FinTech | Founded: 2011 | Funding to Date: $3.28B

Social Finance (SoFi), operates a marketplace lending platform and is the largest provider of student loan refinancing, offering student loan refinancing, mortgages, mortgage refinancing, and personal loans. The company has streamlined the lending process with online application, mobile document upload and customers service via text, email or phone. Unlike traditional lenders, SoFi’s community-based model offers borrowers additional benefits including career coaching, entrepreneurship support and unemployment protection.