Ben Milne

Ben Milne

Founder & CEO

Dwolla

Ben Milne is the founder and CEO of Dwolla, a new kind of payment network that allows anything connected to the Internet to move money quickly, safely, and at a cost as low as possible.

Under Milne, the Des Moines-based company has raised over $32 million from investors, like Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and most recently, CME Group. Dwolla has been named by Fast Company as one of the world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies.”

For his work, Milne has been recognized by Forbes as a “Disruptor of the Year,” named as one of Goldman Sachs' 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, and honored by MIT Technology Review in its annual "Innovators Under 35" list.