Ben Samaroo

Ben Samaroo

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Ben Samaroo is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WonderFi, a leading technology company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. He is a legal executive and regulatory consultant with deep experience in managing corporate finance, risk, and compliance on behalf of companies in the FinTech space. Samaroo discovered crypto in 2016 and is now on a mission to lower barriers to entry to crypto and decentralized finance in support of a more equitable financial system.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WonderFi
  • Advisor on FinTech at the British Columbia Securities Commission
  • Advisor on Virtual Currencies at the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 
  • Advisor on CSA Sandbox Registration at BIGG Digital Assets
  • Director at Atlas One Digital Securities


  • Advised public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions and capital raises. 
  • Served as an executive and early employee for startups and institutions raising over $500 million in public and private capital.
  • Served in various capacities for investment funds and exchanges.
  • Been involved in several CSA Regulatory Sandbox applications and registrations.
  • Co-founded two startups in the FinTech space, and a Biotech venture capital fund
  • One of the very few POC C-suite executives of a Canadian public company.