FinTech Startups 2021

46 STARTUPS · 28 INVESTORS · $10.8B RAISED RECENTLY

As the digital transformation of our world accelerates, technology companies are increasingly disrupting the legacy financial sector. Consumer products, asset classes and enterprise services are being rethought by an emerging generation of venture-fueled FinTech companies. Like all companies on Startup Search Lists, these FinTech startups are backed by great venture firms, growing fast, and hiring now.

JUDGES

Josh Constine

Josh Constine is an investor and Head of Content at venture capital fund SignalFire. Previously, he was Editor-At-Large for TechCrunch. He also runs PressClub, one of Clubhouse's top shows.

Josh Constine is an investor and Head of Content at venture capital fund SignalFire.

Tiffany Zhong

Tiffany Zhong is the one of the most sought-after youth trends and marketing experts. She’s the founder and CEO of Islands, and has been featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 and many others.

Tiffany Zhong is the Gen Z Whisperer and is the founder and CEO of Islands.

Li Jin

Li Jin is the founder of Atelier, an early-stage firm investing in the passion economy. She's the co-host of the Means of Creation podcast, and a co-founder of Side Hustle Stack. Prior to Atelier, Li was a consumer investing partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

Li Jin is the founder of Atelier, an early-stage firm investing in the passion economy.

Rex Woodbury

Rex Woodbury is an investor at Index Ventures, and is particularly interested in how people connect and create online. He writes one of the most popular creative economy newsletters, Digital Native.

Rex Woodbury is an investor at Index Ventures, and is interested in how people connect and create online.

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COMPANY
DESCRIPTION
Ramp
Develops corporate credit cards designed to save money for businesses.
Ramp
Develops corporate credit cards designed to save money for businesses.
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Modern Treasury
Marries business logic and bank statements by helping companies make sense of payments.
Modern Treasury
Marries business logic and bank statements by helping companies make sense of payments.
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Cedar
Improves the healthcare financial experience.
Cedar
Improves the healthcare financial experience.
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Even
Responsible, on-demand pay platform.
Even
Responsible, on-demand pay platform.
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BlockFi
Providing financial services for cryptoasset holders.
BlockFi
Providing financial services for cryptoasset holders.
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Bolt
One-click checkout to convert, retain, and delight more shoppers.
Bolt
One-click checkout to convert, retain, and delight more shoppers.
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Vise
Automates investment management for financial advisors using artificial intelligence.
Vise
Automates investment management for financial advisors using artificial intelligence.
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SigFig
Provides automated investment advice by working with wealth managers and consumers.
SigFig
Provides automated investment advice by working with wealth managers and consumers.
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Public
Makes stock market investing social.
Public
Makes stock market investing social.
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Snapdocs
Simplifies mortgages by helping real estate participants close work together.
Snapdocs
Simplifies mortgages by helping real estate participants close work together.
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Papaya
Uses the power of technology to take the pain out of paying bills.
Papaya
Uses the power of technology to take the pain out of paying bills.
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Ethos Life
Makes it faster and easier to get term life insurance by using predictive analytics.
Ethos Life
Makes it faster and easier to get term life insurance by using predictive analytics.
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Plaid
Connecting bank accounts to applications through a secure API.
Plaid
Connecting bank accounts to applications through a secure API.
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Rapyd
Builds APIs that help integrate payments and fintech capabilities into any app.
Rapyd
Builds APIs that help integrate payments and fintech capabilities into any app.
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Alpaca
Modularizes the world’s asset management activities through a stock trading API.
Alpaca
Modularizes the world’s asset management activities through a stock trading API.
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Carta
Helps businesses manage cap tables, valuations, and investments through equity management platform.
Carta
Helps businesses manage cap tables, valuations, and investments through equity management platform.
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Divvy
Combining seamless expense management software with the world's smartest business card.
Divvy
Combining seamless expense management software with the world's smartest business card.
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Cadre
Connecting investors and operators of real estate through a digital marketplace.
Cadre
Connecting investors and operators of real estate through a digital marketplace.
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Earnin
Unlocking pay for workers as soon as they work the hours.
Earnin
Unlocking pay for workers as soon as they work the hours.
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Blend
Powering and simplifying mortage and loan applications.
Blend
Powering and simplifying mortage and loan applications.
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Tally
Helps users overcome credit card debt through automated debt management.
Tally
Helps users overcome credit card debt through automated debt management.
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Moov Financial
Powers embedded banking and payment functions through open-source.
Moov Financial
Powers embedded banking and payment functions through open-source.
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Marqeta
Provides infrastructure and tools to help businesses build card issuing and payment programs.
Marqeta
Provides infrastructure and tools to help businesses build card issuing and payment programs.
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CTA
Test
CTA
Test
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Finix
Powers in-house payment processing infrastructure systems.
Finix
Powers in-house payment processing infrastructure systems.
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Sila
Enables white-label ACH payment processing, money transfers, digital wallets for applications.
Sila
Enables white-label ACH payment processing, money transfers, digital wallets for applications.
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Petal
Builds the modern credit card through a holistic underwriting model.
Petal
Builds the modern credit card through a holistic underwriting model.
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Zero
Combines debit-style functionality with credit card rewards.
Zero
Combines debit-style functionality with credit card rewards.
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Synctera
Connects community banks with FinTech startups through a partnership banking marketplace.
Synctera
Connects community banks with FinTech startups through a partnership banking marketplace.
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Cardless
Helps brands launch co-branded credit card experiences for their superfans.
Cardless
Helps brands launch co-branded credit card experiences for their superfans.
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GoCardless
Helps businesses automatically collect and reconcile payments from customers.
GoCardless
Helps businesses automatically collect and reconcile payments from customers.
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Pipe
Helping software business convert MRR into ARR.
Pipe
Helping software business convert MRR into ARR.
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Dwolla
Helps businesses programmatically send and receive funds.
Dwolla
Helps businesses programmatically send and receive funds.
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Tala
Provides credit access to people in underserved parts of the world.
Tala
Provides credit access to people in underserved parts of the world.
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Acorns
Allows users to round up purchases and automatically invest the change.
Acorns
Allows users to round up purchases and automatically invest the change.
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Mercury
Provides banking for startups.
Mercury
Provides banking for startups.
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Brex
Helps businesses manage money smarter.
Brex
Helps businesses manage money smarter.
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Robinhood
Democratizing access to investing.
Robinhood
Democratizing access to investing.
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Alloy
Building identity verification APIs that make KYC/AML effective and simple.
Alloy
Building identity verification APIs that make KYC/AML effective and simple.
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Check
Building payroll APIs.
Check
Building payroll APIs.
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Fast
1-click checkout and login.
Fast
1-click checkout and login.
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Middesk
Business verification & risk assessment.
Middesk
Business verification & risk assessment.
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Nova Credit
The premier cross-border credit reporting agency.
Nova Credit
The premier cross-border credit reporting agency.
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Chipper Cash
Send and receive money across Africa.
Chipper Cash
Send and receive money across Africa.
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Ribbon
Giving home buyers the freedom to buy before they sell.
Ribbon
Giving home buyers the freedom to buy before they sell.
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Capitalize
The easiest way to move your old 401k.
Capitalize
The easiest way to move your old 401k.
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Corvus Insurance
Commercial insurance reimagined.
Corvus Insurance
Commercial insurance reimagined.
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Selection Criteria
We look for companies that are:
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Growing quickly. These companies are scaling fast, giving you lots of room to grow and excel.

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Backed by top investors. Smart money helps startups move quickly, hire effective teams, and build great products.

3

Hiring now for great roles. We look for unique opportunities in engineering, design, product, and growth.