Unprecedented Group Of Institutional Innovators, VCs, And Startup Thought Leaders To Evaluate And Mentor Startups For 3rd Annual Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Startup Competition

DETROIT, MI / ACCESSWIRE / March 2, 2017 / Benzinga, a leading online financial media publication and data provider, announced today the advisory panel of judges for the 3rd annual Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. The judges are leaders from throughout the fintech space, from C-Suite executives, from financial institutions, venture capitalists specializing in fintech, startup CEOs, quant hedge fund researchers, and top financial reporters.

For this year's event, Benzinga didn't just take it to the next level - the company is now offering immeasurable value for startups in the form of mentorship from leading fintech luminaries. Benzinga has secured commitments from the greatest minds in fintech to offer connections and advice to select startups competing in the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.

Not only can companies apply to win Zingy Awards, but they can also potentially make connections with fintech leaders like Seth Merrin, Tricia Rothschild, Kelli Keough, and more.

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards judging panel represents a gathering of financial expertise that is rarely assembled in one group, and an unprecedented opportunity for startups competing in the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. Competing companies have the chance to place their products directly in front of top fintech investors, product managers, and decision makers at financial institutions.

Over 200 companies have applied to win Zingy Awards in nearly 20 categories, from "Best Use of Blockchain" to "Most Accessible Underbanked Solution," such as IEX, CommonBond, Betterment, Xignite and more.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available at BenzingaFintechAwards.com.

The 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards judges are:

Media Information:

Spencer White
events@benzinga.com (for media email inquiries please put "MEDIA" at the beginning of the subject line)

313-723-2000

About Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Designed to uncover the most innovative companies within the financial technology capital markets sector, the Benzinga Fintech Awards provide winning finalists with new opportunities for growth and exposure. For last year's winners, please visit www.benzingafintechawards.com or use the hashtag #BZAwards.

About Benzinga

Benzinga is a leading originator of actionable financial insights for traders and investors. Benzinga's news desk is constantly breaking stories and moving billions of dollars of market capitalization through its real-time terminal, Benzinga Pro. Benzinga's original content is syndicated to 70 partner websites, such as Yahoo! Inc.'s Yahoo! Finance, Microsoft Corporation's MSN, CNNMoney, Fox Business, Marketwatch, and more. Benzinga is the leading provider of news to the North American brokerage community, with a client list including TD Ameritrade, LightSpeed, TradeKing, and many more. The company is headquartered in downtown Detroit and dedicated to driving Detroit's renaissance. For more information, check out Benzinga.com, Cloud.Benzinga.com, and Pro.Benzinga.com.

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