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SFF Global FinTech Awards 2021 (SFA)

SFA FinTech Awards 2021

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  • Shortlist Finalists

  • Submit Solutions

  • Announce Winners

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The theme for the 2021 Awards is “Emerging from a pandemic, the road to recovery”. As economies around the world look to recover and rebound from the impact of the pandemic, the Awards seek to recognise FinTech initiatives which have helped create new growth opportunities, transform industry practices and promoted financial inclusion amid challenging circumstances.

Problem Statements

The theme for the SFF Awards this year is "Emerging from the Pandemic, the Road to Recovery". With the theme in mind, winners will be selected across 8 different award categories. Please refer below for the various award categories.

Emerging from a Pandemic, the Road to Recovery

The global economy has been significantly impacted by the pandemic in the last year. As the pandemic ebbs and economies re-open, the focus in now on initiatives to address recovery and rebound from the impact of the pandemic.

Prizes

Commendation Plaque for winners in each category

Winners will be selected under the eight awards categories by an international panel comprising of industry experts.

Commendation Plaque

Winners in each category will be awarded a Commendation Plaque.

Eligibility

Award Category: Top 10 FinTech Leaders (up to 10 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must be in a Singapore-based FinTech or a FinTech that has a presence in the Singapore FinTech Ecosystem.

Judging Criteria:

  • Impact, Innovation, Contribution

Award Category: ASEAN FinTech Leaders (up to 5 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must be based in an ASEAN country (excluding Singapore) or haves a presence in the ASEAN FinTech Ecosystem.

Judging Criteria:

  • Impact, Innovation, Contribution

Award Category: Women in FinTech (up to 3 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must be a woman.
  • Individual must be in a Singapore-based FinTech or a FinTech that has a presence in the Singapore FinTech Ecosystem.

Judging Criteria:

  • Impact, Innovation, Contribution

Award Category: FinTech Leaders Under 30 (up to 3 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must be in a Singapore-based FinTech or a FinTech that has a presence in the Singapore FinTech Ecosystem.
  • Must be under 30 years old before 31 Dec 2021.

Judging Criteria:

  • Impact, Innovation, Contribution

Award Category: FinTech Employer of the Year (up to 5 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered in Singapore.
  • Company must be providing a technology solution for the financial sector as their core business.

Judging Criteria:

  • Emphasises HR policies that ensure staff well-being, fair remuneration and benefits.
  • Well-structured training roadmap and ample training and development opportunities to cater to employees’ needs for personal and career development.
  • Show proof of work-life programmes/ flexible work options such as job sharing, staggered time, telecommuting, leave schemes (marriage and family leave, unrecorded time off for family or personal matters etc).
  • Support and commitment towards a strong local workforce.

Award Category: Partners of FinTech (up to 5 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be based in Singapore or have a Singapore presence.

Judging Criteria:

  • Significantly contributed to the Singapore FinTech Ecosystem.

Award Category: Social Impact Award (up to 3 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be based in Singapore or have a Singapore presence.
  • Company must be a technology provider providing product/services to the financial sector.

Judging Criteria:

  • Developed and deployed innovative FinTech services or solutions that were adopted by a significant number of businesses and/or end users, during the pandemic.
  • The FinTech services or solutions created significant impact on the way such businesses operated or greatly enhanced the quality of the lives of the end users, during the pandemic.
  • There should be sustained relevance of such FinTech digital services and/or solutions beyond the pandemic.

Award Category: Knowledge Enterprise Award (up to 3 winners)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered in Singapore.
  • Company must be providing a technology solution for the financial sector as their core business.

Judging Criteria:

  • Implemented good practices in knowledge and intellectual capital management.
  • Created opportunities for companies/organisations to learn from one another to enhance their practices.
  • Empowered employees or groom Fintech talent through knowledge sharing to enhance personal employability and skill sets.

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