Leverage social investing and eToro’s unique CopyTrader™ technology to build your business as a successful investor — and take your earnings to the next level
Stand out as one of eToro’s leading investors, gaining recognition and growing your reputation by sharing your expertise with others. Becoming a Popular Investor gives you the opportunity to build a business and establish a serious revenue stream paid by eToro based on your assets under copy (AUC).
Meet some of eToro’s top Popular Investors
Our best and brightest first joined with a single copier — just like you will — and built their reputation over the years.
Why join the Popular Investor Program?
Receive an annual payment of 1.5% of assets under copy, paid out monthly
Be a leader at one of the world’s largest investment communities – over 30 million members
Leverage eToro’s trusted brand to grow your business
Enjoy exclusive perks, advantages and rewards
What are the requirements?
Investors accepted into the program will meet the following criteria for the duration of their participation, according to the appropriate level:
|Monthly Payment¹||$500 if top 15 feed contributor||$500 + additional $500 if top 15 feed contributor||1.5%
|Min Average Monthly AUC²||$50K||$500K||$10M|
|Min Average Monthly Equity²||$1k||$5k||$25k||$50k|
|Minimum time on level||2 months||4 months||2 months|
|Educational Requirements||Investment Management Qualification||Advanced Investment Management Qualification|
|Posts on the news feed||Monthly, minimum one post of 100 words||Monthly, minimum one post of 100 words||Monthly, minimum one post of 100 words|
|eToro Money (where available)||Activated||Activated||Activated|
|Maximum daily risk score||7||7||7||7|
*Elite Pros will receive up to $20M AUC and 0.5% >$20M AUC as an annual bonus or 1.5% up to $30M AUC if 5 years in the program and 0.5% >$30M as an annual bonus.
Elites will receive a fixed 1.5% payment of their AUC paid out monthly, Elite tier is blocked for new copies once a PI surpasses $10M AUC.
¹Monthly payments are based on average AUC. Percentage payments are calculated with the following formula: X% multiplied by average AUC divided by 12.
²Average Monthly AUC/Equity is calculated by calculating an average of each day’s closing AUC/Equity in the month.
How to become a Popular Investor
Set up your fully verified and funded eToro account (minimum $1000 unrealised equity) showing your full name, professional profile picture, and bio
Trade for at least 2 months, not hitting a maximum daily risk score of 8 or more, with no copy positions
Gain at least one copier
Acceptance to the Popular Investor Program is not guaranteed for all those meeting the above criteria. The Popular Investor Team retains the right to decline acceptance to any applicant.
Premium Investment Tools and Benefits¹
|Priority Customer Service 24/6|
|Featured in eToro Marketing|
|Complimentary tickets to online/offline events, conferences, sports events/concerts²|
|Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal subscriptions|
|Delta PRO App|
|Investment book reimbursement up to $100|
|TipRanks Premium subscription|
|Client Relationship Manager in Popular Investor Team|
|Invitation to eToro global offices|
|Investor Relations: Conference calls with top copiers and investor fact sheet|
¹All offerings are dependent on the terms of the eToro Club.
²Pending availability. Tickets are given only to matches featuring a team partnered with eToro.
Popular Investors are paid according to their tier, by the 10th of each month.
The payments for all Popular Investors are sent to their eToro account and automatically withdrawn to their method of payment.
Popular Investors are paid based on their AUC, however, breaching any Popular Investor guidelines or not meeting the requirements, will result in the payment being revoked. This includes: breaching leverage restrictions or risk score, not meeting the equity requirements, or disrespecting others/abusing the feed.
A Popular Investor is expected to update their copiers at least once per month. However, more frequent updates are encouraged.
Of course. As a Popular Investor, you can always move back up to a tier that you were in, as long as you meet the requirements.
Yes. By having your own trading account, you are able to show your trading strategy. Gaining copiers shows that other traders trust you to make trading decisions for them based on your performance.
AUC stands for Assets Under Copy. In Popular Investor terms, this is the amount of money copying your portfolio.
Equity refers to the value of your account.
The discover tool is an automated tool showing different parameters, which change from time to time.
You can see the chosen filters by viewing the URL, or each preset, or view all filters at once by clicking “View All.”
Generating high quality content on your feed and bringing friends and family to copy your portfolio are the best ways to start growing your AUC.