Fintech Awards South West launches with principal sponsor EY to celebrate innovation in the region
The Fintech Awards South West, sponsored by EY, is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural awards ceremony, honouring the most innovative and impactful fintech companies and individuals in the region.
This year’s awards ceremony will feature 13 categories, including:
- Fintech Start-up of the Year: Recognizing the most promising and disruptive fintech start-up in the South West region
- Fintech Scale-up of the Year: Honouring the fintech company that has demonstrated significant growth and success in the past year Fintech Company of the Year: Celebrating the fintech company that has made the greatest impact and achieved the most success in the industry
- Fintech Leader of the Year: Honouring the individual who has made the greatest impact on the fintech industry in the South West region
- Team of the Year: Recognising the fintech team that has demonstrated exceptional collaboration, innovation, and achievement in the past year
- Best Place to Work of the Year: Honouring the fintech company that has created the best work culture and environment for its employees
- Fintech Exporter of the Year: Recognising the fintech company that has achieved success in exporting its products or services to international markets
- Fintech New Product of the Year: Honouring the fintech company that has launched a new product or service that has made a significant impact in the industry
- Fintech for Good of the Year: Recognising the fintech company that has made the greatest positive impact on society through its products or services
- Best Academic Programme: Honouring the academic institution that has provided the best fintech-focused education and training programme
- Best Growth Story of the Year: Recognising the fintech company that has achieved the most significant growth and success in the past year
- Rising Fintech Star of the Year: Honouring the individual who has demonstrated exceptional potential and achievement in the fintech industry
- Best Accelerator / Incubator of the Year: Recognising the accelerator or incubator that has provided the most valuable support and resources to fintech start-ups
- Outstanding Contribution to Fintech in the South West: Honouring the individual or organisation that has made the greatest impact on the fintech industry in the South West region.
“We are thrilled to be launching the Fintech Awards South West with the support of our principal sponsor, EY,” said Matt Hyde, founder of the Fintech Awards South West. “The South West has a thriving fintech ecosystem, and we are excited to highlight the innovative and impactful work being done by these companies and individuals. These awards provide a platform to celebrate the achievements of the fintech industry and recognise the contributions of those who are driving innovation and making a positive impact in the financial industry.”
The Fintech Awards South West will be held on July 6th at the Aerospace Bristol. Tickets for the awards ceremony are now available for purchase on the event website.
Anita Kimber, Financial Services Partner and South West Consulting leader at EY, said: “We’re delighted to be the principal sponsor of Fintech Awards South West, showcasing the very best talent from across the region and shining a spotlight on the incredible work they are doing in support of the industry’s growth ambitions. We look forward to celebrating the fantastic efforts and achievements of the top Fintech professionals from across the South West on the July 6th.”
The Rt.Hon. John Glen MP, Member of Parliament for Salisbury and South Wiltshire and Chief Secretary to HM Treasury said, “I am delighted to share my support for the 2023 FinTech Awards South West after a year when UK fintech secured $12.5 billion of venture capital investment. UK fintechs represent the very best of global entrepreneurial spirit and unlocking the potential of UK fintechs is an essential element of growing a more modern, competitive and resilient economy. Fintech reaches across the economic geography of the UK, and South West fintechs offer exciting, dynamic and evolving investment opportunities. I congratulate all those who have won awards and wish only the very best for thriving South West fintechs”.
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Applications and nominations welcome through to the closing date of 21st April 2023