After completing his studies in Finance and Accounting at the University of Cape Town, Benjamin wanted to gain corporate experience before going full-time into his own business, and worked as an M&A investment banker at J.P. Morgan Chase in Johannesburg. Ben left the bank in 2015 to found HouseME, on the back of his other startups launched: OTL Media, TechView, Oracle Investment Partners and RipCD. Ben is an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow and has successfully sold one of his previous startups. He worked part-time for the Association of Allan Gray Fellows and been featured on Flux Trends. He has represented South Africa in the EMEA CFA Challenge in 2014 and was a delegate of Investec/En-novate’s Hi-Tech Trip to Silicon Valley in 2016. He was a delegate of Startup Safari’s trip to India earlier that year. Ben co-founded HouseME with Kyle Bradley.