- January 1, 1971
Nathan Richardson is a well-known financial technology & digital entrepreneur. Currently, he is building Trade It (TM) that enables online trading with customer’s existing brokerage accounts from any app or site.
He advised Bloomberg, served briefly as President of AOL Live, he co-founded #waywire with Mayor Cory Booker.
He built, launched and served as the President of Gilt City, a subsidiary of Gilt Groupe, Inc. Nathan also led the launch of GiltMAN.
He was the C.E.O. of ContentNext Media, where he led the sale to Guardian Media/UK.
Nathan served as the Head of DowJones Online, where he oversaw Marketwatch, WSJ.com, Barrons.com and several other vertical sites.
Nathan is best known for building, growing and leading Yahoo! Finance into the number-one online finance and business destination, he was named most influential by Institutional Investor.
Nathan was part of the original team at DotBank prior to its sale to Yahoo; was as an Emerging Markets Associate with Citibank in Istanbul, Warsaw, Johannesburg and Jeddah; and served as the Country Director for the International Rescue Committee in Liberia. Earlier in his career he served a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. Nathan serves as a board member with Caribe Media Inc., and as an advisor to several early-stage venture backed companies.
In 2005, Institutional Investor ranked Mr. Richardson No. 1 in its sixth annual Online Finance 40 ranking.
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|Sep 8, 2015||WSJ Blogs - Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Citi Ventures Back Stock-Trading Startup|
|Jul 30, 2014||Gigaom - Powerful new patent service shows every US invention, and a new view of R&D relationships|
|Mar 24, 2014||Mashable - Bloomberg Media Makes First Moves Toward New Digital Products|
|Nov 11, 2013||TechCrunch - Nathan Richardson Departs AOL, ‘770 Live’ Program Put On Hold|
|Oct 17, 2013||TechCrunch - How Money And Politics Brought Waywire And Magnify Together|
|Oct 14, 2013||Venture Beat - Cory Booker's Waywire sold to video startup Magnify|
|Oct 13, 2013||TechCrunch - Magnify Is Buying Waywire To Build A Consumer-Facing Video Curation Powerhouse|
|Oct 13, 2013||The Next Web - Cory Booker's Video Startup, Waywire, Sells To Magnify|