Tagged: awards

Netherlands Crowdfunding Award Nominees

The Netherlands Crowdfunding Association has recently announced the nominees for the annual Crowdfunding Awards. The Assocation states that Dutch investors have contributed more than €400 million in more than 4,000 different companies. Many of these same investors became directly involved with entrepreneurs in their area through… Read More

UK Angel Investment Awards: Powervault Wins Best Angel Crowdfunding Investment, Digital Fineprint Wins Best Fintech Investment

  This past Thursday at the Dorchester Hotel in London, the UK Business Angels Association’s (UKBAA) annual UK Angel Investment Awards took place. Fourteen awards were  presented by Emma Sinclair MBE, the youngest person in the UK to have created a public company. Jenny Tooth OBE,… Read More

Australian Fintech Award Finalists Announced

FinTech Australia has released the list of finalists for the inaugural Australian Fintech Awards or “Finnie Awards”.  There are 60 finalists selected from 158 entries competing in 30 different categories. A total of 39 judges, including 16 from overseas, rated the different award entries to… Read More

PledgeMusic Receives Nomination for 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in Independent Champion Category

Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, recently announced it received a nomination for the 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in the Independent Champion Category. According to the event’s organizers, the A2IM Libera Awards celebrates the successes of the independent music community. The funding portal shared: “As a… Read More

Inaugural Australia Fintech Business Awards Announces 2017 Winners

Australian business media company Fintech Business announced the winners of the 2017 Fintech Business Awards, which recognized the outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship in the Australia fintech sector. The inaugural event’s description reads: “The inaugural Fintech Business Awards seeks to identify and acknowledge the leading individuals… Read More

Sharestates Receives Emerging Real Estate Platform Nomination For the LendIt Conference Industry Awards

Real estate crowdfunding platform Sharestates announced on Thursday it received a nomination for LendIt Conference Industry Awards’ emerging real estate platform award. The winner will be announced on March 7th at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Speaking about the nomination, Allen Shayanfekr, co-founder and CEO of Sharestates, stated: “We… Read More

SyndicateRoom Named Best Investment Platform & Industry Game Changer At 2016 Growth Investor Awards

Earlier this week, leading UK-based investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom announced it was named Best Investment Platform and Industry Game Changer at this year’s Growth Investor Awards. The event celebrated the role of the UK SME fund management community in both job and wealth creation. It also recognizes… Read More

Brief: LendInvest Named Best Short Term Lender At NACFB Awards

Online commercial mortgage marketplace lender, LendInvest, announced it was named Best Short Term Lender at the NACFB Awards. The fourth annual event was held last week at the Park Plaza Hotel on Westminster Bridge in London and recognized companies in the lending industry.  Sharing details about… Read More

Crowdcube Legal Team Receives Recognition at the FT innovative Lawyer Awards Europe 2016

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Tuesday its legal team received recognition at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2016. The event took place last week, and its judges were Integreon’s Bob Gogel, Financial Times’ Michael Skaplinker, and RSG Consulting’s Reena SenGupta. Crowdcube was shortlisted… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose Gives $5,000 in Funding Credits to Think It Up Innovation Award Winners

Last week, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced the winners of the inaugural Think It Up Innovation Awards. This award honored eight teams of students and teachers. Each team will receive $5,000 in DonorsChoose funding credits to advance their work in the classroom. Each winning… Read More

Brief: OurCrowd Among Winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards

On Thursday, global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced it was among the winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards. Since its establishment in 1996, the tech magazine reportedly reviews thousands of candidates for each of its three Top 100 awards  for Asia, Europe and the Americas…. Read More

Lending Works Named Moneywise Customer Service Awards Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers Winner

Lending Works, a UK-based peer to peer lender, announced this week that it has been named Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers Winner at the 2016 Moneywise Customer Service Awards, which is described as the “authoritative stamp of approval by the UK consumer,” recognition is given to… Read More

Inkshares’ “Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside” Dubbed Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced on Friday that Quincy Carroll’s Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside has been recognized as a finalist in the 18th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. The website revealed that in the next three months, a… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum Touchjet Named Finalist of the 2016 Edison Awards

Touchjet, a company that creates interactive Android touch technology on a large and portable scale, announced it has been named a 2016 award finalist of the Edison Awards for its innovative touch products. The company successfully secured thousands of dollars through Indiegogo for various projects…. Read More

Brewdog Vows Revenge Against Diageo For Infamous Industry Awards Snub

Nearly four years after one of the world’s largest drinks companies, Diageo, snubbed BrewDog for an industry award, the perpetually crowdfunding company is officially vowing revenge for the decision. According to The Daily Record, Diageo, who make drinks such as Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker, was forced to apologize… Read More

Forbes Adds Seven FinTech Sandbox Members to Fintech 50 List of 2015

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps FinTech startups access data and build great products, announced on Thursday that seven of its community members were recently named to the prestigious Forbes FinTech 50 list for 2015. The winners include four Sandbox residents who rely on critical… Read More

Future Fifty Dubs Crowdcube One of the UK’s Fastest Growing & Most Disruptive Tech Companies

Setting out to end 2015 on the highest note possible, Crowdcube announced it was named one of the UK’s fastest growing and most disruptive tech companies by Future Fifty. The equity crowdfunding platform shared in a blog post: “We’re incredibly proud to announce that we’re now… Read More

Crowdcube Captures Three Crowdfunding Awards Within 24-Hour Period

This has been such a big month for Crowdcube! Along with announcing its new partnership with Amazon Launchpad, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform revealed that last week it bagged not one, not two, but three awards within a 24-hour period. While explaining details about the first… Read More

Brief: RateSetter & Zopa Take Top Customer Service Awards

The Moneywise Custome Service Awards 2015 took place this week.  Described as the “authoritative stamp of approval by the UK consumer” recognition is given to financial service firms for providing exemplary service to their customers.  In recent years as finance has altered direction and moved… Read More

10 Best Production Announces Best Kickstarter Video Production Awards

10 Best Production recently released its Best Kickstarter Video Production awards for February 2015. For each list, the company examines various criteria in order to judge the individual production companies. The company’s panel of judges is comprised of video production experts that collectively have decades of industry… Read More