Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is pleased to launch the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards. The awards will be decided by an independent panel of industry experts and will recognise the contributions of leading figures in the FinTech ecosystem. ADGM welcomes nominations for the FinTechAD Awards from now until 23 September across the following nine categories:
- UAE FinTech of the Year
- MENA FinTech of the Year
- Emerging Markets Fintech of the Year
- FinTech Investor of the Year
- FinTech Accelerator of the Year
- FinTech Corporate Innovation Programme of the Year
- Emerging FinTech Talent of the Year
- FinTech Leader of the Year
- FinTech Woman of the Year
Nominations can be done through the FinTech AD website. Winners will be announced during the 3rd FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival taking place from 21 to 23 October, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi.
FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge
ADGM is also pleased to collaborate with KPMG Lower Gulf (KPMG LG) on the third edition of the FinTech Abu Dhabi (FinTechAD) Innovation Challenge to deliver a strong offering of attractive prizes and direct benefits for participants. The Innovation Challenge includes 15 FinTech problem statements that represent the key challenges that financial institutions, corporates and consumers face in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the wider Middle East, Africa & South Asia (MEASA) region.