Financial advice technology firm Midwinter has been recognised at this year’s Fintech Business Awards, which was held last week to award outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship in the Australian fintech sector.
Midwinter Financial Services took out two awards, including ‘Software Innovator of the Year’. The firm won the Fintech Business Excellence Award (company), having been awarded the highest points of all winners in the company award categories.
Daniel Foggo, chief executive of RateSetter Australia, was awarded the Fintech Business Excellence Award (individual), after receiving the highest points, from the expert judges, of all winners in the individual award categories.
Fintech Business managing editor Aleks Vickovich said, “Over 300 nominations were received for the 18 awards, with the winners selected by a panel of expert judges from a pool of 125 finalists, indicating the strength of Australia’s fintech sector.
“We congratulate all the finalists and winners, and thank our judging panel and event partners ASX, Avaloq, Spike and Momentum Intelligence.”
The winners of the 2017 Fintech Business Awards are:
Crowdfunding Innovator of the Year: DomaCom Lending Innovator of the Year: Prospa Personal Finance Innovator of the Year: Pocketbook Insurance Innovator of the Year: OneTick TechnologyPayments Innovator of the Year: Airwallex Compliance Innovator of the Year: BGL Corporate SolutionsFintech Mentor of the Year: Claire Wivell Plater, The Fold Legal Fintech Entrepreneur of the Year: Daniel Foggo, RateSetter AustraliaThought Leader of the Year: Claire Wivell Plater, The Fold Legal Investment Innovator of the Year: Acorns Software Innovator of the Year: MidwinterSoftware Services Innovator of the Year: AvokaFinancial Advice Innovator of the Year: Map My PlanPlatform Innovator of the Year: BRICKXFemtech Leader of the Year: Cathy Kovacs, WestpacFintech Start-Up of the Year: Valiant FinanceFintech Business Excellence Award (individual): Daniel Foggo, RateSetter AustraliaFintech Business Excellence Award (company): Midwinter
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