Singapore Fintech Festival 2023 Announces Global Fintech Award Winnersby Fintech News Singapore November 17, 2023
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA), with support from PwC Singapore, have announced the winners of the SFF Global Fintech Awards at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2023.
These awards are a testament to the innovation and significant contributions within the fintech ecosystem, celebrating both corporate entities and individual leaders who have made remarkable strides in the field.
Out of 96 submissions, 13 winners emerged across six award categories. This year’s awards were particularly noteworthy for the introduction of two new thematic categories focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in fintech. These additions reflect the evolving priorities and innovative trends within the industry.
The selection was conducted by an international panel of industry experts, evaluating entries based on criteria like impact, sustainability, practicality, interoperability, and creativity.
For the Corporate awards, solutions were assessed for their transformative potential in the fintech sector. Each category’s top two winners received S$100,000 for first place and S$50,000 for second place.
Meanwhile, the individual awardees, under the Leaders Award category, were evaluated based on their contributions within the Singapore fintech ecosystem.
Here are the winners for the Corporate Categories for the SFF Global Fintech Awards 2023:
Here are the winners for the Individual Category in recognition of C-Suite leaders:
Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, MAS, said,
“The Global Fintech Hackcelerator and the Global Fintech Awards continue to serve as a key platform to harness the potential of innovative, impactful solutions that address real needs in the financial industry. We are pleased to see the winning entries display exceptional capabilities in creating new growth opportunities and enhancing the delivery of financial services. Our heartiest congratulations to all the winners!”
Shadab Taiyabi, President of SFA, said,
“Sincere congratulations to the winners of the Global Fintech Hackcelerator and the Global Fintech Awards! As the fintech sector evolves, we are proud to see Singapore remain as a key hub in the region, and this wouldn’t be possible without the great efforts of our fintechs. We look forward to seeing the impact of more excellent work from the winners as they continue to shape the future of fintech.”