IFSCA has associated with the PICUP Fintech Awards 2023. The PICUP award winners who are aligned with IFSCA’s focus areas (as per Annexure 1 of the IFSCA FinTech Entity Framework) and jurisdiction may be granted direct-entry into IFSCA Regulatory/Innovation Sandbox, and the winners would also have access to various incentives and grants from IFSCA (subject to IFSCA’s terms and conditions).

Application form for PICUP Awards 2023
  • PICUP Fintech is a marquee event organized by FICCI and Indian Banks Association (IBA). BCG is the knowledge partner for the event.
  • The previous four editions of the conference brought together disruptive Fintechs, leading bankers, technology experts and policy makers on a common platform. The event has fireside chats and moderated discussions. The Demo day gave Fintech's the opportunity to showcase their products, while the other stakeholders in financial services ecosystem appreciated the potential opportunities for partnerships and investment
  • The PICUP Fintech Awards was instituted in the year 2017. It aims to recognise and award the best innovations from Fintech companies in diverse areas. Over the years the PICUP Fintech Awards has positioned itself as the most distinguished awards in the fintech industry in the country. Each year leading fintech companies apply for awards in various categories and the applications are evaluated by distinguished jury.
  • PICUP 2022 awards recognized 11 fintechs across 4 categories from 28 finalists.
  • The PICUP fintech awards 2023 will have following three objectives.
    • Partnership of fintechs with banks and financial Institutions.
    • Provide opportunities for investors to witness and evaluate the good work being done by fintechs. Showcase new innovations. Recognition for new concepts and introduction of new concepts into the system.
    • PICUP 2023 to focus on holistic evaluation of fintechs 3 themes covering potential, performance and sustainability. We understand that you want to apply for the awards. We require the following details to initiate the process.
  • Registration Form (doc version)

Early Bird discount of 20% till 25th May 2023.

Separate forms to be filled for each category
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Emerging (Vintage < 5 years & Valuation < 50 Cr) (fees 5000+ gst)
Mature (All Others) (fees 10,000+ gst)
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1. Which category do you wish to apply to?
Innovator in RAM lending segment
(Qualifying criteria) At least 1 solution deployed for direct lending or providing lending services as a marketplace)
Innovator in insurance and wealth mgmt.
(Qualifying criteria) Atleast 1+ direct insurance offering/services or atleast 1+ solution in investing, expense tracking, payments?)
Best BFSI partner
(Qualifying criteria) At least 1 partnership with FS industry client?
Best enabling fintech company
(Qualifying criteria)At least 1 product/service offering focused on providing enabler solutions for BFSI sector
Best growing fintech company
(Qualifying criteria:)Revenue seen at least 10% y-o-y growth for any 3 of the past 4 years.
Most valuable fintech company
(Qualifying criteria:)Company posted reported positive profits in at least 3 of the past 4 years and 5 of the past 6 quarters
India to the World
(Qualifying criteria:)Present outside Indian market & Solution piloted with an industry participant.
Best financial inclusion provider
(Qualifying criteria:)Implemented at least one solution for the mass market segment
Most diverse and inclusive fintech company
(Qualifying criteria:)At least 1 women co-founder, OR 33% women members in the top management and / or special provision in company policies on inclusion of PwDs, LGBTQ society etc?
Best fintech enabling ESG
(Qualifying criteria:)company directly involved in green financing or service offerings to improve ESG compliance in financial services organization.
2. General information
Please provide the name of the fintech
What year was your fintech founded?
Please provide your registered and communication address (with Pin code/ Zip code, City, State & Country)
State (For Domestic Participants Only)
Pin/Zip/Postal Code
Do you have registered GSTN? Yes
If Yes,Please provide your GSTN
Please provide your business email id
Please enter the URL of company website
Please share the names of your founder and their LinkedIn profile URL
Please share names of investors in your fintech till date
Please share contact person name
Please share contact person (mobile/ telephone)
What has been your total funding till date (In $million)?
What is your fintech’s valuation (In $million)?
Please provide the link for the app
Please share any other supporting info (company presentation, prototype video, certifications url only etc.)
3. Award specific information(Please select appropriate award category to get more information)