2017 in review

Thank you for being part of Selma’s amazing start! Here's a few highlights of our year.

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Coolest clients from all walks of life!

Since we’ve launched Selma in open beta in September 2017, we’ve got the coolest clients from all over Switzerland. Here's what they do for a living.


First months in numbers

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5000+

virtual planets created

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450+

questions answered via live chat

2000+

 

users have tried Selma

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54 sec

average time to respond to a chat request

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228m

in virtual investment planets

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34

self cooked, epically tasty team lunches

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300+

personal feedbacks received

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99,99%

uptime (= service up and running)


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Shaped with your feedback

The amount of feedback (both critique and praises) has been absolutely mind blowing.

Not only your 300+ feedbacks have helped us to fix bugs on the fly. They have also truly motivated us to set up our beloved contributor wall of fame, start our open roadmap and shape Selma in a way that matters – to you! ❤️


Top 3 features wishes

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I'm looking for an option to invest sustainable or with impact. – Sandra

1. Low carbon investment planet

2. Investing in specific things, like technology and cryptocurrencies

3. Referral program


Top updates in 2017

1. Detailed planet overview

How risky it is, how it did in the past and why certain things are picked for me. 

2. A clever investor profile

A smart “balance sheet” of your financial life that helps building your personal investment planet.

3. Even clearer price!

We included tax duty to simplify our prices even further!

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Just went through the signup process. Super easy and with focus on the essentials.
— Simon
You made investing so simple that even a complete novice like me could understand everything.
— Sanna

A 12 month rollercoaster ride

 

January
Selma receives financial regulation in Switzerland

March
A contract with Saxo Bank (Switzerland) as your safe custodian bank

April
Invite-only Selma opens

Summer
Hundreds of feedbacks and inputs from you (thanks, thanks, thanks!)

July
Selma is nominated for the Nordic Startup Awards in the category FinTech

September 
Selma is now open to the public. Try it for free.  

Autumn 
Read about Selma in HandelszeitungLuzerner ZeitungComputerworldBlick, Schweizer MonatFinews, Le Temps, NZZ and Unternehmerzeitung.

October 
Concluding a round of financing with these amazing investors
Our product roadmap is public at open.selma.io.

November
Our contributors and client met our first big party with SLUSH.

December
Selma includes stamp duty in the monthly fee in the pursuit better transparency.
 

Selma stands out from the other dreary investment sites.
— Vanessa
I have looked through everything and this is implemented ingeniously.
— Dominik

2018, here we come!

Looking forward to grow Selma community, fulfil your requests & wishes and expand our engineer team. And to make 52 epic team lunches. 

 
BackstageValeria Gasik