My guest today founded Betterment in 2008 after working as an adviser to Wall Streets biggest financial institutions. Wanting to create a more convenient way to invest, he started Betterment to re-invent the investment industry.
It wasn't long before his vision became a reality as the company won TechCrunch's Best Start-up in New York award in 2010.
My guest is an economics graduate of Harvard University and a finance graduate of Columbia Business School. He says his interests lie at the intersection of behaviour, psychology and economicsÕ and he gets excited about making everyday products accessible and efficient.
Now, let's hack…
In this 28-minute episode Jon Stein and I discuss:
- Knowing and understanding your business on a different level
- The pros and cons of having an engineer's mindset
- How to stay positive (while taking risks)
- Staying involved in the little things (to know where your company needs improvement)
The Show Notes
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