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From simplified tax software to environmentally-friendly retail packaging, these are the Finder Innovation Award finalists for 2022

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Our expert judges have rated over 100 entries across 21 categories to determine the finalists for this year's Innovation Awards.

The Finder Innovation Awards celebrate Australian businesses that have developed innovative products, services or solutions to customer problems.

Today, Finder is excited to announce the finalists for its 2022 Innovation Awards.

In 2022, Finder is celebrating innovation across 21 different categories. To be eligible, each entry needed to have been launched between May 2021 and August 2022.

Each category was judged by a panel of internal and external experts.

Each entry was scored based on both the level of innovation within the category and the impact or success it had delivered.

The full list of finalists is listed below. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 21 October.

The 2022 Finder Innovation Awards finalists

Best Automotive Innovation

  • FONZ
  • Touring Essentials

Best B2B Innovation

  • Hnry
  • Otivo
  • utecture

Best Banking Innovation

  • Heartland Finance
  • Home-in
  • Square

Best Energy Innovation

  • Enosi
  • Plenti
  • Telstra

Best Innovation in Digital Currencies

  • BetaCarbon
  • Coinstash AU
  • Zerocap

Best Insurance Innovation

  • ahm
  • Fast Cover Travel Insurance
  • Honey Insurance

Best Insurtech Innovation

  • Flip Insurance
  • Honey Insurance
  • KOBA Insurance

Best Investment Innovation

  • BetaCarbon Pty Ltd
  • Cache Investment Management
  • Rush Gold
  • Selfwealth

Best Lending Innovation

  • Bridgit
  • Unloan

Best Online Customer Service

  • Aussie Broadband
  • Optus

Best Payment Innovation

  • Cape
  • Instant

Best Retail Innovation

  • BetaCarbon
  • Lovehoney

Best Retail Product Innovation

  • BioInnovate
  • Biologi
  • Zero Co

Best Social Impact Innovation

  • Eva
  • updoc
  • WLTH

Best Solar Innovation

  • RayGen
  • Solstice AI

Best Tech Innovation

  • Aero Ranger
  • gift flick

Best Telco Innovation

  • Activ8me
  • Aussie Broadband
  • Optus

Best Travel Innovation

  • Fast Cover Travel Insurance
  • Klook
  • Monarc Global

Digital Disruptor of the Year

  • Hnry
  • Rush Gold

Most Innovative Person

  • Andrew French (Green Lab Energy)
  • Ross Macdougald (The BioVerse Group)
  • Ryan Edwards-Pritchard (Cape)

Most Innovative Team

  • felix mobile
  • Mirvac
  • The BioVerse Group

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