First ever IT-lawyer in Estonia only 20 years old, previously Head of Tallinn Nasdaq Stock Exchange, one of TOP 50 Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space, and these days founder and CEO of Funderbeam.
Kaidi Ruusalepp is today a founder and CEO of Funderbeam, the global funding and trading platform of private companies built on blockchain. It was founded in 2013, the end of 2015 they piloted blockchain as a trust provider in securities trading.
Pilot was successful and in April 2016 Funderbeam implemented blockchain technology as the underlying technology of their platform — in investing and trading of startup and growth companies.
Today Funderbeam is based both in Estonia, UK, Denmark, Croatia and Singapore. The reason Kaidi relocated to Asia is simple. Singapore has more innovative regulations for stock exchange business models.