Fintech Australia open award nominations


Nominations for the inaugural Fintech Australia Finnie Awards have opened ahead of the gala night to be held in late May.

The leading achievements in the Australian fintech sector, including examples of exceptional innovation, growth or collaboration are being celebrated by Fintech Australia in the lead up to the body’s inaugural award ceremony for the financial technology industry.

Fintech Australia has called on the public for nominations for 29 awards across five different categories. Nominations would close on April 16 with the official ceremony to take place in Sydney on May 24.


List of categories:


People, Culture and Talent

  • Best Fintech place to work
  • Best Workplace Diversity
  • Marketing Campaign/Branding Initiative of the Year
  • Emerging Fintech Leader of the Year
  • Fintech Leader of the Year


Growth Mindset and Global Perspective

  • Excellence in Establishing Market Presence: Australia
  • Excellence in Establishing Market Presence: Global
  • Excellence in Industry Collaboration & Partnerships (Australia)
  • Excellence in Industry Collaboration & Partnerships (Overseas)
  • Global FinTech Leader of the Year


Excellence in Business

  • Excellence in Business Lending
  • Excellence in Consumer Lending
  • Excellence in P2P Lending
  • Excellence in Crowdfunding
  • Excellence in Payments (including Remittance/FX)
  • Excellence in Digital Currencies/Wallets/Exchanges
  • Excellence in Blockchain/Distributed Ledger
  • Excellence in Cyber Security
  • Excellence in Insurtech
  • Excellence in Data/AI Solutions
  • Excellence in Regtech/Risk Management
  • Excellence in Wealth Management (including PFM and Robo)
  • Excellence in Asset Management & Trading
  • Excellence in Financial Inclusion (Social Good)
  • Excellence in FinTech support services
  • Best Co-Working space (national)
  • Best Investment Firm
  • Emerging FinTech Organisation of the year (
  • FinTech Organisation of the Year