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The Award Categories & Criteria

The Global FinTech Award categories are open to submissions from every type of business and offer a range of team and individual awards ready to recognise and reward the champions of Fintech.


Digital Banking Award
The Digital Banking Award honours companies that demonstrate excellence in leveraging technology to deliver innovative and seamless banking experiences.

  • How does your digital banking solution enhance user experience and convenience for customers?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your digital banking platform offer to differentiate itself from competitors?
  • How does your digital banking solution ensure robust security measures to protect sensitive customer information?
  • How does your digital banking platform embrace and integrate emerging technologies to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving banking industry?

Payment Technology Award
The Payment Technology Award recognises companies that showcase excellence in leveraging technology to revolutionise payment solutions and transactions.

  • How does your solution provide seamless and secure payment experiences for customers?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your platform offer to simplify payment processes and enhance transaction efficiency?
  • How does your solution ensure data privacy and protect sensitive payment information?
  • How does your platform embrace and integrate emerging technologies to revolutionise the payment industry and stay ahead of the competition?

Financial Services Award
The Financial Services Award recognises companies excelling in innovative, customer-centric financial solutions. Celebrates those driving financial literacy and empowering individuals.

  • How does your financial services company demonstrate innovation and adaptability in response to changing market trends and customer needs?
  • What measures does your company take to ensure regulatory compliance and ethical conduct in all financial operations?
  • How does your financial services company prioritise customer satisfaction and engagement through personalised services and cutting-edge technology?
  • Can you provide examples of how your company has achieved measurable success in driving financial literacy and empowering individuals to make informed financial decisions?

Digital Banking Award
The Digital Banking Award honours companies that demonstrate excellence in leveraging technology to deliver innovative and seamless banking experiences.

  • How does your digital banking solution enhance user experience and convenience for customers?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your digital banking platform offer to differentiate itself from competitors?
  • How does your digital banking solution ensure robust security measures to protect sensitive customer information?
  • How does your digital banking platform embrace and integrate emerging technologies to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving banking industry?

Payment Technology Award
The Payment Technology Award recognises companies that showcase excellence in leveraging technology to revolutionise payment solutions and transactions.

  • How does your solution provide seamless and secure payment experiences for customers?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your platform offer to simplify payment processes and enhance transaction efficiency?
  • How does your solution ensure data privacy and protect sensitive payment information?
  • How does your platform embrace and integrate emerging technologies to revolutionise the payment industry and stay ahead of the competition?

Financial Services Award
The Financial Services Award recognises companies excelling in innovative, customer-centric financial solutions. Celebrates those driving financial literacy and empowering individuals.

  • How does your financial services company demonstrate innovation and adaptability in response to changing market trends and customer needs?
  • What measures does your company take to ensure regulatory compliance and ethical conduct in all financial operations?
  • How does your financial services company prioritise customer satisfaction and engagement through personalised services and cutting-edge technology?
  • Can you provide examples of how your company has achieved measurable success in driving financial literacy and empowering individuals to make informed financial decisions?

AI in FinTech Award
The AI in FinTech Award highlights companies that are excelling in innovative artificial intelligence solutions.

  • How does your AI technology enhance customer experience and streamline financial services?
  • What unique AI algorithms or models does your company use to optimise financial decision-making processes?
  • Can you showcase real-world applications where your AI solutions have led to significant cost savings or revenue growth?
  • How does your company ensure data privacy and maintain ethical standards in AI-driven FinTech developments?

Fraud & ID Verification Award
The Fraud & ID Verification Award recognises excellence in fraud prevention and identity verification solutions in the FinTech industry.

  • How does your company leverage technology to detect and prevent fraudulent activities in real-time transactions?
  • What measures does your company take to ensure secure and seamless identity verification processes for customers?
  • Can you provide examples of successful cases where your solution effectively mitigated fraud risks for clients?
  • How does your company stay ahead of emerging threats and continuously improve fraud prevention and ID verification technologies?

Sustainable FinTech Award
The Sustainable FinTech Award celebrates companies that demonstrate excellence in leveraging financial technology to drive sustainable and responsible practices.

  • How does your Sustainable FinTech solution integrate ESG factors to promote sustainable investments and financial decision-making?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your platform offer to facilitate green financing or sustainable investing?
  • How does your solution measure and report the environmental and social impact of financial activities?
  • How does your platform foster collaboration and partnerships to drive sustainability within the financial industry?

