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2023 Finalists



Best Fintech Collaboration 2023

Sponsored by the Department for Business and International Trade and Scottish Enterprise

This award will recognise the best collaboration between an established Financial Service institution and a Fintech SME. This could be a collaborative product, pilot or partnership.

TSB / Snugg

Level E Research / M&G PLC

TSB / Lightning Reach

mnAi Data Solutions / SNIB

Lloyds Banking Group

Best Use of Data/AI 2023

Sponsored by Zuhlke

This award will recognise an organisation that can demonstrate an exceptional use of Analytics, ML or AI to solve a business challenge or deliver improved customer outcomes.


Smart Data Foundry

BabyReady Finance


xDesign & Money Saving Expert

Best Start Up / New Entrant  2023

Sponsored by AutoRek

This award will recognise the top new entrant, highlighting a new organisation that has already started generating waves and shows great future potential. (Entrant organisations must be less than 3 years old at the point of application)

BabyReady Finance




Climate & Environmental Impact 2023


Sponsored by Smart Data Foundry

This award will look at climate and environmental impact, recognising an organisation who has leveraged Financial Technology to drive positive outcomes for environmental improvement, climate change or sustainability.

Royal Bank of Scotland

Grand Bequest

Lloyds Banking Group

Legado Technologies


Digital Transformation 2023

Sponsored by Forrit

This award will recognise an entrant that has embraced digital technology to drive wholescale organisational change, and can demonstrate improved efficiency, productivity, and services.



Lloyds Banking Group


Financial Services Innovation 2023

Sponsored by AND Digital

This award will recognise an established Financial Services company that can demonstrate the greatest success in using technology to drive improvement, innovation or organisational transformation.




Lloyds Banking Group

Financial Technology Partner 2023

Sponsored by Burness Paull

This award category will recognise the best partnership collaboration between a Financial Service or Fintech company and an external partner from outwith the FS sector. This could be an academic institution, government body or supply chain partner.

AND Digital

Financial Cloud



Fintech of the Year 2023

Sponsored by the Department for Business and International Trade and Scottish Enterprise

This award will recognise the Fintech that has achieved the most significant growth, development, and commercial success. Judges will be looking for visible progress across key areas, such as: headcount; revenue, profitability, and customer base.







Outstanding Fintech Female Leader 2023

Sponsored by DIGIT

This award will recognise an outstanding female leader from the financial technology sector. The judges will be looking for an individual who has excelled in their field; driven improvement within their organisation and been a positive force within their team and the wider ecosystem.

Tynah Matembe

Lynne Darcey Quigley

Claire Pow

Pardeep Cassells


RegTech Innovation 2023

Sponsored by Fintech Scotland

This award will recognise an organisation driving innovation in the field of regulation and compliance. This could include RegTech companies, academic institutions or FS / Fintech organisations driving progress, invention or development within the regulatory domain.


Analyser by the lang cat

Lovat Compliance


Social Impact 2023

This award category will look at social value, recognising the organisation (or individual) who has leveraged Financial Technology to address a socio-economic challenge or make a positive impact to people or the community.

Smart Data Foundry

Women's Coin

University of Edinburgh & IOHK (IOG)

Grand Bequest

Special Recognition 2023

This award will be selected by the judges to recognise an individual or organisation that has made an exceptional contribution to the Scottish Financial Technology ecosystem.

Evangelist 2023

Sponsored by MoneymatiX

The judges are looking for an individual who has been an evangelist for the industry; inspiring and encouraging their peers across the Financial Technology community.

Amirreza Sarencheh

Anas Alam

James Varga

Colin Hewitt

Winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner, held on 12th October at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.


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