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DIT FinTech Awards 2019

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Entering its 5th year, the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) FinTech Awards is now open for applications! The DIT FinTech Awards offer businesses from Mainland China and Hong Kong an exciting opportunity to explore the UK’s world-leading FinTech eco-system, get connected to potential clients, peers and investors and get equipped to set up in the UK.

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About the event

Entry Criteria

  • Companies must be headquartered in Mainland China or Hong Kong with at least one year's operational history
  • Companies must have the intent to set up in the UK within the next 3 years
  • The company must be a financial technology company, for instance, payment, trade finance, digital wealth management etc.

Gold Award Prize (2 winners)

  • A subsidised 5-day bespoke programme in London and Scotland with round-trip business class flights and accommodation included
  • Dinner with VIPs from the UK including Consuls General and representatives from local government and financial institutions
  • Winning companies can use the logo of DIT FinTech Awards in recognition of their accomplishment

Silver Award Prize (2 winners)

  • A subsidised 5-day bespoke programme in London and Scotland with round-trip premium economy class flights and accommodation included
  • Dinner with VIPs from the UK including Consuls General and representatives from local government and financial institutions
  • Winning companies can use the logo of DIT FinTech Awards in recognition of their accomplishmen

Bronze Award Prize (2 winners)

  • A subsidised 5-day bespoke programme in London and Scotland with round-trip economy class flights and accommodation included
  • Dinner with VIPs from the UK including Consuls General and representatives from local government and financial institutions
  • Winning companies can use the logo of DIT FinTech Awards in recognition of their accomplishment
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How to Apply

Submit a 3 to 5 page business plan that outlines your business’s strengths and competencies in the following areas:

  • UK market entry plan
  • Business growth plan in the UK
  • Potential for companies growth in Mainland China or Hong
  • Company’s specific business or product innovation
  • Your team's experience and background

The applications submitted will be judged by a group of sector experts and DIT specialists. 

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