NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing STASH Co-Founder & CEO Brandon Krieg as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2018 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Brandon Krieg as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event.
Brandon Krieg is the CEO and co-founder of STASH - the financial platform revolutionizing the way millions of Americans save and invest for their future. Prior to co-founding STASH, Brandon spent over 15 years in financial services, most recently as head of electronic execution for Macquarie Securities Group. He co-founded EdgeTrade, one of the first and largest electronic trade execution and algorithmic software firms. When Knight Capital Group acquired EdgeTrade, Krieg became their head of electronic sales. STASH was highlighted by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "Top Tech Companies to Watch in 2018."
"A dynamic economy depends on dynamic entrepreneurs who disrupt industries and occasionally give birth to entirely new sectors," said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. "The purpose of Builders + Innovators is to support emerging leaders in their quests to innovate faster in order to grow their ideas. We are pleased to recognize Brandon as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2018."
For nearly 150 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
STASH, one of the fastest growing consumer investing apps in the U.S., simplifies the financial services experience, offering education and access to help improve the financial well-being of millions of people across the U.S. Through a curated selection of over 150 stocks and ETFs, STASH clients can build personalized portfolios that reflect their investing interests, beliefs, and goals. The platform's full suite of products includes personal investment accounts, Traditional and Roth IRA's, custodial investment accounts, as well as automatic cash back features so customers can earn money when they shop at thousands of merchants nationwide. Based in New York City, STASH launched in October 2015 by Wall Street veterans, Brandon Krieg and Ed Robinson.
Stash Financial, Inc. is a digital financial services company offering financial products for U.S. based consumers. Advisory products and services are offered through Stash Investments LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor. Stash Capital LLC, an SEC registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC, serves as introducing broker for Stash Clients' advisory accounts. Apex Clearing Corporation, a third-party SEC registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC, provides clearing and execution services and serves as qualified custodian for advisory assets of Stash Clients. Products offered by Stash Investments LLC and Stash Capital LLC are Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed, and May Lose Value. See our disclosures page for more information.