About the Awards

The Benzinga Fintech Awards

The Benzinga Fintech Awards were created to recognize innovation and excellence throughout the capital markets industry. If you’re looking for great networking opportunities, access to top financial institutions and startups, and are sick of attending plain vanilla events, then this is the event for you. From it’s first year in 2015, the competition has grown to over 250 applicants and over 500 attendees in 2016. At the gala and awards on May 24th, 18 awards were presented to the Best In Class for each of our 11 competing categories, and 7 special categories.

2016 Categories:

Research Platforms, Apps, & Tools
Analysis Platforms, Apps, & Tools
Finding Alpha
Proprietary Technology & API’s
Mobile Innovation
Educational Tools & Services
Robo Advisors & Wealth Management
Trading Idea Platform & Apps
Lending & Alternative Investment Technologies
Leveling the Playing Field

Special Categories:

Most Promising Startup
Most Disruptive
Founder of The Year
Best In Show Exhibitor
Outstanding Military Veteran in Fintech

Awards were given to Best In Class in each category. Overall awards were also presented for Champion, Runner Up, and Honorable Mention.