Cornelius Colin McNab is the founder and chief executive of 40billion.com, the first Internet-based for-profit microfinance company in America, enabling small business access to financing and business loans through social networking.
He is a successful entrepreneur who has started 4 businesses since 1999: 3 Guys in a Garage - digital innovation consulting firm; 40billion.com - social funding network and microfinance platform for entrepreneurs; OmniLinks - online database of CT small businesses; and TheyAnswer - social Q&A service. As a non-founding member, he has launched 2 additional Internet businesses: Div2000.com - B2B resource portal for minority and women owned business; and VeryFunnyAds - entertaining TV commercials online (acquired by TBS).
In the roles of business executive, management consultant, and software engineer, Cornelius has worked with Fortune 1000 corporations such as AT&T, Time Warner, IBM, and Pitney Bowes, as well as AutoTrader.com.
He is an idea guy and inventor awarded 4 patents, plus several patents pending, and has been featured in Boston Business Journal, Mass High Tech, and US Black Engineer & IT Magazine.
Cornelius holds a bachelors degree from Yale University and an MBA from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is originally from the beautiful island of Jamaica and has traveled as far as India.