Q&A with WealthForge’s Mat Dellorso

Earlier this year, local financial tech firm WealthForge announced it had surpassed the half-billion-dollar mark for capital investments processed for customers – a feat accomplished over the course of 300 deals and as the company nears its 10th year in business.

Founded in 2009 as a social network-investment banking hybrid in the crowdfunding realm, WealthForge pivoted in 2014 to become a broker-dealer, connecting entrepreneurs and investors for capital raises.

The shift helped land it as the fastest-growing company in the Richmond area in 2016, even as one of its co-founders was on his way out. Nearly 10 years in, the company is still climbing toward profitability for its investors, which include local venture capital firm NRV.  Read more at