NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NetworkWire – Finovate, an international fintech innovations showcase, is announcing the winners of its first annual Finovate Awards, which were held in New York’s Edison Ballroom on Sept. 24, 2019.

The Finovate Awards recognized leading companies and individuals in the financial technology space across 19 different categories. More than 200 nominations were submitted, and winning companies were chosen by a panel of expert judges from across the fintech spectrum, including influencers, bankers, PR leaders, and members of the press.

Here are the winners from each category:

-- Best Fintech Partnership: Coast Capital Savings and ebankIT -- Top Emerging Tech Company: ANNA (Absolutely No Nonsense Admin) -- Best Fintech Accelerator/Incubator: Village Capital -- Best Customer Experience: US Bank -- Best Digital Bank: MoneyLion -- Best Consumer Lending Platform: Kasasa -- Best Digital Mortgage Platform: LendingHome -- Best SMB/SME Banking Solution: ANNA (Absolutely No Nonsense Admin) -- Best Alternative Investments Platform: Roofstock -- Excellence in Financial Inclusion: Neener Analytics -- Best ID Management Solution: Boku -- Best RegTech Solution: Comply Advantage -- Best Use of AI/ML: Eno, from Capital One -- Best Use of Blockchain: TradeIX Limited -- Best Back-Office / Core-Service Provider: Marstone, Inc. -- Influencer of the Year: Nicole Sandler, Barclays -- Executive of the Year: Kim Crawford Goodman, Fiserv -- Fintech Woman of the Year: Clara Shih, Hearsay Systems -- Innovator of the Year: Alan Bekker,

The Finovate Awards will return in the fall of 2020 to recognize a new pool of innovative companies and individuals. The nomination window will open in the spring of 2020. For more information on the Finovate Awards or to nominate your organization, visit

About Finovate

Finovate is a global conference series focused on financial services technology. Held in five locations -- Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Singapore, and Dubai -- it offers live product demos, fast-paced content, and high-impact networking. Finovate is a subsidiary of Informa Connect, and also runs the Finovate Awards and the Finovate Podcast. For more information about the events or to view videos of previous demos and presentations, please visit

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