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Scottish Financial Technology Awards: Meet the Finalists 

DIGIT has announced the finalists for the second annual Scottish Financial Technology Awards.

The awards celebrate innovation and development across the Scottish financial technology ecosystem, featuring a series of categories designed to recognise outstanding individual and organisational achievements. 

Held live at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh on Thursday 6th October, the ceremony marks the closing event of the 2022 Scotland Fintech Festival. 

Celebrating Innovation 

This year’s awards saw a record number of nominations. DIGIT Founder Ray Bugg said this highlights the growing strength of the Scottish fintech ecosystem, which bucked pandemic trends to continue innovating and expanding.  

He said: “It’s been a privilege to see the Scottish fintech community flourish and mature in recent years. Despite the challenges faced during the pandemic, Scotland’s fintech sector continued to innovate, and looking ahead we expect it to play a key role in fuelling economic recovery and assisting consumers amidst the cost-of-living crisis.  

“The quality of nominations for this year’s awards are testament to that culture of innovation we see across the Scottish fintech ecosystem. Congratulations to all of our finalists, we look forward to welcoming you on the 6th October.” 

Meet the finalists 

Although the criteria varies across different categories, the awards share a number of common characteristics, with judges seeking to reward outstanding accomplishments, invention and improvement.  

Here are all of this year’s finalists:  

Financial Services Innovation 

Fintech of the Year

Outstanding Female Fintech Leader

Rising Star: Best New Entrant

International Achievement 

Evangelist of the Year 

Climate and Environmental Impact

RegTech Innovation 

Fintech Student of the Year 

  • Tandy Nicole 
  • Amirreza Saracheh 
  • Savina Kim 
  • Caglar Hamarat 

Social Impact Award

Open Finance Award

Financial Technology Partner

Best Fintech Collaboration 

Payments Innovation 


Scottish Financial Technology Awards | Get Involved 

For more information on the awards and how to get involved, visit: www.scottishftawards.com. 

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