Finch Secures a Place in the GGV Capital US’s Fintech Innovation 50

January 23, 2024
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We're thrilled to share that Finch has been recognized as one of GGV Capital US's Finctech Innovation 50.

We are thrilled to share that GGV Capital U.S., in partnership with Crunchbase, has named Finch in its Fintech Innovation 50—a list highlighting the rising stars in the fintech sector. It is another notable achievement for Finch after last year's recognition in GGV's inaugural Embedded Fintech 50 list.

GGV Capital's Fintech Innovation 50 reflects the continued trust of the investors in the fintech industry—including financial infrastructure, lending, AI, and more. In celebration of the launch, the honorees were invited to ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq Marketsite this morning. 

Finch, a unified employment API, is committed to increasing connectivity in the employment data ecosystem and providing fintech firms with greater data access. 

"Time and time again, we have seen how data silos across HR, payroll, and benefits systems have stunted organizational growth and technical innovation in fintech. Our goal is to simplify secure access to employment data. GGV Capital's recognition motivates us to continue improving connectivity, innovation, and automation in the employment-fintech ecosystem,” said Jeremy Zhang, CEO and Co-Founder of Finch.

For the 2024 list, 150 companies were nominated by 44 investment firms. The firms submitted an equal number of portfolio and non-portfolio companies and voted on the aggregate list. The nomination criteria included companies with the following:

  • A primary focus on fintech
  • The U.S. as a primary market
  • Series A financing or beyond
Finch employees pose in front of an announcement of the GGV Capital US Fintech Innovation 50. Finch was named to the list celebrating rising stars in the fintech sector.
Members of Finch's NYC-based team were invited to ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq Marketsite. Photography courtesy of 2024 Nasdaq, Inc./Vanja Savic

Here is the complete list of Fintech Innovation 50 honorees, the methodology, and participating investors.

Even amidst the uncertainties looming in the fintech sector in 2023—including decreased valuation and increased interest rates—these emerging and established players ignited possibilities in the eyes of startup investors. 

"Despite a rocky 2023, the list celebrates the innovation, perseverance, and the future potential of fintech," said Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital U.S. "We believe the long-term tides are in fintech's favor with disruptors and value-added enablers like the Fintech Innovation 50 honorees leading the charge."

Finch is a universal API for employment data. We are working to provide innovators with mission-critical employment data, including read and write compatibility with 200+ employment systems (HRIS, payroll, directory). If you are driving innovation with employment data, get in touch with us.

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