Venture Firms Making Bets on Forex Start-Ups

Foreign exchange trading has grown rapidly in popularity among individual investors in this last decade, and that opportunity has not been lost on venture capitalists who have put their money behind the trend.

Two companies have recently sprung up to address this space: Currensee Inc., which operates a social network for forex traders, and Tradonomi LLC, which operates a Web site that uses a game-like interface to simplify forex concepts.

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