10 Connecticut fintechs to watch

Fintech has not only changed the way we do business, but also how we go about our daily lives. Every day, millions of Americans use fintech apps like Venmo and Zelle to send money straight from their phones, or PayPal and TorFx to conduct business transactions. Today there are more than 26,000 fintech companies worldwide, including the largest, Visa and Mastercard.

If you’re a fintech enthusiast, just starting out or have been around for a while, you’re sure to be among the 1,000+ attendees expected at this year’s Benzinga Fintech Deal Day & Awards. Make critical connections with successful fintech leaders. Meet more fintech business leaders in one day than in a year. Everything is in one place at the Benzinga Fintech Deal Day & Awards.

This year’s event will be held at New York City’s premier waterfront venue, the Pier Sixty. The speakers include Daniel Pipitoneco-founder of TradeZero America; Kimberly Trautmann, Director of Venture Capital Investments at DRW; and Ashley E DavisChief Executive at West Front Strategies.

Fintech Deal Day starts on December 8, 2022 at 8 a.m.

Today there are more than 10,000 fintech startups in the United States. Connecticut is quickly becoming a hotspot for fintechs, and not only in large states like New York and California.

Here are 10 great fintechs to watch in Connecticut.


Founded in 2020, Tomo Networks is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Tomo Networks is a fintech startup improving the home buying experience by combining a smarter and faster mortgage process with real estate agents.


RightCapital is used by thousands of financial advisors to grow their practice and put their clients on the path to financial success. RightCapital was founded in 2015 and is based in Shelton, Connecticut. The company specializes in financial and retirement planning, social security optimization and credit management.


Payrailz offers banks and credit unions advanced bill payment and money transfer solutions. Software technology includes AI, security, cloud-based software and chatbots. Payrailz was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Glastonbury, Connecticut.


Founded in 2019, Rellevate is based in Stamford, Connecticut. Rellevate is a financial services company dedicated to empowering consumers through innovative services. Rellevate’s products, primarily offered through employers, include a digital account with interest via Pay Any-Day, Bill Pay, and Send Money.


Lumesis is a financial technology company focused on delivering business efficiency and compliance solutions through its DIVER platform. Lumesis serves hundreds of customers and over 45,000 users in the municipal bond market. Lumesis is based in Stamford, Connecticut and was founded in 2010.

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WealthConductor’s revolutionary retirement income platform, IncomeConductor, offers a full range of support for financial advisors looking to redefine their value proposition as retirement income. WealthConductor specializes in retirement income, financial technology and investment management. IncomeConductor was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

AQR capital management

AQR Capital Management was founded in 1998 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. AQR focuses on research-oriented, practical insights based on fundamental analysis.


Umergence is an independent broker-dealer specializing in private placements and alternative investments. His team of experienced professionals has averaged more than 20 years in the industry and together they have raised more than $75 billion in capital. Umergence was founded in 2015 in Plantsville, Connecticut.

Freepoint commodities

Freepoint Commodities is a leading global commodity trader, providing trading, logistics and financing solutions and services to a variety of markets. Founded in 2011, Freepoint is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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