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Over 200 Fintech Startup Finalists To Celebrate Worldwide Fintech Innovation At The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards In New York City May 11

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Over 200 Fintech Startup Finalists To Celebrate Worldwide Fintech Innovation At The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards In New York City May 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Benzinga Announces Finalists for 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Over 200 companies will compete at fintech’s premier event in New York City May 11

DETROIT- Benzinga, a leading online financial media publication and data provider, announced today the finalists for the 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is the largest fintech event focusing on the capital markets. In its third year, Benzinga has expanded the event’s purview to the global stage, bringing over 200 companies to New York City from countries including India, Israel, Poland, and Singapore.

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards finalists were chosen by their peers in a social voting competition. In all, 372 companies applied to the competition, and 225 finalists received over 100,000 votes to advance to the judging round.

Finalists will soon enter the judging stage of the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards competition. A judging board of more than 30 leaders in every fintech vertical will rank the finalists in terms of how innovative their products are and their potential to reshape the finance industry.

The judging panel includes an “unprecedented” level of fintech talent, such as current and former C-suite executives of financial institutions like Morningstar and Thomson Reuters, as well as many leading investors, VCs, television personalities and financial innovators of all stripes. Firms from DE Shaw and J.P. Morgan to TD Ameritrade and Fidelity are all contributing insight and mentorship to the 225 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards finalists.

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards finalists, by category:

Best Use of Alternative Investments Platform, Tool, or App
BankerBay
CFX Markets
ClearVest Advisers, LLC
CoolMellon
Entrex
Equitise
Frictionless Healthcare Finance
Income&
Kettera Strategies
Mercury Capital Advisors
SAF Platform
Seedrs
Swaper
YieldStreet

Best Analysis Platform, Tool, or App
Alpha Hat
Artivest
BondCliQ
ChartYourTrade
F.A.S.T. Graphs
NewsHedge
Novus
Orchard Platform
Polly Portfolio
TradingView
Web Financial Group
Ycharts

Best Digital Mortgage or Real Estate Platform, Tool, or App
Brickvest
BRICKX
BuildFax
Cadre
Morty
Neat Capital
Neighborhood Pay Services
PeerStreet
Quicken Loans / Rocket Mortgage
RealtyMogul
RealtyShares
Unison Home Ownership Investors

Best Education & Personal Finance Platform, Tool, or App
BillGO
Clarity Money
Copper Street
Dream Forward 401(k)
FinTech Business School
MoneyLion
Shift
SmartAsset
TradeBench

Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform, Tool, or App
Advisor Engine
ALBRIDGE
Backstop Solutions Group
BaseVenture
CBOE Vest
FUNDBASE
LendingCalc
Mil Advisor
MyVest
ORION
RobustWealth
STRATIFI
Truelytics

Best Forex Platform, Tool, or App
Fortex
FXPRIMUS
FXStreet
Markets.com
MarketsFactory.com
MobyTrader
Remitly
TF Global Markets
uChange

Best InsurTech Platform, Tool, or App
Aclaimant
Bought By Many
Coverfy
CoverWallet
Embroker
FitSense
Insureon
League
Life.io
Neuroprofiler
Senteri
UnBrokerage
WeSavvy

Best Lending Platform, Tool, or App
Bizfi
Datanomers
Global Debt Registry
IdFinance
InterNex Capital
MYJAR
P2Binvestor
PayMe
Rubique
Stilt
Suretly
Think Money
TWINO

Best Proprietary Technology or APIs
Alpha Exchange
Connamara Systems
Dataminr
Finicity
Nomad COnnection
OpenFin
OptionsCity
Overbond
Push Payments
Quovo
Redtail Technology
Tradier
Xignite

Best RegTech Platform, Tool, or App
AQMetrics
AU10TIX
ComplyAdvantage
ComplySci
Neurensic
Qumram
Rippleshot
ThetaRay
Trulioo
Trunomi
Uniken

