11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Finance Apps

This award honors mobile sites and apps that provide finance news, services, and information.


Bloomberg's Global Business App
Bloomberg is the leading global business media company across every platform and every relevant geography. In December, the company launched a new consumer mobile app to further align with its enhanced digital strategy.The new Bloomberg app was launched with the objective of providing the most comprehensive access to global business, finance new...
Kabbage Small Business Loan App
According to a 2016 study, 68% of small businesses in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia are currently using mobile or web-based apps to run their businesses. As a pioneer in technology that supports entrepreneurs, Kabbage prioritized launching a mobile app to establish a new, even more convenient lending experience for small business owners. ...
Keystone Bank Entry
Aside from driving revenues and increasing our customer base, the premise for the development of the Keystone Mobile Banking App was to support the national drive towards a cashless economy as well as to foster financial inclusion among Nigeria's un-banked population. A 2012 survey on Nigeria showed that 34.9 million adults representing 39.7% of...
Sallie Mae Mobile App
Since a major portion of our customers make payments while in school or are repaying their student loans after school, it's a natural step to offer an app that lets them manage and make student loan payments from their Apple® or AndroidTM phones. With the Sallie Mae mobile app, customers can pay their student loans within seconds for anytime, an...
iRetire ® by BlackRock ® iPad app
Every year, thousands of people visit a financial advisor to plan for retirement. Unfortunately, most people don't understand how the decision they're making with their money today will affect a retirement that may be decades away. BlackRock's goal with the iRetire app was to provide a whole new way for advisors to help their clients close the g...


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City