About Us

Staircase is an API and low-code marketplace which automates complex technologies and makes them self-serve for the US residential mortgage industry. Focused on providing automation for complicated mortgage functions, it allows for the integration and orchestration of all US mortgage industry technology providers, and enables all parties throughout mortgage origination, insurance and servicing to easily communicate with zero friction.

Staircase is based in Philadelphia, with employees in over 20 countries.


Adam Kalamchi

Founder & CEO

Soofi Safavi

Co-Founder & CTO

Adam Kalamchi and Soofi Safavi are both serial entrepreneurs whose unique experiences in the infrastructure layer of the mortgage industry led them to create Staircase to attack the root causes of the inefficiencies in the industry.

Adam's background spans management consulting, venture capital, startup operations, with experience designing innovation up and down the entire mortgage value chain.

Soofi is a world-class architect who brings 20 years of mortgage technology experience having built, bought, sold, and installed almost every system in the industry. Together they saw the incredible opportunity to streamline the technical infrastructure of the industry through an API platform approach with the goal of ultimately saving time, money, and heartache for every potential homeowner in the country.

Staircase is built from the ground up by an incredibly talented and diverse team

Our employees span across 19 countries and counting, we've been fully remote since day one. We are solving a diverse set of problems and we know that embracing diverse perspectives delivers the best results. Our team is empowered to work from (almost) anywhere in the world that makes them happy and productive.

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