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Meet Avi Karnani – Co-Founder & CEO of Alice | Grand Central Tech

We feature Grand Central Tech company Founders on our blog to highlight their latest progress. With over 100 companies from cyber security to DIY beauty and everything in between, the GCT community and Founders represent some of the world’s leading innovators. Can you tell us briefly about your background and how you came to launch your company? Hi, I’m Avi Karnani. I’m the CEO and Co-Founder of Alice. Alice adds thousands of dollars a year to paychecks with no added costs or work from employers or employees. My Co-Founder, Paul Barnes Hoggett, and I started Alice after we met as Fellows at the Robin Hood Foundation's Labs program. During our time there, we spoke to hundreds of hourly-waged workers across NYC’s boroughs and learned about some of …

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Meet Ken Nguyen – Co-Founder & CEO of Republic | Grand Central Tech

We feature Grand Central Tech company Founders on our blog to highlight their latest progress. With over 100 companies from cyber security to DIY beauty and everything in between, the GCT community and Founders represent some of the world’s leading innovators. Can you tell us briefly about your background and how you came to launch your company? I’m Ken Nguyen, and I’m the Co-Founder and CEO of Republic. I came to the US from Vietnam as a child, so I’m a first generation immigrant. I’m a securities lawyer by trade, and prior to founding Republic, I was General Counsel at AngelList. In fact, most of our founding team spun out of AngelList, and we still work closely with the other companies in the AngelList ecosystem, such as CoinList, our neighbor at

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