Vince Julier - October 29, 2018
Vince Julier, the CEO of Milton Keynes based business FREĠNAN has been shortlisted for the FinTech Founder of the Year award at the inaugural BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards.
FREĠNAN is a disruptive FinTech company using Artificial Intelligence and web harvesting to support data driven, unbiased and high-quality investment research for investors and fund managers.
The BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards celebrates and champions the entrepreneurial journeys of those who create, disrupt and innovate within the UK’s rapidly changing tech landscape.
The new programme comes from the organisers of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, which acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain. Now in its sixth year, the Awards have celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names, including; Julie Deane OBE, Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt, BrewDog and Shaun Pulfrey, Tangle Teezer.
FREĠNAN CEO, Vince Julier, said “To be a finalist in this hugely competitive category, for such a young company, is fantastic recognition for us and for the role of fintech in support of the Asset Management industry. We are here to help deliver a quantum leap in asset management performance, through our AI drive company analysis, giving fund managers the competitive advantage they need.”
Founder of the BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards, Francesa James, said: “We’ve been blown away by the quality of applicants received this year and believe our finalists are a great demonstration of the entrepreneurial talent in the UK’s tech space.
“Behind every great tech business is a great entrepreneur, and behind them is an inspiring story. These are the people who create, disrupt and innovate. That’s what we’re looking to celebrate and champion with the BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards.”
BMW i’s Sophie Chiappe said: “The finalists showcase the innovation challenges that businesses face and the technological advancements that will lead the way. Technology has to be at the forefront of business development. It is so important to celebrate this innovation and the individuals driving this forward.
“We are delighted to be partnered with the UK Tech Founder Awards and celebrate the entrepreneurial stories behind the individuals changing the future of the technological landscape.”
The winners of the first BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards will be announced at the Awards Final on Tuesday 27th November in London.
FREĠNAN started its journey in 2017 focusing on building an AI engine to bring new insight to the asset management industry. With its first beta product out in the market, it is already getting recognition from the industry and is working with some globally recognised companies.
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BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards
The BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards celebrates and champions the entrepreneurial journeys of those who create, disrupt and innovate
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