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Benzinga Announces Finalists For 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards

Benzinga Announces Finalists For 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards



Benzinga Announces Finalists for 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards
131 companies will compete at fintech’s premier event in New York City next month

Detroit, April 27, 2016 - Benzinga, a leading online financial media publication and data provider, announced today the finalists for the 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards.

In the second year of the awards, over 220 fintech firms from around the world applied to be a part of the biggest event in fintech. Companies that received the required number of social media votes will be judged on various criteria by a panel of judges with extensive experience in fintech: TDAmeritrade Managing Director Nicole Sherrod, Marlin & Associates Partner Michael “Max” Maxworthy, WorldQuant Co-Head of Data Strategy Matt Ober, Cubist Systematic Strategies Managing Director Ross Garon, and Bain Capital Ventures Managing Director Matt Harris.

In addition to the overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place honors, finalists are competing for 10 category awards:

  • Best Educational Tools & Services
  • Lending & Alternative Investments
  • Trade Ideas Platforms & Rooms
  • Innovation In Mobile
  • Robo Advisor & Wealth Management Tools
  • Proprietary Technology & APIs
  • Analysis Platform, Apps & Tools
  • Finding Alpha
  • Research Platforms, Apps & Tools
  • Leveling The Playing Field

Additionally, Benzinga will honor achievement in the following special categories:

  • Most Promising Startup
  • Most Disruptive
  • Founder of the Year
  • Best In Show Exhibitor
  • Outstanding Military Veteran in Fintech

Finalists include LendingRobot (@LendingRobot), TipRanks (@TipRanks), dough (@doughtrading), IEX (@IEX), Acorn (@acorns), Vetr (@Vetrdotcom), PsychSignal (@PsychSignal), Credibly (@credibly360), Quantcha (@Quantcha), Stash (@stash), Stockal (@getStockal), and PeepTrade (@peeptrade). For a complete list of finalists and which category they are nominated, visit the website

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About Benzinga
Benzinga is a leader in financial technology via operation of its data and news products. Trusted by millions each month, features actionable news and analysis. Benzinga Professional is the premier real time news and data platform trusted to power the largest companies of finance.

About the Benzinga Fintech Awards
Designed to celebrate the most innovative companies within the financial technology capital markets sector, the Benzinga Fintech Awards provides winners with new opportunities for growth and partnerships. The Benzinga Fintech Awards will be attended by top fintech CEO’s, venture capitalists, industry insiders, and media. Held at Tribeca Three Sixty in New York City on May 24, it is truly “The Oscars of Fintech.” For more information on sponsoring, exhibiting, or attending the event, go to

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