Chairman & FounderIMCA Capital
Blake B. Johnson is the Founder and Chairman of Currency, a family of specialty finance companies. Currency’s vision is to be the world’s fastest Fintech equipment finance platform. In the last year, the company has grown to over 100+ employees, closed a $100mm facility with Guggenheim and launched several marquee partnerships including ebay’s exclusive Business & Industrial’s finance partner. Prior to establishing Currency, Blake founded two separate companies in 2009, both the commercial and consumer financial services verticals, IM Capital Access and Prime Marketing. Both companies sold 100% of their stock to private equity groups in 2012 and 2014, respectively. Prior to 2009 Blake was a President at CapNet Financial Services. At CapNet, Blake grew origination volume in the first 18 months from $5m/yr to $100/yr and grew headcount from 8 employees to 120 employees. Under Blake’s direction, CapNet was regularly ranked on Inc. 500’s top 50 fastest growing financial services firms.