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Benzinga Announces Finalists For 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Spencer White

Over 200 companies will compete at premier business development event May 15-16

Benzinga, the leading digital financial media publication and data provider, announced today that over 200 finalists will be competing in nearly 30 categories at the 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.

The BZ Awards competition recognizes the most innovative companies in every fintech vertical. Finalists and winners are determined by a panel of judges made up of industry experts from firms like Google, D.E. Shaw, CNBC, Fidelity, DRW, J.P. Morgan and more.

Winners of the BZ Awards competition will be announced at the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Gala on May 15, and the overall first, second and third place winners will speak on a “Winner’s Circle Town Hall” panel the morning of May 16.

Benzinga also announced the full agenda to the event, which includes high-level speakers from top firms on Wall Street and Silicon Valley. BZ Awards attendees will hear from global heads of businesses at Facebook and Amazon Web Services, as well as heads of innovation from J.P. Morgan, Citi and HSBC.

Heads of trading from every major brokerage, including TD Ameritrade, Interactive Brokers and Charles Schwab will also speak at the event.

Other speakers include IBM Watson CTO Tom Eck, Venmo global product manager JoAnn Lambert, Acorns Chief Commercial Officer Manning Field, SigFig CEO Mike Sha and many others.

A ticket to the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is more than just an entry pass: Attendees will have the opportunity to network with Founders, C-Suite executives, directors of the newest and hottest FinTech companies, brokerages, banks, quants, hedge funds, VCs, and more. Attendees will experience live demos from fast-growing tech startups, incredible networking opportunities, panels and acclaimed keynote speakers.

A limited number of early-bird tickets to the event remain, so be sure to grab yours at BZAwards.com.

Savvy event-goers will keep their eyes glued to the Benzinga Fintech Awards Twitter account @BenzingaEvents and the Benzinga Fintech Focus newsletter for deals and promotions.

The full list of finalists includes:



Best Alternative Investments Platform

CAIS Group

Best Alternative Investments Platform

EquityZen

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Fundbase

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Fundrise

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Groundfloor

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Livestock Wealth

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Mercury Capital Advisors - iFunds

Best Alternative Investments Platform

PeerStreet

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Rally Rd.

Best Alternative Investments Platform

RealtyMogul

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Republic

Best Alternative Investments Platform

Swaper

Best Alternative Investments Platform

YieldStreet

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Albridge

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Cashforce

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Elsen, Inc.

Best Analysis or Research Platform

finbox.io

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Omega Point

Best Analysis or Research Platform

RiskVal Financial Solutions, L

Best Analysis or Research Platform

SharingAlpha

Best Analysis or Research Platform

StatPro

Best Analysis or Research Platform

StockViews

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Street Diligence

Best Analysis or Research Platform

TradingView

Best Analysis or Research Platform

YCHARTS

Best Analysis or Research Platform

Vistalytics

Best Analysis or Research Platform

SavaNet

Best B2B Commerce Platform

DebtBench Fintech

Best B2B Commerce Platform

MeaWallet

Best Biometrics Tool or Cyber Security Platform

BIOWATCH SA

Best Biometrics Tool or Cyber Security Platform

Crypta Labs LTD.

Best Biometrics Tool or Cyber Security Platform

Emailage

Best Biometrics Tool or Cyber Security Platform

ProxToMe

Best Biometrics Tool or Cyber Security Platform

Yoti

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

Asset-Map

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

CUneXus Solutions

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

Finworx360

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

LiveOak Technologies

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

SwipeSum, Inc.

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

Totum Risk, LLC

Best Customer Engagement Tool or Campaign

YayPay

Best Digital Bank

Chime

Best Digital Bank

Lively

Best Digital Bank

Oxygen

Best Digital Bank

TNG FinTech Group

Best Digital Mortgage Solution

Better Mortgage

Best Digital Mortgage Solution

Neat Capital

Best Digital Mortgage Solution

Cloudvirga

Best Digital Mortgage Solution

LoanFuel

Best Digital Mortgage Solution

Lenda

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Ask a Lender

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Echofin LLC

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

FinTank

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Fluo

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Gimi AB

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Honeyfi

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Invest Diva

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

IonTuition

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Kapitall

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Online Trading Academy

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Questis, Inc.

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Rubicoin

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

SmartAsset

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Tuition.io

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Uniko

Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform

Warrior Trading

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

AdvisorBid

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Brinker Capital - RIA Services

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

BrokerHunter

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Envestnet

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

InvestCloud Navy

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

ITECHFLOCK SOFTWARE PRIVATE LIMITED

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

laserfiche

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Minna Technologies

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

MyVest

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

OpenInvest

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Orion Advisor

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

RBC Correspondent & Advisor Services

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Redtail Speak

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Riskalyze

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Sharesight

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform

Vestwell

Best Forex Platform

Fortex, Inc.

Best Forex Platform

FXStreet

Best Forex Platform

MarketFactory

Best Forex Platform

Mount Wish

Best Forex Platform

Send Money Home

Best Forex Platform

Tradagon

Best InsurTech Solution

Aclaimant

Best InsurTech Solution

allai

Best InsurTech Solution

Coverhero

Best InsurTech Solution

Exdion Solutions

Best InsurTech Solution

Hellas Direct

Best InsurTech Solution

Insurify

Best InsurTech Solution

Life.io

Best InsurTech Solution

Lumity, Inc.

Best InsurTech Solution

Matic

Best InsurTech Solution

Protecht Inc, dba TicketGuardian

Best InsurTech Solution

Snapsheet

Best InsurTech Solution

Sureify

Best Lending Platform

4G Capital

Best Lending Platform

ACORN OakNorth

Best Lending Platform

Credibility Capital Inc.

