Seashell, a Seattle, WA-based fintech company dedicated to building a modern banking and investment experience, emerged from stealth with $6M in seed funding.
The round was co-led by Khosla Ventures and Kindred Ventures, with participation from Robinhood’s co-founder and CEO Vlad Tenev, Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban, unicorn investor Elad Gil, former CFTC Chairman and “CryptoDad” J. Christopher Giancarlo, Coinbase Ventures, and founders of Web3 projects including Terra, Solana, Avalanche, and Polygon.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Led by Daryl Hok, founder and CEO, Seashell offers users secure ways to earn yields, automating the complex processes of managing money. After opening a verified account, users transfer money from their bank accounts and start earning steady interest in Seashell Save.
Seashell is led by an experienced team from Google, Robinhood, Klarna, Snap, NerdWallet, and leading blockchain security firm CertiK, where Hok previously served as COO. The company is actively hiring engineering, marketing, and design talent.