Did you get in on the Gamestop trading frenzy this year? You probably heard names like Robinhood mentioned a lot. But what paved the way for trading apps like Robinhood was a company founded out of Chicago in 2011 — tastytrade, Co-founded by Kristi Ross. For a full decade, tastytrade has built and developed an ecosystem for the self-directed trader. And whether you’re into Wall Street or not, you might want to know what Kristi and team did to reach unicorn status, exiting for $1 billion earlier this year.
In this fireside chat, Kristi is sharing her 10-year journey, including the strategies, the highs & lows, and what it’s like to be one of the few women founders to achieve a $1 billion exit.
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