The 10 Biggest Fintech Companies In America

The 10 Biggest Fintech Companies In America

by September 7, 2017
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The U.S. is now home to 13 Fintech unicorns who have scored valuations of at least $1 billion. This year Robinhood, AvidXChange and Symphony joined the billion-dollar club.

Here are the ten most valuable private venture-backed Fintech players based in the U.S. The list is from Forbes.

1. Stripe

Value: $9.2 billion* | Founded: 2010

Founders: Patrick and John Collison

CEO: Patrick Collison | 

Stripe allows merchants to accept online and mobile payments

2. SoFi

Value: $4.3 billion | Founded: 2011

Founders: Mike Cagney, Dan Macklin, James Finnigan, Ian Brady, Andy Carra

CEO: Mike Cagney |    

SoFi offers student loan refinancing and other services to Millennials

 

3. GreenSky

Value: $3.6 billion | Founded: 2006

Founders: David Zalik, Larry Smith

CEO: David Zalik |   

GreenSky provides on-the-spot financing for home-improvement projects via its network of contractors. (For more, check out Forbes’ cover story on GreenSky.)

 

4. Credit Karma

Value: $3.5 billion | Founded: 2007

Founders: Kenneth Lin, Nichole Mustard, Ryan Graciano

CEO: Kenneth Lin |     

Credit Karma offers free credit scores and recommendations for credit cards and loans

 

5. Oscar

Value: $2.7 billion | Founded: 2013

Founders: Josh Kushner, Mario Schlosser, Kevin Nazemi

CEO: Mario Schlosser |   

Oscar makes it simpler to buy and use health insurance under Obamacare

 

6. Avant

Avant Fintech StartupValue: $2 billion | Founded: 2012

Founders: Al Goldstein, John Sun, Paul Zhang

CEO: Al Goldstein |  

Avant make quick online loans to consumers with lower credit scores

 

7. Zenefits

Value: $2 billion | Founded: 2013

Founders: Parker Conrad, Laks Srini

CEO: Jay Fulcher |   

Zenefits sells a cloud-based human resources platform for businesses

 

8. Prosper

Value: $1.9 billion | Founded: 2005

Founders: Chris Larsen, John Witchel

CEO: David Kimball |   

Prosper connects borrowers and investors for unsecured personal loans

 

9. AvidXchange

Value: $1.4 billion | Founded: 2000

Founders: Michael Praeger, David Miller

CEO: Michael Praeger |   

AvidXchange automates invoicing and bill payments for businesses

 

10. Robinhood

Value: $1.3 billion | Founded: 2013

Founders: Baiju Bhatt, Vladimir Tenev

Co-CEOs: Baiju Bhatt, Vladimir Tenev |   

Robinhood offers free trades of stocks and ETFs via mobile app

 

 

Valuations are from PitchBook and CB Insights.

 

 

 

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