing to €2 million the total invested in the company to date.  The funding is being used to increase the size of the current team to 12, with the purpose of increasing revenue and creating innovative world-class products.

Now in its eighteenth year, Irish America’s Wall Street 50 recognises the outstanding accomplishments and successes of the most exciting and innovative Irish American and Irish-born leaders in finance. The Irish America magazine is the leading national publication of Irish interest in North America.

Emmet Savage was included in this year’s Wall Street 50 list in recognition that for the past 20 years he has taught stock investing to wide audiences, contributed as a writer to The Motley Fool and broadcasted all decisions relating to his personal portfolio.

In January 2014, the audited average annual return of his personal stock portfolio was in excess of 24.4% per year for eleven years and for the last 5 years, his return was 44% per annum.

Emmet_Savage_Wall_Street_50Patricia Harty, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Irish America magazine with Emmet Savage, CEO and co-founder, Rubicoin, (Image by Peter Foley, courtesy of  Irish America magazine)

On being included in the Irish America magazine’s 2015 Wall Street 50, Emmet Savage, CEO and co-founder, Rubicoin said, “It is a privilege to be named among such talented and high-performing individuals. It makes me incredibly proud to see how a small nation such as ours has had such a marked effect on the world of finance and investing – a tradition that will continue with Rubicoin.”

Among those also included in this year’s Irish America Wall Street 50 were; Patrick Corry, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer, UBS; Anne M. Finucane, Vice-Chairman and Global Strategy and Marketing Officer, Bank of America; Martin Kehoe, Partner with PwC in New York; Kathleen Murphy, President of Personal Investing, Fidelity Investments and Brian Ruane, CEO, Bank of New York, Mellon Broker Dealer and Tri-Party Collateral Services.

Irish America celebrated the 2015 Wall Street 50 honorees at the 18th Annual Irish America Wall Street 50 awards dinner held at the end of last week in New York.

The Invest by Rubicoin App is available to download through the App store or through the Rubicoin website.

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