IFTA Opens Applications for FinTech Achievement Awards 2020, Advocating Further Advancement in FinTech Industry Under New Norms

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HONG KONG
SAR – Media
OutReach
 – 27 January 2021 – Application
for The IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards 2020 (the “Awards”) has been officially
kicked off now. Organised by the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia
(“IFTA”), the Awards is now running for its 3rd year to
celebrate the significant achievements made worldwide in the realm of FinTech
and the application opens to both individuals and institutions of different
natures.

 

Themed
Embracing FinTech amid New Normal and Accelerating Digitization“,
the Awards builds on the turbulence impacting on this world as a starting
point, identifying the best practices of digitalization in this very
extraordinary year for all. The rearranged award categories and judging
criteria caters to ever-changing external factors so as to create a fair arena
for all.

 

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The
Awards focuses on teamworks, ethics, professionalism, achievements and
innovation. A well-rounded evaluation will be conducted to the participants to
select those who has been doing a great job balancing these different angles in
their business routine.

 

“No matter you are a commercial company, an NGO, a start-up,
or an individual who have helped the advancement of the FinTech industry, you
are more than welcomed to join the Awards.” IFTA Founder and Chairman Mr Paul
Pong said, “By participating in the Awards, FinTech-related organizations or
individuals will be able to significantly elevate their visibility in this
ever-growing industry.”

 
The Awards Head Juror Dr Charleston Sin added, “We anticipate that a group of leading institutions and individuals will join the Awards this year. FinTech-related business usually become more decisive when adapting to changes. Especially in this year, when constantly changing has become the major theme.”

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Since IFTA’s establishment in September 2017, the IFTA has been contributing to the promotion of professional standards within Asia’s FinTech industry. It is known as a major facilitator of FinTech education and a platform for nurturing new talents. For the past 3 years, the Awards recognises companies that have dedicated to the development of this once emerging, and now maturing industry.


Corporate Achievements in FinTech (for corporates, NGOs, and start-ups)

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FinTech Solutions

1.

RegTech

2.

InsurTech

3.

Payment Tech

4.

Trade Financing Tech

5.

PropTech

6.

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency
and CEP (Cryptoasset Exchange Providers)

7.

Banking Tech

8.

WealthTech

9.  

eMPF Tech

10. 

Others *

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* This
category awards any innovative project that falls under FinTech, but does not
apply to any of the categories above.

Advanced
Technology

1. 

Artificial Intelligence

2. 

Big Data

3.

Cloud Computing

4.

Data Governance

5.  

5G and/or Internet of Things

 

Outstanding
Financial Technologists of the Year (for individuals)

Leader of the
Year

– Recognising company
founders, shareholding directors, or C-suite executives for their
contributions and achievements.

Rising Star of
the Year

– Recognising young
professionals in any company, on or below age 35 for their contributions and
achievements.

Star in the
Making

– Recognising students
(undergraduate or postgraduate) for innovative

projects or ideas that could
positively transform the FinTech industry.

 

The Jury Panel (arranged in
alphabetical order of surnames)

Name

Title

Head Juror

Dr Charleston SIN

Executive Director

MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node

Jurors

Mr Simon

AU YEUNG

Head of
Strategic Initiatives

HashKey
Digital Asset Group

Ir Eric CHAN

Chief Public
Mission Officer

Hong Kong
Cyberport Management Company Limited

Mr Emil CHAN

Chairman

The Association
of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals

Dr Dorothy
CHAU

Executive
Director

Tencent

Mr Eugene
HSIA

Chief
Corporate Development Officer

Hong Kong
Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Ms Selina LAU

Chief
Executive

The Hong Kong
Federation of Insurers

Mr Sean LEE

CEO

Algorand
Foundation

Mr Vincent MA

Chief Digital
Officer

Sun Hung Kai
Real Estate Agency Limited

Ms Juni YAN

Managing
Director

Fintech
Business, International, WeBank

For more information, please visit www.iftaawards.org


Photos of the Awards 2019 can be downloaded here: www.shorturl.at/mnuFN

About IFTA

The Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia
Limited (IFTA) is an NPO established in Hong Kong in September 2017; to uphold
the professional standard of Financial Technologists in Asia and create an
ecosystem for global fintech talents to be connected. In the witness of HKSAR
Government representatives, and the City of London at the signing ceremony,
IFTA entered a collaboration agreement with the Certificate in Finance and
Technology (CFT) from the United Kingdom to introduce the first CFT program in
Asia. Besides delivering certification, IFTA also organises events including
boot camps, seminars, and an annual award to accelerate Fintech education and
industry engagement among government, regulators, universities, enterprises,
and start-ups.

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