The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) aim to promote innovation and business excellence in the fintech sector. Fintech firms get a chance to showcase their disruptive products, combine it with a sales pitch and engage a curated audience of investors, bankers, entrepreneurs, media and corporate leaders.
After 20 product demos by leading fintech firms from all across the globe, one startup is selected as the Fintech Startup of the Year at India FinTech Awards 2018. The winning startup shall get an opportunity to demo at LendIt Fintech 2019 in San Francisco, USA.
IFTA received 250+ applications out of which 20 startups from 10 countries have been shortlisted to demo in front of an esteemed panel of judges on 30th November, 2018 at Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai.
Shortlisting the startups was really challenging, given the superior quality of entries. IFTA Strategic Partner helped score each startup across several parameters. Additionally, feedback was sought from other event partners, startup accelerators and experts from the fintech sector to evaluate the applications.
Here are the shortlisted startups for IFTA 2018:
|Streak AI Technologies Pvt Ltd||Algorithmic Trading, Trading Systems||India|
|FlexiLoans||Alternate Lending, P2P Lending, Credit Scoring||India|
|CASHe||Alternate Lending, P2P Lending, Credit Scoring||India|
|Avail Finance||Alternate Lending, P2P Lending, Credit Scoring||India|
|James Finance||Alternate Lending, P2P Lending, Credit Scoring||United States|
|Ocrolus||Alternate Lending, P2P Lending, Credit Scoring||United States|
|Cube Wealth||Alternate Saving, Wealth Management, Robo-Advisory||India|
|smallcase||Alternate Saving, Wealth Management, Robo-Advisory||India|
|CreditVidya||Artificial Intelligence (AI)||India|
|Appnomic systems||Artificial Intelligence (AI)||India|
|I KnowFirst||Artificial Intelligence (AI)||Israel|
|Notifyvisitors||Artificial Intelligence (AI)||India|
|Ariadne Business Analytics||Banking Infrastructure, Treasury Management||Switzerland|
|Oz Forensics||Biometric Authentication, Digital Identity, eSign, eKYC||Russia|
|Hydrogen||Cryptocurrency, Blockchain||United States|
|iProov||Cyber Security, Risk Management||United Kingdom|
|Everledger||Insurance Tech||United Kingdom|
|Ezetap||Mobile Payments, Wallets, UPI-Based Apps||India|
|Doreming||Mobile Payments, Wallets, UPI-Based Apps||Japan|
There will also be panel discussions with thought leaders of the industry. You can see the agenda here: https://indiafintech.com/agenda/