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Winners of Finder’s 2023 Banking & Investing Innovation Awards announced!

November, 30, 2023, NEW YORK –

The four winners and highly commended companies in Finder’s Banking & Investing Innovation Awards have been announced today., a personal finance comparison site, assessed innovations across banking and investing categories.

The awards recognize financial providers that are innovating in their sector, by launching impactful features and delivering unique benefits to their customers. The awards were decided by a panel of expert judges:

  • Alexa Serrano Cruz, senior banking editor at Finder
  • Armando Pantoja, Tedx speaker and 15-year financial tech veteran
  • Bryan Kuderna, founder of Kuderna Financial Team, host of The Kuderna Podcast, and best-selling author of What Should I Do with My Money?
  • Laura Adams, money expert and spokesperson at Finder
  • Matt Miczulski, investing and crypto editor at Finder
  • Tony Steuer, internationally recognized financial wellness advocate, award-winning author, top-ranked podcaster and speaker

And the winners are…

The winner of the Banking Innovation category is Current. And the highly commended accolade goes to SoFi.

Taking the top spot in the Investing Innovation category is Robinhood. This is followed by Acorns as highly commended.

Commenting on the awards, Zak Ali, head of growth at, said:

“2023 was marked by recessionary fears, rising interest rates, and fluctuating consumer confidence. But through it all, innovative fintechs in banking and investing are still finding new ways to offer products that put their customers first. From helping people meet their savings goals and improve their credit, to matching investor contributions and giving them unfettered access to the markets. Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended providers of this year’s Banking & Investing Innovation Awards.”

For more information on the awards and finalists, please visit:

The shortlist of finalists in each category was selected by Finder’s subject-matter experts, who identified the providers they felt were displaying key innovations in their field.

This shortlist was then passed to an expert judging panel, who decided the winning and highly commended companies by assessing the finalists across three different criteria: uniqueness of innovation, impact in the market and value to customers.


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