Most Innovative Stock Exchange
Jamaica Stock Exchange
The Jamaica Stock Exchange is one of the best-performing exchanges in the world, with its stocks having increased in value by nearly 300 percent over the past five years – four times more than its closest rival.
Best Mobile Trading App
OctaFX gives customers full control of their investments via a clear and user- friendly app – ideal for those who are interested in generating a passive income through short-term investments.
Best STP broker
FirewoodFX’s trading platform offers tips for beginners and useful profit opportunities for more experienced traders. Users don’t need a large amount of capital to begin with, making it accessible for all.
Best Trading Conditions
By encouraging clients to spread their investment portfolios across different traders, OctaFX helps minimise human risk. In such a changeable industry, this approach has resonated with customers.
Best Forex Broker
A subsidiary of the Rodeler Group, 24option’s expert focus on forex and contracts for difference – along with its recent global expansion – has allowed it to engage a broad range of clients
Best trading platform
By reacting quickly to regulatory changes and adapting to the needs of the market, 24option has ensured its trading platform is accessible to new and experienced users alike.
Best Company in the Open Banking Industry
Valued at more than €1bn, Deposit Solutions is Germany’s second most highly valued start-up. Its software allows banks to collect deposits from across Europe – even from those who are not direct customers.
Best Reinsurance Company
Founded in 2005, Validus Re is one of the world’s most successful reinsurers. It is highly regarded for developing strong relationships with clients and providing detailed insight into their risk portfolios.
Best Banking Compliance Software
A major software provider for banks, Sopra Steria understands that customer demands are changing rapidly. As such, it does not simply address existing challenges – it continually anticipates new ones.
Best Diversified Holding Company
With a net asset value of almost €22bn, Exor is one of Europe’s leading diversified holding companies. As a family-led business, it is keen to support start-ups as well as multi-national corporations.
Best Retail Bank, Europe
Garanti BBVA – the second-largest private bank in Turkey – prides itself on being a market leader in Europe in terms of innovation, financial inclusion and customer service.
Most Innovative Privatisation Programme
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund
As the main driver of Greece’s privatisation programme, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund adds value for investors, local communities and Greece itself.
Best Crisis Management Company
Europe’s leading SaaS company for crisis management and critical communications has been operating since 2000. It supports companies facing emergencies across more than 100 countries.
Best Company in the Process-Mining Industry
Celonis’ intelligent system helps companies visualise their processes and find ways to operate more efficiently. This system has won the company some major clients, including Uber and Siemens.
Best e-commerce Company
Udaan operates a B2B marketplace connecting small retailers with wholesalers. In just three years, it has experienced tremendous growth, with more than three million retailers now using the platform.
Best Trade Promotion Company
Serving as a vital benchmark for the Canary Islands’ business internationalisation process, PROEXCA has become an invaluable source of expertise for clients and investors alike.
Best Microloans Company
MASLOC has built a strong reputation for providing small businesses with microloans to help them grow. This sustainable financing allows entrepreneurs to flourish through collaboration.
Best Sustainable Investment Company
Carnot Capital occupies a unique position in the global market. It specialises in listed companies that lower the consumption of natural resources, helping clients to secure greener portfolios.
Best Accountancy Outsourcing Company
With software that automates key transactions and prevents companies from having to chase unpaid invoices, Xero’s accountancy services are vital for any firm hoping to streamline its cash-flow process.
Best Freelancing Company
More than three million expert freelancers are available for hire on Guru’s database, allowing firms to outsource tasks ranging from programming and developing to designing and translating.
Best Offshore Bank
Spanning three continents and four time zones, Butterfield is a leading independent offshore bank. Its services, available to customers across the globe, range from cash management to lending solutions.
Best Virtual Office Assistant Outsourcing Company
Giving companies full control over which of their calls are answered and in what fashion, Moneypenny’s personal assistant service also interacts with employees’ calendars and forwards key messages.
Best Corporate Event Planning Service
American Express Meetings and Events
With a team of more than 1,400 events-planning professionals, American Express organises around 71,000 corporate meetings each year, ranging from digital presentations to days-long experiences.
Best Tax Consultancy
Although WW+KN is based in Germany, it has truly international reach. With the support of partner offices across the Tax Representatives Alliance, it offers worldwide coordination for various business issues.
Best Renewable Energy Technology Company
DEPsys provides innovative solutions to low-voltage electricity networks to help them cope with production from renewable sources. This far-reaching approach has seen it collect a full basket of awards.
Best Water-Filtration Technology Company
Using solar power, Solvatten reduces waterborne diseases and increases access to safe, clean drinking water. For every 90 cents invested into the product, a value of €23.32 is generated.
Best Sustainable Bioscience Company
More than one billion people consume products containing Chr Hansen’s enzymes every day. The ‘good bacteria’ company has made sustainability a top priority in meeting global food demand.
Best Digital Health Innovation Company
Through its innovative health platform, Dacadoo motivates users to maintain healthy lifestyle habits. It is currently working with more than 30 insurers and healthcare providers around the world.
Best Green Building Technology Company
Anerdgy is dedicated to seamlessly integrating renewable energy systems into buildings. The company’s driving philosophy is that functionality should never come at the expense of beautiful design.
Most Innovative Digital Platform for Renewable Energy Asset Management
Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management
With a focus on renewable energy, Kaiserwetter uses smart data to support its wide-ranging client base of investment firms, banks and energy providers.
Best Bespoke Ski Company
A major part of J Skis’ appeal is that the company teams up with local artists and graphic designers to create truly bespoke products. Each pair is limited edition, having been hand signed and numbered.
Best Interior Design Agency
Stéphanie Coutas’ eponymous design agency was established in 2005. In the years since, its qualified architects and designers have produced countless works in a contemporary neoclassical style.
Best Luxury and Lifestyle Concierge Company
Luxuria serves multiple high-net-worth clients within the GCC region, offering exceptional luxury concierge services and bespoke travel and lifestyle experiences for a limited number of members.
Best Luxury Hospitality Company
The Lauren Berger Collection
With more than 450 international properties in its portfolio, the Lauren Berger Collection is a leader in organising luxury accommodation, yachts, exotic cars and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for guests.
Most Innovative Ground Transportation Company
Offering transport options that range from minicabs on remote islands to chauffeur services across hundreds of cities, Brunel provides a remarkable network of vehicles to the world’s most discerning clients.
Best Fixed-Base Operator, Europe
As Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport’s only fixed-base operator, Eccelsa Aviation has developed a private terminal that combines stunning design with functionality, including 4,000sq m of retail space.