The Recap: Leaders In Fintech Awards 2023 The Leaders in Fintech Awards 2023 was staged by Entrepreneur Middle East with the support of in5, Idealz One, Numei Real Estate and Fluidmeet.
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On June 12, 2023, at Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Entrepreneur Middle East staged the Leaders in Fintech Awards 2023, supported by in5 Dubai, Idealz One, Numei Real Estate, and Fluidmeet, to recognize the individuals and enterprises that are shaping the future of the MENA region's fintech ecosystem.
This edition of this annual event saw a total of 22 awards being presented, with the winners ranging from pioneering financial institutions, to cutting-edge disruptors in the open banking space. The Leaders in Fintech Awards 2023 was thus a celebration of the innovations that will be powering the Middle East's fintech arena today and into the future.
The event also proved to be an indication of the continued growth that the region's fintech industry is currently seeing, with a report by global consultancy McKinsey saying that the revenue of the fintech industry in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan region is set to rise from US$1.5 billion in 2022 to between $3.5 billion and $4.5 billion by 2025.
Check out the full list of winners at the Leaders in Fintech Awards 2023 here:
BEST OPEN BANKING PLATFORM - Tarabut Gateway
BEST CUSTOMER LOYALTY SOLUTION - Blue by Al-Futtaim
BEST PAYMENTS PLATFORM - Paymob
BEST PERSONAL FINANCE SOLUTION - Tamam
BEST TRADING PLATFORM - EFG Hermes ONE
BEST ENTERPRISE SOLUTION - HyperPay
BEST E-WALLET - Payit
BEST FINTECH SOLUTION FOR F&B - Foodics
INVESTMENT ADVISOR OF THE YEAR - Genero Capital
BEST KYC SOLUTION - Uqudo
CONSULTANCY FIRM OF THE YEAR - Neos Legal
DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM OF THE YEAR - Uzum
SUPER APP OF THE YEAR - BEYON Money
DIGITAL BANK OF THE YEAR - LIV
FINTECH COMPANY OF THE YEAR - Zad
FINTECH HUB OF THE YEAR - DIFC Innovation Hub
STARTUP OF THE YEAR - Baraka
ECOSYSTEM ENABLER OF THE YEAR - Hub71
ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR - Pluto co-founders Nayeem Zen, Mo Aziz, and Mohammed Ridwan
FINTECH LEADER OF THE YEAR - Karim Dakki, co-founder and CEO, Klaim.ai
FINTECH VISIONARY OF THE YEAR - Ramana Kumar, CEO of Magnati, the payments subsidiary of First Abu Dhabi Bank
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT - Dr. Raghavan Seetharaman, Former CEO of Doha Bank