The News Spy wasn’t built in a day. It’s the culmination and result of years’ worth of hard work from a passionate and dedicated team.
The News Spy started out as a simple idea. Our founders had the thought that if commodities like gold continue to grow year on year, then why aren’t most Americans investing in them?
It’s a great long-term growth strategy that wasn’t being used by the average Joe. They wanted to know why, and they wanted to fix the problem.
It started out as a bit of a social experiment. The founders set up interviews and questionnaires related to the investment industry. These questions were specifically aimed at the working class so that they could gather relevant information.
They expected to hear that the biggest reason people weren’t investing was because of financial barriers. When the result differed from this expectation, they were shocked.
What people were saying was that money wasn’t the biggest issue with investing, but accessibility was.
People, even those interested in trading, didn’t know-how. There was a clear issue with the current selection of trading platforms on offer, and the founders recognized this opportunity.
What started off as a little social experiment turned into something much bigger. They became passionate about making trading more accessible to everyone. They felt that it was a travesty that people were being turned away from trading because of the inability to access the platform alone.
An obvious solution presented itself. They needed to develop a platform that was accessible to the everyman. Thus, the first notion of The News Spy was born. The founders had plenty of knowledge and experience in the trading world, but not so much when it came to programming. They knew what The News Spy needed, but not how to actually create it.
They made the decision to put together an initial development team to help them bringing The News Spy to life. There was no shortage of interested parties during the interviewing process. There were countless programmers who were passionate about what The News Spy was trying to achieve, a fact for which we are very grateful.
Unfortunately, though, space on the team was limited. After a vicious screening process, the team was narrowed down to a handful of professionals. The programmers were brought on board, and work started on the The News Spy platform.
The development process with long and difficult. Not only did we need to get a functioning platform off the ground, but we needed to create the algorithms to make it work. The team split off into two departments. One was responsible for the front-end and UI of The News Spy; the other was solely focused on the development of our trading algorithm.
This decision to split the team into two ended up being invaluable. With everyone now focusing on more specific goals, work flowed much more efficiently. Eventually, we got to a point where we had a beta version of The News Spy available, so we brought in a few testers to check how the platform was performing.
The feedback that we got was incredibly encouraging. There were still problems to be worked out, of course, but the platform and the algorithm were performing well beyond our expectations.
Following that initial test, we continued to roll out updates and iron out our overall user experience. This ate up the majority of our 2019 development time. We were getting ready to launch in 2020 when the pandemic hit. Needless to say, this put a massive roadblock in our development timeframe.
We weren’t discouraged, though. We moved our development entirely online and continued to work to the best of our abilities. This brings us to the point that we’re at now. Our perseverance has paid off, and the The News Spy platform is available to the public and operating a max efficiency.
There’s still a lot that we want to do with The News Spy. Our goal is to get as many people into trading as possible, and we’re not going to stop trying to achieve that goal. We hope that you’re going to join us on that journey. Our community is growing every day, and the feedback that we’re getting only serves to heighten our passion and commitment.
If you want to be a part of the growing movement that The News Spy has brought about, then sign up today and start trading.