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
Alen K
Software 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
Cameron S
Software Engineer
Caroline L
Integrations Engineer
Christina W
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Curtis L
President
David D
Software Engineer
David W
Integrations Engineer
Denisse G
Product Designer
Dias M
Integrations Engineer
Elena C
Integrations Engineer
Jeremy L
Software Engineer
Joey O
Integrations Engineer
Jose A
Software Engineer
Joseph P
Integrations Engineer
Kate M
Solutions Engineer
Kelly S
Operations Analyst
Kurtis L
CEO
Lauren C
Head of Commercial
Octavio R
Software Engineer
Peter O
Head of Recruiting
Phil J
Director of Product
Robby A
Software Engineer
Sam K
Engineering Manager
Sasha P
Sales Lead
Stacy H
Customer Success
Steve K
Engineering Manager
Steven S
Site Reliability Engineer
Tess B
Chief of Staff

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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