The Awards

As a celebration of the MENA region’s fintech ecosystem, the Leaders in Fintech Awards will be staged by Entrepreneur Middle East on September 16, 2022 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm.

With the event set to welcome the who’s who of the MENA region’s fintech sector, the Leaders in Fintech Awards will be highlighting the individuals and enterprises that are shaping the future of this dynamic industry.

Held under the banner of Entrepreneur Middle East, the definitive guide to the region’s startup ecosystem, the Leaders in Fintech Awards is going be staged as an invitation-only event that will see the leaders of the industry come together for a gala ceremony.

Nominations are now open for the Leaders in Fintech Awards. Don’t miss out on this chance to be recognized for your or your enterprise’s achievements in the fintech space—send in your nominations today!

WINNERS 2021

Award Categories

This award category is to recognize a purely digital bank with the best online fintech solutions, using technology in the best way possible, with an outstanding user experience and customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an outstanding bank with the most innovative fintech solutions. This includes new innovations that no other bank offers in the region, excellent user experience, and usage of technology in the best and most efficient way.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an Islamic bank in the region that has uses the best fintech technology to provide Islamic banking/finance options to users and customers. The winner will also have outstanding user experience and great customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the best fintech solution in terms of creativity, technology, innovation, user experience, and ease of use.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the most innovative, user friendly, and the most impactful fintech solution that has been sponsored by a government entity or has been initiated by a department within the government.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the best and most holistic fintech solution for small and large firms. This firm should have the most comprehensive solution that caters to firms of all sizes that is easily scalable and offers great customer service, best use of technology, and flexibility in terms of customization.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize a platform that provides the highest number of vendors, best user experience, exceptional customer service for its buy-now-pay-later offering.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the best fintech solution for the insurance domain. The criteria could include the most innovative insurance solution, best use of technology, best user experience and best customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize a firm whose e-payment offering has the most outstanding use of technology, best customer service, ease of integration and best back-end solutions.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category recognizes the best fintech solution catering to personal finances. The criteria could include the most innovative finance solution, best use of technology, best user experience and best customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category recognizes the best fintech solution catering to food & beverage outlets. The criteria could include the most innovative solution, best use of technology, best user experience and best customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category recognizes a trading platform that is easy for everyone to use, navigation through the various option should be ideal for all types of investors, the best of the latest user experience techniques and overall enjoys a great customer satisfaction.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an organization that has the best fintech solution for the banking sector and other financial institutions in terms of best innovative solutions, best use of technology, best user experience, and best support service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the best financial trading platform that has created a trustworthy solution, great user experience, vast trading options, and great customer service.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the outstanding growth that a firm has had in the past 12 months. This could include growth in revenue, size of user base, profits, number of staff, market share and best use of technology.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize a startup that has had a significant impact on the fintech sector in the region. This impact could include the creation of a new financial solution that has significantly benefited the financial ecosystem of the region, a new technology, a positive social impact through its solutions, as well as significant growth, transparency, and ease of use of the solution.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an individual that has created a new fintech solution which has had the greatest positive impact for users as well as the highest potential for growth.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an investment firm that has had the most positive support for fintech startups in the region. This support could include access to investments and funding, assisting with mentorship, supporting in creating networks of fintech startups, etc.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize the hub that has had a significant positive impact on the financial technology ecosystem of the region. This could include attracting the highest number of fintech firms, best regulations for better transparency and attracting investments, best initiatives, creating a positive environment for fintech firms to rise and to grow.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an individual –either from the private or public sector– that has led initiatives which has significantly impacted the financial technology ecosystem in the region. This could include creating a new solution, leading an organization that has benefited the players in the financial technology sector, or has created policies and procedures that has boosted the growth of the fintech industry.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

This award category is to recognize an individual that has made an outstanding contribution to the fintech industry and has had significant experience in this field and most importantly they are paving the way for the development of the fintech industry in the region.

Entries for this category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words about the firm and its progress.

Nomination

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS HERE

  • To submit a nomination, click on the "SUBMIT NOMINATIONS" button below
  • You'll be then directed to a form where you need to fill in all of the requested fields
  • Answer all of the required questions as clearly and concisely as possible
  • Please also include a statement of not more than 1000 words on why you deserve to win the award
  • If you'd like to send documents supporting your nomination, collate them in a single PDF file not larger than 10MB and email it to mahdi@bncpublishing.net
  • You will receive a confirmation once your nomination has been received.
  • Any further queries can be e-mailed to the address above

Sponsorship

PLATINUM ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Entrepreneur Middle East mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Social media Platinum Ally placement mentions on all Entrepreneur Middle East social media platforms
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords two full tables for the Platinum Ally that will accommodate 8 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Twelve full print pages to be used at the Platinum Ally's discretion within a period of six months in any Entrepreneur Middle East print edition

GOLD ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Entrepreneur Middle East mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Social media Platinum Ally placement mentions on all Entrepreneur Middle East social media platforms
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Gold Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Six full print pages in Entrepreneur Middle East

SILVER ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Silver Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Four full print pages in Entrepreneur Middle East

CATEGORY ALLY

  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Category Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Two full print pages in Entrepreneur Middle East

Contact us

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Mahdi Hashemi

Email: Mahdi@BNCpublishing.net

Phone: +971 4 420 0506

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