Big congrats to both our CEO Joanne Dewar and Nim Haas, Head of Marketing in being recognised in Innovate’s Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist!

Launched in 2015, the Women in FinTech Powerlist has increasingly attracted a global audience, resulting in an unprecedented volume of applications and nominations this year from around the world. The 2018 iteration shines a spotlight on 150 women, across 7 categories, who have made a real impact over and above their day-to-day role in FinTech.

Categories were introduced this year to reflect the growing maturity of the FinTech ecosystem and to make it easier to scan for position-related role models. The categories are: Senior Leaders, Rising Stars, Technology Professionals, Investors, Policy Makers and Regulatory Experts, Marketers & Communicators and Financial & Professional Services.

A select number of women were chosen for the ‘Stand Out 35’ distinction by a panel of independent judges including Laura Citron, CEO at London & Partners, Ron Kalifa, Executive Board Director at Worldpay, Julia Streets, Founder and CEO at Streets Consulting, Ben Brabyn, Head of Level39, Ghela Boskovich, Founder at FemTech Global and Hephzi Pemberton, Founder and CEO at Equality Group.

Innovate Finance called on the FinTech ecosystem to nominate and submit applications and received over 1,200 responses.

Commenting on the Powerlist, Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance, said:

“Innovate Finance is once again proud to release the Women in FinTech Powerlist and I would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. These fantastic  women are making a major impact on the FinTech talent pipeline. This is despite continued under-representation in terms of funding female-led firms. It is vital that the sector doesn’t just pay lip service to inclusion and diversity. We must now be geared more towards action and ensuring change actually happens.”

To view the full report, click here

(Source: Innovate Finance)