Forward Financing Overview

  • www.forwardfinancing.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2012
  • Private Practice / Firm
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)

Trusted by more than 30,000 small businesses nationwide, Forward Financing expands access to capital to Main Street and helps them thrive. Want to learn more? Join our Talent Network to get monthly emails about what's new at Forward Financing: https://boards.greenhouse ...
Mission: Our mission is to build a world-class fintech company so that our customers and our people can achieve their full potential.

Company Updates

September 15, 2021
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This August, Forward Financing launched its second Giving Week. To recognize the nonprofits that our team members care about, the company’s People and Culture team asked employees to nominate nonprofits and five of them were randomly selected to receive a $1,000 donation. 
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The Impact of Summer Giving Week
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August 31, 2021
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Forward Financing has been named No. 3527 on Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
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For the 5th Consecutive Year, Forward Financing Named on Inc. 5000
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Forward Financing Reviews

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97 Ratings
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Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Interesting Challenges in a Mission Driven Company"

Aug 10, 2021 - Engineering Manager in Boston, MA
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Positive Outlook
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Outstanding Company Ethos and Mission Driven Our mission is to empower small businesses and we work with them to make sure the cash advances that we offer to help them succeed and that the

Cons

The company is currently transitioning from Startup Mode into Maturity. Like most startups, we also suffer from a significant amount of technical debt, however, we take this very seriously and much
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Diversity & Inclusion at Forward Financing

4.5
(29 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mission Statement

Forward Financing actively promotes a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in all we do. We are committed to creating a workplace where trust and respect are paramount and all employees feel valued, heard, and accepte

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How is diversity at Forward Financing?

...They talk about hiring "A Players" (which is a very outdated model that can lead to a lack of diversity), but then they don't trust these A Players to do their jobs....Read More

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Forward Financing Interviews

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Positive83%
Negative14%
Neutral2%
Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
Recruiter27%
Employee Referral14%
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    Account Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Forward Financing (Boston, MA) in Jan 2021

    Interview

    The Interview Process with FF was nothing but pleasant and well-organized. The team and interviewers were extremely helpful and well prepared with all the right questions. Overall, I ended up more excited after the process!
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Forward Financing Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to WorkBuilt in Boston2021
  • Best Places to WorkBoston Business Journal2020
  • Fast 50 - Fastest Growing Companies in Greater BostonBoston Business Journal2020
  • Technology Fast 500Deloitte2020
  • Inc. 5000Inc. Magazine2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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...having left a traditional corporate atmosphere I can vouch this is extremely rare; 5) proximity to public transportation/MBTA; 6) proximity to multiple lunch options; 7) free weekly lunch and biweekly breakfast; 8) open hours with senior management to air your concerns; 9) competitive pay and great benefits....

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