Kaidi Ruusalepp

Founder and CEO of Funderbeam, the global funding and trading platform of private companies built on blockchain. Funderbeam enables companies to raise funds and investors to invest with liquidity, also list existing shares and investments of private companies. Platform has investors from 115 countries.

Kaidi is a former CEO of Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange and of the Central Securities Depository. Co-Founder of Estonian Service Industry Association. Ex Member of Startup Europe Advisory Board at European Commission. The first IT lawyer in Estonia, she co-author of the Estonian Digital Signatures Act of 2000 -- landmark legislation that enables secure digital identities and, in turn, the country’s booming electronic economy.

Third year running listed among TOP 50 Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space. Entrepreneur of the Year, 2018, Technology Playmaker Awards (booking.com global award for women in tech). Person of a Year, 2016, Estonian ICT Association.