Spotlight on: Lars Seier Christensen, Saxo Bank


By his own admission, Lars Seier Christensen had little idea in 1992 of just how significant a player Midas, his start-up venture, would eventually become in the retail foreign exchange business. Along with co-founder Kim Fournais, he saw an opportunity to build a brokerage with a key focus on technology and serving retail investors. After 19 years, that start-up has become a global provider of FX trading services with roughly 1,500 employees in 18 locations. Its technology is also distributed

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