Tom Sosnoff Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 2


Tom Sosnoff General Information


Mr. Tom Sosnoff is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at tastytrade. He serves as Board Member at Zero Hash. 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. He served as Board Member at Dough. 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).

Contact Information

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 16-May-2019 Seed Round 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000 0000 29-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Profitable
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Tom Sosnoff Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
The Small Exchange 01-Dec-2021 Merger/Acquisition
0000 0000 20-Dec-2017 000000000000000000
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Tom Sosnoff Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tom Sosnoff Angel Investor 0 0 Chicago, IL
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Tom Sosnoff Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Citadel Securities 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jennifer Just 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jump Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Matt Hulsizer 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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