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Robinhood’s list of recent challenges are hard to count on one hand. Yet the popular stock-trading app is growing faster than ever and is on track for a multibillion-dollar IPO in the coming months.
In the past year, Robinhood has navigated a congressional grilling, trading outages and ensuing customer backlash. It has engaged in spats with regulators and two of the most famous investors on the planet, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.
Still, Robinhood is one of the fastest-growing fintech start-ups and has risen to become one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable private unicorns — and it is this year’s No. 1 CNBC Disruptor 50 list company….