Brief: LendIt Brings First Fintech Awards to the Industry

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Al Goldstein of Avant speaking at the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, California, USA on April 11, 2016. (photo by Gabe Palacio)

Al Goldstein of Avant speaking at the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, California, USA on April 11, 2016. (photo by Gabe Palacio

Marketplace lending conference LendIt, has announced the first fintech industry awards and is inviting nominations to recognize top-performing companies and executives. 

Nominations are now being accepted (closes December 21st) for 18 different categories including executive of the year, fintech woman of the year, emerging consumer lending platform and most innovative bank. The award ceremony will be held during LendIt’s 2017 conference in March.

“The lending industry is entering its 2.0 phase, after maturing in 2016,” said Peter Renton, co-founder and chairman of LendIt in a statement. “As we seek to connect the global online lending community and foster innovation and industry growth, we must recognize those that are making the biggest contributions and innovations and moving our industry forward.”

The entries will be judged by a panel of 30+ industry experts including Gilles Gade, CEO of Cross River Bank, Glenn Goldman of Credibly, and Angela Ceresnie, COO of ClimbCredit.

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