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Published Date: 11 July 2023

MAS and SFA invite nominations for 2023 Singapore FinTech Festival Global FinTech Awards

Singapore, 11 July 2023… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) today announced the call for nominations for the 2023 Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) Global FinTech Awards (the Awards). In its eighth year, the Awards, supported by PwC Singapore, seek to recognise innovative FinTech solutions by corporatesFinTech companies, financial institutions and technology companies and individuals which have been instrumental in transforming FinTech industry practices, and spearheading the use of new technologies in creating new growth opportunities, promoting financial inclusion and enhancing the delivery of financial services. 

2. There will be a total of seven award categories and 16 winners of the Awards who will be announced at SFF 2023SFF 2023 will be held from 15 to 17 November..  New thematic categories in Artificial Intelligence and ESG FinTech will be introduced this year. Entries can be submitted based on the following categories:

Awardee Category
Corporates Global FinTech
Singapore FinTech
Thematic (Artificial Intelligence)
Thematic (ESG FinTech)
Individuals Leaders Award
  Contributor Award

3.      The nomination for the Awards will be hosted on API ExchangeAPIX ( ) is purpose-built to transform and radically simplify the Financial Institution (FI) – FinTech collaboration process end-to-end. APIX allows FIs to search for and discover innovative, digital solutions from FinTechs and then rapidly design, experiment and deploy these solutions. APIX was transferred to Synfindo, a new company supported by investors including the LemmaTree Group (founded by Temasek) and Mastercard, in 2022. (APIX), the world’s first cross-border, open-architecture API marketplace and sandbox that promotes FinTech innovation and collaboration. APIX has been supporting the Global FinTech Awards since 2020. 

4.      Applications for the 2023 SFF Global FinTech Awards can be submitted here for Corporate categories and Individual categories . The deadline for submission is 4 September 2023. Please refer to the Annex for details of the Awards.