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If you use our Orca app, then you know how its interface looks. But have you ever wondered who made it? We’ve talked to our product designer Alina Pravdyukova about our app and also asked her some personal questions so you guys can get to know her better. How do ideas for developing the app appear and how quickly are they implemented? We constantly interview our users, find out what people would like to see…

Porsche…Porsche… PORSCHE… A machine that is impossible not to admire—and the company that produces it is now a huge corporation. In 2020, despite the pandemic, Porsche AG sold 272,162 cars, and its value grew to €28.7 billion (≈£22.9 bn). But it was not always so. Back in the last century, despite having iconic status, Porsche AG was still a small, family-owned sports car corporation. Yet somehow, in 2005, the company decided to take over the mighty Volkswagen…

In honour of the Heritage Open Days, Orca decided to give everyone who buys the God save the Queen collection a stock from Barclays. It’ll be available only today, so if by chance you have forgotten how to buy collections in Orca, it is the time to remember how to do it. Inspired by the festival, we in Orca thought that in fact art and investment are very similar in many things. It’s addictive When…

Less than a year ago, Orca was a tiny calf in a form of a waitlist! And now Orca is a cool app with a lot of useful features that perfectly match the needs of those who are new to investing and seasoned investors. Initially, only LSE stocks were available for purchase in the app, but soon everything will change. In the near future, stocks from the NYSE and NASDAQ will appear in the Orca…

ETFs or index funds? What’s the difference? Should I consider ETF and index investing or can I keep calm and  invest only in stocks and bonds?  Okay, folks, relax. Take a deep breath and read the article. ETFs vs. funds explained Exchange traded fund or simply an ETF is a kind of index fund. Basically it’s a kind of basket filled with securities traded on an exchange. And an index fund is a form of…