Goldman Sachs FX traders leave to set up sports betting site

Nick Smith and Kristian Brauten-Smith were members of G10 spot team

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In the net: Nick Smith and Kristian Brauten-Smith have set up SportStack

London-based Nick Smith and Kristian Brauten-Smith have left their foreign exchange trading roles at Goldman Sachs to set up SportStack, a sports spread-betting company.

Smith began his career as a G10 FX trader at Citi in 2013. He spent almost three years at the bank before moving to Goldman Sachs, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He moved up to the position of executive director at the end of 2018, only weeks before leaving to co-found SportStack this month.

Smith is now chief executive

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