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)