Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, a New Zealand registered financial service provider, is the New Zealand entity of UPFintech Holding Limited, known as "Tiger Brokers" (NASDAQ: TIGR), a leading online brokerage firm focusing on global investors. Tiger Brokers New Zealand was able to tap on the expertise and insights provided by leading online brokerage firm, UPFintech Holdings (UPFintech) that focuses on global Chinese investors, to help drive fintech innovation in New Zealand and Oceania.
Founded in 2014, Tiger Brokers became the number one US equity trading firm by volume, among trading platforms catered to Global Chinese investors in less than two years. Tiger Brokers was awarded "2017 Fintech 250" by CB Insights and shortlisted for "China Leading Fintech 50" for two years in a row by KPMG China.
The company was listed on NASDAQ under “TIGR” in 2019 and has offices in China, United States, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Tiger Brokers has over 743,300 customers worldwide currently, with a total trading volume of more than US$44.1 billion in Q1 2020. The company is backed by well-known investors such as Xiaomi, as well as investment guru Jim Rogers.
Market share of online brokers for global Chinese investors in 2017
Total trading volume
As one of the leading online brokers, Tiger Brokers’ proprietary and cutting-edge technology is one of its core strengths compared to traditional brokerage firms. We are a team of engineers and designers who strive to create unparalleled trading experience for our customers.The company is technology-focused with nearly half of the company’s employees working in research and development. Tiger Brokers leverages its proprietary infrastructure and advanced technology to enable trading across multiple currencies, markets, products, execution venues and clearinghouses.Through a proprietary and robust backend system, we will continue to upgrade our comprehensive trading platform to offer new and innovative products and services for our users.
Chief Executive Officer, Tiger Brokers (New Zealand & Australia)
Vincent Cheung is the Chief Executive Officer of Tiger Brokers in New Zealand and Australia. Having founded the Australasian ventures in 2016 he currently manages the overall strategic direction and oversees the day-to-day operations of the business, aligning with Tiger Brokers’ global expansion initiatives. Vincent is a passionate leader with a focus of delivering positive outcomes for clients through leveraging the power of fintech.
Mr Cheung is accredited as an NZX Advisor and Authorise Financial Advisor (AFA) by the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) and New Zealand Financial Markets Authority (FMA) respectively. Mr Cheung has dedicated himself in Global Capital Markets for over 10 years and has extensive management and broker-dealer experience spanning between Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai and Auckland.
We have received support and investment from some of the world's most powerful financial and technology companies. Xiaomi Corporation and IB, the largest online broker in the United States, are our main shareholders. Furthermore, IB is also our important strategic partner who supports us in areas including legal and compliance, risk management, etc. Jim Rogers, a renowned investor on Wall Street, is also our investor.