Company Profile

Nova Credit

Helps immigrants obtain credit products by importing their credit histories from their home countries

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Financial Services
Year Founded
2015
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Misha Esipov
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Financial Services (2021)
Nova Credit created a product that, in the past year, has helped tens of thousands of immigrants pull their international credit histories to secure access to financial services such as credit cards and student loans.
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Dave

Offers a banking app with financial tools to help people build positive financial habits

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Financial Services
Year Founded
2016
Location
Los Angeles, California
Leadership
Jason Wilk
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Financial Services (2021),
Financial Services (2020)
Dave has helped its customers save more than $550 million over the past 12 months, including $300 million in fees. The company also delivered more than 23 million meals in 2021 and made nearly $5 million in charitable contributions.
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Inc. 5000
No. 5 (2021)

Varo Bank

Offers digital banking services including checking accounts, high-yield savings accounts, and credit

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Financial Services
Year Founded
2015
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Colin Walsh
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Financial Services (2021)
Varo Bank saved customers more than $150 million with a no-fee overdraft policy. The company also introduced Varo Advance, which offers customers an instant advance of up to $100 with a flat fee structure and the flexibility to repay within 30 days.
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Regionals Pacific
No. 4 (2021)
Inc. 5000
No. 7 (2021)

Griffin Funding

Mortgage company specializing in VA loans, self-employed loans, and leveraging technology to originate loans tailored to client needs.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Financial Services
Year Founded
2013
Location
San Diego, California
Leadership
William Lyons
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
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We are Griffin Funding - a San Diego-based mortgage company that specializes in VA loans throughout California, Hawaii, and Arizona. We are on a mission to change the way people think about the mortgage process.

Serving our country’s Veterans with honesty, integrity, and competence while also providing them with the lowest interest rates and closing costs possible is our duty.

After several years in the VA home loan business, we strive to understand and meet your specific needs through a wide array of loan products, quality service, and individual attention.

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Inc. Honors
Inc. Best Workplaces
2021
At Griffin Funding, we don't micromanage. We are firm believers in autonomy and allowing team members to own their roles. Trusting employees to manage their positions results in improved productivity and better outcomes. We care about our team members and ensure everyone is cross-trained so when people have emergencies or just want to take a vacation, they don't feel like they are letting the team down. Profit comes second to doing the right thing, taking care of our people, and making an impact in our community.
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Inc. Best in Business
Financial Services (2021)
Griffin Funding donated a portion of all Virginia loan revenue to Shelter to Solider, a non-profit that adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them to become service animals for post-9/11 combat veterans with PTSD.
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Regionals Pacific
No. 47 (2022)
Inc. 5000
No. 2471 (2021), No. 693 (2018), No. 83 (2017)

Gotham Greens

Operates sustainable, hydroponic greenhouses to grow and sell fresh greens and herbs, and to create plant-based salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Food & Beverage
Year Founded
2009
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Leadership
Viraj Puri
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Food & Beverage (2021)
Gotham Greens is pioneering the way fresh food is produced by building out one of the largest networks of hydroponic greenhouses in North America with methods that use 95 percent less water and 97 percent less land than traditional farming.
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