2016 Finder Innovation Awards: All the winners
Who scooped the Gold Innovation Award?
Here's the full list of winners from the 2016 Finder Innovation Awards, presented at a gala dinner on 11 November 2016 hosted by media personality and The New Inventors presenter James O'Loghlin. Each category was assessed by a guest judge and in-house experts from finder.com.au.
"These are the innovators who dive into the unknown for the benefit of everyday Australians," finder.com.au co-founder and director Fred Schebesta said. "These companies are at the forefront of the fintech revolution and are stimulating growth and creating jobs in the process."
WINNER: amaysim, amaysim Help
Guest judge: Teresa Corbin, CEO of ACCAN
WINNER: Acorns Grow Australia
- Macquarie Bank
- Cash by Optus
Guest judge: Foad Fadaghi, Managing Director at Telsyte
WINNER: Optus, Cash by Optus
- Android, Android Pay
- Apple, Apple Pay
- Samsung, Samsung Pay
Guest judge: Lisa Montgomery, Consumer Finance Specialist
WINNER: CommBank, NetBank
- ING, ING Direct
- Travel Money, Key to the World Digital Travel Wallet
- Beyond Bank, Beyond Finance Manager
- Macquarie Bank, Macquarie Bank Digital Banking
Guest judge: Emma Blake, Editorial Commercial Partnerships Manager and former Editor moneysaverHQ, News Corp
WINNER: Pocketbook Australia, Pocketbook App
- Acorns Grow Australia, Acorns App
- American Express, Amex AU App
- CommBank, CommBank App
Guest judge: Chris Jager, Editor of Lifehacker Australia
- Fast Cover Travel Insurance
Guest judge: Anouche Newman, CEO, Customer Service Institute of Australia
WINNER: Rebecca James, Chief Marketing Officer at ME
- Smarter Property
Guest judge: Paul Colgan, Editor of Business Insider
WINNER: CommBank (awarded to the highest scoring individual entry)
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists!