Forward Recognized as One of Massachusetts’ Largest Fintech Companies by Boston Business Journal

July 8, 2024 | Company News

July 8, 2024 – The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) has named Forward as one of the largest fintech companies in Massachusetts, ranking the companies by their total number of Massachusetts employees.

Forward proudly secured the #3 spot on the list of 14 companies, showcasing its significant presence in the state.

Dedicated to cultivating a top-tier workforce, Forward emphasizes recruiting, hiring, and retaining exceptional talent. Forward prioritizes sourcing and recruiting new talent locally, dedicating a minimum of two weeks to the search within Massachusetts before considering candidates from other states.

“Massachusetts is not only the location of our headquarters but also the home of many of our valued employees,” said Shannon Braley, Forward’s Chief People Officer. “Our people are one of our key differentiators and are integral to our organization’s success. We are thrilled to continue strategically growing our exceptional team.”

For the full list of the Largest Fintech Companies in Massachusetts, visit: the Boston Business Journal.

About Forward Financing

Forward Financing is a financial technology company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with an operational hub in Santiago, Dominican Republic that provides fast, flexible capital to US small businesses that have been long underserved by traditional financing options. Forward offers revenue-based financing – delivering an upfront sum of working capital in exchange for a set amount of the business’s future revenue. By simplifying the requirements, streamlining the process, and using advanced proprietary technology, Forward is often able to deliver approvals within hours and funds that same day — giving more businesses the financial opportunity they need to thrive. Plus, with their dedicated teams and award-winning service, customers get personalized support when they need it most.

Since 2012, Forward has expanded access to capital by providing over $2.6 billion in funding to more than 58,000 small businesses. The company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau with an Excellent / 4.8 stars rating on Forward is also recognized as a Best Place to Work by Built In Boston, certified as a Great Place to Work®, and is committed to helping their people and the small businesses they serve to achieve their full potential.