Ben Forman

Ben Forman

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Benjamin (Ben)

Ben Forman is the Founder and Managing Partner of ParaFi Capital, a leading crypto-native investment and technology firm. Under his leadership, ParaFi has become one of the largest investors, users, and governance participants within the DeFi ecosystem, spanning the full network lifecycle—from pre-launch to full decentralization. An early investor in the digital markets, Forman has developed a deep network and expertise in the blockchain sector. He founded ParaFi after a decade of working in private equity and credit markets at major investment managers, including KKR and TPG. Forman was Director in the Credit business at KKR, investing across a variety of industry sectors and strategies, including distressed special situations, private credit, and opportunistic and liquid credit. Before that, he served as a Vice President with TPG’s former credit business, Sixth Street Partners, as one of the firm investment professionals to join the platform.

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