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    Award Criteria

    Team of the Year Award will laud a team working in Fintech that has stood out for its teamwork, efficiency, collaborative spirit and going above and beyond in achieving the goals and delivering value to the project/organisation.

    We are looking for a team that can demonstrate what it means to work together for a common goal and produce outstanding results. This team does not have to be purely Tech it includes Marketing, Sales etc

    Award Criteria

    • How has your organisation developed professional training and advancement for all it’s employees at all levels
    • What initiatives has your organisation undertaken or implemented to boost morale and physical and mental health?
      What makes your company so wonderful

    Award Sponsor

    Capital on Tap

    Award Criteria

    This award is for companies that have used digital technologies to address social issues and challenges over the last three years. 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

    Clockwise

    Award Criteria

    This award is for a new, up-and-coming Fintech company in Wales that is less than five 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

    Monmouthshire Building Society

    Award Criteria

    This award is for an established Fintech company in Wales that has been providing products or services for over four years and is actively engaged in innovation creation. Success is measured by a number of factors, including partnerships with banks or providing services directly to consumers, significant growth or adoption.

    Award Sponsor

    The FinTech Growth Fund

    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:

    • Demonstration of investment to build a strong management team
    • Market leading growth
    • High levels of employee engagement
    • 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

    Admiral

    Award Criteria

    The Award Judges are looking for an outstanding individual who has consistently contributed to the advancement of the fintech sector here in Wales. 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 Criteria

    This award will recognise a Welsh 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

    Banc

    Award Criteria

    This award is for a Fintech company in Wales that has shown the most entrepreneurial success in the past year in Fintech.

    Success will be measured on a number of factors, including new market growth, client growth, revenue, downloads

    Award Criteria

    Encouraging the development of Fintech innovation and business solutions (such as cybersecurity/anti-fraud, big data, AI etc.) for enhancing operations and fostering new models of business for the financial sector.

    • Must be in Wales
    • Operating within a Welsh HE/FE institution

    Award Sponsor

    Deloitte

    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

    Award Sponsor

    ITeC Digital

    Award Criteria

    • Proven commitment by an apprentice to continued personal development.
    • An apprentice who has contributed significantly to the business and provided added value.
    • An apprentice who has demonstrated a high level of skills and/or has contributed significantly to the sector within which they work.
    • The “distance travelled” by the apprentice to succeed in their chosen field.

    Award Criteria

    Demonstrated success in protecting against cyber threats: Your team should have a track record of successfully protecting against cyber threats such as malware, phishing attacks, ransomware, and other types of cyber attacks.

    The team should have demonstrated an innovative approach to cybersecurity, including the development of new technologies, strategies, or methodologies

    The team should have made a impact on the organization, such as reducing the number of successful cyber attacks, minimizing the impact of cyber incidents, or reducing the overall cost of cybersecurity.

    Award Sponsor

    Go Compare

    Award Criteria

    The project or product should demonstrate a novel use of artificial intelligence in the FinTech industry, providing unique and effective solutions to financial challenges.

    The project or product should demonstrate a impact on the financial industry, such as improved financial services, increased efficiency, or reduced costs.

    Award Sponsor

    Recruit 121

    Award Criteria

    Industry Expertise: The firm should have a deep understanding of the FinTech industry and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies to provide clients with the best possible advice and solutions.

    Client Satisfaction: The firm should have a high level of client satisfaction, as evidenced by positive client feedback and testimonials, demonstrating its effectiveness in meeting client needs and goals.

    Innovation: The firm should be innovative in its approach to financial advisory services, utilizing cutting-edge technology and tools to provide unique and effective solutions to clients. It should also have a track record of developing and implementing new products and services that provide value to clients.


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