Finder Crypto Innovation Awards 2023

These awards identify the most innovative providers across the area of cryptocurrency.

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Welcome to the Finder Crypto Innovation Awards 2023

Finder’s series of Innovation Awards recognise financial providers that are innovating in their chosen field, by bringing new and impactful features to the market and delivering beneficial services to their customers.

In their first year, this round of Innovation Awards focuses on the cryptocurrency market. A shortlist of providers was drawn together by Finder’s subject area specialists and the finalists were then assessed by an expert panel of judges.

To find out who won, watch our video of the awards announcement or click on the category underneath it to reveal the victors!

Judging process

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

The shortlist was then passed to an expert judging panel (details below), who decided the winning and highly commended companies by assessing the finalists across 3 different criteria: uniqueness of innovation, impact in the market and value to customers.

The judges

Frank Corva, senior analyst for digital assets, Finder
Erica Stanford, fintech & AI specialist
Kate Levchuk, blockchain & AI expert
Charles Kerrigan, partner specialising in digital assets, fintech, crypto & AI, CMS

Judging panel

Frank Corva

Frank Corva is a writer and analyst for digital assets at Finder and host of the new renaissance capital podcast. Formerly a college lecturer and music journalist, Frank has transferred the skills he’s developed in his previous roles to educating the world about Bitcoin and other crypto assets through his writing and the interviews he conducts.

Erica Stanford

Erica Stanford is a fintech and AI specialist. She’s also author of Crypto Wars: Faked Deaths, Missing Billions and Industry Disruption which was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Business Book Awards. She speaks and writes globally about digital assets, scams, and the integration of AI, as well as being an associate guest lecturer on digital assets at Warwick Business School and founder of the UK’s leading community the Crypto Curry Club.

Kate Levchuk

Kate Levchuk is a London-based futuristic blogger writing and speaking on Transhumanism, AI and the Philosophy of Tech. She is a well-known expert on Blockchain, Web 3 and has been leading Sales Teams in Crypto Exchanges for the Last 2 years. In her free time Kate is advocating for Ukraine. You can read more about her on her blog – KateGoesTech, or Twitter with the same name

Charles Kerrigan

Charles Kerrigan is a Partner at law firm CMS and a specialist in emerging technologies including crypto, digital assets, Web3 and AI. The Blockchain Industry in the UK Landscape Overview names Charles as a “leading influencer in blockchain”. He sits on the advisory boards of AI and crypto firms and of trade bodies. He’s the editor and co-author of Artificial Intelligence Law and Regulation, as well as contributing editor of AI, Machine Learning & Big Data.

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