Alex Benjamin


Co-Founder and CEO

Alex Benjamin is the co-founder and CEO of Lendful, one of Canada's fastest-growing fintech companies that aims to create the best online-lending experience for Canadian borrowers.   With VC backing and sponsorship through Canada's Entrepreneur Visa Program, Alex co-founded Lendful in 2015. Since then, he has successfully led two equity rounds, signed a $15M partnership with Alterna Bank of Ontario, and welcomed to the team former Thinking Capital executives Mitch Salis (COO) and Pat Forgione (CTO).   Prior to starting Lendful, Alex spent 12 years in the financial services sector in Australia, including nine years with Macquarie Bank in Melbourne and Sydney.    He is passionate about generating better outcomes for customers and has a strong interest in fintech, business strategy, social impact, travel, swimming and coffee.   Connect with Alex on linked-in or on email

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New Canadian Marketplace Lending Platform Launches

16th April 2015 | Georgina McCreadie