Airwallex named “Startup of the Year” at the 2022 US FinTech Awards


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airwallex, one of the world’s leading fintech platforms, has announced that it has been recognized as the “Startup of the Year” at the FinTech Awards in the United States.

The US FinTech Awards annually celebrate the achievements and successes of the US FinTech community. The awards recognize innovators, directors and rising stars of American industry across 20 categories. This year’s awards attracted hundreds of nominations in every category and across the fintech spectrum, and Airwallex is proud to be at the top.

As the winner of the “Startup of the Year”, Airwallex was recognized by the jury as being “innovative and impactful, engaging and always enabling customers to move money globally. This fintech is well on its way to establishing itself in the US market and making the world even bigger for its target customers. A lesson in excellence.

“After launching in the United States just a year ago, being able to win the US Startup of the Year award is a real honor,” said Ravi Adusumilli, Managing Director, Americas at Airwallex. “That said, this is really just the beginning for Airwallex in the US. We are focused on continuing to strengthen our products and offerings so that we can provide businesses in the US and region with Americas a global infrastructure capable of seamlessly supporting their payment and financial services needs.

Airwallex was established in Melbourne, Australia in 2015 and today is the leading fintech platform for modern businesses growing across borders. The company operates with a team of over 1,200 employees across 19 locations in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In the United States, Airwallex has a team of nearly 50 people across product and engineering, legal, risk and compliance, partnerships and sales, and plans to continue to grow its US team to further strengthen its market presence.

About Airwallex

Airwallex is the leading fintech platform for modern businesses growing across borders. With one of the most powerful payment and banking infrastructures in the world, our technology enables businesses of all sizes to accept payments, transfer money around the world and simplify their financial operations, all on a single platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, our goal is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global presence in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America. Learn more at

About the FinTech Awards in the United States

The US FinTech Awards are brought to you by FinTech Intel, the global market intelligence platforms for financial services technology. The United States is home to the world’s premier financial services hub and a booming fintech market. These awards were created to celebrate this incredible community, and the achievements and successes of the best and brightest across the country. Categories are designed to cover the entire fintech spectrum, and submissions are judged by a panel of independent experts.


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