Swiss FinTech Awards 2021 Is Now Open for Applicationsby Fintechnews Switzerland November 6, 2020
The Swiss FinTech Awards that aims to boost Swiss innovation in finance and fostering fintech teams from all over Switzerland are now open for applications again.
The awards are part of the Swiss startup ecosystem with international integration established by a jury of fintech experts and investors, Accenture as its knowledge partner, partnership with several Swiss fintech associations, a network of finance institutions as well as the Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum.
The awards will connect startups with fintech investors, potential clients, coaches, industry experts and more. The top 10 start-ups will be given the opportunity to pitch at exclusive events and potentially win prize money and media coverage.
All fintech startups with a Swiss connection are eligible. This can include, for example Swiss founders (active in Switzerland and/or abroad) or startups with a Swiss office. Interested startups may visit their website for details on the application process.
Applications are grouped in early stage and growth stage startups so that young as well as more mature startups have a fair chance at winning.
The purpose of the Swiss FinTech Awards is to promote Swiss fintech innovators and to contribute to the strong Swiss fintech ecosystem.
For several years now the awards recognise outstanding fintech startups and fintech influencers. The winners are chosen by a renowned jury consisting of 20+ fintech experts.
The grand finale and awards ceremony will take place after the leading annual fintech conference by Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum “FinTech 2021” on 11 March 2021 in Zurich.
In early September, the awards had announced the list of its winners for the year 2020.