Frequently Asked Questions


The competition is open to all individuals, companies and organizations involved in producing FinTech products and services. To be eligible, an entry must have been produced after January 1, 2015 (2-year window).

The FinTech Breakthrough Awards program recognizes honorees in the following categories:

How much does it cost to enter for a FinTech Breakthrough Award?

There is no submission fee for entry into the FinTech Breakthrough Awards program.

Submit Your Product

How to Enter

Submission Period: January 1 – March 15, 2017

Complete and submit for your entry online by March 15, 2017. Emailed and/or hard copy submission forms will not be accepted.

You may submit the same product in multiple categories.

 Deadline: March 15, 2017


FinTech Breakthrough judges have earned a reputation for fairness and credibility. Judges are senior-level, experienced FinTech professionals that have personally worked in the FinTech space including journalists, analysts and technology executives.


Earning the coveted FinTech Breakthrough Award provides compelling benefits.

  • FinTech Breakthrough Award logo available to include on marketing materials (press release, social media, product packaging, advertising materials, etc.)
  • FinTech Breakthrough trophy to display at industry tradeshows
  • Industry-wide recognition and media attention through a FinTech Breakthrough press release announcing the honorees.

Terms of Use

FinTech Breakthrough Awards recognizes that many of the entries are internal or proprietary in nature, or are done for the government or another company, so unless you grant permission for your entries to be displayed in our winner’s gallery, only the judges will see your work.

Entries will not be returned unless special arrangements are made. No entrant information is sold, traded, made available to a third party or used for any other purpose.