16 December 2020

Public raises $65mn from Tony Hawk, others  

Written By FinTech Alliance

Public raises $65mn from Tony Hawk, others  

Social investing app Public has raised $65mn Series C funding.  

In Brief:  

  • Public enables users to invest in parts of shares for as little as $5.  

  • The round was led by Accel.  

  • It also included skateboarder Tony Hawk, Lakestar, Dick Parsons, Advancit Capital, and Mantis VC – which is partnered with bank The Chainsmokers.  

What does this mean?  

As well as enabling customers to dip their toes into the world of investment, Public also has a community aspect where people can share what they are investing in with their social network. They can also access education and insights about investment.  

Read more here.    

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