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‘Banking enables us to play a bigger role in our customers’ lives’: Stash CEO Brandon Krieg

  • The banking and investing platform has grown a lot during the pandemic.
  • CEO Brandon Krieg joins the Tearsheet Podcast to pull back the curtain on what's driving that growth.
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‘Banking enables us to play a bigger role in our customers’ lives’: Stash CEO Brandon Krieg

Challenger bank Stash is rooted in helping most Americans invest and build wealth, $5 at a time. The company has grown a lot this year. Co-founder and CEO Brandon Krieg joins me on the podcast to update the firm’s growth metrics. Stash recently won Tearsheet’s Challenger Bank Award for Best Card Product for its Stock Back Card, which rewards cardholders with fractional shares of companies they shop at.

 

We talk about the growth opportunities for the firm and its decision early on to monetize its accounts via a subscription fee. Lastly, we discuss Stash’s relationship with Green Dot, its banking as a service provider, and what’s important to get right in those types of partnerships.

 

 

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