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BENZINGA GLOBAL FINTECH AWARDS

DECEMBER 8 2022 | NYC

8th ANNUAL GLOBAL FINTECH AWARDS

The longest-running award show of its kind, the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards return this December to celebrate the best and brightest in the industry.

Join us on December 8 2022 in New York City for a Day of Dealmaking with the Rising Stars of financial technology as we celebrate their achievements in a rapidly-changing landscape.

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Why Attend?

CONNECT

Meet with like- minded professionals who are changing the Fintech industry one transaction at a time.

DISCOVER

Uncover the latest trends in the industry and find new ways to collaborate in this exploding industry.

CELEBRATE

Join the celebration as we honor those that push the limits of what Financial Technology means.

AWARD Categories

Best InsurTech

The Best InsurTech provider uses the latest technology innovations to make buying insurance seamless, more efficient, and cost-effective for companies and brokers.

Best New Product

A solution that takes a lead on previously unresolved issues. An easy to digest, consumable technology spearheaded by forward-looking innovators that address tomorrow’s problems.

Most Innovative in Capital Markets

The most disruptive new idea brought to market as a tool for retail traders & investors. 

Best Financial Literacy Tool

Solutions helping everyday people understand and apply financial management skills. 

Best API

A B2B connection or data feed that enables disruptive new features in capital markets technology.

Best Data Analysis Tool

The most impressive use of big data sourcing and analysis delivering unprecedented insights to investors. 

Most Innovative ETF Company

The most innovative ETF company offers a diverse portfolio of stock and aims to provide breakthrough insights for investors.

Best Investment Research Tech

The best solution for long-term or passive investors looking to understand their holdings and discover new opportunities.

Best Trading Technology

The best non-brokerage tool that informs and empowers retail traders.

Best Canadian Brokerage

The best stock brokerage platform for the Canadian retail trader & investor.

Best Brokerage for Forex

The best Forex brokerage platform. 

Best Brokerage for Beginners

Simple, yet impactful. A solution that helps brand new investors and traders actively manage their stock positions. 

Best Paper Trading Platform

Stocks and options can be intimidating for newcomers. The best paper trading platform gives clients plenty of research and tools, real-time market prices, and an interface that feels realistic so they can learn the ropes without the risk of trading with real money.

Best Brokerage for Options Trading

Options can be complex. The best options trading platforms make information more digestible and execution intuitive for all traders, beginner or advanced.

Best Brokerage for Trading Futures

Futures involve a substantial amount of risk. The best brokerage conveys risk and makes execution and management of positions seamless.

Best Broker for Short Selling

Short selling involves a substantial amount of risk. The best brokerage conveys risk and makes execution and management of positions seamless.

Best Day Trading Software

A powerful brokerage that gives highly active day-traders access to every asset class, exchange and research tool they need to succeed.

Best Software for Longterm Cryptocurrency Investments

The best solution for long-term or passive cryptocurrency investors looking to understand their holdings and discover new opportunities.

Best Software for Trading Cryptocurrency

A brokerage that offers all the flexibility and tooling you expect from top stock brokerages, but made specifically for the crypto trader. 

Best Alternative Investments Platform

The best alternative investment platforms makes it easy for investors to go outside of the stock market into certain real estate investments, pieces of art, sneakers, jewelry and more.

Best Accelerator

A culmination of mentorship and educational experiences that incubate and bring to life innovative ideas in the form of trade-tech we all know and love.

Best Financial Research Company

The firm with the most innovative approach to macro and micro research delivering the most helpful insights to investors. 

Most Impactful Fintech Executive

The fintech leader with the most disruptive visions brought to life. This person is blazing trails for the entire industry. 

Lifetime Achievement

The person who over the course of their career has done the most to forward the enablement of the retail trader & investor. 

Most Influential Data Scientist

The person who has found the most effective way to use data (mainstream or alternative) to deliver alpha for their firm.

Top Financial Influencer

The person whose voice has had the biggest influence on retail trading and investing this year.

Best Robo-Advisor

The best automated investing platform for the passive investor. 

Best Portfolio Tracker

A program or software that helps investors keep a record of all their investments in one place and how they stack up with their long-term goals and the rest of the market. The best Portfolio Tracker does this in a clean and user-friendly way.

Best Financial Planning Software

A solution that helps consumers easily understand their current finances and provides easy-to-use tools and resources to achieve their long term financial goals.

Best Automated Trading Software

The best platform that allows experienced traders set their own rules for automating their trading strategies. 

Outstanding Performance

Disruptive market solutions that make financial prosperity a little easier to achieve for everyday people.

Best InsurTech

The Best InsurTech provider uses the latest technology innovations to make buying insurance seamless, more efficient, and cost-effective for companies and brokers.

Best New Product

A solution that takes a lead on previously unresolved issues. An easy to digest, consumable technology spearheaded by forward-looking innovators that address tomorrow’s problems.

Most Innovative in Capital Markets

The most disruptive new idea brought to market as a tool for retail traders & investors. 

Best Financial Literacy Tool

Solutions helping everyday people understand and apply financial management skills. 

Best API

A B2B connection or data feed that enables disruptive new features in capital markets technology.

Best Data Analysis Tool

The most impressive use of big data sourcing and analysis delivering unprecedented insights to investors. 

Most Innovative ETF Company

The most innovative ETF company offers a diverse portfolio of stock and aims to provide breakthrough insights for investors.

