Industry: Financial and Insurance Services

Founded: 2014


San Jose, Calif. based Crowdz is leading the way in modernizing invoice financing and invoicing practices, particularly for small and midsize enterprises. Founded in 2014, Crowdz is led by its co-founder and CEO, Payson E. Johnston, who served for 18 years’ as global B2B supply-chain Senior. Manager for Cisco, the global networking giant. Overall, Crowdz’s executive team has a combined 100+ years of experience in business finance, B2B and B2C commerce, supply-chain operations, and blockchain development.

Crowdz is also a graduate of the world-renowned Techstars, 500 Startups, and Plug & Play accelerator programs. Barclays Techstars London program—for which Crowdz was among the only 2% of applicants who were selected to participate in the Spring 2018 cohort— was recently ranked the #1 European Accelerator.  

The company’s technologies are covered by seven pending patents. For more details, please visit: