Winner, MFAA National Fintech Lender of the Year, 2020
August 2020. Prospa was named Fintech Lender of the Year for the third year in a row at the MFAA National Excellence Awards 2020 in Australia, and BDM Erin Manhood was awarded BDM of the Year (Lender & Support Services Provider).
Finalist, Best Fintech Innovator, New Zealand Banking Innovation Awards, 2020
March 2020. Prospa was named a finalist in the Fintech Innovator category at the New Zealand Banking Innovation Awards 2020.
Winner, Fintech Lender of the Year, MFAA Excellence Awards, 2019
July 2019. Prospa was named Fintech Lender of the Year at the MFAA National Excellence Awards in Australia, receiving the accolade across every state and territory for the second year in a row. Prospa’s Erin Manhood also received the Business Development Manager Award in the Lender/Support Services Provider category for South Australia and Northern Territory.
#5, Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia awards for Leadership, 2018
16 November 2018. Prospa is ranked at #5 in the Leadership category and #20 overall. The Leadership category recognises those technology companies who have won a place in the Technology Fast 50 Australia list and whose strong track record of growth has generated cumulative operating revenues greater than $50 million. Joshua Tanchel, Deloitte Technology Fast 50 lead partner, said companies like Prospa “are genuine success stories for Australia and reminders of how fresh thinking fintechs are fundamentally changing the ways we pay for goods and manage our finances.” Full list.
#9, AFR Fast100, 2018
31 October 2018. Prospa is ranked at #9 with three year average YOY growth of 116.1%. According to the AFR “…a cashflow-challenged, credit-constrained future is hinted at by list-topper Next Business Energy, which doesn’t wait for customers to call before applying its best discount to them, by sixth-placed Cashrewards, a coupon and cashback site, and by ninth-placed Prospa, which lends to small businesses where banks no longer will.” Full list.
#6, LinkedIn Top Startup Places to Work, Australia 2018
September 2018. The LinkedIn Top Startups list honours the 25 most sought-after startups to work for in Australia. Prospa is also the highest placing Fintech. The ranking is derived from a blended score looking at factors including interest in the company, engagement with employees, job interest and retention, and is informed by the billions of actions taken by more than 575 million professionals on LinkedIn. Full list.
Winner, AON Hewitt Best Employer, 2018
August 2018. Prospa awarded Best Employer for the second year running in the annual AON Best Employers Program. Beau Bertoli, said, “Being recognised as an employer of choice two years in a row is simply phenomenal. And very humbling. Our team take a lot of pride in their achievements but this is top of the list: being amongst the best places to work in Australia/New Zealand.
Winner, Fintech Lender of the Year, MFAA Excellence Awards, 2018
July 2018. Prospa achieved a clean sweep of the MFAA Excellence Awards for Fintech Lender of the Year, winning the award in all five states in Australia.
The MFAA Excellence Awards are presented to members of the MFAA who have demonstrated quality customer service, professionalism, innovation, ethics and excellence in their field. They are judged by an independent panel of business professionals and experts.
#1, FT1000 High Growth Company, Asia Pacific, 2018
February 2018. Prospa topped the Financial Times’ inaugural list of 1,000 high-growth companies, in revenue terms, from the Asia-Pacific region. The expansion of digital services combined with a desire for flexible financing fuelled Prospa’s growth.
#2, AFR Fast100, 2017
8 November 2017. Prospa is ranked #2 with three year average YOY growth of 239.1%. As reported, “Co-chief executive Beau Bertoli said the real reason Prospa had been able make more than $500 million of loans to 12,000 customers since its 2011 birth was that banks had never developed a comprehensive lending product for small businesses. Banks do very well from consumer lending and big business lending, and SMEs have been left in the too-hard basket,” Mr Bertoli said. Full list.
Winner, Pearcey Tech Entrepreneur Award, 2017
October 2017. Greg Moshal & Beau Bertoli were jointly awarded a Special Recognition Award for 2017 and inducted into the Hall of Fame. These Awards recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Australian tech industry. They are unique in their design, requiring nomination for entry and then a vote by previous winners of the award to determine recipients.
#24, KPMG Fintech100 Global Established Innovators, 2017
October 2017. Prospa was named #24 globally and the best Australian company in KPMG’s FOURTH annual global Fintech100 list. Joint CEO Beau Bertoli said, “We’re the highest ranking Australian innovator and for us as a company, it’s really satisfying to be leading the charge for Australian fintechs.” Check out the full list.
