Awards

Copenhagen FinTech Awards 2018

As a part of Copenhagen Fintech Week we this year salute the best danish and nordic fintech in different categories.

So join our new Virtual Fintech Lab and nominate your candidate, submit your brilliant fintech ideas or vote for your favorite fintech ideas for the future!


Innovations System Award 2018

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A huge amount of innovative initiatives have emerged in every corner of the danish fintech ecosystem – but which general initiative will have the largest impact on the overall danish fintech ecosystem? This award is given to a general initiative established since 2017 with the biggest potential growth impact on the the Danish fintech ecosystem as a whole. This reward is for everybody who makes a difference for fintech innovation system in Denmark – universities, regulators, corporates, startups, organisation etc.

You can nominate yourself or your favorite – neutral judges will find the winner.

Nominate and vote here



Danish Scaleup Award 2018

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We see a lot of potential greatness among the fintech-startups – but which Danish scale-up will have the most success in scaling globally? This award is given to the fintech scaleup with the largest potential to scale in the future.

You can nominate yourself or your favorite – neutral judges will find the winner.

Nominate and vote here




Best new Danish Fintech startup 2018

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We see a lot of new fintech startups popping up – but which new Danish fintech startup is the greatest? This award is given to the Danish fintech startup established after 2017 with the greatest business potential.

You can nominate yourself or your favorite – neutral judges will find the winner.

Nominate and vote here



Nordic Impact Award 2018

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Fintech startups from the all over the nordics are providing brilliant solution which will have an huge impact on global poverty and other important UN development goals.

But which has the largest impact?
This award is given to the Nordic fintech startup with the biggest potential to have an impact on the UN sustainability goals.

You can nominate yourself or your favorite – neutral judges will find the winner.

Nominate and vote here


Nordic Corporate Innovation Award 2018

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All over the Nordics, banks, insurance companies and pension companies are at the moment launching a huge amount of new exciting innovation initiatives.

This award is given to a corporate innovation or corporate-startup innovation initiative taken by a Nordic corporate within financial services.

You can nominate yourself or your favorite – neutral judges will find the winner.

Nominate and vote here


Award Jury

Jonas Hedman, Associate Professor

Copenhagen Business School

Jonas Hedman is an Associate Professor at CBS and lectures in Fintech.

He has a deep knowledge in terms of how digitalization transforms businesses and society. His particular empirical focus is how technological innovations such as openAPI, smart money and blockchain shapes the financial sector.




Steen Asgreen, Corporate Client Director

Vækstfonden

Steen Asgreen is a highly experienced leader from the financial sector with deep knowledge of how professional and active board members can help support the growth of companies.

He is very focused on business development and has a strong track record of optimizing the potential of companies.




Martin Tillisch, Partner

PA Consulting Group

Martin Tillisch is an experienced professional services industry leader since 1998.

He is utilised by boards, CxO’s and press on inventing digital customer centric business models, business building, bottom line improvement in service industry, finance and much more.

His knowledge lies within strategy and business model transformation.




Kristine Helen Falgren, CEO

ITU Business Development A/S

Kristine Helen Falgren is the CEO of ITU Business Development A/S – a business development company owned by the IT University of Copenhagen. The company both supports and invests in new companies founded by students and researchers from the university.

She has worked with commercialisation of research and student entrepreneurship both in Iceland and in Denmark and has a deep knowledge of technology transfer processes – particularly within high-tech.



Dr. Emily Wise

Owner, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Consulting
Research Fellow, Dept. of Business Administration, Lund University

Emily Wise is the owner of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Consulting and a Research Fellow at the Dept. of Business Administration, Lund University. Emily Wise has more than 20 years experience in strategic consulting and international economic development. Currently, Emily is an independent consultant – working primarily with public sector clients providing research, analysis, advisory support and process facilitation services in the field of innovation policy.

Emily has a particular focus on international innovation collaboration and cluster development strategies and the geography of the Baltic Sea Region. Emily has a BSFS in International Politics from Georgetown University (1991), an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia (1997), and a PhD in Research Policy from the University of Lund (2014).