Ross and Sosnoff were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements and leading two companies, tastytrade and dough.com, to success 

Ernst & Young

Chicago – June 19, 2014 – dough, Inc., a newly formed company that includes tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network and dough, a financial technology content aggregator, announced today its co-CEOs Kristi Ross and Tom Sosnoff were honored by Ernst & Young for their entrepreneurial contributions. The co-CEOs were named Entrepreneurs of the Year at the EY Midwest region black tie gala on June 18.

Ross and Sosnoff received the Emerging Entrepreneur award, which honors companies that are less than five years old. An independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders, selected Ross and Sosnoff for the award.

“Throughout the years, Tom and I have made an excellent team as we’ve grown tastyrade’s viewership and launched dough, our new mobile trading platform,” said Ross. “It’s an amazing honor to be selected by Ernst & Young for the Entrepreneur of the Year award and recognized for our efforts to educate and inform more people on finance and investing, while keeping them entertained.”

Ross and Sosnoff have led tastytrade, which is the fastest growing online financial network, since 2011. Earlier this year, they launched dough.com, the first trading platform to make trading and investing visual, intuitive and mobile.

“Sometimes our wildest visions evolve into our greatest missions. tastytrade has quickly grown into an amazing company that distributes an incredible amount of know-how to ‘I want to learn consumers'” said Sosnoff. “It’s great to have our hard work and growth recognized by EY as we continue to deliver an engaging message.”

In addition to launching dough.com this year, Ross and Sosnoff merged tastytrade and dough.com into a new entity, called dough, Inc.

To learn more about tastytrade and dough, visit www.tastytrade.com.