New York and London: We are pleased to announce that OpenFin won the Editor’s choice award for ‘FinTech of the Year’ at the Leaders in Trading Awards 2018 held at the Savoy Hotel, in London on Thursday, 22nd November.
Hosted by The Trade, the Leaders in Trading Awards recognise trading talent at hedge funds, asset managers, banks and brokers, in addition to honouring top buy-side traders and others through the editor’s choice and innovation categories.
OpenFin won the ‘FinTech of the Year’ award as a result of making the greatest strides over the past 12 months in using technology to drive innovation, to bring new technologies to market, encourage successful market collaboration, disrupt outdated technology ideas and change the industry for the better.
The OpenFin operating system (OS) is being used by banks, asset managers, hedge funds and brokers to power their digital transformation strategies and modernise slow, inefficient and complicated software deployment processes. OpenFin provides the fintech community with a common OS on which they can collaborate, build and securely deploy new and updated applications quickly and efficiently, directly onto permissioned desktops.
Increasing the speed of innovation and delivery, with OpenFin end-users can more quickly and easily access the very latest applications.
Adam Toms, CEO of OpenFin Europe, said: “We’re thrilled to be named ‘FinTech of the Year’. It’s been an amazing 12 months and our team have done an incredible job, we’re closing the year with a platform that is now being used to build and deploy more than 1,000 applications to 1,500 major banks and buy-side firms located across 60+ countries. It’s great to be part of a company that is truly changing the status-quo, by removing the barriers to entry for fintech companies and helping major financial services firms transform their products and services.”
Mazy Dar, Global CEO and Co-Founder of OpenFin, said: “We have been nothing but impressed by the level of support from our customers and partners over the last year. The industry is truly embracing a moment of change enabled by our technology and we are proud to be at the centre of driving a new experience on financial services desktops.”