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Currensee Appoints David Lemont as CEO

CEO tapped to lead growth of forex trading social network.

Currensee Inc. (www.currensee.com ), a foreign exchange trading social network where traders collaborate based on real trades, announced the appointment of David Lemont (https://www.currensee.com/about-us/management-team#dave), successful CEO and go-to-market strategist, as full-time CEO for the company. Dave brings an accomplished list of CEO and leadership positions to the Currensee team including his success at top-performing technology companies AppIQ, acquired by HP, Revit Technology, acquired by Autodesk, and Concentra Corporation, acquired by Oracle.

“Taking the helm at Currensee is a great opportunity to help our accomplished executive team blaze the trail in this new financial services field of Forex social trading,” said Dave Lemont in a company release. “Currensee brings a completely new idea to the world of Forex by combining the fun and excitement of a social network with the power of a robust decision-making platform (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXuk2gVRAss) that’s entirely based on traders sharing their real trades and positions in real-time. Currensee creates transparency, authenticity, and real-time meaningful collaboration for Forex traders around the world and I couldn’t pass-up the opportunity to be part of this exciting business.”

Currensee was founded in August 2008 by Avi Leventhal (https://www.currensee.com/about-us/management-team#avi), an economist with the Weitzman Institute and a seasoned Forex trader and educator, and Asaf Yigal (https://www.currensee.com/about-us/management-team#asaf), a highly successful software development executive and one of the founding members of Onaro. Their combined vision for Currensee is focused on giving traders a better way to make Forex trading decisions – one that is based on real trades and real traders. Realizing this vision, the actual Forex trading activity of the community is served back to Currensee members in the form of social indicators that provide unique insights into how the community is trading at a particular moment. Currently in private-beta, the Currensee Forex trading social network provides Forex traders a unique network (https://www.currensee.com/forex-trading-community/benefits-joining) where they can come to meet like-minded traders, collaborate using real-time trades, set strategies and measure performance and see the market in a new way.

Retail traders are joining the platform every day and inviting friends to join and trade together, conducting over $100M million in trading volume and more than 10,000 transactions a month.

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