Skilling was founded in 2016 by a team of 3 Scandinavian tech magnates, Henrik Persson Ekdahl, André Lavold, and Mikael Riese Harstad, from Optimizer.
In June 2016, Skilling opened its first office and was incorporated in Malta.
In 2017, Skilling Ltd was incorporated in Cyprus and the development began on the Skilling trading platform and its execution engine. The CySEC license application was also submitted.
Skilling Ltd received its official license from CySEC in March 2018.
Skilling (Seychelles) Ltd obtained a new license in April 2020 from the FSA and expanded its services outside the EU.