Mitch Eaglstein is a driven and highly adept Technology Executive with 10+ years of experience in finance. He is the Founder and CEO of FDCTech, Inc, a leading forex service provider. Mr. Eaglstein is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s long-term strategy with the primary focus to enhance shareholder value.
Thanks to his innovative spirit and genuine passion for financial technology, Mitch — along with a team of industry professionals with stellar credentials — has developed FDC to be a true partner of FX entrepreneurs everywhere. The company has quickly distinguished itself due to its unique suite of sophisticated enterprise technology offerings, which allow brokers of all sizes to access the retail and institutional spot forex markets. This has led to rapid business growth and global expansion, and the company already is under contract with several leading FX brokers.
While attending the University of Florida – Warrington College of Business, Mitch Eaglstein began his first startup with two friends when he was in his college days, selling textbooks on consignment. The company, Campus Universe Inc, won the Golden Web Award for being a fully automatically administered website. This experience was an early indicator of Mr. Eaglstein’s leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit. Within the next few years he would become COO of a Regulated financial company; by the age of 34 he had founded his own company.
For Mitch Eaglstein, one of the most rewarding aspects of his job is the team-building that naturally goes along with it. Even if you have a great idea, it’s crucial to tap your professional network for support, resources, and inspiration; otherwise it remains simply that: an idea. Using this mindset, he has utilized his extensive experience working for various providers of software, solutions, services and trading platforms to the forex market in order to create something great.
Prior to founding Forex Development Corporation, Mr. Eaglstein held various executive leadership roles in companies such as Traders Development, LLC, Avalon Capital Holdings Corporation, FXCM Systems, LLC (one of the largest forex broker-dealers in the world), and Boston Technologies. Mitch had a particularly significant impact on Boston Technologies, the 143rd fastest growing company in the United States as per Inc. 500, serving as an instrumental figure in the drastic increase of revenue from $5 million to $20 million.
Mr. Eaglstein has various professional certifications in specialties such as leadership in foreign exchange trading, effective business communications, and public speaking. He continues to challenge himself as a professional and to expand his knowledge of financial technologies.
This is Mitch Eaglstein’s professional insights blog, where he’ll share what he has learned in leadership, entrepreneurship, and the many challenges that come with establishing oneself in business.