Apply For Our 2024 List

Apply For Our 2024 Listing


For the previous eight years, we’ve printed our annual Fintech 50 checklist, overlaying the highest non-public firms which can be reworking finance via expertise. (Right here’s final yr’s Fintech 50.) From digital banks and funds startups to fraud prevention corporations and cryptocurrency companies attempting to construct a brand new monetary system, these firms are bettering the price, effectivity and entry of monetary companies.

We’re updating the checklist for the ninth yr, a months-long course of that includes a crew of 10 reporters and editors. We divide the work into fintech subcategories, converse with {industry} traders, analysts, entrepreneurs and executives, consider lots of of companies and in the end select 50.

Please notice: Our 2024 checklist is occurring earlier within the yr than it usually does to align with our print journal schedule. It can doubtless be printed in February 2024.

Please learn our methodology beneath earlier than making use of. The extra you’ll be able to share about your organization’s progress, together with income over the previous two years, the extra doubtless you’ll stand out amongst your friends.

Fintech 50 Methodology

We search for firms making a deep impression on customers and companies via innovation. This usually means they’re rising quicker than rivals, repeatedly releasing new merchandise or making main strategic enhancements—not merely providing companies which have regarded the identical for years.

We don’t base the checklist solely on quantitative metrics or require a minimal quantity of income or variety of clients. We additionally don’t have a cap for enterprise dimension. The businesses we choose are typically venture-backed startups, since they’re usually finest outfitted to drive {industry} change, however we’re pleased to think about bootstrapped startups, too. Public firms or their subsidiaries usually are not eligible for the Fintech 50.

Different essential standards we contemplate for every candidate:

  • How a lot it has grown in gross sales and/or clients over the previous yr and the way that compares with the expansion of rivals.
  • Whether or not it has a reside product accessible to the general public, or one that can quickly be accessible.
  • Novelty of the product and enterprise mannequin.
  • Whether or not it has vital operations or headquarters within the U.S.
  • Range of the management crew.
  • We outline fintech firms as those who apply expertise to the classes of business-to-business banking (together with banking-as-a-service and company playing cards), insurance coverage, investing (each consumer-facing and business-to-business), funds, private finance (consumer-facing companies in areas equivalent to digital banking, shopper lending, budgeting, and so on.), actual property, Wall Avenue and enterprise (additionally consists of fraud prevention) and different business-to-business monetary software program. We contemplate blockchain and cryptocurrency firms for this checklist.

Fintech 50 Utility Type

To use, please full the Fintech 50 utility type by EOD Wednesday, 12/6/23.

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