Congratulations to Passport, Inc. and AvidXchange for being named finalists in this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year Southeast region! Now in its 32nd year, the Entrepreneur of the Year competition awards entrepreneurs from around the world that demonstrate excellence and success in their businesses and communities.

Both headquartered in Charlotte, Passport Inc. and AvidXchange have not only been two of the fastest growing and successful fintechs in Charlotte, but have been active in supporting the Charlotte fintech community. See below for more information on how Passport, Inc. and AvidXchange are innovating in the market.

AvidXchange revolutionizes the way companies pay their bills by automating invoice and bill payment processing. Founded in 2000, AvidXchange has over 1000 employees and annual revenues over $100M.

Passport transforms the way cities manage their operations with a mobile-first platform for parking, transit and tolling payments, parking enforcement, and permit management. Founded in 2010, Passport has over 100 employees and rapidly growing revenues.

The winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Southeast region will be announced on Thursday, June 28th. Stay tuned and best of luck to Passport Inc. and AvidXchange!

Please visit ( for more information about the competition and the other finalists!

EY is anchor partner within the Carolina Fintech Hub and is committed to advancing the Fintech community in Charlotte.