Swiss FinTech Awards Announce Finalists

100 start-ups applied, and after several selection rounds, four of them are left. They demonstrate the breadth of the fintech sector as well as the ongoing trends towards AI-based solutions and climate fintech.

A jury of 20 decision-makers and opinion leaders from the Swiss fintech sector has selected the finalists for this year's awards from over 60 applications. The finalists in the "Early Stage Start-up of the Year" category are Climada and Neur.on AI. In the "Growth Stage Start-up of the Year" category, GenTwo and Payrexx reached the finals.

The Early Stage Finalists

Climada Technologies aims to provide financial service companies with transparent and regulatory compliant climate change reporting with a high degree of automation. The open-source platform provides science-based insights into climate risk analysis, offers assessments of the effects of these risks on a company's finances, productivity or supply chains and develops future scenarios. The company completed its first financing round in 2022 and recently secured an Innosuisse Innovation Startup Project

Neur.on AI tackles the problem that financial institutions have to process and translate a vast number of legal documents. By using artificial intelligence, Neur.on AI can translate legal documents cost-effectively and accurately. Neur.on AI has proven that its specialized financial and legal translations are significantly better than those of non-specialized competitors.

Growth Stage Front Runners

GenTwo expands the investment universe through the assetization of previously unbankable assets - driven by technology and innovation in securitization and tokenization. With its offering, GenTwo has been able to create five billion US dollars’ worth of financial products for over 300 clients in 26 countries.

Payrexx is a payment platform that integrates a wide range of both local and global payment methods to facilitate online commerce for all types of businesses. With just one Payrexx account, merchants can tap into over 200 payment options. The company has so far acquired 60,000 merchants as customers and integrated its platform with over 100 partners as a white label solution.

The Most Important Awards In The Industry

On June 11, the finalists will present their innovations in Zurich at the leading Swiss fintech conference by Finanz und Wirtschaft and the winners will be announced that same evening at the Swiss FinTech Awards Night. Since their inception in 2016, the Swiss FinTech Awards have become the most important award in the fintech industry and have since honored outstanding innovators, start-ups and influential players within the Swiss fintech ecosystem every year.