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Education And Personal Finance Are Changing With These Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Finalists

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Education And Personal Finance Are Changing With These Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Finalists

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards are a yearly showcase of the greatest advances in fintech from leaders and visionaries in the worlds of finance and technology. This year, we have executives, developers and innovators from the likes of Facebook, Amazon, IBM, JP Morgan, Zelle, TD Ameritrade, TradeStation, Fidelity and so many more attending the Oscars of Fintech.

The BZ Awards are half party, half business development bonanza—they’re a rare chance to meet and network with everyone in finance from CNBC’s Josh Brown to the head of financial services at Facebook to the heads of trading at every major brokerage.

To offer more clarity on who is competing for the prize of most innovative in each category, Benzinga is breaking out the finalists in each category and offering more information about what they do.

The finalists for the Best Educational or Personal Finance Platform category are:

Honeyfi
CEO: Ramy Serageldin
Description: Honeyfi is a free app that simplifies managing money as a couple.

Gimi AB
CEO: Philip Haglund
Description: Gimi AB provides financial superskills for life!

Tuition.io
CEO: Scott Thompson
Description: Tuition.io is the nation’s first and most comprehensive employer-funded student loan contribution platform. Tuition.io empowers employers to attract and retain talent who are saddled with stifling student debt by helping them pay it down.

SmartAsset
CEO: Michael Carvin
Description: SmartAsset offers the Web’s best personal finance advice, data visualizations and tools for free. It empowers people with the information needed to make life‚Äôs biggest financial decisions with confidence.

Rubicoin
CEO: Emmet Savage
Description: Rubicoin has two apps - 1) Invest - which allows people to buy fractional shares of top U.S. companies 2) Learn - which educates beginner investors on the stock market. Rubicoin is the only investment platform to have successfully combined proven expertise and the ability to buy as little as $10 of any listed stock. Both apps have favorable reviews on the App Store and are available on both iPhone and Android.

IonTuition
CEO: Balaji Rajan
Description: IonTuition specializes in student loan repayment assistance as a benefit.

Echofin LLC
CEO: George Lipordezis
Description: Echofin provides a communication platform for financial traders.

FinTank
CEO: George Vukotich
Description: FInTank is an innovative fintech hub.

Fluo
CEO: Jehan de Castet
Description: Fluo's mission is to drive insurance customer’s experience to highest levels. Fluo provides a 360 analysis of insurance contracts and eliminates covers duplication thanks to its state-of the art value comparison engine.

Ask a Lender
CEO: Brian B. Simmons
Description: Ask a Lender is a unique online platform that helps borrowers connect with lenders directly while protecting their personal information. Ask a Lender provides unprecedented lender searches and educational resources required to borrow wisely.

Uniko
CEO: Tere Cremona
Description: Uniko is a new way to give and receive gifts in the world and be able to exchange them for cash to eliminate deadweight loss in a massive industry.

Online Trading Academy
CEO: Eyal Shahar
Description: Online Trading Academy is the world leader in professional education for investors looking to build life-changing skills to take on the financial markets, including real estate.

Kapitall
CEO: Jarrett Lilien
Description: Kapitall is a digital investment platform that is redefining how new generations experience, access, share and learn about investing.

Warrior Trading
CEO: Ross Cameron
Description: Warrior Trading is one of the largest communities of active day traders and investors. It provides educational content to 460,000 active followers on social media and nearly 3,000 premium members.

Invest Diva
CEO: Kiana Danial
Description: Invest Diva helps individuals become their own investment manager, and make their money work for them.

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