Our mission is to build a fairer financial system by unlocking access to payroll

Our story

2018

Pinwheel was founded by Anish Basu, Curtis Lee, and Kurt Lin with the mission to create a fairer financial system.

2019

Pinwheel builds the world’s first API for payroll and receives seed funding from First Round Capital and Upfront Ventures.

2020

Pinwheel has increased coverage to over 100 million Americans - more than 70% of paid Americans - and now integrates with every major payroll provider, government portal, and gig economy platform.

2021

Pinwheel is the leader in the space, processing over half of all direct deposit switches for the neobank market. Revenue has grown by a factor of 11x in Q1 from Q4 of last year.

Backed by incredible investors

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Our people

Aaron P

Engineering Manager

Abby F

Integrations Engineer

Alex K

Integrations Engineer

Alex W

Software Engineer

Andy C

Software Engineer

Anish B

CTO

Arianna G

Tech Recruiter

Ben F

Growth & Operations Associate

Bobby M

Data Engineer

Brett S

Engineering Manager

Bridget C

Sourcer

Cameron S

Software Engineer

Caroline L

Integrations Engineer

Cole R

Software Engineer

Curtis L

President

David D

Software Engineer

David W

Integrations Engineer

Demetri S

Software Engineer

Denisse G

Product Designer

Devin D

Product Manager

Dias M

Integrations Engineer

Elena C

Integrations Engineer

Gary V

Account Executive

Hale A

People Operations Lead

Jeff H

Head of Security

Jeremy L

Software Engineer

Joey O

Integrations Engineer

John W

VP. Engineering

Jose A

Software Engineer

Joseph D

Account Executive

Joseph P

Integrations Engineer

Josh Y

Software Engineer

Kate M

Solutions Engineer

Kelly S

Operations Analyst

Kurtis L

CEO

Lauren C

Head of Commercial

Matt W

Site Reliability Engineer

Octavio R

Software Engineer

Paul L

Engineering Manager

Peter O

Head of Recruiting

Phil J

Director of Product

Pranav K

Software Engineer

Robby A

Software Engineer

Sam K

Engineering Manager

Sasha P

Sales Lead

Skylar S

Software Engineer

Stacy H

Customer Success

Steve K

Engineering Manager

Steven S

Site Reliability Engineer

Tess B

Head of Operations

Ready to start building something?

Our team is growing quickly and we are always looking for talented, driven, team players to help us build something revolutionary.

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