FinDEVr NY 2016 / Thinking Capital

Presenter Profile

Thinking Capital, a leader in the Canadian FinTech industry, is focused on reinventing the way small businesses access credit. Since 2006, it has helped more than 10,000 small- to medium-sized Canadian businesses reach their full potential. By combining industry experts and technology, Thinking Capital is transforming the opportunity for business owners to obtain capital to ultimately grow their business through speed and convenience


Lending as a Service

Thinking Capital’s Pat Forgione, CTO, and Anthony Lipschitz, CSO, will discuss how the Thinking Capital platform has transformed the way small businesses borrow. Our specialty in using big data and technology has streamlined the complex lending process and allowed many reputable Canadian brands a broader, more accessible avenue to finance.

What You’ll Learn

  • How small business financing should be offered as a service instead of a product: user experience is paramount.
  • How technology eliminates the need for branch based borrowing and enables the service to be offered within the small business ecosystem.
  • How is the partnership model between FinTech, banks and other organizations evolving and how can FinTech companies prepare their technology ahead towards more integration.


Anthony Lipschitz, Chief Strategy Officer  |  @ant_lipschitz  |  |  416.602.3175

Anthony is a Senior Executive with a track record of successfully raising venture capital and creating value for shareholders. Prior to joining Thinking Capital, he led StubHub as their Canada Country Manager. Anthony is a startup mentor having built businesses in South Africa, New York and Toronto.

Pat Forgione, CTO  |  514.819.1568

Pat joined Thinking Capital in 2013 after spending almost 20 years in the brokerage industry. As Thinking Capital’s CTO, Pat is responsible for the positioning of the technology footprint, building a secure infrastructure aimed at providing state of the art SaaS solutions to the financing market.

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