CEO and Co-Founder
Rohit Arora, CEO and co-founder of Biz2Credit, is one of the country's leading experts in small business finance. Since its founding in 2007, Biz2Credit has arranged $1 billion in small business loans and has helped literally thousands of entrepreneurs. For his efforts to help others and his pioneering business model, Rohit Arora was named Crain's NY Business "Entrepreneur of the Year 2011." Rohit is an often quoted expert on small business lending for major news media, including: New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur, American Banker, CNNMoney, MSNBC, Inc., and Washington Post.
Palo Alto Software,
Maker of LivePlan and Bplans.com
Peter Thorsson leads Business Development work for Palo Alto Software, maker of LivePlan, where he crafts strategic partnerships that help entrepreneurs succeed. Peter has also started and sold a successful business with revenues over $1MM, directed Strategic Partnerships for Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, organized local Startup Weekend events, and judged business competitions for Rice, Princeton, Notre Dame, and others. As a volunteer, Peter is the President of the Board of Directors for Committed Partners for Youth in Lane County, formerly Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.