UK equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has been selected as a finalist for two awards. SyndicateRoom is in the running for Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the 2015 Growth Investor Awards. The platform will compete in the ‘New Business of the Year’ category at the National Business Awards on November 10th at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. SyndicateRoom is further recognised in the ‘Best Investment Platform’ and ‘Industry Game Changer’ categories at the Growth Investor Awards, to be held in October. SyndicateRoom is joined by both Seedrs and VentureFounders in competing for the Best Investment Platform
“Having SyndicateRoom shortlisted for several prestigious awards is a huge honour. It’s recognition that our mission – to give online investors fair and transparent access to the deals the professionals are investing in – is resonating through the UK investment community. As a high-growth FinTech company in a disruptive industry, we are proud to be helping investors and entrepreneurs alike, supporting many other innovative businesses throughout the UK,” said Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and co-founder of SyndicateRoom.
Daniel Kiernan who headed up the Growth Investor Awards shortlist, reflected on the selection process;
“The judging criteria for the Growth Investor Awards was designed in consultation with the industry to ensure it is truly reflective of what is driving improvement and innovation. It’s great to see such a high standard of entries in the inaugural year of these awards and fascinating to see how finalists are adding value while enabling growth. The shortlist has demonstrated that there is real innovation and impact in this industry.”