Donato Montanaro is Chairman CEO of online brokerage firm TradeKing, which he co-founded in December 2005. He also helped found online brokerage SureTrade, a subsidiary of Quick Reilly that was acquired by Fleet Financial Group, now FleetBoston Financial.
Launched in December 2005, TradeKing offers online brokerage services for active stock and option traders. The firm was an early user of social networking for investors and traders, offering free blog support and other Web 2.0-based tools to registered members and accountholders since the firm’s inception.
May 15, 2012 – TradeKing and Zecco, the industry’s first two socially-enabled online brokerages, announced they have agreed to merge their businesses.