Switzerland’s Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum announced this week it is encouraging all Swiss fintech startups to sign up for the Swiss FinTech Awards. According to the organization, the purpose of the Swiss FinTech Awards is to promote Swiss connects innovators and to continue to the Swiss fintech ecosystem.
“The Awards specifically recognize outstanding fintech start-ups and fintech influencers. The winners are chosen by a renowned jury consisting of 20+ fintech experts. The grand finale and awards ceremony will take place after the leading annual fintech conference by Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum, ‘FinTech 2020.’”
The Forum also noted that Swiss founders (active in Switzerland and/or abroad) or organizations with a Swiss head office in the following fintech verticals are eligible to apply:
- Dat Analytics
- Investing and Asset Management
Award Categories are the following:
- Early Stage Start-up of the Year: For fintech start-ups with a Swiss connection which don’t have a product-market-fit yet.
- Growth Stage Start-up of the Year: For fintech start-ups with a Swiss connection that has a product-market-fit and is on a growth trajectory.
- FinTech Influencer of the Year: For outstanding personalities or organizations that have advanced the Swiss fintech ecosystem.
All fintech start-ups with a Swiss connection can apply for the Swiss FinTech Awards until November 22nd. The finalists will be announced on February 28, 2020.