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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

Related: The Recap: Leaders In Fintech Awards 2022

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