EY Entrepreneur Of The Year: Republic’s CEO Kendrick Nguyen is a Finalist, Other Fintech Founders on the List

EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year – New York,  list of finalists has been posted and multiple Fintech founders are on the list.

Kendrick Nguyen, CEO and founder of Republic is on the list. Republic has delivered a stellar year having raised money, purchased an international securities crowdfunding platform, expanded into Asia, and launched more verticals … the list of accomplishments is growing.

Other Fintechs on the list of finalists include Michael Moro of Genesis Global Trading, Michael Shaulov of Fireblocks, and others.

Noelle Calautti, New York Program Co-Director at EY, commented:

“The 2022 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists have shown us that ambition, courage, ingenuity and empathy are key to driving change. They have a mindset that drives them to strive for more and an unwavering commitment to their companies, customers and communities.”

EY shares that gegional award winners will be announced on June 22 with these winners then being considered by the National judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum.

The entire list of finalists is available below.


Carolyn Magill and Jeremy Rassen | Aetion | New York, New York
Saar Yoskovitz | Augury | New York, New York
Donnel Baird | BlocPower | Brooklyn, New York
Fayez Mohamood | Bluecore | Manhattan, New York
Isabel Rafferty | Canela Media | New York, New York
AJ Loiacono | Capital Rx | New York, New York
Ryan Gnesin | Elevate Brands | New York, New York
Stephen Bailey | ExecOnline, Inc. | New York, New York
Jeffrey Goldberg | Fairstead | New York, New York
Michael Shaulov | Fireblocks | New York, New York
Michael Moro | Genesis Global Trading | New York, New York
Cliff Morgan | GFuel | Hauppauge, New York
Simon Kim | Gracious Hospitality Management LLC | New York, New York
Cesar Carvalho | Gympass | New York, New York
Sylvana Durrett | Maisonette | Brooklyn, New York
Jason Guss | Octane | New York, New York
Ruzwana Bashir | Peek.com | Manhattan, New York
Jimmy Chen | Propel | Brooklyn, New York
Chanie Rubin | Proud Moments ABA | Brooklyn, New York
Steven Schnall | Quontic Bank | New York, New York
Karim Atiyeh and Eric Glyman | Ramp | New York, New York
Kendrick Nguyen | Republic | New York, New York
Frank Reig and Paul Suhey | Revel Transit Inc. | Brooklyn, New York
Aakash Kumar | Shiftsmart | New York, New York
Matt Cooper | Skillshare | New York, New York
Eugene Sayan | Softheon | Stony Brook, New York
Brandon Krieg | Stash | New York, New York
Mac Cummings | Terakeet | Syracuse, New York
Michael Provenzano | Vistar Media | New York, New York

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