BigChartsÂ® designed, developed, licensed and served real-time web-based financial tools and content to the world's leading online brokerage and financial media companies including Charles Schwab & Co., Fidelity, Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Dow Jones, CNN, The New York Times and Business Week.
Through a recurring revenue business model and a B2B2C distribution strategy, the company achieved sustained profitability and became the standard in interactive financial charting used by tens of millions of online investors worldwide.
BigCharts was acquired by MarketWatch.com, Inc. (NASDAQ NM: MKTW) for $166 million in stock and cash. (1999)
Founders: Philip Hotchkiss