Jonathan Beninson is an entrepreneur, lawyer, investor, mentor, and philanthropist. He has spent over two decades building and exiting businesses. Most recently, Jonathan co-founded the Global Corridor Group, which integrates operations in global smart city development and investments in alternative energy, carbon footprint reduction, and disruptive solutions to global problems.
Jonathan believes that entrepreneurs are capable of solving all of the world’s challenges. As a result, his passion is to drive global innovation by building communities that encourage and support entrepreneurs. Beninson is a serial social entrepreneur, mentor, author, impact investor, and an international speaker. His ventures and investments serve the global community while balancing investor returns. He has been featured in several publications around the world including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, and Business Weekly. In his off time, Beninson mentors youth, female, and minority entrepreneurs around the world. He also advises businesses and governmental organizations on how to create entrepreneurial ecosystems. He is fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. When he is not working, you can find him behind a book or spending time with his family. You might also find him eating street food on a sidewalk in South East Asia.