Congratulations to each and every winner

 

The Asia FinTech Awards 2022 virtual ceremony saw several fantastic fintechs, directors, innovators and rising stars at the top of their games prevail across more than a dozen categories.

 

The Asia FinTech Awards will be back in 2023 as an in-person event in Singapore. Below, you can find out who won each and every category, and why.

 

Banking Tech of the Year

Winner: CredAble

“The winner of Banking Tech of the Year stands out for proactively developing a suite of digital tools and solutions that are aimed at building working capital infrastructure for the world. This company has rapidly grown to become the region’s largest working capital tech platform and is a crucial partner for banks and enterprises alike.”

 

Startup of the Year

Winner: Endowus

“The winner of Startup of the Year is a company already delivering industry-firsts—and it continues to prioritise the financial and investment education of its clients, while focusing on developing products that are most suited to their needs. It’s growing fast and well, attracting the interest of top investors.”

 

Online Initiative of the Year

Winner: FWD Group

“The winner of Online Initiative of the Year is an excellent solution for driving quote generation within a major social media platform. Speed, ease of use, and a human-centric approach are the focuses of this initiative and customer feedback data confirms just that.”

 

Payments Tech of the Year

Winner: Aspire

“The winner of Payments Tech of the Year is focused on serving startups and digital businesses, ensuring that entrepreneurs have all of the financial tools they need to get their businesses off the ground and to continue succeeding. Its solution is simplified, aimed at the under-banked and capable of achieving significant scale.”

 

Team of the Year

Winner: Legal, risk and compliance team at Airwallex

“This year’s winning team carries out work that is fundamental to any successful fintech, ensuring that the business can expand and grow effectively and efficiently on a global scale. People are at the heart of this team and the wider organisation, which encourages them to have a voice and put teamwork at the centre of everything they do.”

 

Investment Tech of the Year

Winner: RealVantage

“The winner of Investment Tech of the Year gives users access to excellent deals and the ability to build a diversified global, high-performing portfolio spread across global markets. Its use of technology, data analytics and data science all bring speed on multiple fronts.”

 

LendTech of the Year

Winner: Yabx

“The winner of LendTech of the Year is a sustainable, risk-managed approach to retailer liquidity. It’s the only service like it available locally and solves a crucial problem that was made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. And this service is only just getting started, with lots of potential to scale.”

 

WealthTech of the Year

Winner: Endowus

“The winner of WealthTech of the Year provides specialised products that cater to the unique needs of every investor. Operating with the philosophy of placing clients at the centre of all decisions, the winner of this award makes wealth management accessible, cost efficient and drives client empowerment.”

 

RegTech of the Year

Winner: MyComplianceOffice

“The winner of RegTech of the Year is a next-generation regtech leader with well-regarded technology and a consistently good record of delivery. It’s serving a crucial market and enabling companies around the world to reduce their risk of misconduct.”

 

InsurTech of the Year

Winner: CoverStack

“The winner of InsurTech of the Year provides a digital solution backed by innovative technology that enables its customers to set up their insurance business, distribute chosen insurance products and manage operations at their convenience. An exciting service and team with a lot of potential.”

 

Personal Finance Tech of the Year

Winner: Hugosave

“The winner of Personal Finance Tech of the Year creates financially fit communities by assisting its clients to spend smarter, save faster and invest diligently. Its decisioning speed, the depth of its checking and its commitment to customer service are impressive.”

 

Best Employer Award

Winner: Aspire

“The winner of Best Employer is highly creative and novel, offering its own tailored training initiatives and development opportunities to meet each employee’s progression needs, while working extensively to improve and maintain mental wellbeing. A shining light for fintech.”

 

Innovator of the Year

Winner: Seema Prem, FIA Tech

“This year’s winning innovator provides genuine value, with innovations and leadership breeding confidence among customers. Their passion for inclusion—economic, digital and financial—of the underserved and economically weaker is a credit to their organisation.”

 

Rising Star of the Year

Winner: Sam Kothari, Airwallex

“The winner of Rising Star of the Year plays a huge role in growing their company’s presence around Asia and building high-performing teams and giving back to the startup community. They have developed an onboarding programme for new hires into the team, including training videos which have been watched by hundreds of employees over the last two years. A role model with a big future in fintech.”

 

Director of the Year

Winner: Megan Lee, Regtank

“The winner of Director of the Year is having a big impact on their organisation and wider fintech. Their outstanding entrepreneurship has led to immense growth for their company and fantastic feedback from clients. A top leader in fintech.”

 

FinTech of the Year

Winner: Airwallex

“The FinTech of the Year is doing important work to address a clear concern in Asia right now, while focusing many of its efforts on ESG and bringing both financial wellbeing and social responsibility to the fore. The FinTech of the Year developed a solution from the ground up that step-changed payments, and has now become a pivotal part of global financial infrastructure.”