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Who are Stake's partners?

We work with a number of partners to deliver a seamless, intuitive and safe investing experience.  

Some of the regions in which Stake and its partners are regulated include in the US, the UK, across Europe, NZ and Australia.

We work with these partners to ensure that your assets are secure, safeguarded, and insured. All while delivering you a better brokerage.

We’ve set out all the ways in which Stake and our partners are regulated and what this means for you. 


  • In Australia, Stake is an authorised representative (Authorised Representative No. 1241398) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 337927).
  • In the UK, we are authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 830771) as Hellostake Limited (no. 11676409).  
  • In New Zealand, Stake is a Registered Financial Services Provider under the Financial Services Providers Act 2008 (No. FSP774414).

Our Partners

Stake's FX transfer partner in Australia (and globally) is Airwallex. Airwallex enables Stake to provide customers around the world with a more competitive and seamless FX service inside the Stake product. Airwallex manages the FX transfers for Stake customers and sits behind each transaction ensuring that customers' funds are transferred in a timely and affordable way to your US brokerage account.

Airwallex is regulated globally: 

  • In Australia, by ASIC (AFS Licence number 487221; in the USA, as a licensed money transmitter (NMLS #1928093).
  • In NZ, as a financial service provider on the Financial Service Providers Register (#1001602).
  • In the UK, by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900876). 

DriveWealth provides the US brokerage and execution services to Stake and its customers. It is connected to the relevant exchanges to ensure that orders are executed in accordance with the client’s instructions. DriveWealth, LLC is a US broker-dealer registered with FINRA (US regulator) and is a member of SIPC, which protects customers of Stake who have US securities for up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). You can read more about SIPC on their website

We work with a number of other partners to bring better & safer access to the US stock market, including:

  • Trulioo - For the digital verification services required to meet our KYC and AML requirements
  • Tiingo - Our data provider for market and company data you see on Stake
  • POLi (Australia Post) - A payment gateway for faster online funding
  • - a global payments platform 

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Stakeshop Pty Ltd, trading as Stake, ACN 610105505, is an authorised representative (Authorised Representative No. 1241398) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 337927) ('Sanlam') and an authorised representative (Authorised Representative No. 1241398) of Airwallex Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 487221) ('Airwallex'). Stake is not authorised by Airwallex under Airwallex’s AFSL to arrange for clients to be issued with securities as Airwallex is not authorised under its AFSL for this purpose. Stake is not authorised by Sanlam under Sanlam’s AFSL to arrange for clients to be issued with a non-cash payment facility as Sanlam is not authorised under its AFSL for this purpose. Stake SMSF Pty Ltd (‘Stake Super’) is not licensed to provide financial product advice under the Corporations Act. This specifically applies to any financial products which are established if you instruct Stake Super to set up a self managed super fund (‘SMSF’). When you sign up to Stake Super, you are contracting with Stake SMSF Pty Ltd who will assist in the establishment of a SMSF under a ‘no advice model’. You will also be referred to Stakeshop Pty Ltd to enable your trading account and bank account to be set up in order to use the Stake Website and/or App. Stakeshop Pty Ltd will also run marketing and promotions to you under. For more information about SMSFs, see our SMSF Risks page.The information on our website or our mobile application is not intended to be an inducement, offer or solicitation to anyone in any jurisdiction in which Stake is not regulated or able to market its services. At Stake and Stake Super, we’re focused on giving you a better investing experience but we don’t take into account your personal objectives, circumstances or financial needs. Any advice given by Stake is of a general nature only. As investments carry risk, before making any investment decision, please consider if it’s right for you and seek appropriate taxation and legal advice. Please view our Financial Services GuideTerms & ConditionsPrivacy Policy and Disclaimers  before deciding to invest on or use Stake or Stake Super. By using our website or service in any way, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions. All financial products involve risk and you should ensure you understand the risks involved as certain financial products may not be suitable to everyone. Past performance of any product described on this website is not a reliable indication of future performance. Stake and Stake Super are registered trademarks in Australia.

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