Making credit accessible to those that need it most

We are passionate about making African consumer and SME credit a competitive asset class. We build technology and financial products to bring finance to 100 million borrowers that deserve it.

Deal Aggregation

to find the right investment opportunities all in one place

Proprietary Risk Engine

to assess deal risk and determine pricing

Standardized Financial Structures

to reduce time and cost of financing

Reporting Dashboard

to monitor and benchmark performance in a standard way

Our Governance

The Team

Our leadership team has 25+ cumulative years in structured and trade finance. We also have 10+ cumulative years working at the intersection of fintech and big data

Daniel Goldfarb

Co-Founder, CEO

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Arjun Batra

Co-Founder, Head of Product

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Dylan Fried

Co-Founder, CTO

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Fiona Hill-samuel


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Sharon Arungu-Olende

Head of East Africa

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Jim Savage

Data Science Lead

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Andy Gallo

Head of Software Products

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Joe Brew

Data Scientist

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Jeevika Makani

Originator Success Manager

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Dishon Weru

Client Integrations Engineer

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Sam Eyob

Investment Manager

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Kate Kimani

Engineering Manager

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Caroline Wanjiku

Admin & Research Assistant

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Chris Welhoelter

Software Engineer

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Advisory Board

Our board provides 60+ cumulative years in financial services experience including advising startups and 18+ cumulative years experience in applied analytics and research. They are acknowledged leaders in their professions and fields of expertise.

We are honoured to be able to deploy their expertise to enable Lendable marketplace build an infrastructure that is making African consumer and SME credit a mainstream asset class.

Travis Gerke

Technical Advisor

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Josh Green


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Michael Grossman


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Christopher Trepel

Technical Advisor

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We are proud to associate with leading debt and tax counsel whose deep knowledge of the geographies in which we operate, ensure we are fully compliant with the accounting, legal and tax laws and regulations of those jurisdictions.

Lendable is currently exempt from registration with the United States Securities and exchange Commission as an investment advisor.

Sadis Goldberg LLP

US Deal Counsel

Sadis & Goldberg serves clients throughout the world and was recently ranked as one of the top five law firms for hedge fund launches in the 2016 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report.

A.R.C. Directors

Leaf's External Directors

Acting as Leaf's external directors, A.R.C. Directors must approve all deals before they are shown to investors.

A.R.C. Directors were elected the Leading Provider of Non-Executive, Independent Directorship Services at the 2016 Hedge Fund Journal Awards in London. The Hedge Fund Journal Awards celebrate the leading service providers to the European hedge fund industry.

Viva Africa Consulting

Africa, Tax Counsel

Berkower LLC

External Auditors


Cayman Deal Counsel

In commercial and corporate practice, Harneys is ranked in tier three by the Legal 500.

Murphy & McGonigle

Counsel on compliance with US Securities and Exchange Commission policies and registrations

US News and World Report ranks Murphy & McGonigle in tier 1 nationally on securities regulation practice.

Coulson Harney LLP

Africa Legal Counsel

The Kenya Office of Bowmans, a leading Pan-African law firm. In 2016, Bowmans won the Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year, the Employment Team of the Year, and the Property Team of the Year Awards at the prestigious African Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa.