(HedgeCo.Net) Final preparations are underway for tonight Benzinga Fintech Awards banquet at Tribeca 360 in New York City.
Over 223 companies across the United States entered the competition including last years national first place winner HedgeCoVest. 131 finalist have been selected in ten categories including: Best Educational Tools & Services,Lending & Alternative Investments, Trade Ideas, Platforms & Rooms,Innovation in Mobil, Finding Alpha, Research Platforms, Apps, and Tools Leveling the Playing Fields.
Additionally, there are five special categories that will identify more unique leaders in the space including: Most Promising Startup, Most Disruptive, Founder of the Year, Best in Show Exhibitor, Outstanding Military Veteran in Fintech.
2016 Finalists include HedgeCoVest (@hedgecovest), LendingRobot (@LendingRobot), TipRanks (@TipRanks), dough (@doughtrading), IEX (@IEX), Acorn (@acorns), Vetr (@Vetrdotcom), PsychSignal (@PsychSignal), Credibly (@credibly360) Quantcha (@Quantcha), stash (@stash), Stockal (@getStockal), and PeepTrade (@peeptrade).
Benzinga has identified a panel of judges with extensive experience in Fintech to determine the winners. Combined with the top CEO’s, venture capitalists, and industry thought leaders that will be there, the Benzinga Fintech Awards promises to be “The Oscars of Fintech.”