Here Are the Winners of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2022

Here Are the Winners of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2022

by June 30, 2022

The much-anticipated seventh edition of the Swiss Fintech Awards has announced the winners for the year 2022 on the evening of June 29 in Zurich.

This year’s awards had three categories; Fintech Influencer of the Year, Growth Stage Startup of the Year and Early Stage Startup of the Year.

The two startups that won the awards were each given a prize money of CHF 48,000.

The awards have been organised yearly since 2015 to promote regional development and to strengthen the Swiss fintech ecosystem.

It serves to recognise outstanding fintech, insurtech and blockchain startups as well as fintech influencers and are chosen by a renowned jury consisting of 20 fintech experts.

This year’s awards was attended by around 180 guests which included CEOs and leaders from traditional financial institutions, startups and numerous other key players in the Swiss fintech ecosystem.

The guest of honor this year was Urs Hölzle, a Swiss native who is currently the Senior Vice President of Technical Infrastructure at Google. He was Google’s eighth employee and has since been responsible for the tech company’s technical infrastructure.

Hölzle was on stage for a fireside chat where he offered plenty of inspiration for the young and established innovators in the room.

Partners who made the awards a success include Accenture, Credit Suisse, F10, Microsoft, Migros Bank, PostFinance, the Swiss Bankers Association, SICTIC, SIX, Sparkr, SWISS FINTECH, Swiss Fintech Innovations, UBS, VZ VermögensZentrum, VISA, as well as numerous other investors and independent experts.

Winners of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2022

Fintech Influencer of the Year Award

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer received the “Fintech Influencer of the Year” award as he is a prominent figure who has been strongly committed to an innovative and well-positioned financial center in recent years.

The Swiss Fintech Awards recognise, among other things, the promotion of open dialogue among all relevant stakeholders and his efforts to strengthen the international positioning of the Swiss fintech and financial center, as well as the numerous initiatives such as the fintech sandbox and fintech licenses or the strategic forums for open finance.

All these efforts by Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer are central to a vibrant fintech scene in Switzerland.

Growth Stage Startup of the Year Award

Stableton Financial was the winner for the “Growth Stage Startup of the Year category.

The startup is a marketplace for alternative investments enabling private and professional investors to access alternative investments like for example companies that are not yet listed on the stock exchange.

Early Stage Startup of the Year Award

Meanwhile, DeepJudge received the award for the “Early Stage Startup of the Year” category.

DeepJudge’s technology has the potential to achieve considerable efficiency gains for financial institutions in the legal and compliance area by means of artificial intelligence.