Ryan Breslow is the co-founder and executive chairman of Bolt Financial, an American financial technology company. Ryan, along with Eric Feldman, founded Bolt in 2014. The company provides merchants with software to facilitate one-click online checkouts. As of April 2023, Forbes estimates Ryan Breslow's net worth to be $1.1 billion.
Breslow began his career by co-founding a research collective, the Stanford Bitcoin Group. Later, he developed a digital wallet that allows for routine bitcoin transactions. In 2014, Ryan and his classmates developed the first version of Bolt's online checkout platform. Bolt was officially launched in 2016 after operating in stealth mode.
Ryan worked as the CEO of Bolt and worked hard to develop the company. Thanks to his efforts, Bolt was named to the Forbes Fintech 50 list in 2019. In 2021, the company was ranked 64th on the Inc. 5000 list. That same year, Bolt acquired Tisper, a Sweden-based technology company, through a partnership. In 2022, Breslow stepped down from the position of CEO and Maju Kuruvilla took over the role. Ryan became the executive chairman of Bolt. In 2023, Forbes named Breslow as one of the world's youngest billionaires.
Ryan Breslow was born in Miami, Florida, in 1994. He completed his schooling at Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School. After finishing high school, Ryan attended Stanford University to study computer science. However, in 2014, he dropped out of Stanford.