Nick Bortot has been appointed as the CEO of BUX, the recently launched gamified trading app for equities and other asset classes in both the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
BUX was co-founded by Mr. Bortot, along with, Robbert Bos, Joost van de Wijgerd and Egbert Pronk – the Netherlands-based firm is funded by Orange Growth Capital. In his new role, Mr. Bortot will be responsible for expanding BUX’s influence in both the UK and the rest of Europe, as the company presently holds a European license.
Prior to BUX, Mr. Bortot was one of the integral executives at BinckBank, an online broker in the Netherlands, where he spent nearly 5 years on the executive committee. In addition to this role, he worked at BinckBank since 2000, serving in other roles positons such as Head of e-Brokerage, Marketing Director, Managing Director, among others.