FinTech Awards 2019

The FinTech Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented or deployed by FinTech start-ups,
financial institutions and technology companies.

Award Categories

Singapore Founder Award

  • Singapore-based SMEs with at least one Singaporean founder. The term ‘founder’ is defined as an individual who was instrumental in setting up the SME. There is no need for majority share-ownership
  • The SME must have a physical office registered in Singapore
  • The solution must have been implemented / deployed in Singapore

ASEAN SME Award

  • Open to all ASEAN-based SMEs
  • The SME must have a physical office registered in an ASEAN country
  • The solution must have been implemented / deployed in ASEAN
  • Singapore-based companies who meet the criteria are eligible

SMEs, as defined by Enterprise Singapore, are enterprises with an annual sales turnover of not more than S$100 million OR an employment size of not more than 200 workers. Enterprises qualify as SMEs as long as they satisfy at least one of the two parameters.

ASEAN Open Award

  • ASEAN-based companies of any size
  • The company must have a physical office registered in an ASEAN country
  • The solution must have been implemented / deployed in ASEAN
  • Singapore-based companies who meet the criteria are eligible

Global Award

  • FinTech project implemented in any part of the world
Awards Value

Recognising innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented:

  • S$1.2 MILLION TO BE WON!
  • Finalists of the FinTech Awards will also receive a complimentary start-up kiosk at the Singapore FinTech Festival.
Awards Timeline
  • Application submission period: From now to 31 Jul 2019
  • Evaluation by appointed judges: From 31 Jul to 30 Sep 2019
  • Awards ceremony at Singapore FinTech Festival
Evaluation Criteria

40 Finalists will be selected to contest for the FinTech Awards 2019. Finalists will be selected based on:

  • Impact
  • Interoperability
  • Practicality
  • Uniqueness & creativity

Past Winners(FinTech Awards 2018)

Singapore Founder Award

  • CCRManager
  • Cynopsis Solutions
  • Thin Margin

ASEAN SME Award

  • FinAccel Teknologi (Indonesia)
  • Katipult (Thailand)
  • MoneyMatch Transfer (Malaysia)

ASEAN OPEN AWARD

  • LenddoEFL (Philippines)
  • SQREEM Technologies (Singapore)
  • Finantix Asia Pacific (Singapore)

GLOBAL AWARD

  • Everspin (South Korea)
  • Naffa Innovations (India)
  • Keychain (Japan)

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