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Welcome!

 

The AltFi Awards serve to acknowledge outstanding achievement in the Alternative Finance industry. Now in their fourth year these awards recognise excellence both for established and up and coming platforms.

 

AltFi bring together an independent panel of investors, borrowers, academics, statisticians, journalists, advisors and tech experts to select the victors across a wide range of categories.

 

 

Submission Guide:

  1. Review the categories: Platforms can be submitted to one or more of our 20 categories. Please review the category information by clicking on the award image.
  2. Register: Click the Online Form button for any of our awards categories below. Input your details and select the categories you’d like to be nominated for. Complete the process by answering the judging criteria.
  3. Pricing: Entry costs £75 per category. If you enter 2 categories, your third is free.

All submitted platforms can be automatically taken into consideration for the Editor’s Choice Award & People’s Choice Award.

Nominations close at midnight on October 30th.

Contact:

Any questions relating to AltFi Awards please contact awards@altfi.com

Review our past awards:

AltFi Awards 2016 

AltFi Awards 2015 

AltFi Awards 2014


 

Awards

Click on an award below for more information

 Alternative Finance Platform of The Year
 P2P Consumer Platform of the Year
 P2P Business Platform Of The Year
 Direct Lending Platform Of The Year

Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Alternative Finance Platform of The Year

Awarded to crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and invoice finance platforms who have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience and have grown significantly in the past 12 months.

The 2016 winner was Syndicate Room
Syndicate Room

The 2015 winner was SyndicateRoom
SyndicateRoom

The 2014 winner was RateSetter
RateSetter


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

P2P Consumer Platform of the Year

Awarded to consumer facing peer-to-peer lending platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months.

The 2016 winner was RateSetter
RateSetter

The 2015 winner was Zopa
Zopa

The 2014 winner was RateSetter
RateSetter


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

P2P Business Platform Of The Year

Awarded to SME facing peer-to-peer lending platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months.

The 2016 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle

The 2015 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle

The 2014 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Direct Lending Platform Of The Year

Awarded to direct lending platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months.

The 2016 winner was TradeRiver
TradeRiver


 Crowdfunding Platform Of The Year
 Property Finance Platform Of The Year
 Robo-Advice Platform Of The Year
 Digital Bank Of The Year

Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Crowdfunding Platform Of The Year

Awarded to equity crowdfunding platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months.

The 2016 winner was Crowdcube
Crowdcube

The 2015 winner was SyndicateRoom
SyndicateRoom

The 2014 winner was Crowdcube
Crowdcube


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Property Finance Platform Of The Year

Awarded to property finance platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months

The 2016 winner was Lending Home
Lending Home

The 2015 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle

The 2014 winner was Lendahand
Lendahand


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Robo-Advice Platform Of The Year

Awarded to robo-advice platforms that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent investor experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months

New Category for 2017


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Digital Bank Of The Year

Awarded to digital banks that have driven innovation, delivered an excellent user experience, and have grown significantly in the past 12 months

New Category for 2017


 PR/Marketing Firm/Division Of The Year
 Consulting And Corporate Advice Firm Of The Year
 Legal Advisory Firm Of The Year
 People's Choice Award

Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

PR/Marketing Firm/Division Of The Year

Awarded to PR/Marketing firms, or platform departments, who have run campaigns that have had a significant impact on an alternative lender this year.

The 2016 winner was Instinctif Partners
Instinctif Partners


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Consulting And Corporate Advice Firm Of The Year

Awarded to consulting, accountancy, investment and corporate advisory firms that have had the greatest impact on the alternative finance market in 2017.

The 2016 winner was RSM
RSM


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Entry fee: £75

Legal Advisory Firm Of The Year

Awarded to the legal advisory firms that have had the greatest impact on the alternative finance market in 2017.

The 2016 winner was Fox Williams
Fox Williams


Nomination Information:



This category is free

People's Choice Award

AltFi readers will cast a vote for their favorite alternative finance platform.

The 2016 winner was Mintos
Mintos

The 2015 winner was Zopa
Zopa

The 2014 winner was RateSetter
RateSetter


 Editor's Choice Award
 Best Clarity of Data
 Most Innovative Product Of The Year
 Most Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign Of The Year

Nomination Information:



This category is free

Editor's Choice Award

AltFi team members will vote for the platform that has had the greatest impact on the industry in 2017.

The 2016 winner was Zopa
Zopa

The 2015 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle

The 2014 winner was Zopa
Zopa


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Best Clarity of Data

AltFi Data will select the platform that has delivered the best clarity of data in 2017.

The 2016 winner was Zopa
Zopa

The 2015 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle

The 2014 winner was Funding Circle
Funding Circle


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Most Innovative Product Of The Year

Awarded to platforms that have delivered the most innovative product in 2017.

The 2016 winner was Syndicate Room
Syndicate Room

The 2015 winner was Ratesetter
Ratesetter


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Entry fee: £75

Most Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign Of The Year

Awarded to the most innovative crowdfunding campaigns of 2017.

The 2016 winner was Crowdcube
Crowdcube

The 2015 winner was Crowdcube
Crowdcube


Alternative Credit Fund Manager Of The Year
 Special Industry Contribution
 The One to Watch
 Aggregator of the Year

Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

Alternative Credit Fund Manager Of The Year

Awarded to the alternative finance fund structure that is deemed by our judges to have achieved the best level of "performance" over the past 12 months. "Performance" will be based upon multiple factors, including the fund's ability to provide superior risk-adjusted returns to its investors, its ability to attract investor capital, positive media publicity, and overall impact on the sector.

The 2016 winner was MASECO
MASECO

The 2015 winner was MW Eaglewood
MW Eaglewood


Nomination Information:



This category is free

Special Industry Contribution

Awarded to an individual that has had the greatest impact on the industry in 2017. Nominations will be accepted on the AltFi home page and the winner will be selected by our expert panel of judges.

New Category for 2017


Nomination Information:



Entry fee: £75

The One to Watch

Awarded to platforms that are showing the most potential for the coming year in terms of growth and market impact.

The 2016 winner was Octopus Choice
Octopus Choice

The 2015 winner was Landbay
Landbay


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Entry fee: £75

Aggregator of the Year

Awarded to the platform that best serves as an aggregator, to either the investment or capital raising community, in 2017.

The 2016 winner was Fintex Capital
Fintex Capital