Winner, AON Hewitt Best Employer, 2017
August 2017. Prospa awarded Best Employer in 2017 in the annual AON Best Employers Program which measures employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer brand and culture that drives high performance.
Winner, 2017 Telstra NSW Medium Business Award
18 July 2017. Prospa has been awarded the 2017 Telstra New South Wales Medium Business Award in the 2017 Telstra Business Awards. Read full article.
Winner, Best Fintech Place to Work & Leaders of the Year, FINNIES, Fintech Australia 2017
24 May 2017. Prospa proved its influence and leadership by winning the headline Fintech Leader of the Year award, with Greg Moshal and Beau Bertoli crowned as joint winners in a tightly contested field. We also scored the excellence award for best Fintech Place to Work, against a strong field of finalists. Read the full article.
Winner, Lending Innovator of the Year, Fintech Business Awards 2017
24 February 2017. This award recognises the top performing company in its field, assisting retail consumers or businesses to access capital, mortgage or personal loan products through innovative financial technology. A full list of winners can be found here.
#1 Smart Company in Australia, 2016
3 November 2016. 2016 was the 10th year of the Smart50 Awards, which recognise Australia’s top 50 fastest growing SMEs. Read more.
#31, KPMG Fintech100 Global Established Innovators, 2016
October 2016. Prospa was named #31 globally and the best Australian company in KPMG’s third annual global Fintech100 list. Joint CEO Beau Bertoli said, “We’re the highest ranking Australian innovator and for us as a company, it’s really satisfying to be leading the charge for Australian fintechs.” Check out the full list.
Finalist, 2016 Telstra Business Awards, Best Medium Business NSW
28 July 2016. Prospa is Australia’s fastest growing technology business, the leading online lender to small business and now formally transitioning from start-up to ‘grown-up’.
Last year we were a finalist in the start-up category for businesses three years old and under, this year we are a finalist in the medium business category for businesses with more than 50 employees and less than 400. And we are only four years in operation.
This recognition demonstrates it’s possible to experience exponential growth of 6791% and simultaneously build a high quality organisation.
Winner, 2015 Deloitte Tech Fast 50
Prospa was named Australia’s fastest growing technology company at the annual Australian Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards held at the ASX on Thursday 19 November 2015.
Prospa led the pack with a phenomenal 6,971 percent revenue growth from 2013 to 2015. This prestigious award is a true recognition of Prospa’s bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth.
To qualify for a place in the top 50 Deloitte Australian TechFast 50, each technology company has to accumulate more than $8 million in revenue over the three year period from 2013 to 2015.
Third, 2015 Deloitte Asia Tech Fast 500
Prospa is the third fastest growing technology company in Asia in the prestigious Deloitte Asia 2015 TechFast 500™. According to the head of Deloitte in Australia, “Prospa’s rise is a good example of an offering that meets a market need for safe, easy and fast finance in the small and medium size business area. Prospa has grown almost 7000% over the last three years.”
Read the full list of winners of the Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program for 2015 and details about the nomination and eligibility criteria of the program.
Finalist, 2015 Telstra Business Awards, Best Start Up
Prospa was selected as a finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Awards for NSW. The Start Up Business category applies to businesses that are between one and three years old with up to 200 employees. This award follows some significant milestones for Prospa: over 50 employees, over 1,000 customers, ASIC licence and first securitistation.
Joint CEO Beau Bertoli commented, “We would urge other business owners to capitalise on their success by entering the Awards. There is fierce competition from many outstanding Australian businesses and some tough criteria, so winning is a huge deal. Greg and I would like to thank our team, clients and partners for their support.”
#20, BRW Fast Starters 2015
In October Prospa was selected from entrants throughout Australia to rank 20th on the 2015 BRW Fast Starter List. According to BRW, “With such rapid growth, Prospa has established a name for itself within the FinTech industry in Australia, earning the trust of small businesses and some of the largest investors in the finance and technology industries.”
#33, KPMG Fintech100 Global Established Innovators 2015
In December 2015, Prospa was named #33 in the top 50 fintech innovators in the world in a survey by KPMG-backed Fintech Innovators, a joint venture between H2 Ventures and KPMG. H2 Ventures founding partner Toby Heap said Australia was “punching above its weight” in having nine companies in the global list.