Candace Klein
Chief Strategy OfficerDealstruck Inc.
Candace serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Dealstruck (, an online lending platform that provides loans and lines of credit to small business borrowers. She also serves as Board Member and Chief Strategy Officer at Hummingbird (, an application providing millennial women with subliminal investing on a proven and patented index, and Branding Strategist at LoanHero (loanhero), an online lending platform that provides consumer loans at the merchant point of sale. Prior to Dealstruck, Candace was the founder and CEO of two fin-tech companies: Bad Girl Ventures ( and SoMoLend (somolend). Candace co-authored the legislation that became the JOBS Act in 2012, then chaired the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates, the industry advocacy group for platforms and broker dealers affected by the JOBS Act. Candace continues to serve as an investor and General Counsel for Women Investing in Women, a global NGO focused on increasing access to capital for female entrepreneurs.

Candace Klein received her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Law degree from Northern Kentucky University.