Ben has a decade of experience working in organizations from startup to large enterprise. He is currently the Managing Director of the Colliers PropTech Accelerator at Techstars. Prior to Techstars, Ben was at Ritual, a venture-backed technology company, where he was a member of the senior leadership team, focusing on creating growth strategies across the U.S. and globally, and leading national partnerships focused on new market entry. Prior to joining Ritual, Ben was an investor at one of the most active early-stage investment funds in Canada. In his role, he actively sourced and nurtured new deals, evaluated investment opportunities, and worked with companies both prior and post-investment to help them scale and achieve their potential. Prior to the IAF, Ben was a consultant in Accenture’s global strategy group and provided advisory services to private equity clients resulting in over $100 million in growth financing.