According to FinTech Australia, this year’s awards received 158 entries across the 30 different award categories, with 58 finalist companies selected in total.
Along with the major award of ‘FinTech Organisation of the Year’, other categories include ‘Emerging FinTech Organisation of the Year’ and ‘Best FinTech place to work’.
“We were flooded with incredibly high quality entries for our awards – the judges had to make some difficult decisions to choose the finalists,” said FinTech Australia CEO Danielle Szetho.
The 39 judges for the awards include fintech founders, business leaders, and financial journalists from Australia and abroad.
2017 FINNIE Awards – Major Category Finalists
FinTech Organisation of the Year
Emerging FinTech Organisation of the Year
Male FinTech Leader of the Year
Cameron Poolman, CEO, OnDeck Australia
Daniel Foggo, CEO, Ratesetter
Greg Moshal & Beau Bertoli, Founders and Joint CEOs, Prospa
Female FinTech Leader of the Year
Anna Harper, CFO, SocietyOne
Emma Weston, CEO, AgriDigital
Rhondalynn Korolak, Managing Director, Imagineering Now & Businest
Emerging FinTech Leader of the Year
Bigstone Capital Pty Ltd, Founders, Team of 5 (Boyd, Rob, Liam, Indy & Marcus)
Emma Weston, CEO and Co-Founder, AgriDigital
Jack O’Reilly, Director and Founder, funding.com.au