Jonathan Polter awarded the ‘Excellence in Finance — Leaders’ award at FiNext Conference Orlando 2019

FiNext Conference
2 min readOct 8, 2019


Jonathan Polter was awarded the Excellence in Finance — Leaders award for their significant contribution towards the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2019, held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida.

Jonathan Polter awarded the ‘Excellence in Finance — Leaders’ award

Jonathan Polter is a co-founder and CEO of PawnGuru. Jonathan spent the last 14 years building successful businesses in the alternative financial services market. Prior to founding PawnGuru, Jonathan was a Managing Partner of a successful servicer for online lenders. Recognizing the impact technology could have on the unbanked and under-banked consumer market, Jonathan and his team set out to revolutionize financial servicing for the unbanked and under banked by leveraging technology as a means to provide consumers with easier access to safer and more reliable options. Jonathan graduated with a degree in Rabbinics before venturing into the world of alternative finance.

About PawnGuru

PawnGuru has revolutionized the way 30 million US consumers interact with the growing pawnshop industry. By creating a harmonious marketplace for consumers and local shops to interact, PawnGuru has brought the 15 billion dollar pawnshop industry online.

The third FiNext Awards & Conference was held on the 29th & 30th of August at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. This event was the much awaited Finance and Technology conference of the year 2019 for North American region which aimed at bringing together the best and brightest from the field of Finance & Technology under one roof.

The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

The event saw individuals from technology, financial services, public sector, and academia come together for a two-day discussion on how to best support FinTech infrastructures, best ways to grow start-ups and general diversification in Finance & Technology and more.

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