FinTech Australia is proud to announce the 2020 Finnies finalists

Recognising and rewarding the Australian FinTech community by honouring innovation, growth and collaboration.

 

We are thrilled to announce the finalists for this year’s Finnies!

We received 211 incredible award entries across 19 categories. Thank you to everyone that took the time to enter.

FinTech Australia CEO, Rebecca Schot-Guppy, and the FinTech Australia Board were faced with the incredibly difficult task of arriving at the 134 finalists. The category winners will be announced at the virtual ceremony on Wednesday 28 October.

“We are thrilled with the quality of applications and the finalists, which are a testament of the growth, and strength of the fintech ecosystem. We are excited to celebrate the hard fought achievements of the ecosystem at this year’s Finnies” said FinTech Australia CEO, Rebecca Schot-Guppy.

This year for the first time we will be running the People’s Choice Awards for Emerging Organisation and Organisation of the Year. The fintech community can now vote for their winning fintech among the finalists before 14 October, 2020. Please vote and share the voting among peers and the community.

This will be our first virtual Finnies event! Join us for the festivities at 6pm AEST on October 28 from the convenience of your home or office. Alternatively, celebrate the night with some food, wine and your peers at a Stone & Chalk live site. All details will go live on Friday, 25, September.

The ceremony has always been known as a night to remember. Save the date and join us, as we look to keep that tradition going.

Congratulations to all our finalists. To find out who is a finalist in each category.

 

People, Culture and Talent

 

BEST WORKPLACE DIVERSITY – Sponsored by YBF

TRAction Fintech Pty Ltd

Brighte

Athena Home Loans

InDebted

 

EMERGING FINTECH LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by GoCardless

Lucy Liu – Airwallex – Co-founder and President

Ben Williamson  – Fresh Equities – CEO & Co-founder

Jill Berry – Adatree – CEO

Oliver Kidd – Archa – CEO & Founder

Preeti Mishra – Assembly Payments – Head of Technology

Belinda Hogan – 86 400 – CFO

Patrick Coghlan – CreditorWatch – CEO

Bridie Ohlsson – Geora – CEO

 

FEMALE FINTECH LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by SeedSpace

Lucy Liu – Airwallex – Co-founder and President

Katherine McConnell – Brighte – Founder & CEO

Natalie Dinsdale – Athena Home Loans – CMO

Marie Mortimer – loans.com.au – Managing Director

Jill Berry – Adatree – CEO

Preeti Mishra – Assembly Payments – Head of Technology

Carolyn Breeze – GoCardless – GM

Debra Taylor – Open Sparkz – Founder & COO

 

OUTSTANDING FINTECH LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Vocus

Anthony Nantes – Wisr – CEO

Dominic Pym – Up  – Co-Founder

Marie Mortimer – loans.com.au – Managing Director

Gareth Gumbley – Frollo – Founder & CEO

Katherine McConnell –  Brighte – Founder & CEO

Jack Zhang –  Airwallex – CEO & Co-Founder

Fred Schebesta – Finder – Co-founder

Christian Westerlind Wigstrom – Monoova  – CEO

 

Growth Mindset and Global Perspective

 

EXCELLENCE IN ESTABLISHING MARKET PRESENCE: GLOBAL

TRAction Fintech Pty Ltd

SendGold

Afterpay

CoinJar

Verrency

Zip

Raiz Invest

Airwallex

 

EXCELLENCE IN INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS – Sponsored by Gen Advisory

MoneyMe Limited

Meeco

ID Exchange – Personal Data Economy

Fillr – BNPL Partnerships

Zscore

Tanggram

 

Excellence in Business

 

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS LENDING – Sponsored by The Studio

Business Fuel Finance Pty Ltd

Trade Ledger

Valiant Finance

Tradeplus 24

GetCapital

Prospa

Bizcap

Butn

 

EXCELLENCE IN CONSUMER LENDING – Sponsored by Basiq

Athena Home Loans

Wisr

MoneyMe Limited

Tic:Toc

Household Capital | Retirement funding specialists

Brighte

loans.com.au

CampaignAgent

 

EXCELLENCE IN CROWDFUNDING – Sponsored by Tank Stream Labs

BIRCHAL (winner)

 

EXCELLENCE IN PAYMENTS – Sponsored by Paypa Plane

Airwallex

Assembly Payments

The TransferWise Debit Card

GoCardless

Monoova

Beem It

Verrency

Pinch

 

EXCELLENCE IN BLOCKCHAIN/DISTRIBUTED LEDGER AND  DIGITAL CURRENCIES/WALLETS/EXCHANGES – Sponsored by Cornwalls

Civic Ledger

BTC Markets

Loki Project

Geora

Elbaite

Pellar Technology

LUCA Plus

Independent Reserve

 

EXCELLENCE IN INSURTECH – Sponsored by IAG

1WordFlow

Coverhero

Claim Central Consolidated

Medipass

Truly Digital Insurance Contracts

uBind

FreightSafe

Open – Insurance

 

EXCELLENCE IN REGTECH

TRAction Fintech Pty Ltd

Adatree

ComplyAdvantage

Frankie Financial RegTech Excellence

 

EXCELLENCE IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT (INCLUDING PFM AND ROBO) – Sponsored by UKDIT

Sharesight

Raiz Invest

Myprosperity

Longevity App

PictureWealth

Plenti (formerly RateSetter)

Stockspot

PortfolioCloud

 

Excellence in Support Services

 

EXCELLENCE IN SUPPORT SERVICES – Sponsored by Stone & Chalk

Startupbootcamp Australia Fintech 2019 Accelerator

Basiq

DLA Piper Australia

K&L Gates

The Fold Legal

UK Department for International Trade

King & Wood Mallesons

Tier One People

 

Organisational Excellence Awards

 

EMERGING FINTECH ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Afterpay

Up

Athena Home Loans

Brickfloor

Cake Equity

86 400

XBert

Send

Bizcap

 

FINTECH ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by BPAY

Airwallex

Brighte

Frollo

Medipass

Wisr

Tic:Toc

Stockspot

Prospa

 

DEAL OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by BDO

NextGen.net – Frollo acquisition

Look Who’s Charging and Experian

Joust and Loan Dolphin

 

BEST PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Firstmac

Up with Ferocia & Bendigo & Adelaide Bank

Basiq with Regional Australia Bank

86 400 with Accurassi: Energy Switch

Up with TransferWise

Airwallex with Visa partnership

MoneyMe Limited with EML Payments

ToPay (Mobile Payment to BPAY Bill) by AirPay FinTech

Assembly Payments with Standard Chartered Bank

Zip with 86400

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