Industry Awards

The 5th annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards honors the world’s leading Fintech influencers and innovators in 14 unique categories.

Attend the Awards

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Miami Beach, Florida

New for 2022, the awards ceremony and dinner will take place alongside LendIt fintech’s newest event - the Nexus Dealmakers Summit. Awards ceremony attendees have the option to purchase either an awards-only ticket or a bundled ticket which will provide access to both events at a reduced rate.

Nominate Now

Submit an application by December 10th.

Past Judges

Thirty judges, a subset of leaders from banking and lending will select the winners in every category.

Awards Overview


Applications open - September 23, 2021
Last day to submit a nomination - December 10, 2021
Finalists revealed - January 4, 2022
Winners announced at the Awards Dinner - February 8, 2022

Awards Categories

Help us recognize outstanding achievements by the people and companies driving the fintech industry forward. Submit a nomination in one or more of the following categories by December 10th at 11:59pm ET.

Fintech Innovator of the Year

Executive of the Year

Fintech Woman of the Year

Innovation in Digital Banking

Top Consumer Lending Platform

Top Small Business Lending Platform

Top Real Estate Platform

Emerging Lending Platform


Most Promising Partnership

Top Service Provider

Top Technology Service Provider

Excellence in Financial Inclusion

Emerging Fintech Company

Fintech Innovator of the Year

Awarded to the company that has demonstrated a strong culture of innovation, producing groundbreaking changes in the industry in the past year.

  • The main innovation referenced must have been made commercially available in the past 18 months, with significant impact in the past year.