Amitay Kalmar

Amitay Kalmar

Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Kalmar is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lendbuzz. Prior to co-founding Lendbuzz, Mr. Kalmar was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank’s Technology Investment Banking practice where he worked with leading technology companies to successfully complete IPOs, debt financing and M&A transactions. Mr. Kalmar also served as a Captain in the Israeli Military, leading R&D teams developing digital communications systems. Mr. Kalmar holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Tel-Aviv University.


Lendbuzz is a financial technology company providing car financing for consumers especially targeting foreign expats and foreign students with thin or no credit history in the US. The company is developing machine learning technology analyzing alternative data that allows it to better serve a large and underserved market of individuals with no credit history, currently overlooked by the traditional credit system. Lendbuzz is based in Boston, Massachusetts, with clients throughout the United States.