How Bamboo is providing access to invest and trade US stocks | TechTalks
By Guardian Exclusive
19 February 2021 | 11:32 am
Years ago, young Nigerians couldn't think of buying US stock. Now at the tap of a button on Bamboo, they can own a Tesla or Amazon stock. Co-founder of Bamboo, Yanmo Omorogbe speaks on how Bamboo grants quick and easy access to the US stock market.
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