NEW YORK — 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.