OMAHA, Neb., May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Orion Advisor Services, LLC ("Orion"),the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors, announced it was named the best Financial Advisor/Wealth Management Platform at Benzinga's third annual Global Fintech Awards, which took place Thursday, May 11 in New York City.
The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is the largest fintech event focusing on the capital markets. More than 370 companies were nominated this year, and Orion beat out 12 finalists for the title of best Financial Advisor Platform.
"Orion is honored to be named by Benzinga as the best financial advisor platform, and we are thrilled to be recognized for the hard work and innovation our team does every day," said Orion CEO Eric Clarke. "We will continue to innovate our platform to help advisors be the best fiduciaries they can be."
A judging panel of more than 30 fintech leaders ranked the finalists in terms of how innovative their products are and their potential to reshape the finance industry. The judges included current and former C-suite executives of financial institutions like Morningstar and Thomson Reuters, as well as many leading investors, VCs, television personalities and financial innovators.
"Congratulations to Orion for the big win!" said Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick. "Benzinga is happy to have had the most provocative thought leaders, innovative startups and global superpowers to discuss and showcase the changes that are rapidly transforming capital markets at our event this year."
About Orion Orion Advisor Services, LLC (Orion) is the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors. Our firm has unique insights into the advisory profession because it was founded for investment advisors by an investment advisor in 1999. Orion frees advisors from back-office tedium so they can enjoy their business again by devoting their time and energy to better serving clients. Orion provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that advisors need to help grow their businesses over the long term. The firm's technology solutions empower more than 1,000 firms, have $450 billion in AUA and over 1.5 million accounts.