Monoova, Nano Digital Residence Loans, BTC Markets, Wagestream, Tanggram, and Up are among the many largest winners of the seventh annual FinTech Australia Finnie Awards.
For the primary time within the awards’ historical past, no firm received greater than a single prize, with FinTech Australia CEO Rehan D’Almedia saying it demonstrated the expansion of the sector lately.
“Once I first began engaged on the Finnies, we had a handful of corporations cleansing up a number of awards,” he mentioned.
“Now, due to the extent of competitors and variety out there, corporations are fortunate to win a single award. It’s one more indicator as to simply how a lot the sector has grown and matured in such a short while.”
Funds agency Moonova was recognised as FinTech Organisation of the 12 months, whereas Nano Digital Residence Loans picked up Rising FinTech Organisation of the 12 months. Tanggram received the Greatest Office Range Award.
Dominic Pym from Up was named FinTech Chief of the 12 months, whereas BTC Markets CEO Caroline Bower received Feminine FinTech Chief of the 12 months. Wagestream co-founder and CEO Josh Vernon was awarded Rising FinTech Chief of the 12 months.
Reinventure co-founder and associate Simon Cant was inducted as the primary particular person within the Finnies Corridor of Fame, becoming a member of business leaders Airwallex and Afterpay.
Cant is MD of Westpac-backed Reinventure, Australia’s first devoted fintech VC agency, which launched in late 2013, with $150 million to put money into early stage fintechs. He was additionally the founding president of Fintech Australia.
D’Almedia mentioned theyacould not consider a extra worthy particular person for the Corridor of Fame.
“A lot of our winners this 12 months, comparable to Flare and Zai, are flourishing because of early backing from Reinventure,” he mentioned
“Whereas many fintechs obtained funding from Simon’s agency, numerous others have benefitted from his recommendation and steerage through the years. He was was additionally instrumental in capturing preliminary authorities help and focussing consideration on fintech and regulation. Simon is a real asset to our ecosystem.”
Listed below are the 2022 Finnies winners
Greatest Office Range – Tanggram
Rising Fintech Chief Of The 12 months – Josh Vernon, Wagestream
Feminine Fintech Chief Of The 12 months – Caroline Bowler, Btc Markets
Excellent Fintech Chief Of The 12 months – Dominic Pym, Up
Excellence In Establishing Market Presence: International – Smart
Excellence In Business Collaborations & Partnerships – Flare
Excellence In Enterprise Lending – Octet
Excellence In Client Lending – Driva and Wisr
Excellence In Funds (Together with Remittance/Fx) – GoCardless
Excellence In Blockchain/Distributed Ledger – Civic Ledger
Excellence In Crypto And Digital Currencies/Wallets/Exchanges – Crypto.Com
Excellence In Insurtech – Koba Insurance coverage
Excellence In Regtech – FrankieOne
Excellence In Wealth Administration (Together with PFM And Robo) – Raiz Make investments
Excellence In Open Information – Frollo
Excellence In Fintech Assist Companies – Astero
Deal Of The 12 months – Zai
Greatest Partnership Of The 12 months – Slyp & Divipay
Individuals’s Selection – Rising Fintech Organisation Of The 12 months – Betacarbon
Individuals’s Selection – Fintech Organisation Of The 12 months – Hnry
Rising Fintech Organisation Of The 12 months – Nano Digital Residence Loans
Fintech Organisation Of The 12 months – Monoova
Corridor Of Fame Inductee – Simon Cant