In a message to employees, Teneff said, “Assuming that the heightened retail engagement seen in the stock and crypto markets last year during the COVID-19 era will continue into 2022, many operational functions will continue to grow. has been staffed,” he said. “In this new environment, we are more than adequately staffed and running.”
“As CEO, I have endorsed and taken responsibility for an ambitious staffing trajectory.This is my responsibility.”
The layoffs will affect employees in all departments of the company, with operations, marketing and program management positions being hit hardest, he said. The company had planned to notify all employees via email and his Slack on Tuesday of their status and resources if they were affected.
“As the business has grown, Robinhood Crypto has failed to dedicate the appropriate resources and attention to developing and maintaining a culture of compliance. It led to a serious violation,” said Adrienne A. Harris. The department head said in a statement.