The financial technology, or fintech, company got its start in 2013.
“At Robinhood, we’re fostering a dynamic culture that brings together the best of the finance and technology industries to make our financial system more inclusive,” Gretchen Howard, chief operating officer at Robinhood, wrote in a blog post.
Robinhood will occupy a temporary space in Denver’s Highland neighborhood until it lands on a more permanent location in either Denver, Douglas or Arapahoe counties.
The Denver location has the potential to become the company’s second-largest after its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Michelle Hadwiger, director of global business development at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, said in a statement.
In its application, the company said the proposed jobs will pay an average annual wage of $81,722 a year, which is 119% of the average annual wage in Denver County.
Metro Denver has seen a series of financial companies wax and wane over the years.
The availability of financial services workers, especially on the operations and customer service side, has created opportunities for firms like TIAA, Charles Schwab & Co. and Fidelity Investments to expand here.