Criterion 1: 2017 candidates
All 2017 applicants, semi-finalists and finalists, with the exception of the winners, are eligible for the 2018 awards. Criterion 2: financial technology
Only Fintech companies can apply. We are particularly keen to see applicants in RegTech, InsurTech, big data / data analytics, lending, payments and social investing. Criterion 3: Luxembourg
The firm must seek to have a potential spillover effect on Luxembourg. Criterion 4: stage in lifecycle
Firms from any stage of their lifecycle can apply, with the exception of the idea stage. The company should be incorporated.
Eligibility criteria: Financial Inclusion award
All criteria: Financial Inclusion
Must be a technology company with a clear financial inclusion angle.
Should be a solution that is directly beneficial to a financial institution.
Should have a minimum viable product already that it would be capable to implement in a pilot project.
Should have meaningful customer or business validation (not limited to revenue, can also be successful pilot studies, number of users, and/or strategic partnerships)
FINTECH AWARDS LUXEMBOURG 2018
Countdown to the Grand Final 20 June @ KPMG Plage!
until winner announced
Attendees @Grand final
Finance industry CEOs @Grand final
"After the Fintech Awards everything went into fast forward: clients, funding, publicity, hiring... We couldn't have asked for more!"
Bert Boerman, Co-founder of Gouvernance.io, Fintech Awards Winner
Awards and Prizes
3 months’ hosting at Technoport in Luxembourg*
€50,000 start-up money*, free LHoFT membership (+3 months’ hosting), and 10 hours’ free consulting from KPMG Sponsored by Digital Lëtzebuerg
An advertisement in a Maison Moderne publication
*Please note that to win the prize of €50,000 and the Technoport hosting your company must be incorporated in Luxembourg (or be so within 12 months of winning).
1 March -30 April
The first judgement
FINTECH AWARDS LUXEMBOURG
Where startups come to meet the giants of finance.
We unearth outstanding Fintech startups from around the world, and introduce them to potential new clients and funding opportunities in Luxembourg.