Applied Data Finance Recognized as Fastest Growing Company by The Financial Times and Inc. Magazine

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied Data Finance, LLC (ADF), a leading technology-enabled lender and asset manager, has been recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies by being named to The Financial Times’ inaugural list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020 and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.

ADF ranked #8 on The Financial Times’ The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies across the Americas, and second overall in the Fintech category. Also, Inc. Magazine announced that ADF ranked #345 on its annual Inc. 5000 list. This list is considered the premier recognition of the most successful independent small businesses.

“We are honored to be recognized by both the Financial Times and Inc. as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Americas,” said Krishna Gopinathan, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ADF. “This achievement is a testament to our groundbreaking business model that has created a significant foothold in today’s fintech marketplace. Moreover, our innovative technology is allowing us to profitably navigate the challenges of the current environment and positioning us to resume rapid growth in the future.”

The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies list comprises of 500 small businesses that heavily contribute to economic growth in North America, Central America, and South America. The companies received this recognition based on their Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), which was calculated using revenue information shared with Statista, globally recognized as the number one business data platform.

The Financial Times full Special Report featuring case studies and analysis, can be found at

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

About Applied Data Finance

ADF, through its Personify Financial brand, is the trusted financial partner for thousands of underestimated under-banked consumers. Combining state-of-the-art technology and world-class application of advanced data science and machine learning, ADF is setting a new standard for assessing non-prime borrower credit and fraud risk. Learn more at and


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