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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