Not only that, but these exciting Fintech startups also provide innovative solutions for the small business owner. If you are looking for low-cost solutions to your business accounting and finance needs, from invoicing to payroll to investing, the Fintech sector is an exciting space.
Whether you’re just getting into Fintech or have been interested in the technology for some time, here are 30 top-notch Fintech startups located in the always exciting Bay Area.
Due.comDue.com has recently redesigned the website of its invoicing service to allow greater ease of use. Clients can now design their own invoices, upload company logos, and access an increased amount of data and reports from the dashboard in a snap. Due.com is also a free invoicing service with hundreds of templates for business owners to use.
SoFiSoFi gives individuals an opportunity to refinance a number of debts including student and personal loans, mortgages, and MBA loans. SoFi also provides opportunities for investors.
PlanwisePlanwise was established to help people in a simple way gain confidence and skills necessary in financial planning. A user-friendly software program guides customers as they evaluate their current financial situations, add monetary goals, and develop plans-of-action to reach these goals.
LendUpLendUp offers an affordable alternative to traditional payday loans. Each loan has clear terms and can have an interest rate as low as 29 percent. The LendUp Ladder program allows borrowers who have made steady payments to obtain better rates and longer terms on future loans.
Nok Nok LabsNok Nok Labs has developed innovative authentication technology for e-commerce consumers. The company has assembled an experienced web security team who strive to provide superior customer service, as well as ongoing support and training for clients
TruliooTrulioo developed an instant bank grade identity verification service called GlobalGateway. It’s used with compliance systems across the globe to help payment providers and financial services comply with international Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements worldwide. This is done easily through a single API integration.
PlaidFinancial management applications have been brought into the future with the technology developed by Plaid. Plaid has technology that allows ACH verification to be completed in just seconds and allows banking data to be quickly accessed and organized into comprehensive statements.
WealthfrontWealthfront is a fully-automated investment management system. It has the most advanced software that can minimize tax liabilities and react to changing economic conditions through a schedule of rebalancing investment portfolios.
GiftlyGiftly offers the most versatile way to give gift cards. Senders may opt to send a card by email, text, or U.S. mail; recipients can print the card or transfer the funds to a credit card or PayPal. They can also correspond with the sender to offer thanks or to share what they purchased with the card.
FinConIf you want to attend one of the best Fintech conferences on the planet, FinCon is where you should start. FinCon brings together thousands of Fintech companies for one of the best networking conferences that I’ve been to. Sessions are sculpted around meeting each other and learning. FinCon makes this list as it is a startup as well. You can check out the upcoming conference that takes place later this year.
On top of that, the Plutus Awards are presented each year at FinCon. If you’re a business owner looking to connect with influencers in the space, sponsoring the Plutus Awards is a great way to go about it. I’ve helped plan the Plutus Awards for a few years now, and it’s always one of the highlights of the conference.