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How Square, Inc Launched the FinTech Boom | Investing for Profit and Joy

Hosted by
Howard Lindzon
Published on
March 13, 2021
Last week, Jack Dorsey's mobile payments company Square, Inc made headlines when it announced its majority ownership acquisition of Jay-Z's TIDAL streaming platform. This foray into the music business is a twist for the financial services company — one that Howard Lindzon's guest Ryan Gilbert helped bring to fruition.

In this clip from Gilbert's interview on “Investing for Profit and Joy,” the fintech entrepreneur, early-stage venture investor, and general partner at Propel Venture Partners reflects on Square's founding in 2009. According to Gilbert, Dorsey's out-of-the-box approach to marketing and investor pitching kicked off a fintech boom that has ballooned over the last decade.

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