Albert Goldstein has agreed to serve on our board of directors. Mr. Goldstein is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Avant, Inc (“Avant”) and Amount, Inc (“Amount”), each based in Chicago. Mr. Goldstein co-founded Avant in 2013 and Avant spun Amount off in January 2020. Amount is a technology platform helping large financial institutions digitize their credit offerings and improve their capability. Mr. Goldstein has built multiple companies throughout his professional career — including a real estate platform called Pangea Properties. Mr. Goldstein is currently a board member of Spring Labs, a blockchain company and I2R Holdings, a supplier of electricity and solar power. Goldstein has been the recipient of multiple awards for entrepreneurship including winning the Ernst & Young Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year Award twice and being named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list.
Mr. Goldstein holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Mathematics from the University of Illinois Urbana — Champaign.