Tech in Motion Announces MoveCU, Inc. as 2020 Top Tech Startup in Timmys
Finalists selected from Los Angeles tech companies, and public voting will determine Los Angles’s best
Los Angeles (September 24, 2020) –Tech in Motion and the local tech community have selected MoveCU, Inc. as a finalist for 2020 Best Tech Startup as a part of their Annual Timmy Awards, celebrating the top workplaces for tech professionals. The finalists in the Timmys Startup category were chosen for their agility, innovation and resilience; forward-thinking leadership and outstanding work environments drive these startups – especially in these trying times. The Los Angeles community can vote here for who will represent them as Los Angeles’s best and progress to the national round, judged by experts from companies like Netflix and Oracle and announced at the Timmy’s first virtual ceremony in October
Now more than ever, we are excited to showcase the top startups in each region as 2020 finalists for the Timmy Awards. In many cases, these companies pivoted to innovate for today’s challenges,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion, “and continue to build something that disrupts the market. Tech in Motion is thrilled to recognize these organizations as top workplaces for talent
MoveCU enables credit unions to compete with fintechs by delivering a fully digital and cost-effective means to obtain both new members and loans. Consumers visit the MoveCU marketplace and shop rates from eligible credit unions, then get instant approval based on the credit unions’ underwriting standards. MoveCU currently supports auto loans, personal loans, credit cards and deposit accounts.
“Credit unions are the best financial option hiding in plain sight,” said Kevin Dawson, CTO, and Co-Founder of MoveCU, Inc. “Our vision is to unite credit unions under a single web and application based platform to highlight our industries best institutions. MoveCU allows consumers to shop, apply, and automate funding with the ease of a fintech, but with the great rates and service of a credit union. And we're doing just that.”
In addition to Best Tech Startup, 2020 sees the addition of two new awards, “Tech for Good” and “Top Enterprise Employers”, to highlight companies creating opportunities and providing employment when the tech community needs it most. As in years past, the other categories include: Best Tech Manager, Best Tech Work Culture and Best Tech Workplace for Diversity. The complete list of 2020 Timmy Awards regional finalists can be found here, where the local community can also vote daily through Sept. 30.
The 2020 Timmy Awards Ceremony will be a special, entirely digital experience honoring this year’s best tech startups, managers and employers, as well as those using technology for good. All regional Nominees, Finalists and Community Favorites will be invited to join virtually on Thursday, October 29th for a celebration complete with words from this year’s host and expert judges, announcement of the 2020 Timmy Award Winners per category, and more. If you are interested in learning more or attending Tech in Motion’s biggest event of the year, visit the Timmy Awards or your regional Timmy Awards event page.
About Tech in Motion Events
Tech in Motion is an international events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project in 2011, by the IT recruiting organization Motion Recruitment, grew into an organization of over 250,000 members across 14 chapters in North America including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County and Toronto. Please visit techinmotionevents.com for more information about notable speakers, sponsors and events.
About MoveCU, Inc.
Based in Santa Barbara, California, MoveCU, Inc. is the nation’s first credit union marketplace. Founded in January 2016, the fintech company offers software and business development services that connect credit unions with new members. The platform helps consumers find the best-priced financial products using the latest technologies.
Media Contact: Lindsay Lewis, Tech in Motion Events