Public.com, a NYC-based social investing app, received a seven figure investment from business professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Led by Leif Abraham and Jannick Malling, Public is a community-based investing app that allows investors of all backgrounds to exchange ideas and talk about business and financial news productively. In addition to offering fractional shares and an intuitive interface, Public incorporates educational features and guardrails designed to provide context as people become more confident in their investing journeys.
The company is a member of FINRA and SIPC.
Public is backed by Greycroft and Accel, Shari Redstone’s Advancit Capital, Will Smith’s Dreamers VC, NFL star J.J. Watt, bestselling author Sophia Amoruso, and Morgan DeBaun, the founder and CEO of Blavity, Inc.