Uplinq is thrilled to announce that it has been named a Benzinga Global Fintech Awards finalist for the coveted "Best New Product" category, joining other industry leaders like Obsidian, Agile Trading Technologies and TurnKey Lender.

Benzinga, a widely read financial media outlet that draws over four million readers per month, has hosted its Global Fintech Awards for eight consecutive years to spotlight the groundbreaking companies and executives who are revolutionizing the fintech industry.

The awards program is a part of the Benzinga Fintech Deal Day conference, filled with thousands of industry leader attendees gathering for a day of networking.The recognition is a testament to Uplinq's advanced risk assessment capabilities and a major opportunity to showcase the need to expand credit access to unbanked, minority, and all protected class small business owners globally.

This announcement comes at a time of tremendous growth for Uplinq, including a $1.25 million investment from ATX Venture Partners - an early-stage venture capital firm based in Austin, Texas - as well as the addition of two prominent industry leaders to their advisory board, Allison Sagraves and Daniel Moore. These strategic moves continue to expand the company's footprint throughout the United States.

Read more about the award here.