Vladimir Tenev is the co-founder and CEO of Robinhood, the revolutionary investment app that changed the face of investing. Robinhood has become the most talked about investment platform over the past year. It made its stock market debut in July and has a valuation of over $40 billion.
Vlad is 34 years old and has a net worth of $2.6 billion. In our conversation, we covered how he started Robinhood, the idea of revolutionizing trading through no-commission trades, and the process of taking a company public. We also went in depth about criticism that the company has faced over its handling of the GameStop controversy, we talked about criticism of inexperienced investors taking risks, and we spoke about his new plan to help people invest in companies in their pre-IPO stage.