This category is not open to public nominations. The winner of this special award will be selected by the judging panel from the list of finalists in all categories. Judges are looking for an outstanding innovation, contributing to the advancement of technology within the sector.
This award celebrates the very best creative marketing and PR talent in promoting FinTech innovation. Judges will look for campaigns that: pushed the boundaries of how the sector was perceived; educated audiences about new technologies and services; succeeded in establishing or strengthening brand identity and/or winning new customers.
This award specifically recognize outstanding Hong Kong based FinTech start-ups and influencers. FinTech of the Year 2017 in Start-up especially for those are either below two years of incorporations.
In this category judges are looking for a product or service that disrupts the payments sector by introducing innovative, state-of-the-art solution that benefits both users and service providers. This category is open to ecommerce, commerce, contactless, mPoS and mobile wallet providers.
In the highly competitive corporate banking sector, reliable, efficient, and scalable technology is vital component of a corporation’s success. This award recognizes innovation that improves efficiency across areas such as lending trade finance, risk and liquidity management.
The winner of this category will be the best-of-breed system which offers highly relevant functionality, integration and compatibility. It will contribute to rapid and more precise trading, optimal performance and increased profitability. This category is open to both, buy-side and sell-side system providers.
This award will recognize the organization or product that has devised the most innovative and effective method of preventing cybercrime in protecting an organization’s or customer’s assets. The winning initiative will demonstrate the providers' understanding of the diversity of fraud and/or cybercrime risk. The category is open to internal or external anti-fraud/security functions.
Efficient insurance systems help their organizations run more effectively. This award recognizes cutting-edge insurance software solutions that bring valuable innovation to increase efficiency when processing compensation payments, managing existing infrastructure or monitoring loans.
This award recognizes a product or service which offers new or significantly improved service that implements technology to bring benefits to both lenders and borrowers. Judges are looking for innovative credit modelling, use of data elements and improved user experience.
This category’s winner will be a wealth, investment or asset management system which, in the last 12 months, provided innovative ways to improve transaction tracking, management and reduction of risk, or increased analytics and profit potential.
The winning technology will be an innovative solution that benefits the end user, adopting a clear and user-friendly process with complete transparency of the transaction. The solution will address and implement solid security processes while demonstrating understanding of, and compliance with, laws and regulations. This category is open to both B2B or B2C products/services.
This award will recognize the organisation that has devised most innovative retail and supply chain management.
This award will recognize the achievement of the organization on FinTech in Tourism and Hospitality.
This award will specifically recognize companies with the most impressive technology, who are paving the future in financial services, capital markets, IOT, cybersecurity and collaboration applications.
This award aims to enhance tertiary students’ creativity and innovation, and recognize young talents for their efforts in new technology and innovation.