Investing

Solutions that enable investors to make a greater impact on their finances.

Best Investment Research Tech

The best solution for long-term or passive investors looking to understand their holdings and discover new opportunities.

Best Trading Technology

The best non-brokerage tool that informs and empowers retail traders.

Best Canadian Brokerage

The best stock brokerage platform for the Canadian retail trader & investor.

Best Brokerage for Forex

The best Forex brokerage platform. 

Best Brokerage for Beginners

Simple, yet impactful. A solution that helps brand new investors and traders actively manage their stock positions. 

Best Paper Trading Platform

Stocks and options can be intimidating for newcomers. The best paper trading platform gives clients plenty of research and tools, real-time market prices, and an interface that feels realistic so they can learn the ropes without the risk of trading with real money.

Best Brokerage for Options Trading

Options can be complex. The best options trading platforms make information more digestible and execution intuitive for all traders, beginner or advanced.

Best Brokerage for Trading Futures

Futures involve a substantial amount of risk. The best brokerage conveys risk and makes execution and management of positions seamless.

Best Broker for Short Selling

Short selling involves a substantial amount of risk. The best brokerage conveys risk and makes execution and management of positions seamless.

Best Day Trading Software

A powerful brokerage that gives highly active day-traders access to every asset class, exchange and research tool they need to succeed.

Best Software for Longterm Cryptocurrency Investments

The best solution for long-term or passive cryptocurrency investors looking to understand their holdings and discover new opportunities.

Best Software for Trading Cryptocurrency

A brokerage that offers all the flexibility and tooling you expect from top stock brokerages, but made specifically for the crypto trader. 

Best Alternative Investments Platform

The best alternative investment platforms makes it easy for investors to go outside of the stock market into certain real estate investments, pieces of art, sneakers, jewelry and more.

Institutions

Mentorship and experiences that bring to life innovative finance solutions.

Best Accelerator

A culmination of mentorship and educational experiences that incubate and bring to life innovative ideas in the form of trade-tech we all know and love.

Best Financial Research Company

The firm with the most innovative approach to macro and micro research delivering the most helpful insights to investors. 

Industry Leadership

Leaders and industry disruptors taking fintech to new heights.

Most Impactful Fintech Executive

The fintech leader with the most disruptive visions brought to life. This person is blazing trails for the entire industry. 

Lifetime Achievement

The person who over the course of their career has done the most to forward the enablement of the retail trader & investor. 

Most Influential Data Scientist

The person who has found the most effective way to use data (mainstream or alternative) to deliver alpha for their firm.

Top Financial Influencer

The person whose voice has had the biggest influence on retail trading and investing this year.

Personal Finance and Wealth Management

Solutions that help consumers easily track and understand their current finances.

Best Robo-Advisor

The best automated investing platform for the passive investor. 

Best Portfolio Tracker

A program or software that helps investors keep a record of all their investments in one place and how they stack up with their long-term goals and the rest of the market. The best Portfolio Tracker does this in a clean and user-friendly way.

Best Financial Planning Software

A solution that helps consumers easily understand their current finances and provides easy-to-use tools and resources to achieve their long term financial goals.

Best Automated Trading Software

The best platform that allows experienced traders set their own rules for automating their trading strategies. 

OUR JUDGES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The 2022 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards application is open now through September 11, 2022.

Applications are FREE through Monday, February 7. After that, applications will cost $397.00 USD.

Benzinga takes great pride in recognizing and honoring those who are propelling the fintech industry forward with new discoveries—making finance just a little bit easier to navigate.
The Benzinga Fintech Listmakers will showcase companies and executives from areas such as investing, technology, leadership, financial literacy, and more.

We formulate a seasoned group of judges (Benzinga editorial staff, industry leaders, and advisors in the space) to carefully vet all nominees. Judges score the nominees on a range of topics to determine who makes the Listmakers index, including: company background, accomplishments, successes, and more.
The applicant with the highest score in each category will be recognized as the Ultimate Zinger in their respective category.

Any executive or company can be nominated for their achievements in this space. You can nominate them in as many categories as you would like. Please note that we do look at all incoming applications to make sure that they are all in fitting categories.

Reach out to us at events@benzinga.com for more information on sponsorships and other event opportunities!

When does the application portal close?

The 2022 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards application is open now through September 11, 2022.

How much does it cost to apply?

Applications are FREE through Monday, February 7. After that, applications will cost $397.00 USD.

Who wins at the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards?

Benzinga takes great pride in recognizing and honoring those who are propelling the fintech industry forward with new discoveries—making finance just a little bit easier to navigate.
The Benzinga Fintech Listmakers will showcase companies and executives from areas such as investing, technology, leadership, financial literacy, and more.

How does the judging process work?

We formulate a seasoned group of judges (Benzinga editorial staff, industry leaders, and advisors in the space) to carefully vet all nominees. Judges score the nominees on a range of topics to determine who makes the Listmakers index, including: company background, accomplishments, successes, and more.
The applicant with the highest score in each category will be recognized as the Ultimate Zinger in their respective category.

How many nominations can I submit?

Any executive or company can be nominated for their achievements in this space. You can nominate them in as many categories as you would like. Please note that we do look at all incoming applications to make sure that they are all in fitting categories.

How can we get more involved in the Awards Ceremony?

Reach out to us at events@benzinga.com for more information on sponsorships and other event opportunities!

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