North West fintech startup Mojo Mortgages scooped the top award for innovation at last
week’s annual British Bank Awards.
The online broker, which recently secured £7million in Series A funding, beat out big names like
First Direct, Revolut and Habito to take the title, which recognises ingenuity in the financial
The innovation award is one of six top-level awards voted for by the public. The award was given to
Mojo for their suite of innovative partnership platform APIs, that powers their partners to develop
their mortgage service using our unique technology.
It also comes hot on the heels of Mojo launching its Mortgage Matcher technology, which matches
customers with their ideal mortgages in just 15 minutes and allows them to filter their matches by
mortgage type, term and more.
Mojo also took home the Best Mortgage Broker trophy and was a finalist in the Best Newcomer
Mojo co-founder and CEO Richard Hayes said: “We were delighted to just be named as finalists,
but to come home with two awards is fantastic - especially since we were up against strong
competition and some companies that we really admire.
“Both wins are a testament to the team we’re building and to the potential of Mojo. The
innovation we’ve been recognised for is just the beginning. We’ve got some really exciting plans
to help us create a better mortgage experience and we can’t wait to share them with our
Michael Fotis, Founder of Smart Money People said, “Previous winners of our ;Innovation of the
Year' award, powered by Bud, have helped to shape the future of finance. We can't wait to see
what Mojo Mortgages has in store for the rest of 2019."
Mojo helps customers discover great deals from more than 90 lenders and offers free advice on
their best option in 15 minutes before handling the entire application on their behalf.
Mojo Mortgages has featured in This Is Money, Forbes, The Guardian and FT Adviser.