Over 250 companies from five countries were considered for the 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards and the most creative, innovative and disruptive were recognized at the ceremony, at the end of May. We were proud to see that 20 of our clients were recognized as among the most innovative financial technology companies.
Benzinga itself is an emerging fintech leader. This growing fintech powerhouse created the awards to recognize the most innovative companies that are revolutionizing capital markets and wealth management, while reinventing the way investors and traders perform their jobs. The buzzing ceremony was attended by some of the most influential movers and shakers in the financial services industry, where new ideas were probably ignited.
Xignite clients won 11 awards, placed in 6 categories, including Founder of the Year and Overall Fintech Leader, and swept the Innovation in Mobile category winning first place, runner up and honorable mention. Behind the success of all 20 recognized companies lie Xignite market data APIs and its cloud-based platform. “We are proud to enable these fintech companies that are changing the world of financial services with their innovative products,” said Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder of Xignite.
See our press release for the 20 winners and nominees!
Stephane added: “It is exciting to see large financial organizations beginning to react to this sea of change and trying to catch up on innovation and cost savings.”