DXB Industry Excellence Awards

Digital Transformation in Banking & Insurance Summit

Welcome to the inaugural DXB Industry Excellence Awards, where we celebrate the groundbreaking advancements in digital transformation within the financial and technology sector! We are glad to recognise and honour the top 10 FinTechs companies for their outstanding contributions in the MENA region, showcasing exceptional innovation across various verticals, including AI Innovation, Automation, Fraud Risk, Cyber Security, and other solutions and services providers.

During the awards process, finalists will have the opportunity to engage in a voting process, enabling them to garner support from their colleagues and peers. The company with the highest number of votes will be crowned the winner by one of the esteemed guests at the show.

Wondering how to apply for the Award Nominations?

Payments experts will nominate various FinTechs for 10 categories if you are also interested simply complete the form below or email us a brief company profile (200-250 words) along with a description of your most innovative product or service you offer, highlighting what sets it apart from the competition? Please submit your application by 29th March, 2024. We will publish top firms which are nominated and you shall receive a notification from Kinfos team.

Are there any fees associated with applying for the Demos & Award?

No, there is no awards application fee. However, all applicants must purchase a delegate pass to attend the conference and awards ceremony. The delegate pass is priced at €995/- per pass.

When will the voting lines open?

Voting lines will open on 1st April (based on meeting certain criteria)

When will the voting lines close?

Voting lines will close one week before the conference i.e 19th April, 2024.

 How will the winner be decided?

The winner will be determined based on the company that receives the highest number of votes. Anyone can vote and only one vote per person. Live results will be available.

On what criteria the top Fintech will be selected?

The criteria of selecting and winning the award depends on – best use of technology, potential of your product/service, level of impact, practicality, interoperability, sustainability and uniqueness or unique selling points.

10 Categories are below –


AI/ Data Analytics Leader

  1. Ducont
  2. E&Enterprise
  3. Temenos
  4. Arabesque
  5. Intellectdesign
  6. Data Semantics
  7. EPAM Systems
  8. Teradata
  9. Dataphi
  10. Denodo
  11. Informatica

Best AI in AML

  1. ComplyAdvantage
  2. SAS
  3. BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
  4. FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation)
  5. Thomson Reuters
  6. Bottomline Technologies
  7. Fiserv
  8. Nice Actimize
  9. ThetaRay
  10. Forter
  11. Alteryx

Emerging Technology Visionary

  1. Tabby
  2. Beehive
  3. Sarwa
  4. Wahed
  5. Tamara
  6. Sarafu
  7. Mamo Pay
  8. Ripple
  9. NOW Money
  10. Hala
  11. Ziina

Identity & Authentication Leader

  2. Thales Digital Identity & Security
  3. HID Global
  4. Entrust
  5. VerifyU
  6. RSA Security
  7. Okta
  8. Ping Identity
  9. OneSpan
  10. Infobip
  11. Avanza Solutions

Insurance Technology Innovator

  1. Aqeed
  2. Bayzat
  3. Finserv
  4. Oqood
  5. Souqalmal
  6. Takaful Emarat
  7. Insure First
  8. Tameen
  9. Dubai Insurance
  10. Daman Insurance

Most Innovative InsurTech

  1. Fetchr
  2. PayTabs
  3. Souqalmal
  4. NOW Money
  5. Mamo Pay
  6. Tabby
  7. Sygno
  8. ThetaRay
  9. Mozn

Best Cybersecurity Defender

  1. DarkMatter
  2. Paladion
  3. Help AG
  4. Symantec
  5. CyberKnight
  6. Tenable
  7. Kaspersky
  8. Fortinet
  9. FireEye
  10. Palo Alto Networks
  11. SentinelOne

Best UX/UI Design Award

  1. Qubstudio
  2. Flying Bisons
  3. Ralabs
  4. Halal Lab
  5. Zazz
  6. Shakuro
  7. Intcore
  8. Softgems Inc
  9. Eurisko
  10. Think GenC

Ultimate Digital Transformers

  1. Temenos
  2. Finastra
  3. FIS Global
  4. Infosys Finacle
  5. Oracle Financial Services
  6. Mambu
  7. Backbase
  8. Avaloq
  9. ACI Worldwide
  10. FICO
  11. Paymentology
  12. Nintex
  13. Endava

Payments Innovator

  1. Tabby
  2. PayBy
  3. Telr
  4. PayTabs
  5. Network International
  6. Checkout.com
  7. Dapi
  8. Zbooni
  9. Mamo Pay
  10. CASHU
  11. Nymcard



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