Great Place to Work Names Forward Financing on Fortune 2023 Best Workplaces for Millennials List

July 25, 2023 | Company News

July 25, 2023 — Forward Financing has been named on the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials 2023 list. This is Forward’s first time being named to this prestigious list, ranking #45 out of 100 for small- and medium-sized businesses.

To be eligible for the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials list, companies must be Great Place To Work-Certified™ and must have at least 50 millennial employees in the U.S.

Millennials make up about 70% of Forward Financing’s U.S. team, with the next largest group being Generation Z.

“Our team truly is what makes Forward Financing a Great Place to Work,” said Mackenzie Kagel, Senior Director of People at Forward. “We take great pride in creating an equitable and inclusive environment, where trust and respect are paramount, and all employees feel valued, heard, and accepted.”

Forward seeks employee feedback regularly through monthly pulse surveys and an annual engagement survey. Ensuring their employees are excited to log on for work and understand the impact they are on the organization, is a top priority for the company.

“We never settle for yesterday’s best. We are inspired by innovative thinking and continuous improvement. This is one of the values we lead the company by and take very seriously,” said Kagel. “It’s who we are.”

The Best Workplaces for Millennials list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work uses rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback to determine the list. Fortune surveys over 500,000 Millennial employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies enabling employees to share confidential, quantitative, and qualitative feedback about their organization’s culture.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, determines its lists using its proprietary For All™ methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million employees this year alone.

Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Its employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

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About Forward Financing

Forward Financing is a Boston-based financial technology company that provides fast, flexible capital to small businesses nationwide 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 fixed percentage of the business’s future revenue. By simplifying the requirements, streamlining the process, and using advanced proprietary technology, Forward is able to deliver approvals within minutes and funding within hours — 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 Main Street’s access to capital by providing over $2.2 billion in funding to more than 50,000 small businesses. The company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau, with an Excellent / 4.9 stars rating on Forward is also recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal and 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.