MainStreet Stock

MainStreet is a financial platform that helps startups and small businesses discover and claim tax credits and government incentives.

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About MainStreet Stock

MainStreet identifies and claims government incentives, tax credits, deductions, and stimulus funds for startups and SMBs. The company’s platform scans payroll and accounting systems to match federal, state, and local tax credits, in addition to managing legal workflows, to help clients save money and time. MainStreet charges a flat 20% success fee upon incentive disbursement. MainStreet is backed by leading investors SignalFire, Gradient Ventures, Sound Ventures, Tusk Venture Partners, SV Angel, Moxxie Ventures, Weekend Fund, and Shrug Capital, among others. Daniel Griffin, Doug Ludlow, and Dan Lindquist founded MainStreet in 2019 in San Jose, California.

Funding History

October 2019$350K
June 2020$2.3M
March 2021$60.0M
January 2022$2.0M


Co-Founder and CEO

Doug Ludlow

VP of Sales

Chris Hohorst


Stacey Politi

VP, People

Courtney Ederle

Sales Operations Manager

Jake Bernstein

Customer Support Operations Manager

Ryan Vertelney

Chief Capital Officer

Ege Tanor

Board Member

Chris Farmer

Product Designer

Claudio Angrigiani

Board Member

Darian Shirazi

Head Of Business Development

Kim Patel

VP of Engineering

Eric Ryan

Financial Advisory Services

Dan Sanford

Site Reliability Engineer II

David Meyer

Head of Quality Engineering

Shashank Arora


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