Winvesta – has been awarded the ‘FinTech Company of the Year 2020’ for Asia Pacific by Barclays Entrepreneur. In its fifth edition, Barclays Entrepreneur recognizes few of the UK’s most successful home-grown ventures which are disrupting the fintech industry at large.
Winvesta won the award in recognition of its contribution towards a new wave of disruption in the FinTech sector and for its efforts in providing global investing opportunities at the finger-tips of every Indian Investor. Launched in March 2020, Winvesta aims to democratise investment opportunities for every Indian with an easy access to overseas investments. The company’s product suite includes US stock trading and international banking facilities. Winvesta’s international multi-currency account enables users to hold accounts in GBP, EUR and USD that facilitates alternate investment such as in international real estate.
Winvesta’s Founder and CEO Swastik Nigam said, “I am humbled and delighted to receive this prestigious recognition and on behalf of our entire team, would like to express our gratitude to the Barclays team. At Winvesta, we are committed in building a convenient and hassle-free ecosystem for Indian-investors which enables them to seamlessly invest in the matured overseas markets.”
Winvesta enables Indian users to invest in global brands they know, use and love, with a simple and streamlined process. Available across Android and iOS, Winvesta app allows digital on-boarding of customers in just 15 mins. Through its partnership with DriveWealth, LLC., the company allows its customers to buy fractional shares, at real-time market prices, of familiar US brands such as Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple.
Winvesta’s Co-founder and President Prateek Jain said, “We are a young organisation, determined to make considerable difference to how investments are perceived in India. Such recognitions act as great encouragements and further strengthen our resolute. We believe Indian retail investors have started to realise the importance of portfolio diversification across markets and Winvesta’s secure and intuitive platform will help them fulfil their investment goals effortlessly.”
Winvesta along with nine other fintech companies from around the world won the award in their respective regions. The Grand Finale or the Global Awards is scheduled to take place in November 2020.