Financial Technology Award
The Financial Technology Award recognises companies that showcase excellence in leveraging technology to transform and innovate the finance industry.

  • How does your technology enhance efficiency and scalability in financial operations and transactions?
  • What innovative features or functionalities does your technology offer to streamline financial processes?
  • How does your technology ensure robust security measures to protect sensitive financial information?
  • How does your technology leverage emerging trends to drive digital transformation and industry advancements?

FinTech Consultancy Award
The FinTech Consultancy Award recognises consultancy firms that excel in providing expert guidance and support in the fintech industry.

  • How does your consultancy firm demonstrate expertise and knowledge in the industry?
  • What innovative strategies or solutions does your consultancy offer to clients to navigate challenges and opportunities?
  • How does your consultancy firm deliver measurable results and drive positive outcomes for clients?
  • How does your consultancy foster collaboration and partnerships to stay at the forefront of trends and advancements?

Future Leader Award
The Future Leader Award recognises ambitious and visionary executives who are driving transformative change and shaping the future of fintech and insurtech.

  • How have you demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities in driving innovation and growth in the fintech or insurtech industry?
  • What tangible results or achievements have you accomplished in your role that showcase your potential as a future leader?
  • How have you contributed to fostering a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion within your organisation?
  • How do you envision shaping the future of fintech or insurtech and contributing to the industry's continued growth and development?

Executive of the Year Award
The Executive of the Year Award recognises outstanding leaders who have demonstrated exceptional vision, leadership, and innovation in the fintech and insurtech industries.

  • How have you achieved measurable success in driving business growth and financial performance in your organisation?
  • How have you demonstrated exceptional leadership in navigating industry challenges, driving innovation, and inspiring your team?
  • How have you fostered a culture of collaboration, diversity, and inclusion within your organisation?
  • How have you contributed to shaping the future of fintech and insurtech through thought leadership, strategic initiatives, and industry impact?

Project of the Year Award
The Project of the Year Award recognises outstanding projects that embody innovation, collaboration, and transformative impact in the fintech and insurtech industries.

  • How does your project demonstrate innovative use of technology to address a specific industry challenge or opportunity?
  • How does your project showcase effective collaboration and partnership within the fintech or insurtech ecosystem?
  • What measurable outcomes or impact has your project achieved in terms of driving industry advancements or improving customer experiences?
  • How does your project contribute to the overall growth, sustainability, or disruption of the fintech or insurtech landscape?

Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime of Achievement Award honours exceptional executives who have made significant contributions and had a lasting impact on the fintech and insurtech industries.

  • How have you demonstrated consistent leadership and innovation throughout your career in the fintech or insurtech sectors?
  • What notable achievements or milestones have you accomplished that have positively influenced the industry?
  • How have you contributed to the growth and development of the fintech or insurtech ecosystem through mentorship, advocacy, or thought leadership?
  • How has your long-standing dedication to the industry inspired and influenced future generations of fintech or insurtech professionals?

Social Enterprise Award

Recognising social enterprises for their remarkable impact, ethics, stakeholder engagement, and social responsibility in the FinTech industry globally

  • How does the organisation demonstrate a significant social impact within its community?
  • What practices and initiatives has the organisation implemented to promote social good effectively?
  • How does the organisation exhibit ethical leadership and values in its operations?
  • How does the organisation engage with stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability in their social impact efforts?

Social Enterprise Criteria

Registered charity or NGO.


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Start-Up Award
Celebrating start-ups with innovative solutions and a dedication to making a positive impact in the FinTech industry.

  • How does the start-up provide unique solutions or services to cater to the needs of the FinTech industry?
  • To what degree does the start-up help other companies enhance their operations and processes within the FinTech sector?
  • In what ways does the start-up showcase a positive impact through its services in the FinTech realm?
  • How does the start-up collaborate with and support other companies in achieving their goals through innovation and partnership in the FinTech space?

Social Enterprise Criteria

Under 50 employees as of 31st December 2023

Established in the last three years.


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Key Dates for Your Diary

All the dates you need to know for the Global FinTech Awards.

Entries Open

April 2024

Entries Close

17th June 2024

Final Judging

July 2024

Shortlist Announced

Sep 2024

Awards Ceremony

Oct 2024