Robinhood CEO: How I was rejected by 75 investors but still built a $1.3 billion app

Vlad Tenev is co-founder and co-CEO of Robinhood, a mobile app that lets you trade stocks free of charge. It's only a few years old and millennials are all over it – the average age of the app’s two million users is 30. The latest fundraising round valued Robinhood at $1.3 billion, with backers like Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen. But it took a lot for Robinhood to get where it is today, which Tenev explains in this episode of "Success! How I Did It" with Business Insider US Editor-in-Chief, Alyson Shontell.

Success! How I Did It

"Success! How I Did It" is a podcast hosted by Business Insider Editor-in-Chief, Alyson Shontell. Shontell interviews successful CEOs, entrepreneurs and leaders about how they built successful companies, and the career paths that took them to the top.

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