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Our Mission

At Nearside, we believe that starting a business should be easier. We help entrepreneurs build their ideas, whether they’re growing their businesses or just getting started. We provide accessible, transparent, and fair financial products to help people start and grow businesses.

About Nearside

Nearside is a modern banking platform. We provide a free business bank account with cashback rewards and discounts on business tools to help our customers save money and reinvest in themselves. We also offer credit products to help our customers grow.

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Executive team

Thomson Nguyen

Founder & CEO

Bert Friedman

VP, Compliance

Emily Young

VP, Credit & Fraud

Michelle Tang

Head of Design

Brian Delahunty

VP, Engineering

Tim Wu

Head of Growth

James Lee

General Counsel

Laurel Coster

VP, Operations and CS

Past companies

Our executive team has over 100 years in combined experience across finance, lending, software and technology.

Customer testimonials

I have never dealt with a company that has been so interested in their clients. It’s unheard of in banking!

Chris Malone

Signing up for Nearside felt like a relief. The bank account has a great user interface and getting money in and out is a breeze!

Emmett Iris-Cleary
Virtual Insurance Brokers

I have a new business so I was pleasantly surprised when Nearside approved me!

Ryan Hemenway
Texas Pool Club

I appreciate the way Nearside operates! They actually answer my questions when I reach out to customer support.

Michael Gurk
J&M Roadside LLC

I got nervous when COVID hit because I'm in the service industry, but Nearside gave me peace of mind!

Lisa Cosby
Heavenly Makeup, Music, & Messages

When I applied, I had limited credit and I was a pretty small new business. Nearside was the only card that would take a chance on me.

Nathan Meyer
Colorado Peach Company

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