About Us

Learn more about Seek Capital

What We Do

Seek Capital was founded in 2014 with a commitment to helping small businesses achieve their dreams by providing the funding they need to get their business off the ground.

Today, Seek Capital has grown to help even more:

Startup Business Owners: Seek Capital provides funding solutions and other critical services to startup business owners when they need it most.

Consumers: Seek Capital utilizes its proprietary lender matching platform to best match a customer to the best lenders for them based on their personal requirements and credit profile.

Whether you need money for business or personal use, Seek Capital is here to help you get the funding you need.

Our Principles Make The Difference

The philosophy behind Seek Capital

Be Active in Your Own Success

We recognize that we are all responsible for our own success and as such, need to work and be active in our own success.

Provide an 11-Star Experience

We all strive to provide an 11 star experience to ourselves, our co-workers and our Clients. Pursuit of an 11- Star Experience is an ongoing journey with no end point, we will always pursue this worthy cause.

Move With Purpose

In everything we do, we strive to do it with purpose. From the smallest to the largest tasks, everything we do, we are intentional with our actions.

I Grow, You Grow, We Grow

None of us are perfect. We are all growing each and every day. We look to grow ourselves, help our co-workers and our Clients grow by nurturing better relationships and educating one another. We can all learn and grow from each other.

Leadership Team

Meet the people behind Seek Capital

Leigh DeLaFuente

Leigh DeLaFuente

Trainer

Elcin Mol

Elcin Mol

Trainer

Samara Whiting

Samara Whiting

Billing & Retention Manager

David Solonika

David Solonika

Sales Team Manager

James Leonardo

James Leonardo

Sales Team Manager

Laira Martin

Laira Martin

Content & Marketing Manager

Reese Paoletti

Reese Paoletti

Director of Client Services

Robinson O'Brien-Bours

Robinson O'Brien-Bours

Director of Client Services

Benjamin Lieff

Benjamin Lieff

Director of Sales

Jay Omayan

Jay Omayan

Head of Technology

Lucas Bean

Lucas Bean

VP of Marketing

Jonathan Tremblay

Jonathan Tremblay

VP of Analytics and Marketing Automation

Michelle Gilgan

Michelle Gilgan

VP of People & Culture

Roy Ferman

Roy Ferman

CEO

Life At Seek

At Seek, we are just as proud of the work we do for our clients as we are the work we do for our entire team. It is our strong belief that if our team is treated well, our clients will be treated well, too.

Awards

We’re the best at what we do, and we have the awards to prove it. Glassdoor named Seek Capital one of the Best Places to Work in 2018. Happy staff make happy clients.

Sports

At Seek, we never stop moving. Our team can run the Tough Mudder on Saturday, play volleyball on Sunday and bring that energy into the office on Monday.

Parties

We like to celebrate our success at Seek, be it at a summer blowout or holiday soiree. There’s never a dull moment when you’re part of the Seek Capital team.

Office Life

We have a great work environment including: great coffee, beer, games and more. You’ll work with great people and enjoy team outings.

Health Insurance

Join the Seek Capital team and enjoy benefits including health insurance (HMO or PPO), vision, dental insurance, gym membership and more.

Awards

Seek Capital Ranks No. 171 on the inaugural 2020 Inc. 5000 Series: California

February 19, 2020

Seek Capital Recognized as Best Fintech to Work For by American Banker

February 17, 2020

Seek Capital Ranks No. 993 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 426 Percent

 

August 14, 2019

Investors

We’re proud to have the support of our investors

Coffin Capital & Ventures
Matt Coffin is an investor, and was founder and former CEO of LowerMyBills.com, a top ten digital advertiser. Through his investment firm Matt has invested in more than 40 early stage companies, including Rubicon Project (IPO), Buscape (sold), Hautelook (sold), Demand Media (IPO), Awesomeness.TV (sold), Business.com (sold), and Consumer United. Matt was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2007.

Thayer Street Partners
Thayer Street Partners is a private investment firm that makes structured finance & corporate investments in growth opportunities within the technology enabled business services, financial services, and specialty finance sectors.

Innovent Capital
Innovent Capital invests in, and builds innovative early stage businesses. Innovent Capital brings their personal experience in internet commerce, finance, and building successful companies into every investment. Innovent Capital looks for opportunities to apply technology, capital, and expertise to create value and unlock the potential of new and existing markets.

Brian McLoughlin
Brain has been a fintech VC and angel investor since 2002. He has invested across a varity of fintech areas, from alternative lending platforms and payments to wealth management, capital markets and insurance. Brian is currently a Venture Partner at Fintech Collective where he invests in seed and early-stage fintech companies and a Special Advisor at Thayer Street Partners where he invests in late-stage venture and growth equity financial services opportunities. Previously, Brian spent 12 years at Upfront Ventures investing in early-stage companies. Prior to Upfront, he spent 9 years as an investment banker at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette covering Digital Media, Financial Services and Software.

Overbrook Capital
Active investor and advisor to tech-enabled start-ups. Early investor in Funding Circle/Endurance Lending Network, Kabbage, Yapstone, Marin Software, Edmunds, MedRepublic, LogicFi, Fluid, Agent Ace, Levanto, Skurt, Heal, MobLabs, El Silencio, Skeeter, MovieLaLa, Matic Insurance, Mirador, StartEngine, Crowdfunding, Roadie, Mobotory, Top Fan, Heartbeat, Helpr and others. Founding Partner in Rising Tide Media Partners – a specialty finance platform for entertainment and media, with a focus on alternative credit opportunities including royalties, profit participations, media rights, factoring digital receivables, securitizations, production tax incentives, and gap financing.

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