Benzinga has named Apex Clearing, a custodian and clearing firm that’s powering the future of digital wealth management, the overall winner of the 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards competition, an annual celebration of innovation in fintech attended by top decision makers from startups and financial institutions.
“The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards has consistently highlighted the work of the most innovative companies in fintech for the past four years,” said Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick. “We’re proud to celebrate the trailblazing work of companies like Apex, whose products and services change the very way we do business in a trillion-dollar industry.”
“Innovating in the financial services space is no easy task, and the Apex team is constantly working to push the wealth industry forward and help give investors the faster, easier and cost-effective investing experiences they expect,” said William Capuzzi, CEO of Apex Clearing. “It’s truly an honor for the team’s work to be recognized by the industry leaders that curate the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.”
The 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards featured insights on the future of fintech from the perspective of dozens of fintech verticals. Leaders from tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Foursquare spoke about how their technologies can power the future of fintech, and executives from the top of the brokerage, roboadvisor, lending and cryptocurrency spaces also spoke.
The event culminated in the BZ Awards Gala, in which over 30 awards were given to companies in different fintech niches. Apex Clearing took home the overall prize, reserved for a company whose excellence in innovation sets the bar for the entire fintech industry.