Challenging the Incumbent Banking Ethos with Aspiration

December 15, 2020 44 min

Andrei Cherny is the Co-Founder and CEO of Aspiration, a socially conscious bank challenging the traditional banking industry ethos.

Prior to founding Aspiration, Andrei worked as a speechwriter for Bill Clinton, authored books on public policy and war history, served as Assistant Arizona State Attorney General, held Senior Positions at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Center for American Progress, and more.

In 2013, Andrei co-founded Aspiration, a socially conscious banking and investments provider that lets users set their own fees. Aspiration has raised $200 million in funding and attracted over 1.5 million users.

In this conversation, Andrei and Rebank host Will Beeson discuss the factors that have contributed to Aspiration’s success, the takeaways for the industry, the company’s future plans, and more.

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Thank you very much for joining us today. Please welcome, Andrei Cherny.

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