About

The RegTech Awards underpin The RegTech Association's mission to create a global centre of excellence and to accelerate RegTech adoption across regulated eco-systems.

The Awards will celebrate those RTA members who have achieved the greatest impact over the last year. The #AccelerateR Best Pitch will reward the best start-up irrespective of membership.

The judges will determine the finalists to be announced in late February 2020 with winners being announced at the #ACCELERATERegTech2020 event on 17 March 2020. The #AccelerateR Best Pitch finalists will compete onsite at #ACCELERATERegTech2020 in a live pitch. All winners will be included in our media release on 17 March 2020.

WINNERS

There has never been a more important time to recognise and reward the impact of RegTech and we congratulate the following RegTech Association members on their achievement. The message is clear: we are open for business and RegTech will continue to lead the way in this ‘new normal’.

RegTech of the Year - Australian Founded - Arctic Intelligence

RegTech of the Year - Internationally Founded - Ascent

RegTech Female Founder of the Year - Sophie Gerber, TRAction Fintech

RegTech Export of the Year - Arctic Intelligence

RegTech Innovator of the Year - Commonwealth Bank of Austalia

RegTech Social Impact of the Year - Itree



Awards


RegTech of the Year - Australian Founded

Description

This second annual award will be given to the RegTech founder-led organisation to recognise significant business growth, innovation, contribution and participation in a way that benefits the entire industry. This award will be held up as exemplar of our global RegTech centre of excellence and as a proof point that as a community we are helping to accelerate adoption. 

Congratulations to finalists

  • Arctic Intelligence
  • BCyber
  • Castlepoint
  • Encompass 
  • GRC Solutions
  • Lab Group 
  • Skyjed
  • TRAction FinTech
  • Verifier 

Criteria

  • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event).
  • Your organisation must be a Founder-Led RegTech firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event).
  • Your organisation must be founded and headquartered in Australia.
  • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.




    regtech of the year internationally founded

    Description

    This second annual award will be given to the RegTech founder-led organisation to recognise significant business growth, innovation, contribution and participation in a way that benefits the entire industry. This award will be held up as exemplar of our global RegTech centre of excellence and as a proof point that as a community we are helping to accelerate adoption. A previous winner of this award was Quantexa.

    Congratulations to finalists

    • Alyne
    • Ascent

    • Cynopsis

    • Feature Space

    • First AML

    • Kompany

    • Recordsure

    • Tookitaki

    • Vizor

    Criteria

    • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event).
    • Your organisation must be a Founder-Led RegTech firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event).
    • You must be founded in another country other than Australia.
    • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.


    RegTech Female Founder of the Year

    Description

    This inaugural award will be given to a female-founder to recognise the contribution of this small, but vibrant sub-set of our RegTech community. 67% of our RegTech founder members have no female founder. The winning female founder will be recognised for business growth, innovation, contribution and participation that benefits the entire industry. The RTA would like to encourage more women into RegTech and by giving this award we trust we play our part in ensuring increased gender equity.

    Congratulations to Finalists:

    • Sophie Gerber - TRAction FinTech
    • Barbara Sharp - Pax Republic
    • Leica Ison - Skyjed
    • Lisa Schutz - Verifier
    • Rachael Greaves - Castlepoint
    • Kerry Grass - AML 360
    • Jacqui Nelson - Dekko Secure
    • Joanne Smith - Recordsure


    Criteria

    • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event).
    • Your organisation must have a least one current Female Founder and be a Founder-Lead RegTech firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event).
    • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.

    regtech export of the year

    Description

    This inaugural award will be given to an RTA Founder-Led, Australian RegTech organisation who has demonstrated global scalability with measurable results and significant business growth achieved. Factors such as participation and contribution in RTA activities and generosity of helping fellow RegTechs will be assessed.

    Congratulations to finalists:

    • Arctic Intelligence
    • GRC Solutions
    • TRAction FinTech

    Criteria

    • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event).
    • Your organisation must be a Founder-Led RegTech firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event).
    • You must be an Australian-founded company.
    • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.


    RegTech Innovator of the Year

    Description

    This award will recognise the outstanding results achieved by a member organisation for innovation, nurturing, developing, adopting and adapting RegTech for their own organisations, for their clients or key stakeholders. This aims to hold this organisation as exemplar of the global centre of excellence for RegTech, demonstrates that it has actively assisted in accelerating adoption and inspires others to integrate and adopt RegTech. A previous winner of this award was the Commonwealth Bank.

