Finley Technologies, Inc.

sf, silicon_valley
< 10 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$2M - $5M Funding
Pre-Series A

Finley simplifies debt capital raise and management. Our software helps growing companies automate due diligence, ensure compliance, and streamline ongoing reporting with their capital providers. Our team brings experience from Goldman Sachs, Nova Credit, and Palantir Technologies, and is backed by Y Combinator.

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Why join us?

  • Problem scale and product opportunity. We're building missing software in a space that hasn't changed in 25 years, which is helping our early customers like Ramp manage hundreds of millions of dollars in debt capital.

  • Top investors. We're funded by top investors like Y Combinator (we were in the Winter 21 batch), Bain Capital Ventures, and Haystack.

  • Subject matter expertise. Our leadership team comes from Goldman Sachs, Nova Credit, and Palantir Technologies and brings debt capital experience and perspective from finance and technology.

  • Direct experience in making early-stage startups a great experience. Our CTO was the first engineer at Nova Credit, transitioned to engineering management there, and grew with the company to 70 employees.


Engineering at Finley Technologies, Inc.

Engineering team and processes

Given our size, we still align on product directions as a company, which means we're able to move quickly and reassess our sprint plans every two weeks. We have two-week sprints and deploy multiple times per week. Engineers work directly with product to finalize designs, and all of our project management (from specs to sprint boards) lives inside Notion.

Technical Challenges

We're establishing the system of record in debt capital—a space that's huge ($500B in the U.S. last year) but that still relies on MS Word, Excel, and e-mail for everything from capital provider contract negotiations to reporting. Our technical vision is to design a new system of record for debt capital from the ground up. That means coming up with an approach for digitizing and structuring the information in contracts, dealing with large-scale data (e.g., tens of millions of dollars in daily transactions), and designing a business process engine for financial rules.

Finally, as we ingest and standardize this data, we enable previously unavailable intelligence and analytics for both borrowers and capital providers. We surface this through a consumer-grade enterprise portal that has logins from multiple stakeholders and permission levels.

Projects you might work on
  • Automate data processing for tens of millions of dollars of charge card transactions. This would involve an ingestion interface (API), standardization layer, and storage.

  • Develop a document parsing engine and data schema to structure credit agreement data for the first time.

  • Build a task management and communications tool based on properties we've extracted from the credit agreement.

  • Work directly with our customer base to develop a debt capital data standard.

Tech stack
React
Node.js
TypeScript
PostgreSQL
AWS
Docker
Express.js
JavaScript

Working at Finley Technologies, Inc.

Our company values:

  1. Unity. Win as a team.
  2. Perseverance. Play the long game.
  3. Service. Commit to the customer.
  4. Integrity. Lead by example.

We try to embed these values into everything we do, from establishing early company goals and processes to establishing long-term company and product strategy.

Diversity and Inclusion

We believe in transparency and empowerment and have sought to make sure that these values are embedded into the way we operate (e.g., multiple weekly opportunities to get information or weigh in on important company information or objectives).

Connect with our team during your hiring process

As part of our commitment to an inclusive workplace, we are happy to offer prospective engineers the chance to connect with our engineering employees who come from underrepresented backgrounds. It’s a way to get a better sense of our team and what it might be like to work with us.

If you’re interested in connecting with our team, be sure to bring this up during one of our introductory calls!

Perks & benefits
  • Gym/Fitness

    We give our employees a $100 monthly stipend that they can use on health and wellness.

  • Free Food

    We offer free lunch daily.

  • LGBTQ+ friendly

    We're LGBTQ+ friendly and our company's commitment to equality will be an integral pillar of our values as we grow.

  • Workshops/Conferences

    We encourage and support all employees in attending and/or speaking at conferences for personal or professional development.

  • Company Retreats

    We host company retreats annually to places like Tahoe and Napa.

  • Health Insurance

    Finley provides health care insurance and dental coverage.

  • Generous Vacation

    We have an unlimited PTO policy.


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