Hats off to eight Finovate alumni for winning spots on CNBC’s Disruptor 50.
2014 marks the second year of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. The selection credits companies for being “forward-thinking” and working to discover untapped markets en route to becoming “billion-dollar businesses.” Read more about CNBC’s selection methodology here
CNBC’s David Spiegel wrote:
“All of these companies entered traditional sectors and turned them upside down … It’s the power of a company to displace the established incumbents in its own industry, prompting a ripple effect throughout its economic ecosystem.”
See CNBCs inaugural Disruptor 50 here. The 2013 list included alums boku, CircleUp, Lending Club, and Wealthfront.