FireUP Capital is a direct lender serving the short term cash needs for projects and businesses who have real estate collateral. Our borrowers have limited access to additional bank credit but have an urgent need, tapped out their cash flow or just want to take advantage of a great business opportunity. Our strategy also provides our lenders and investors with quality projects to help not only provide robust returns, but protection in their principal commitments through real estate collateral. FireUP Capital uniquely combines safety of principal investments, superior hard money loans for quality borrowers, and a predictable business team that provides superior service to borrowers and lenders alik

MANAGEMENT TEAM
Benoy Tamang

Benoy Tamang

CEO/Partner

Benoy Tamang is a technology veteran of 27 years, and has been the CEO and President of multiple successful companies. With a CIS undergraduate degree and a Masters of Business Administration, Benoy’s focus is to create superior products and services through talented teams. With a strong real estate experienced management and partners, Benoy’s goal is to provide exceptional lending resources to quality projects while enabling lenders and borrowers to gain a trusted source for their business needs.

Derrick Tornow

Derrick Tornow

Chief Marketing Officer/Partner

Derrick Tornow is a seasoned Real Estate and Lending professional with over 20 years experience within the industry. Derrick has served as Managing Partner of M5 Commercial Funding. In addition, Mr. Tornow serves as Managing Partner of Tornows & Associates, real estate brokerage, COO at Squeeze Media, overseeing operations for residential and commercial lead generation, working directly with lenders throughout the United States.

Colton Smith

Colton Smith

Chief Investment Officer/Partner

Colton Smith has more than 15 years of commercial real estate finance experience closing over $500 million in commercial loans. He specializes in bridge and permanent debt for multifamily, office, industrial, retail, self storage, assisted living, and hospitality properties. Previously, Mr. Smith founded the commercial lending division for a Salt Lake City real estate conglomerate and has invested in commercial and residential investment real estate. Mr. Smith earned an M.B.A. from the University of Denver with an emphasis in finance and real estate construction management.

David George

David George

Chief Technology Officer/Partner

David George has spent the better part of a decade developing proprietary investor reporting tools, and algorithms that assist funds and other financial entity's with the origination, servicing, and underwriting of loans. He has served as chief technology officer for several diversified funds, and development companies that have unique capital needs.