Robert E. Ainbinder Jr.
Founder - Managing General Partner
Mr. Ainbinder Jr. began his financial career working as a runner and a clerk on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in 1983. His work ethic and dedication were evident at an early age where he received recognition as a top performer. Mr. Ainbinder Jr. left the stock exchange to become a financial advisor and ultimately a banker, holding several prestigious licenses including the Series 7 – General Securities Representative Qualification Examination, Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam, Series 24 – General Securities Principle Examination, Series 4 – Registered Options Principle Examination, and Series 6 – Investment Company Products / Variable Contracts Representative Examination.
In 2000, Mr. Ainbinder Jr. began his relationship as a personal banker, which lasted over a decade, to one of the premier venture capitalists responsible for founding Silicon Valley who specialized in funding startups. Under his mentor’s tutelage, he mastered the life cycle process of a startup with a focus on financing, specifically how to interact with institutions and develop strategic transactions. This mentorship lasted through the financial crisis which provided him with invaluable knowledge and experience in navigating the crests and troughs of the market and business in general.
In 2013 Mr. Ainbinder Jr. became Managing Director at Newport Coast Securities where he managed more than 70 financial advisors and completed over $100 million dollars in investment banking transactions.
In 2019 Mr. Ainbinder Jr. was named Chief Executive Officer at NYIAX Inc., a technology firm headquartered in New York City, where he was instrumental in securing an exclusive partnership with NASDAQ.
Patrick Henry Maddren
Founder - General Partner
Mr. Maddren began his finance career at National Securities Corporation in 2003 where he successfully acquired his Series 7 – General Securities Representative Qualification Examination, and Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam.
Patrick excelled in the brokerage industry and quickly moved up the ranks on Wall Street eventually being named Managing Director at Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd in 2012. There, he recruited and managed several licensed sales representatives and built one of the top revenue-generating offices at the company.
During his tenure in the financial industry he acquired a vast knowledge of the mechanics of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) and has participated in several Pre-IPO transactions such as Twitter, Square, MongoDB, Pinterest, Wish, Palantir Technologies, and Airbnb.
In 2019 , Mr. Maddren was named Vice President of Corporate Development at NYIAX Inc. a technology firm headquartered in New York City. In 2022, Patrick was promoted to Head of Investor Communications where he is instrumental in managing investor relations.
Leveraging his broad international customer base and 18 years of experience, Patrick fulfilled his career goal and co-founded the private investment fund, GoldStreet Holdings Limited Partnership in 2020. He is the Founder of both the Patrick Henry Maddren Scholarship and Patrick Maddren Scholarship, programs aimed towards providing financial assistance to high school and college students in need of financial aid to complete their college education.