LendIt Fintech has announced the winners of its annual awards competition recognizing innovators from the financial services sector. This is the 4th annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards with this years’ event, starting tomorrow, being virtual in nature due to COVID.
LendIt reported that there were over 500 entries from around the world with 30 different judges from the Fintech industry reviewing the various platforms.
Bo Brustkern, LendIt Fintech Co-Founder and CEO, commented:
“Our purpose at LendIt Fintech is to elevate and celebrate the achievements of others. This year has been a hard year for many banks and Fintechs, and the many enterprises that support them. Now more than ever we need a reason to come together – even if it’s virtually – to recognize and applaud excellence in these circumstances. Out of challenging times comes true innovation, and that is very much reflected in this year’s cohort of winners. We offer our congratulations to all!”
The winners are listed below.
Fintech Innovator of the Year – Stash
Executive of the Year – Colin Walsh
Fintech Woman of the Year – Nicky Goulimis
Top Consumer Lending Platform – Upstart
Top Small Business Lending Platform – CircleUp
Top Real Estate Platform – PeerStreet
Emerging Lending Platform of the Year – BlockFi
Innovative in Digital Banking – Plaid
Most Promising Partnership – Urjanet + Equifax
Top Service Provider – Visa
Top Law Firm – Orrick
Excellence in Financial Inclusion – Branch
Top Technology Service Provider – Blend