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Published: 29 june 2020 07:33

Winners of Lithuanian Fintech Awards announced at Fintech Week Lithuania

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas

Fintech Week Lithuania is delighted to announce the 2020 winners of the Lithuanian Fintech Awards.

The awards recognise the success stories of the past year across numerous areas in fintech, including payments, lending & investing, KYC and analytics. The awards were selected by a jury composed of Lithuanian and international experts in financial services.

“As well as having optimum business conditions, a friendly and supportive regulator and a highly educated workforce, Lithuania is increasingly a place where entrepreneurs with a vision can turn their ideas into innovative solutions. It’s our pleasure to extend the first ever Lithuanian Fintech Awards to some of the most brilliant minds of Lithuanian fintech, and we look forward to seeing what the sector will bring in the next 12 months,” said Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Acting Minister of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania.

“The fintech industry in Lithuania has grown exponentially in terms of numbers of companies and licences. In the last few years we have matured significantly, attracting reputable brands from abroad as well as seeing a number of homegrown startups making a name for themselves internationally. At Rockit, we’re proud to launch the Lithuanian Fintech Awards and highlight some of the stories from within the Lithuanian ecosystem,” said Šarūnė Smalakytė, Head of Rockit Vilnius, Lithuania’s most important fintech hub.

The winners of the 1st Lithuanian Fintech Awards were:

Fintech startup of the year: iDenfy

Fintech growth story of the year: Finbee

Fintech for business impact of the year: Bankera

Company of the year in lending, investment and P2P: Neo Finance

Fintech innovator of the year: MANU Analytics

Fintech enabler of the year: Ondato

Company of the year in payments and digital banking: Revolut

Female executive of the year: Viktorija Vanage (Founder and Chair of the Board, Profitus)

Fintech leader of the year: Jekaterina Govina (Executive Director of Supervision Service, Bank of Lithuania)

Fintech leader of the year: Liudas Kanapienis (Co-founder & CEO, Ondato)

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