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INSTANDA winners of Excellence in InsurTech Award

INSTANDA winners of Excellence in InsurTech Award

Posted on 24th May 2017

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We are thrilled that INSTANDA are winners of FINNIE Awards 2017. We were announced as winners of the Excellence in InsurTech category at the FinTech Australia's FINNIE Awards, presented by Jobs for NSW in Sydney on Wednesday night. The Excellence in InsurTech award recognises the companies that have demonstrated the most innovative technologically-enabled advances in insurance services. Indicators such as competitiveness of policies, ease of making purchases or claims along with growth can be included. Australia's national FinTech awards identifies outstanding players who demonstrate long-term vision in building and financing sustainable business growth. The awards champion innovative approaches to Australian FinTech, business excellence and collaboration, and/or the deployment of technologies that allow users to access FinTech in new ways. The judges evaluated entries based on the following parameters:
  • Uniqueness within their category / overall
  • How well does the company do what they say they do?
  • Current Success / Potential Success
  • Difficulty of the problem that is solved
  • Impact: Considerations include productivity, profitability, user experience, risk management, knowledge-transfer, and applicability beyond the financial sector
  • Practicality: Examples include ease of implementation, scalability, and cost-effectiveness
  • Interoperability: Ability for the solution to interface with other systems
  • Uniqueness & Creativity: Extent to which the solution differs from the status quo.
  • Entries should align to the brand values and strategies of the startup. Entries should explain this alignment.

The full list of winners is as follows:

  • FinTech organisation of the year Afterpay
  • FemaleFinTech leader of the year Emma Weston, CEO, AgriDigital
  • MaleFinTech leader of the year Greg Moshal & Beau Bertoli, founders and joint executive officers, Prospa
  • Emerging FinTech organisation of the year Spaceship
  • EmergingFinTech leader of the year Emma Weston, CEO and co-founder, AgriDigital
  • BestFinTech place to work Prospa
  • Best workplace diversity Timelio
  • Marketing campaign or brand initiative of the year Equitise - Equitise Bubble
  • Excellence in establishing market presence: Australia BrickX
  • Excellence in establishing market presence: global Avoka
  • Excellence in industry collaboration & partnerships (Australia) Sharesight
  • Excellence in industry collaboration & partnerships (overseas) OnDeck Capital
  • Excellence in business lending RateSetter Australia
  • Excellence in consumer lending RateSetter Australia
  • Excellence in peer-to-peer lending SocietyOne
  • Excellence in crowdfunding CrowdfundUP and Equitise (joint winners)
  • Excellence in payments Assembly Payments
  • Excellence in digital currencies/wallets/exchanges Coinjar
  • Excellence in blockchain and distributed ledger AgriDigital
  • Excellence in cybersecurity Entersoft
  • Excellence in insurance technology INSTANDA
  • Excellence in data and artificial intelligence solutions Proviso Data
  • Excellence in regulatory technology and risk management Proviso Data
  • Excellence in wealth management Acorns Grow
  • Excellence in asset management and trading SelfWealth
  • Excellence in financial inclusion (social good) Peppermint Innovation
  • Excellence in fintech support services Proviso Data
  • Best co-working space (national) Tank Stream Labs
  • Best investment firm (venture capital, family office, etc) AirTree Ventures and Reinventure Group (joint winners)

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