Entrepreneur & Digital Creator
Nicholas is an American Entrepreneur and digital content creator. He is the founder of four multimillion-dollar startups, including the AI outreach tool, FastOutreach.ai. He has been featured in Entrepreneur, Inc., and Forbes, for his perspective on global finance and the creator economy. Nicholas began his career as a fixed income trader.
Nicholas is the creator of the viral social media series "Rich vs Really Rich" which reaches an average of 30M viewers every week. Nicholas is a graduate of Cornell University. He lives in Miami.
Nicholas Crown is an American entrepreneur first known for reverse-engineering popular hiring technology, known as ATS. Moving into marketing automation and AI, in 2022, Nicholas founded FastOutreach.ai to give enterprise-grade AI marketing tools to anyone with a smartphone. As an investor, Nicholas is passionate about EVs and improving battery technology.
Nicholas is well-known for his viral social media series entitled "Rich vs Really Rich" that emphasizes how wealth creation starts with humility, kindness, and open-mindedness. The series generates an average of 30M impressions weekly.
Nicholas started his career as a pit clerk in the crude oil trading ring at the New York Mercantile Exchange in 2005 where he learned from the legendary oil trader, Mark Fisher. He later joined Barclays Capital on their repo trading desk in London as an analyst, later relocating to New York to switch to the rapidly growing basis trading desk.
In 2011, he was recruited to build a greenfield basis trading desk at the Swiss investment bank, UBS, in Stamford, CT and later, New York. Using UBS's in-house development team and a strategic partnership with an outdated trading platform, Nicholas built a co-located, fiber optic spread trading business from the ground-up. He signed flagship hedge funds, such as Millennium and Citadel to this platform and was rapidly managing trade sizes of upward to a billion dollars. He left Wall Street in 2014 to travel and build his first business.
Outside of work, Nicholas is an award-winning guitarist and lover of travel.
Nicholas is a graduate of Cornell University, cum laude.
Background & Expertise
Sep 2022 - Present
AI-generated outreach for entrepreneurs and sales teams. FastOutreach.ai helps cold emailing and marketing outreach teams hit goals faster with 30% more replies and 1:1 personalization at scale.
Aug 2021 - Present
Generating over 30M impressions per week with popular sketch "Rich vs Really Rich" available across all major social media platforms.
Oct 2020 - 2021
Amoeba is the easiest way to grow your business organically and beyond. Amoeba has a unique SEO platform alongside a full digital marketing suite.
Feb 2016 - Present
FOUNDER, RESUME ATELIER
Resume Atelier is the first firm to keep candidates on pace with the advancements in hiring technology used by employers.
Aug 2011 - Nov 2014
DIRECTOR, FIXED INCOME ARBITRAGE, UBS
Designed and launched new product offering for mean reversion and RV hedge funds with an average trade size of $500M. Built, trained, and coached team on supporting high-touch client business.
Apr 2007 - Aug 2011
VP, FUTURES, BARCLAYS CAPITAL
Tinkered with early fixed income spread-trading technology.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008
Graduated cum laude with a major in Applied Economics and Finance.
"Success isn't convenient."
DONOR, SEARCH & CARE
A charitable organization based in New York City dedicated to helping aged, displaced individuals rehabilitate and stay off the streets.
DONOR, ALPHA DELTA PHI
An international literary and fraternal organization.