    Congratulations to the finalists:

    • CBA
      Norton Rose Fulbright
    • Stone and Chalk
    • Westpac

    Criteria

    • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event). 
    • Your organisation must be a Corporate member firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event). You may be a regulated entity, professional services firm, accelerator, incubator, science/research or investor.
    • You should have clearly articulated RegTech strategies in your business plans.
    • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.


    RegTech Social Impact of the Year

    Description

    This inaugural award will be given to a member organisation who has achieved outstanding success by developing, deploying or adopting RegTech that has had measurable, net positive social impact to the ecosystem it serves. This can be across any regulated industry and must have RegTech technology solutions at its core.

    Congratulations to the finalists:

    • Arctic Intelligence
    • Cynopsis
    • Deloitte
    • Itree
    • Skyjed


    Criteria

    • Your organisation must be a member of The RegTech Association (RTA) to register your application (you must be financial at point at submission date and awards event).

    • To be eligible to enter this specific award, your organisation must be a Corporate or Founder-Led RegTech firm according to your membership status of the RTA (at submission date and awards event).
    • You may upload supplementary information via the document upload button during the registration process. You cannot exceed 20MB for an upload.


    #AccelerateR Award 2020 (Best Pitch)


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    Description

    This Award recognises the best RegTech startup pitch and receives our #AccelerateR 2020 Award. We are looking for an early-stage superstar! We will be looking for those who have been able to best articulate the problem they solve for, the solution and market appetite, the business model and scalability and the best pitch delivery on the day.

    Previous winners of this award have included Silent Eight1WordFlow and Skyjed.

    Judging will be done over two rounds, the first to determine the five finalists and the final round on the day at the event. This will be live judging. You must be available to pitch live.

    Congratulations to finalists:

    • Business Olympian Group
    • Frankie Financial
    • InfoSecAssure
    • Locii
    • Proven DB
    • Your Financial Wellness

    Criteria

    • You do not need to be a member of the RTA.
    • You will be an early stage RegTech company, most likely founded since 2018.
    • You can be pre-revenue and at any stage of funding.
    • The solution you present must solve regulatory or compliance challenges but can be sector agnostic or aligned to a specific regulated industry.
    • You must be prepared to pitch face to face on 17 March 2020 in Sydney and be prepared for media coverage openly.
    • A representative from your organisation must be registered to attend the #ACCELERATERegTech2020 PitchFest. Exact time and details will be confirmed to you via email if you are chosen as a finalist however at this stage the #AccelerateR2020 PitchFest will take place from 11:45am to 12:25pm.
    • You are required to insert a link to a compulsory one minute video explaining your value proposition.

    Rules of the pitch

    •  Finalists will do a 4 minute pitch with 2 minute Q&A.
    •  You can use slides but no animations, videos or demos. 
    • Slides must be submitted one week before (no exceptions). No updates on the day can be made.
    • You must pitch in person on the day at the time given.


      JUDGING PANEL


      Maria macnamara
      ceo
      advance.org

      andrew davis
      corporate innovation advisor


      Maria macnamara
      ceo
      advance.org

      chris connor
      Executive Manager Emerging Technologies
      CBA

      Maria macnamara
      ceo
      advance.org


      Deborah Algeo
      Entrepreneur in Residence
      Westpac



      jesse arundell
      Executive Manager
      Emerging Technology & Innovation Ecosystems
      CBA



      Stephen Walker
      Innovation Desk Manager
      HSBC



      debra taylor
      founder & COO
      Open Sparkz


      Gaurav Johri
      Senior Advisor
      Trade & INvestment

      austrade



      stuart holdsworth
      CEO
      Financial Simplicity


      nicola swift
      ceo
      heads over heels


      simon o'Dell
      CEO
      Insurtech Gateway Australia


      alex scandurra
      ceo

      Stone & chalk


      rachael greaves
      CEO

      Castlepoint Systems


      Dan Canham

      head of accelerator, member engagement & innovation, Group life & investments

      TAL


      HERMIA LEUNG

      NAB VENTURES

      TIANJI DICKENS
      HEAD OF PHILANTHROPIES & SUSTAINABILITY
      MICROSOFT



      craig carroll
      entrepreneur



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