Canaccord Genuity Advises Fintech-Focused Strategic Consulting Firm FS Vector on its Investment from
Stone-Goff Partners

Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce it has advised FS Vector, a leading provider of strategic advisory and advocacy solutions to innovative financial services companies, on its investment from Stone-Goff Partners. The investment will support accelerated growth for FS Vector, including the continued development of service offerings, expansion of its team, and pursuit of complementary M&A.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, FS Vector was founded by long-time industry and regulatory experts. The firm leverages its team’s deep domain expertise, operational specialization, and extensive policymaker relationships to offer clients a comprehensive set of retainer-based advisory and advocacy solutions for navigating a rapidly evolving, complex regulatory and compliance environment. Today, FS Vector’s 37 employees are driving mission-critical outcomes for the company’s 100+ active, blue-chip clients and platforms in key fintech sub-verticals, including lending and payments, decentralized finance, business services, digital banking, trade associations, and personal finance. FS Vector’s retainer-based engagement model extends engagement lengths and makes it easy for its clients to get access to the firm’s expertise in product development, compliance strategy and licensing, recruiting and training, risk assessment, and government relations.

Stone-Goff’s investment in FS Vector represents the first institutional capital raised by the company. Stone-Goff Partners is a private equity firm investing in technology-driven business-to-business service companies. The companies that Stone-Goff invests in combine vital service offerings with technology, focus on clearly-defined end markets, and are dynamic participants in the growing knowledge economy. Core verticals include business services, consulting services, marketing services, IT services, human capital and training, and outsourced services. Stone-Goff invests in founder-owned businesses and corporate carve-outs. Stone-Goff was founded in 2010 by Hannah Stone Craven and Laurens Goff. Stone-Goff leverages the extensive investment, operational, and sector-specific experience of its partners to drive value creation within its portfolio companies.

Canaccord Genuity, with a team led by Sanjay Chadda, Edin Trto, and Erika Sulejmani, served as the exclusive financial advisor to FS Vector.