Rohit Arora is one of America's top experts in small business lending and the use of technology to streamline the funding process. In 2011, he was named New York City's “Top Entrepreneur” by Crain’s New York Business, which also named Biz2Credit among NYC’s “Fast 50” of 2016. He meets regularly with top executives from the Federal Reserve, the U.S. SBA and has updated the President's Council of Economic Advisers at The White House on matters related to small business.
Since its inception in 2007, Biz2Credit has arranged more than $1.5 billion in funding and now has over 200,000 registered small and mid-sized company clients. The platform handles more than 5,000 new loan applications each month.
Rohit is a frequently quoted source on banking and technology trends, the emergence of institutional investors in small business finance, and other Fintech subjects. He is often quoted by The Wall St. Journal, CNBC, Fox Business, NY Times, Bloomberg, American Banker, among others. He is a weekly columnist for Forbes, Inc., and the NY Daily News.
Rohit oversees the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly report that analyzes loan approval rates, as well as the Top 25 Small Business Cities in America, the Biz2Credit Latino Lending Report, and an annual Women in Small Business Study.
Previously, he worked for Deloitte Consulting, Goldman Sachs, and Silkroute, a Singapore-based private equity fund. He holds a Master's Degree in International Finance from Columbia University.