Ross was honored for her leadership at tastytrade and, and her contributions to the Chicago tech community


Chicago – June 20, 2014 – Kristi Ross, co-CEO and President of dough, Inc., a newly formed company that includes tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network and dough, a financial technology content aggregator, received the Women in Tech at the Moxie Awards on June 19.

The Moxie Awards are hosted by tech publication Built In Chicago to honor the most innovative digital entrepreneurs in the city. Ross was selected for the award by a panel of prominent judges from the Chicago tech community, and community voters.

“I’m very proud of the collaborative culture we’ve created at tastytrade and dough, and it’s an honor to be recognized for my work as co-CEO,” said Ross. “The women in this space have paved the way for a more even playing field, and showed that big ideas can come from anyone. It’s an honor to be in this category and receive a Moxie Award.”

Ross leads day-to-day operations at tastytrade and, which merged to form dough, Inc. earlier this year. In addition to the Moxie Award, Ross has been honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and is a member of the Techweek Tech 100 list.

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