CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LendIt Fintech, the world's leading event in financial services innovation, announced today that they have selected Stephanie Klein, CEO of Braviant Holdings, as a finalist for Fintech Woman of the Year at the LendIt Fintech Industry Awards. The Fintech Woman of the Year award recognizes senior executives who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, integrity, performance and team-building within their companies, while at the same time contributing to advancement of the industry.
Stephanie was selected as a finalist out of hundreds of executives worldwide and by more than 30 respected fintech industry experts who nominated finalists representing innovation, emerging talent and top performers. The Fintech Woman of the Year will be announced at the annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards Show and Dinner on April 10 in San Francisco, CA. The prestigious awards will bring together 500 fintech influencers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to honor the outstanding achievements in financial services innovation.
"I am honored to be named as a finalist alongside such an impressive group of fintech executives, all of whom are advancing the industry in meaningful ways," said Stephanie Klein. "While the personal recognition is rewarding, even more fulfilling is the opportunity to lead a team of brilliant colleagues who are constantly finding new data insights and technologies to help Braviant make smarter lending decisions that increase credit access for underserved consumers."
Added Matt Martorello, Founder and Chairman of Braviant, "I couldn't be more certain of Stephanie's qualifications as a finalist. Since joining Braviant in late 2015, Stephanie has built and harbored an amazing culture of talent and innovation, tripled annual revenues, and led the core business to profitability – all while maintaining an unwavering focus on high-quality credit solutions and clear, transparent messaging that promote successful outcomes for borrowers."
"This year's finalists are the most innovative executives and companies disrupting the future of finance in order to improve the quality of daily life," said Peter Renton, co-founder and co-chairman, LendIt Fintech. "We were yet again impressed by the number of high-caliber nominees and look forward to celebrating these companies that have made impressive contributions to the fintech industry."
About Braviant Holdings Braviant Holdings is a Chicago-based fintech company that uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology to develop faster, smarter credit solutions. Our suite of financial products, including Balance Credit and Chorus Credit, is transforming how people access credit online by streamlining the borrowing process and creating a path toward a better financial future. Braviant's rapid growth since inception is a testament to the company's proven ability to leverage innovative big data and machine learning techniques to better meet the needs of underserved consumers.
About LendIt Fintech LendIt Fintech is a recognized global internet finance industry leader, founded in New York in 2013. Its aim is to gather industry elites to discuss and explore latest trends in the development of international financial technology. LendIt Fintech has become the largest event in financial services innovation as it hosts three annual conferences, LendIt Fintech USA, LendIt Fintech Europe, and Lang Di Fintech, and dozens of complementary online and in-person industry events. LendIt Fintech also owns and operates one of the world's leading industry educational channels, Lend Academy.