In 2018, while president for Kapitall was hand-selected to be one of four companies to participate in Fidelity’s first-ever accelerator program — worldwide. Kapitall was also chosen as one of “9 Companies to Watch for in 2018” by Disruptor Daily. This was indeed true, as the company was purchased by SaveDay, which accelerated the growth and opportunity for the company.
As the internet began to push new opportunities within the financial industry, Mr. Mione began working in the investment banking division at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), a U.S. investment bank. Shortly after starting DLJ, he, along with a handful of associates co-founded DLJdirect, an online brokerage business, which IPO’d in 1999 raising $320 million. The company was subsequently sold, delivering its technology and customers to E*Trade for $700 million, in 2005. For the next few years, Mr. Mione held upper management and executive positions at Credit Suisse, BNY Mellon, and the Bank of Montreal.
Mr. Mione and his wife, Erin, recently relocated to Austin, Texas from Denville, New Jersey on January 2019, and has become an active member of the Austin community. He currently sits on the board of the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. He also participates with the Austin Business Owners Council helping to provide a voice on business matters, including state legislative issues, local government, and transportation issues. He has two children, Micheal and Michelle, who live in Florida and New York, respectively.