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Why Robinhood’s PR Nightmare Keeps Getting Worse

CEO Vlad Tenev made every crisis mistake in the book

Co-founder and co-CEO of Robinhood Vladimir Tenev speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016
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Every congressional hearing has at least one witness who has been cast in the role of the villain. And at last week’s House Financial Services Committee meeting into the GameStop saga (which I wrote about here), there was no question about who the villain was: Vlad Tenev, the CEO of the online…

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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.

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