Best Lending Platform

Credibly

Best Lending Platform

Creditor.ai

Best Lending Platform

ftcash

Best Lending Platform

Kasasa

Best Lending Platform

Lendio

Best Lending Platform

Minterest Private Limited

Best Procurement or Supply Chain Solution

14bis Supply Tracking

Best Procurement or Supply Chain Solution

Accrualify, Inc.

Best Procurement or Supply Chain Solution

Candex, Inc.

Best Procurement or Supply Chain Solution

Yapta

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Accern

Best Proprietary Platform or API

AlphaPoint

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Apex Clearing

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Difitek

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Everysk Technologies

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Finicity

Best Proprietary Platform or API

FinLink, Inc. d/b/a Mbanq

Best Proprietary Platform or API

FinMason

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Instantor

Best Proprietary Platform or API

ipushpull

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Modo

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Redtail Technology

Best Proprietary Platform or API

RUBIQUE

Best Proprietary Platform or API

SDK.finance

Best Proprietary Platform or API

Singular Banking

Best Proprietary Platform or API

TransFICC

Best Proprietary Platform or APIs

VSoft Corporation; platform: Arya

Best Real Estate Platform

CrowdStreet

Best Real Estate Platform

Income&

Best Real Estate Platform

RealtyShares

Best Real Estate Platform

Roofstock

Best RegTech Solution

8OF9

Best RegTech Solution

AQ Metrics

Best RegTech Solution

BigID

Best RegTech Solution

Checkbox

Best RegTech Solution

ClauseMatch

Best RegTech Solution

ComplySci

Best RegTech Solution

iComply Investor Services Inc.

Best RegTech Solution

Jumio

Best RegTech Solution

Neuroprofiler

Best RegTech Solution

Onfido

Best RegTech Solution

PerformLine

Best RegTech Solution

Sum&Substance

Best RegTech Solution

Thesys Technologies

Best RegTech Solution

Thisisme

Best RegTech Solution

Trulioo

Best RegTech Solution

Trunomi

Best RegTech Solution

Vena Solutions

Best Robo-advisor

Bambu

Best Robo-advisor

Betterment

Best Robo-advisor

Gravity Investments

Best Robo-advisor

LendingRobot

Best Robo-advisor

Magnetis

Best Robo-advisor

Moneyfarm

Best Robo-advisor

Munnypot

Best Robo-advisor

Polaris Portfolios

Best Robo-advisor

Wealthfront

Best Robo-advisor

WiseBanyan

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Capital.Com

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Clearpool Group

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Entrex

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Envision Financial Systems

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Jellifin

Best Trading Execution Platform or Brokerage

Trumid Financial

Best Trading Idea Platform

Capital Market Laboratories

Best Trading Idea Platform

Fortuitapps Limited UK

Best Trading Idea Platform

StockHoot LLC

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Airfox

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Braviant Holdings

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

CreditStacks

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Elevate Credit

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Experian MicroAnalytics

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Finn.ai

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Humaniq

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

ID Finance

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

LenddoEFL

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

MoneyLion

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Oakam

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Self Lender, Inc.

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution

Teller

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

AppZen

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

bkper

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Bondit

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

City Falcon Limited

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Clerk.ai

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Clutch.AI

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Endor Software Ltd

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

JD Finance

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Neotic

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Quantxt Inc

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

SmartBiz Loans

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Social Market Analytics

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

Trade Ideas

Best Use of AI or Machine Learning

VantagePoint Software

Best Use of Blockchain

BIGcontrols

Best Use of Blockchain

Bitfury

Best Use of Blockchain

BlockEx Ltd

Best Use of Blockchain

BTL Group Ltd.

Best Use of Blockchain

Hive Project

Best Use of Blockchain

Omega Grid

Best Use of Blockchain

Taqanu

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Croudify

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Crux Informatics

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Dataminr

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Essentia Analytics

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

ExtractAlpha

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

M Science

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Quandl

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

RavenPack

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Sequentum

Finding Alpha Through Alternative Data

Stocksnips Inc

Institutional Innovators

AutoGravity Corporation

Institutional Innovators

Laurel Road

Institutional Innovators

OpenFin

Institutional Innovators

Pri-Num Ltd.

Institutional Innovators

USAA

Institutional Innovators

West Loop Ventures

Institutional Innovators

Zenmonics

Investing in Millennials

Aspiration

Investing in Millennials

CNote

Investing in Millennials

Looma

Investing in Millennials

SprinkleBit

Investing in Millennials

Stash Invest

Investing in Millennials

Tripcents, Inc.

Leveling the Playing Field

AtomInvest

Leveling the Playing Field

DIY.FUND

Leveling the Playing Field

ETNA

Leveling the Playing Field

gradement

Leveling the Playing Field

Leveling the Playing Field

Halo Investing

HedgeSPA

Leveling the Playing Field

KloudTrader

Leveling the Playing Field

Quantiacs

Leveling the Playing Field

Seedrs

Leveling the Playing Field

Stockpile

Leveling the Playing Field

StockTwits, Inc.

Leveling the Playing Field

Swell Investing

Leveling the Playing Field

UpperRoom Technology

Solving Problems Through Payments

AfterBanks

Solving Problems Through Payments

Apruve

Solving Problems Through Payments

Contract Simply

Solving Problems Through Payments

dLocal

Solving Problems Through Payments

fispan

Solving Problems Through Payments

Goldmoney

Solving Problems Through Payments

Green Dot

Solving Problems Through Payments

Karmic Labs, Inc.

Solving Problems Through Payments

One, Inc.

Solving Problems Through Payments

Paykii

Solving Problems Through Payments

TransferMate Global Payments

Solving Problems Through Payments

Volante Technologies

Solving Problems Through Payments

WorldFirst

Solving Problems Through Payments

WorldRemit

Solving Problems Through Payments

Zeek

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