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Cherokee Media Group, AIS announce 2020 Emerging 8 honorees

The Automotive Intelligence Summit is scheduled for August, and another eight companies are set to be honored as Cherokee Media Group hosts the Automotive Intelligence Summit, an auto industry event focused on fintech, digital retail, mobility and other elements of the auto tech evolution.

Cherokee Media Group, leveraging guidance from the Auto Intel Council and other industry leaders, released the second collection of honorees in the Emerging 8, an award program designed to honor new companies that aim to improve a specific aspect or aspects of the automotive industry through technology.

This year’s Emerging 8 include:

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The honorees include companies that are about 5 years old and in a growth phase.

While they may have had outside investment and multiple rounds of funding, they are pre-IPO and have not been started and/or acquired by a larger entity.

Along with being honored in the Automotive Intelligence Summit, which runs Aug. 17-19 in Raleigh, N.C., the Emerging 8 are profiled in this edition of Auto Fin Journal.

These exciting new companies are on the cusp of innovation in fintech development. They are all “on to something” that could turn the dial on their respective aspects of fintech.

“Each company has a unique offering and story that already resonate throughout the auto fintech and digital retailing worlds,” Cherokee Media Group president Bill Zadeits said.

“The Emerging 8 is set to be a significant part of the upcoming Automotive Intelligent Summit, which is designed to provide a setting for entrepreneurs and experts to gather so even more breakthrough ideas can germinate,” Zadeits added.

This post originally ran in the Auto Fin Journal online. 

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