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Winners will be announced at the FT Banking Summit in November
21 June 2016: The Financial Times announces the launch of the FT Future of FinTech Awards, which will recognise the companies and projects that are using new technologies to disrupt the global financial services industry.
The FT Future of FinTech Award will be open for entries in the following two categories:
“With venture capital firms investing almost $15bn in fintech start-ups last year, the fintech sector has substance behind the hype. As judges, we will be looking for companies that present a unique idea but also a clear business model and revenue stream. These awards will recognise the most innovative yet sustainable fintech solutions that will have a lasting impact on the banking sector for years to come.” said Patrick Jenkins, the FT’s financial editor and chair of the judging panel.
The judges are:
The awards are open for worldwide entries until September 18. Shortlisted entrants will then be announced on October 31 and the overall winners will be announced on November 16 at the FT Banking Summit in London.
For more information including eligibility and rules on the FT Future of FinTech Award, please visit www.ft.com/fintech.
The FT has also launched the #fintechFT email newsletter, which will bring the best FT coverage and analysis from its global network of correspondents, as well as linking to most relevant reports from around the web. The fintech-focussed briefing will feature in the #techFT newsletter on Mondays. To sign up for the #fintechFT newsletter, head to www.ft.com/fintechemail.
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