Mark L. Rockefeller is the Co-Founder & CEO of StreetShares, a startup that uses technology and social loyalty to improve financial services for the military and veteran community. He is also a contributor to Forbes, writing on fintech and veterans entrepreneurship.
Following military service in Iraq, Mark joined the law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He left the firm in 2013 to co-found StreetShares, which launched in 2014. StreetShares has raised over $200MM in debt and $9MM in equity investment and won the overall global “Best Investment” award from the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition. The head of the national military banking association calls StreetShares “The most interesting thing to happen to the military finance space in decades.”
Mark has been listed in Inc. Magazine’s “Top 20 Military Veteran Tech Entrepreneurs,” as a Trending “40 Under 40 Entrepreneur,” the “Mighty25 Veterans to Watch in 2017,” and has been quoted or featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, Huffington Post, American Banker, Washington Business Journal, Inc. Magazine, and Entrepreneur Magazine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance, MBA and law degrees. He was a Stone Scholar at Columbia Law School and is a term member in the Council on Foreign Relations.