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Tom Sosnoff


Mr. Tom Sosnoff is the Founder & serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at tastytrade. He serves as Board Member at Dough. He is an Angel Investor. Tom Sosnoff, a former trader, became one of Chicago's well-known serial entrepreneurs in financial technology by building a breakthrough options-trading platform, which was later sold for $750 million. He then launched tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network which produces eight hours of educational and other video programming for traders of all experience levels. Tom is a recognized online brokerage innovator and sought-after financial educator. Tom founded thinkorswim in 1999, and tastytrade in 2011. He is Co-CEO of tastytrade alongside Kristi Ross. Leveraging over 20 years of experience as a market maker for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and one of the original OEX traders in the S&P 100 Index pit, Tom pursued a vision to educate retail investors in options trading and to build a superior software platform and a brokerage firm that specialized in options. Keeping this vision in mind, tastytrade's affiliate, tastyworks, was launched in 2017. With Scott Sheridan as CEO of tastyworks, Tom continues to drive innovation and know-how to the do-it-yourself investor as co-host of tastytrade Live. He holds a BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Political Science from State University of New York (SUNY).

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 19 North Sangamon Street
  • Chicago, IL 60607
  • United States

+1 (855) 000-0000

Tom Sosnoff Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
The Small Exchange 03-Jan-2019 Seed Round 0000 Brokerage Startup 000 0000000
0000 00 29-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Brokerage Generating Revenue
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Tom Sosnoff Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 00 20-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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Tom Sosnoff Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Tom Sosnoff Angel Investor 0 0 Chicago, IL