Where Are They Now? Catching Up with FinovateSpring 2022’s Best of Show Winners


FinovateSpring 2023 is only days away! If you have already registered for our annual spring fintech conference – May 23 through May 25 – great! We’re looking forward to showing you the latest innovations from many of fintech’s most exciting companies. We’re also happy to be returning to San Francisco, California – where there’s plenty of opportunity for both networking and leisure when the conference day is done.

And if you have not already registered, then there’s no better time than the present to visit our FinovateSpring 2023 hub and save your spot. To whet your appetite, here’s a look back at what the Best of Show winners from last year’s event have been up to in the time since taking home Finovate’s top prize.


  • HQ: New York City, New York
  • Founded: 2020
  • CEO: Martin Toha
Pictured: Leigh Gross, SVP, Sales and Business Development

Demoed Array’s financial enablement platform, specializing in embeddable tools and white label solutions, used by leading financial institutions. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022

  • Partnered with Jack Henry to offer consumers personalized credit and financial insights.
  • Teamed up with Alkami to helps banks boost digital engagement.
  • Integrated with Q2’s digital banking platform to offer products including My Credit Manager.
  • Launched Credit-Builder Loans-as-a-Service solution, BuildCredit Loan, a private-label installment loan product.


  • HQ: Boulder, Colorado
  • Founded: 2019
  • CEO: David Nohe
Pictured: Ariam Sium, VP of Product | Jenn Underwood, Product Analyst

Demoed FinGoal’s insights platform that cleans, enriches, and analyzes personal financial data to better understand users and provide actionable insights. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022


  • HQ: Toronto, Canada
  • Founded: 2011
  • CEO: Janice Diner
Pictured: Colm Bermingham, Director Sales | Steve Frook, SVP Global Sales

Demoed Horizn’s platform that helps banks globally accelerate digital banking knowledge, fluency, and adoption with both customers and employees. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022

  • Partnered with ebankIT to support digital transformation.
  • Won Best of Show at FinovateFall 2022 in New York.
  • Teamed up with Coventry Building Society to provide skill development for branch workers.

Keep Financial Technology

  • HQ: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Founded: 2022
  • CEO: Rob Frohwein
Pictured: Rob Frohwein, CEO | Troy Deus, Co-founder & Head of Experience

Demoed Keep Financial Technology’s innovation that solves the hiring and retention challenges of companies by introducing a new form of employee compensation called Cash Vesting Plans. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022

  • Raised $9 million in seed funding in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
  • Launched its Keep compensation platform and initial Keep Vesting Cash Plans.
  • Introduced KEEP Performing, adding defined goals to its platform.


  • HQ: Fairport, New York
  • Founded: 2018
  • CEO: Bill Verhelle
Pictured: Nate Gibbons, Chief Operating Officer | Jillian Munson, Technology Project Manager

Demoed QuickFi’s 100% digital, self-service mobile equipment financing platform that enables business equipment financing in minutes. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022

  • Won “Best SMB/SME Banking Solution” at the 2022 Finovate Awards.
  • Announced a partnership with 3D printing ecosystem manufacturer Ackuretta.
  • Named “Best Overall LendTech Company” in the 2023 FinTech Breakthrough Awards for a second year in a row.


  • HQ: East Lansing, Michigan
  • Founded: 2021
  • CEO: Susan Langer
Pictured: Susan Langer, CEO | Sarah York, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer | Christen Wright, Head of Product

Demoed Spave’s all-in-one financial wholeness app that allows users to effortlessly save and give as they spend. Demo video.

Updates since Spring 2022

  • Announced that its founder CEO Susan Langer has been named a “2022 Dealmaker of the Year” by Smart Business Dealmakers of Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Featured its partnership with non-profit chaplaincy, Salt & Light Partners.
  • Commemorated Financial Literacy Month with new nonprofit partner Lemonade Day Houston.