Best Research Platform, Tool, or App
AlphaSense
FinanceBoards
MackeyRMS
OptionMetrics
PitchBook
Slingshot Insights
Sqoop
Street Diligence
Virtual Cove

Best Robo Advisor
Betterment
Clinc
Exeria
Gravity Investments
Polaris Portfolios
Scalable Capital
Unicorn Bay
Vestwell
Ways2Wealth
Wealthfront
Wealthsimple
WiseBanyan

Best Trading Execution or Brokerage Platform
DriveWealth
Fidelity
FINVASIA
Lime Brokerage (Wedbush)
m1 Finance
OptionsHouse
SelfWealth
Sterling Trading Tech
StocksToTrade
T3 Live
TD Ameritrade

Best Trading Idea Platform, Tool, or App
ADVFN
Alpaca
BullBoard
Chaikin Analytics
Equities.com
iStockPicker
SharingAlpha
Stocks For The Week
TalkMarkets
Ticker.tv
TickerTags
Trade Ideas
Tradespoon
Trumid Financial
Vest Cycle
Vetr

Best Under-banked or Emerging Market Solution
Amplify
Billmo, LLC
Eastpesa Limited
Elevate
FarmDrive
Ovamba
PayActiv
Ping Express
WorldRemit

Best Use of Blockchain or Bitcoins
AlphaPoint
Blockchain
Brave New Coin
I/O Digital
Melonport
Netcoins
Paxos
Purse
Remitt
SecureKey Technologies

FInding Alpha
AlphaStreet
Cindicator
Croudify
DarcMatter
ExtractAlpha
Kavout
PortfolioEffect
Prattle
PureFunds
RelateTheNews
SavaNet
Tradagon
Visible Alpha

Institutional Innovators
Bond Price Validation
Bridge Financial Technology
ChartIQ
Cloud9 Technologies
Intro-act
Marstone, Inc.
Opportunity Network
Veriday

Investing In Millennials
Aspiration
EZMCOM Inc
GRAIN
Lean Financial
MATADOR
Payscape
SprinkleBit
STASH

Leveling the Playing Field
CALL LEVELS
Capitali.se
Click IPO Securities
DIY.Fund
EnergyFunders
finbox.io
IEX
OptaCredit Fintech Private Limited
trigger

Solving Problems Through Payments
Alipay
CHeckbook.io
disburze
PayKey
Payment Rails
RenovITe Technologies Inc
Sharepay
Soundpays
Spendesk
SWITCH Inc
Zebit
ZOOZ

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards judges include:

Pete Casella, Point72 Ventures
Adam Boyden, RPM Ventures
Amir Goldman, Susquehanna Growth Equity Partners
Yin Luo, Wolfe Research
Nathan Richardson, TradeIt
David Teten, ff Venture Capital
James Altucher
Tim Seymour, CNBC
Vicki Walia, Alliance-Bernstein
Bill Libby, Goldman Sachs
Kim Trautmann, DRW VC
Seth Merrin, LiquidNet
Steve Lau, WorldQuant Ventures
Matt Harris, Bain Capital Ventures
Tricia Rothschild, Morningstar
Charlie Hartel, Yahoo! Finance
Ed Skolarus, Investor’s Business Daily
Gene Munster, Loup Ventures
Ken Scichiano, TA Associates
Nicholas Britz, Google Finance
Bill Nosal, NASDAQ
John Hart, TD Ameritrade
Alex Wong, DE Shaw Ventures
Kelli Keough, J.P. Morgan Chase
Matt Hatch, E&Y
Jennifer Samalis, Fidelity
David Jegen, F Prime Capital
Man Mahjouri, Tradeworx
Philip Brittan, Fmr. Thomson Reuters
Sue Britton, Fintech Growth Syndicate
Jeff Chiapetta, Charles Schwab
Sonny Singh, BitPay

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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