FinTech Breakthrough Awards
The global COVID-19 pandemic drove an unprecedented shift in consumer and business behaviors – with a skyrocketing digital transformation across all industries.
Consumers behavior included a rapid increase in the use of digital payment models and online product and service channels. For businesses, this digital revolution has also shifted how companies operate, with many accelerating investments in digital channels and related enablers in order to meet customer needs.
This acceleration continues to drive fintech investment geared toward succeeding in the ‘new normal’.
The 6th annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program will recognize the breakthrough companies and products in the global financial services and technology industry today.
2021 Featured Winners
Are you ready to break through?
Payments, lending, personal finance, banking and beyond, FinTech is one of the hottest topics in the technology industry today, disrupting and innovating new ways for consumer and B2B financial interaction.
In a crowded market, how can FinTech companies stand out? How do they break out from the FinTech noise? The annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards performs the deepest analysis of the industry today to recognize the ‘breakthrough’ innovators in the FinTech market today.
Breakthrough in Fintech
For a long time, new market entrants found it difficult to break into the financial services industry, but breakthrough FinTech disruptors have been finding a way in. These breakthrough companies are delivering innovative technologies and services for everything from mobile payments to insurance.
COVID-19 is driving a major shift in customer behaviors – with a rapid increase in the use of digital payment models and online product and service channels. It has also shifted how businesses operate, with many accelerating investments in digital channels and related enablers in order to meet customer needs. This acceleration will continue to drive fintech investment geared toward succeeding in the ‘new normal’.
Do you have a “breakthrough” FinTech technology product, service or company? Consider submitting it in the 2022 FinTech Breakthrough Awards program, celebrating the most outstanding FinTech products, services, and companies.
FinTech Breakthrough winners gain broad international recognition as a FinTech innovator, receiving industry recognition and respected third-party validation from an independent organization.
The program is conducted by the Tech Breakthrough organization, a market intelligence organization that has worked with hundreds of technology titans such as PayPal, Intel, Comcast, General Electric, Cisco, Sprint, HP, Philips, NetApp, AT&T and many more, as well as groundbreaking startup companies. The FinTech Breakthrough program focuses specificially on the financial services and digital banking sector, producing today’s top public platform for recognition for standout FinTech technologies, people and companies.
Top FinTech Macro Trends for 2021
Acceleration of digital trends
Strategic deal activity from corporates
Rise of platform business models
With many early stage fintechs struggling to attract continued funding, H2’20 and H1’21 will likely see increasing consolidation among fintechs, in addition to increasing acquisition activity as opportunistic investors look for deals
Fintechs moving into adjacencies
In order to better compete and gain additional market share, mature fintechs will continue to expand into adjacencies to drive more customer value, including cybersecurity and privacy solutions.