DUTCH company DEGIRO began as an online broker in 2013, and now operates in 18 European countries. The platform provides transparent and cost-efficient access to global investment markets, enabling clients to take control of their financial futures. Customers praise the company’s competitive pricing structure and comprehensive support materials, including an academy with courses and tutorials to hone trading skills. DEGIRO serves 450,000 clients and processes upwards of €50bn in annual transactional value. It has earned a reputation, and awards, for its trustworthy brokerage. The BV judging panel adds another accolade, naming DEGIRO as winner of the 2020 Best Stock Brokerage (Netherlands) award.