24 startup finalists from across the globe to compete at the Fintech Finals 2017, Hong Kong

  • FinTech StartUps
  • 20.12.2016 10:45 am

The following 24 startups will be competing for their chance at the coveted Best in Show prize of US$10,000 at the Fintech Finals 2017(FF17) pitch competition at PMQ in Hong Kong on January 19, 2017. Each startup will have just 5 minutes to pitch their business in front of industry judges and a live audience. Trophies will also be given out for the following categories: Best Early Stage Startup, Best Growth Stage Startup and Best Mature Stage Startup.  Ten of the finalists below (indicated by asterisks) were winners of Regional Semi-Finalist competitions that took place in 10 different cities in Asia and Sao Paulo.  Each winner won US$2,000 for travel expenses and the opportunity to compete at FF17 in January.

In addition, the final winning team will be invited for a co-creation engagement with Visa at its Innovation Center in Singapore, to explore and ideate on business solutions and opportunities together with a team of subject matter experts from across Visa’s business.

The complete list of finalists that will be competing at the Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong are:


Early Stage Startups

Perpule** – (India) http://perpule.com/

Tapview** – (Australia) https://tapview.com/

MyCash Online** – (Malaysia) http://www.mycashmy.com/

Bluepan** – (Korea)  https://www.bluepan.net/

Crowd Realty** – (Japan) http://crowd-realty.com/

Isbit – (Mexico) https://www.isbit.co/

Veridate – (Hong Kong) http://www.veridatefinancial.com/

Policypal – (Singapore) http://www.policypal.co/

KYC Chain – (Hong Kong) http://kyc-chain.com/

Valoot – (Hong Kong) http://www.valoot.com/

NSBeyond -  (Korea) http://nsbeyond.myfreesites.net/

Clare – (UK) https://clare.ai/

Boundlss – (Australia) www.boundlss.com

Bambu – (Singapore) http://www.bambu.life


Growth Stage Startups


Dataholics** – (Brazil) http://www.dataholics.io/

DarcMatter** – (USA) https://www.darcmatter.com/

Bugwolf** – (Australia) https://bugwolf.com/

Privemanagers – (Hong Kong) http://en.privemanagers.com/

Swipestox – (Germany) https://swipestox.com/

MoneyDashboard – (UK) https://www.moneydashboard.com/

Blockex – (UK) https://blockex.com/

Bugclipper** – (India)  http://bugclipper.com/


Mature Stage Startups

Ayannah** – (Philippines) http://www.ayannah.com/#about

Milvik AB – (Sweden) http://www.bimamobile.com/

FF17 is organised by Next Money, and brought to you by Visa, with support from Gold Partner, Oracle Financial Services.  Organizational Partners also giving support include InvestHK and Senjō

Group.  The FF17 is part of the week long StartmeupHK Festival, and Rob Findlay, Next Money’s founder, comments, “We are absolutely thrilled at the level of innovation, drive and quality amongst all of the startups attending from Asia and beyond, and we are happy to help highlight their excellent work, here at FF17.  Our guest judges will be sure to have a difficult time narrowing down the grand prize to just one winner.”


To find out more about the Fintech Finals 2017 and purchase tickets go to ff17.nextmoney.org/.

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