Ben is the co-founder and CFO of a venture-backed fintech company that is pioneering how SMBs access funding and repay investors. He is an expert in capital raising, financial modeling, valuation, and data analysis. Before founding a fintech company, he spent 6+ years performing valuation analysis on complex financial instruments for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 public companies. Ben is a CFA-charter holder focusing on producing high-quality deliverables.
Oversaw the development of an innovative method to fund and grow SMBs using revenue-based financing debt instruments. Since its inception, tens of millions of USD have been funded to hundreds of SMBs using these nascent financial vehicles.
Raised over $6 million in capital from institutional venture capital firms, including Lerer Hippeau, Expa, and Rucker Park VC.
Led the accounting, finance, regulatory, legal, and HR departments of a venture-backed fintech company.
Managed a policy initiative to improve Title III of the JOBS Act, including submitting policy proposals to the SEC, which ultimately contributed to the vast improvement of the regulatory framework behind SMB capital formation.
Constructed financial models used in various applications throughout the business, including debt pricing models, discounted cash flow models, LTV models, etc. The models were used with hundreds of clients and VC pitches.