Best of the best fintech competition

Discover Perfect Pitch

Sibos 2023 hosted the fourth edition of the Discover Perfect Pitch competition, a challenge with a twist giving fintechs from around the globe the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the Sibos community.

The competition included three streams:

  • Ambitious Adventurers are entrepreneurs that dare to tread where nobody has been before. Participants entering this stream best be prepared to show the judges just how big their vision is!
  • Community Pioneers are the collaborators driving change in our communities, be it social or economic. These fintechs truly understand the value of working together.
  • Established Trendsetters have already taken the plunge with their product or service and proven their trailblazing success.

Participating fintechs selected the category best aligned to their business, values and principles. The finalists were asked to answer a series of questions and submit a pitch video to a diverse panel of industry experts. This panel comprised professionals from across the financial industry from banks, to venture capitalists, futurists and innovators.

This year's winners are:

Ambitious Adventurer

Community Pioneer

Established Trendsetter

The Perfect Pitch competition was sponsored by MaRS, Plug and Play and RBC.

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Fantastic opportunities and access for fintechs

The final featured jury and audience voting, where the winners were rewarded with exclusive access to venture capitalists, introductions to banking and corporate entities, and promotion of their company and solutions through Sibos TV, as well as Sibos and sponsor social media channels.

The prizes are designed to boost the winners' businesses by delivering access to people and markets. They accelerate business strategy and growth, with Swift providing access and introductions to key individuals, while our partners provide invaluable visibility and specialised business support.

Here are the judges that helped determine the winners.