Vladimir Tenev (Robinhood)

Pivotal Labs - 3495 Deer Creek Road Palo Alto, 94304 Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area
Wed, Aug 3, 2016, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Vlad Tenev is the cofounder of Robinhood. A first-generation immigrant from Bulgaria, Tenev earned his B.S. in Math and Physics at Stanford University before starting two finance companies in New York City, selling trading software to hedge funds. In 2013, Tenev created Robinhood, a financial services company focused on offering free trading for everyone. The company has raised $66 million from NEA, Index Ventures, and others. 


  • Vladimir Tenev

    Vladimir Tenev


    Co-founder + Co-CEO

    After graduating from Stanford, roommates Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt moved to New York, where they built trading platforms for some of the largest financial institutions in the world. They began to realize that electronic trading firms pay effectively nothing to place trades in the market yet charge investors up to $10 for each trade — and thus the idea for Robinhood was born.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Aug 3
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)


    Pivotal Labs
    3495 Deer Creek Road Palo Alto94304

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