Benzinga, a media and data provider bridging the gap between retail and institutional investors, held its annual Benzinga Global Fintech Awards, a day of dealmaking, networking, and recognition in the financial technology space, on November 9, 2021.
As part of the event, Benzinga Fintech Listmakers were ranked on their impact in the areas of investing, technology, financial literacy and more.
This year’s official 2021 Benzinga Fintech Winners include the following categories and companies:
Best Accelerator: Start Path by Mastercard
Best Alternative Investments Platform: Alumni Ventures
Best API: Apex Fintech Solutions LLC
Best Automated Trading Software: 8topuz Wealth Fintech
Best Broker for Short Selling: TradeZero
Best Brokerage for Beginners: Robinhood
Best Brokerage for Forex: Forex.com
Best Brokerage for Options Trading: Charles Schwab
Best Brokerage for Trading Futures: NinjaTrader
Best Canadian Brokerage: Questrade
Best Data Analysis Tool: S3
Best Day Trading Software: Market Structure EDGE LLC
Best Financial Literacy Tool: TradeOutLoud LLC
Best Financial Planning Software: LendingPoint
Best Financial Research Company: TOGGLE AI
Best InsurTech: Coterie Insurance
Best Investment Research Tech: Market Chameleon
Best New Product: eMoney Advisor
Best Paper Trading Platform: Interactive Brokers
Best Portfolio Tracker: Accointing AG
Best Robo-Advisor: Titan
Best Software for Longterm Cryptocurrency Investments: Coinbase
Best Software for Trading Cryptocurrency: Voyager Digital
Best Trading Technology: TrendSpider LLC
Most Innovative ETF Company: ARK Invest
Most Innovative in Capital Markets: tZERO Group, Inc.
Lifetime Achievement: Thomas Peterffy, Interactive Brokers
Most Impactful Fintech Executive: James Putra, TradeStation Crypto
Most Influential Data Scientist: Juan Pablo Villatoro, CORE Monitoring Systems
Top Financial Influencer: Jaspreet Singh, Minority Mindset
People’s Choice Award: Aries
Simplifying Access to Futures: NinjaTrader
Best Investment App: Webull Financial LLC
Best Reg Tech: Trillium Labs – Surveyor
Best Options Apps: E*trade
Best Broker for CFDs: Forex.com
Best Money Management Apps: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Best Broker for Mutual Funds: Fidelity Brokerage Services, LLC
Best Research Aggregator: Yahoo Finance
Best Multi-Asset: eToro
"We're recognizing the companies that will define the future of our financial lives,"
says Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick.
"Since the inaugural Benzinga Fintech Awards in 2015, our listmakers have closed $300 million in deals and partnered with some of the biggest players in the industry. We look forward to honoring these players for years to come, as well as finding the next generation of fintech."