Why choose Jacaranda Finance?

Here at Jacaranda Finance, we’re committed to offering Australians access to fast, fair, and responsible personal loans. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, creditworthy borrowers are given access to one of Australia’s smartest online application processes and fast outcomes. Our friendly customer service team is respectful and always willing to help, which is supported by thousands of online reviews.

Jacaranda Finance has been Australian-based and family-owned from the beginning and we strive to remain at the forefront of the fintech and personal finance industry. To date, we’ve earned an extensive awards cabinet which showcases our commitment to offering one of Australia’s best personal loan products.

2021 Awards Cabinet

Australian Financial Review Fast 100 List
Australian Financial Review Fast 100 List

In 2021, Jacaranda Finance was proud to be named in the Australian Financial Review’s Fast 100 List, coming in at number 53. This recognition celebrates our innovative and agile approach to consumer finance which has ultimately landed us a spot amongst Australia’s fastest growing companies. An article was also published by the AFR, recognising the growth of Jacaranda Finance and our use of alternative data and in-house custom built lending platform which enabled the business to overcome market challenges throughout the pandemic.

Australian Small Business Champion Awards Winner
Australian Small Business Champion Awards Winner

Jacaranda Finance was proud to be named as an Australian Small Business Champion Award  winner in the Financial Services category. The program aims to acknowledge and encourage high standards of excellence within outstanding Australian small businesses. The team at Jacaranda Finance are grateful for the recognition and are excited to keep providing the best service possible in 2022.

Australian Small Business Champion Awards Finalist
Australian Small Business Champion Awards Finalist

Jacaranda Finance’s CEO and Founder, Daniel Wessels, was named as a finalist for the Small Business Entrepreneur Award for the fourth consecutive year, beating out over 3,000 entries.

Courier Mail’s Top 20 Under 40 Queensland Entrepreneurs
Courier Mail’s Top 20 Under 40 Queensland Entrepreneurs

Daniel Wessels, CEO and Founder of Jacaranda Finance, was honoured to be included in the Courier Mail’s Top 20 Under 40 Queensland Entrepreneurs which recognised the company’s growth from its humble beginnings in 2014. Jacaranda Finance has now grown an impressive $50 million loan book and processes thousands of loan applications everyday. Our commitment to providing Australians with fast, fair and responsible personal loans has never waivered, as we continue to offer award-winning consumer finance to thousands of Aussies.

Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finalist
Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finalist

CEO and Founder of Jacaranda Finance, Daniel Wessels, was included once again in the list of finalists for Business News Australia’s 2021 Young Entrepreneur Awards in the Finance category.

Women in Finance Awards Finalist
Women in Finance Awards Finalist

Erin Filewood, Jacaranda Finance Head of Employee Success, was named as a finalist in the 2021 Women in Finance Awards for the Wellness Program/Initiative Of The Year category. This finalist nomination acknowledges both Jacaranda Finance and Filewood’s work to advocate for women’s health and wellness initiatives amongst our peers and community. If you’d like to learn more, click here.

2020 Awards Cabinet

Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance
Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance

Despite the challenges COVID-19 brought about for Jacaranda Finance in 2020, CEO and Founder, Daniel Wessels, emerged as a successful entrepreneur who demonstrated his agility and innovation during trying times. In turn, he was awarded the Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Finance sector. The award was presented by Business News Australia, recognising Wessels’ spot as a leader in the fintech sector who is committed to adopting new technologies. 

Best Personal Cash Lending Provider
Best Personal Cash Lending Provider

Jacaranda Finance was acknowledged by the Australian Enterprise Awards who recognise the success of businesses and individuals across Australia. In 2020, Jacaranda Finance was awarded the title of Best Personal Cash Lending Provider, for our inclusive approach to lending which offers borrowers with the speed and convenience they rely on, whilst championing responsibility.

ProductReview.com.au Award for Personal Loans
ProductReview.com.au Award for Personal Loans

Our customers are always at the forefront of what we do here at Jacaranda Finance, so earning an award rated by Australian consumers is extremely important to us. In 2020, Australia’s largest consumer review aggregator, ProductReview, awarded Jacaranda Finance with a spot amongst the site’s best-performing services in the personal loans category to recognise our popularity over the past 12 months.

2019 Awards Cabinets

Champion of Financial Services
Champion of Financial Services

In 2019, Jacaranda Finance was proud to be awarded the title of Champion of Financial Services at the Australian Small Business Champion Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Beating out over 2,500 applicants for the top spot, this award was no small feat for the company. Jacaranda Finance was publicly acknowledged as an outstanding up-and-coming financial services provider in front of over 1,100 guests who celebrated the business’ unique approach to personal finance.

Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance
Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance

Daniel Wessels, CEO and Founder of Jacaranda Finance, was proud to accept the Business News Australia Young Entrepreneur Award in the Finance category for 2019. These awards aim to reveal and celebrate Australia’s youngest and brightest entrepreneurial talent, including Wessels entrepreneurial spirit that drives the innovation of Jacaranda Finance in the consumer finance industry.

Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Professional Services
Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Professional Services

In a true testament to the impact of Jacaranda Finance within the fintech and financial sector, is Daniel Wessels’ win of the Professional Services Young Entrepreneur Award presented by Business News Australia. As Founder and CEO, Wessels positioned Jacaranda Finance as a force to be reckoned with in the professional services industry, giving thousands of Australians access to fast, fair and responsible personal loans.

2018 Awards Cabinet

Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Professional Services
Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Professional Services

Against the backdrop of Daniel Wessels’ hometown, Brisbane, he took home Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Award for Professional Services in 2018. It was a wonderful achievement to win against some fierce competition and to ultimately be acknowledged as the successful Founder and CEO of Jacaranda Finance.

Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance
Winner – Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur Awards Finance

In 2012, Daniel Wessels, CEO and Founder of Jacaranda Finance, was honoured to be recognised for his award-winning entrepreneurial spirit by Business News Australia. Taking home the Young Entrepreneur Award in the Finance category, this sparked the beginning of a long line of recognition for Wessels’ innovation, placing Jacaranda Finance in the forefront of the consumer finance industry.