LendIt Fintech USA 2019 Industry Awards Finalists Announced

Throughout the year we often hear about many of the successes of fintech companies whether it be new partnerships, funding rounds, product innovations or the successes of the great leaders behind each company. It’s not often we get to stop and recognize the companies and individuals who are driving change in financial services. This is why LendIt Fintech created the Industry Awards.

Now in its third year, we are excited to announce the carefully selected finalists from the over 500 submissions we received. From here industry veterans will decide on the winner of each of the 20 categories. Winners will be announced at our awards dinner on April 9th at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. A limited number of tickets are still available for the dinner and they can be purchased on the LendIt Fintech website.

Congratulations to all of the awards finalists!

Fintech Innovator of the Year

  • Plaid
  • OnFido
  • Figure
  • ZestFinance
  • Stash
  • Varo Money

Executive of the Year

  • Steven Streit, GreenDot
  • David Kimball, Prosper
  • Tom Burnside, LendingPoint
  • Noah Breslow, OnDeck
  • Shivani Siroya, Tala

Fintech Woman of the Year

  • Jennifer Tescher, CFSI
  • Luvleen Sidhu, BankMobile
  • Yihan Fang, Yirendai
  • Andrea Gellert, OnDeck
  • Valerie Kay, LendingClub

International Innovator of the Year

  • WeLab
  • Borrowell
  • Yiren Wealth
  • Blue Motor Finance
  • LexinFintech
  • Innovative Assessments

Top Consumer Lending Platform

  • GreenSky
  • Prosper
  • Zopa
  • LendingClub
  • Marlette

Top Small Business Lending Platform

  • Funding Circle
  • Kabbage
  • BlueVine
  • OnDeck
  • Credibly
  • Lendio

Top Real Estate Platform

  • LendingHome
  • PeerStreet
  • Sharestates
  • Anchor Loans
  • Landbay
  • Roofstock

Top Fintech Equity Investor

  • Colchis Capital
  • CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund
  • Edison Partners
  • QED Investors
  • Upper90

Most Successful Cross-Border Partnership

  • Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP)
  • Kabbage and Alibaba
  • Kasisto and Standard Chartered Bank

Most Innovative Bank

  • BankMobile
  • Laurel Road
  • HSBC
  • NBKC Bank
  • Varo Money

Customer Alignment

  • JUMO World
  • Upgrade, Inc.
  • Aura
  • LendingClub
  • Oportun
  • Scratchpay

Top Law Firm

  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Buckley LLP
  • Manatt
  • Orrick

Blockchain Innovator of the Year

  • Figure Technologies
  • Symbiont
  • Global Debt Registry
  • Harbor
  • Hydrogen
  • Finastra – Fusion LenderComm

Top Service Provider

  • Deloitte
  • Experian
  • Wilimington Trust
  • Millennium Trust
  • First Associates

Top Emerging Technology Company

  • Narmi
  • Tally
  • Nova Credit
  • dv01
  • DebtTrader
  • CuneXus

Top Enterprise Technology Company

  • ThreatMetrix
  • Emailage
  • Blend
  • Marqeta
  • Roostify
  • TrueAccord

Most Innovative Mobile Technology

  • Dave.com
  • Clarity Money
  • AutoGravity
  • fonyou
  • Auto Payment Shopper

Most Promising Partnership

  • Amount and TD Bank
  • OnDeck and PNC Bank
  • Finicity, FICO and Experian
  • HSBC and SoftBank Robotics America
  • TransUnion and PeerIQ
  • BMO Harris Bank and SpringFour

Excellence in Financial Inclusion

  • Opportunity Fund
  • Oportun
  • MoneyLion
  • LenddoEFL
  • Insikt
  • Elevate Credit

Emerging Lending Platform of the Year

  • Upgrade
  • Qwil
  • Figure
  • Uplift
  • Better Mortgage
  • CircleUp
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