In this episode the host John Siracusa chats with Kendrick Nguyen, CEO and co-founder, Republic. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in startups and ICOs. Kendrick, was general counsel at Angelist, as we know caters investments to super high net worth individuals. But ever since the Jobs Act, which lowered the dollar amounts and the qualification of an investor, created opportunity for business model of republic.
Their second year enjoyed 10x growth. Where at least 50% of funding goes to woman founders.
About the host:
John is the host of the twice-weekly “Bank On It” podcast recorded onsite at offices of Carpenter Group, a creative services agency focused on the financial services industry. He’s a highly sought after fintech, VC and financial services industry enthusiast and connector. He’s in the center of the fintech ecosystem, keeping current with the ever-innovating industry.