Achievements  |  Recognition  |  Сompany news   |   29.03.2023

Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023: Innovative Breakthroughs in Finance Sector

Kyiv, Ukraine – The annual Ukrainian Fintech Awards ceremony was held on March 15, 2023, to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the most innovative companies in the finance sector in Ukraine.

Organized by The Ukrainian Association of FinTech and Innovation Companies (UAFIC) and Visa as the general event partner, the marquee event brought together leading players in the industry, including fintech startups, investors, financial institutions, and regulators. The ceremony featured keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, culminating in the presentation of awards to the winners in various categories.

Wallet Factory, a leading provider of such digital payment solutions as eWallets and personalized customer rewards, has been shortlisted in the Fintech New Product of the Year category at the Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023. The company was recognized for its innovative approach to developing new payment products and services that cater to the needs of its B2B clients like banks, large retailers, wallet operators, and telecoms, as well as of their end customers around the globe. 

We are honored to be shortlisted for the Fintech New Product of the Year category at the Ukrainian Fintech Awards. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in developing innovative payment solutions that simplify and enhance the digital payment experience for consumers and businesses alike.

Mikhail Miro, Co-Founder CEO of Wallet Factory
Wallet Factory at Ukrainian Fintech Awards
Viktoriia Kruk and Oleksandr Lihus of Wallet Factory while attending the Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023, March 15

At the Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023, Wallet Factory was represented by two of its delegates, Viktoriia Kruk, Lead UX/UI Designer, and Oleksandr Lihus, Financier. Both delegates actively participated in the panel discussions, presentations, and networking events, showcasing the company’s commitment to innovation and excellence in the finance sector. Through their attendance, Viktoriia and Oleksandr helped to foster new connections and collaborations with other players in the industry, which will enable Wallet Factory to expand its reach and drive further growth in the coming years. Wallet Factory’s delegates were thrilled to attend such a high-profile event and take part in the important discussions about the future of fintech in Ukraine.

According to the organizers, the Ukrainian fintech industry is rapidly developing, driven by the increasing demand for digital financial services and the availability of talented entrepreneurs and developers. The Fintech Awards aim to showcase the most promising and innovative companies that are driving this growth and contributing to the transformation of the finance sector in Ukraine.

2023 Ukrainian Fintech Awards
The annual Ukrainian Fintech Awards ceremony

The winners of the 2023 Ukrainian Fintech Awards were selected by a panel of expert judges based on their business model, market potential, technological innovation, and impact on the industry. The categories included Best Fintech Startup, Best Fintech Product, Best Fintech Solution for SMEs, Best Fintech Innovation in Payments, and Best Fintech Collaboration. The winners of the awards were officially announced at the onsite ceremony on March 15, 2023.

The winners of the awards had the opportunity to showcase their products and services to potential investors, partners, and customers, as well as receive media exposure and recognition for their achievements. Numerous attendees were quite impressed by the amount of budding Fintech companies and promising startups appearing on the Ukrainian financial technology horizon. All this, together with a pitch-perfect network reception partner Jack Daniels Ukraine, have made the Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023 a remarkable success that will surely push the boundaries of the financial industry in Ukraine forward very soon.

Jack Daniels Ukraine
Jack Daniels Ukraine, the network reception partner of the event

We are thrilled to recognize the outstanding achievements of the winners of the Ukrainian Fintech Awards. Their innovation and creativity are driving the growth and transformation of the finance sector in Ukraine, and we look forward to seeing their continued success in the years to come.

From the organizers’ welcoming speech

In addition to the awards ceremony, the Ukrainian Fintech Awards 2023 also featured a panel discussion on Women’s Leadership in the finance industry. The panel discussed the importance of gender diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, and the role of women in shaping the future of the finance sector in Ukraine. The panelists shared their experiences and insights on the challenges and opportunities for women in finance, as well as the best practices for promoting gender equality and empowering female leaders. 

The discussion highlighted the significant contributions that women make to the Ukrainian financial business life and the need for greater representation and recognition of their achievements. The panel provided an inspiring and informative platform for women to come together, share their stories, and build meaningful connections that will help advance their careers and the industry as a whole.

Women's Leadership
The Women’s Leadership panel discussion

Despite constant concerns, power outages, and countless obstacles along the way, Ukrainian fintech has stood its ground. Moreover, many innovative solutions and products have been developed, and unique fintechs have emerged. War only creates new conditions, and the winner is the one who adapts to them the fastest, becomes even more flexible and innovative. It is precisely to recognize the successes of Ukrainian fintech that we are holding the Ukrainian Fintech Awards for the second year in a row.

Rostyslav Dyuk, Chairman of the Board at UAFIC

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