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    Award Details

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    This award is for a new, up-and-coming Fintech company in London that is less than six years old and has shown the most entrepreneurial success in the past year in Fintech.

    Success will be measured on a number of factors, including innovative technology, solving a technology need, capturing a new sector or market with Fintech, disruption of a service or market segment, novel application of a product or service, or traction in the international marketplace

    Award Sponsor

    Business Wales (Cymru)

    Award Criteria

    This award will recognise a market leading increase in sales, headcount, profitability, market share or geographical expansion over the last 3 years. This award will go to the business demonstrating the highest levels of growth and a robust plan to deliver a sustainable financial performance.

    A high growth company having seen year-on-year growth for 3 or more consecutive years.

    Judges will be looking for details on the following points:

    • Demonstration of investment to build a strong management team including any diversity
    • Detail your Market growth in numbers
    • Highlights how you have been able to have outstanding leadership and management
    • Evidence of the growth mind-set and commitment to building collaborations
    • Evidence of financial performance that categorises the business as scale up
    • Strategy around plans for further expansion
    • An ethical approach to business

    Award Sponsor

    Peel Hunt

    Award Criteria

    This award is for an established Fintech company in London that has been providing products or services for over four years and is actively engaged in innovation creation. Judges will be looking for details on the following:

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation
    • Partnerships Who with, how many and why
    • If providing services directly to consumers, please state how this has been done and the numbers
    • Please show the significant growth or adoption of your product
    • Strategy around plans for further expansion
    • Show your ethical and diverse approach to business

    Award Sponsor

    Eversheds Sutherland

    Award Criteria

    The Award Judges are looking for an outstanding individual who has consistently contributed to the advancement of the fintech sector here in London. You would have shown the ability to survive and thrive during the significant changes of the past year. You would have led a significant transformation of their business which is delivering tangible results. The individual will have constantly demonstrated superior leadership skills, promoted technological change – company wide and would have been innovative in their approach.

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    This award is targeted at an accelerator or incubator that has demonstrated success in helping Fintech or AI start-ups to launch their businesses, or develop technology and work with others in the sector to develop innovative products or services that have an impact. This award is to recognise the importance of incubators and accelerators in fostering ecosystem support or other forms of support in London that advance innovation in London for the benefit of all.

    • Must be in London
    • In Fintech or AI space
    • Recognises accelerators or incubators that support ecosystem

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation
    • Tell us about your Growth in terms of capital raised, revenue and customer traction
    • What is the Industry significance of the problem solved and the potential of the product/service
    • What makes you different / Unique to your competitors

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation
    • Tell us about your Growth in terms of capital raised, revenue and customer traction
    • What is the Industry significance of the problem solved and the potential of the product/service
    • What makes you different / Unique to your competitors

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation
    • Tell us about your Growth in terms of capital raised, revenue and customer traction
    • What is the Industry significance of the problem solved and the potential of the product/service
    • What makes you different / Unique to your competitors

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation
    • Tell us about your Growth in terms of capital raised, revenue and customer traction
    • What is the Industry significance of the problem solved and the potential of the product/service
    • What makes you different / Unique to your competitors

    Award Sponsor

    Recruit 121

    Award Criteria

    This award will recognise a London based technology supplier that has delivered innovation, through a particular product, service offering or overall business approach. This category is designed to recognise those firms that have responded to market pressures with originality and creativity, and might be using traction-gaining technologies such as artificial intelligence, biometrics or NFC. Details of product development should be provided as far as possible, and applicants should demonstrate the implementation and performance levels of the product.

    Award Sponsor

    The Fintech Times

    Award Criteria

    This award is open to any firm that actively supports or advises businesses.  You will need to show the following points:

    • Overview of the firm, its structure and client base
    • Clear corporate social responsibility plan
    • Evidence of how you have gone over and above for clients
    • Evidence of commercial performance
    • Commitment to staff well-being and evidence of associated programmes

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    This award is for companies that have used digital technologies to address social issues and challenges over the last year. You will need to tell us the following:

    • Provide an overview of your company/organisation.
    • What is the Industry significance of the problem or problems being solved and the potential of the product/service
    • What have you achieved

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    Recognising the Best Fintech Collaboration involves assessing the effectiveness and impact of partnerships between established Financial Service institutions and Fintech SMEs.

    Judges will be looking for:

    • Specific features or aspects of the collaborative product, pilot, or partnership that showcase innovative approaches
    • Evidence of ways the collaboration contributed to the growth or success of both partners
    • Specific outcomes or milestones have been achieved as a direct result of the collaborative product, pilot, or partnership
    • Quantified impact in terms of metrics such as increased efficiency, revenue growth, or customer satisfaction
    • Collaborations that have demonstrated adaptability to evolving industry trends or regulatory changes
    • The potential for long-term viability and sustainability of the collaborative relationship.

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    This accolade is bestowed upon a Fintech company for demonstrating outstanding achievements in the realm of open banking systems. The winning solution should be constructed on cutting-edge technologies, boasting a comprehensive array of features within a fully realized suite of modules. It must also showcase tangible and measurable enhancements for its users.

    Judges will be looking for:

    • Demonstration of cutting-edge technologies and modern architecture
    • A fully developed suite of modules catering to an industry, business or customer need
    • Detail of the specific technologies that the open banking system leverage
    • Clear explanation of how the solution addresses business-level challenges
    • Details of the KPIs or metrics can be used to quantify the improvements brought about by your system
    • Can you provide details about the live site(s) where your open banking system is currently in operation

    Award Sponsor

    TBC / Available

    Award Criteria

    As the industry grows there are many newcomers bringing fresh innovations to the table.  From Fintech start-ups, developers and software companies to the companies with new and exciting applications for the technology.  This award will recognise a visionary star in the Fintech sector making a significant impact.

    Judges will be looking for:

    • Evidence of how you have shown enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurial flair
    • Show how they have made a measurable impact to their business or organisation

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