The Asia FinTech Awards annually celebrates the region's finest fintech products/services, initiatives, organisations and talent, and at this year's ceremony Airwallex took home three awards.
The leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders, Airwallex was named as the winner in Fintech of the Year, Team of the Year for Legal, Risk and Compliance, and Rising Star of the Year, which went to Sam Kothari, Head of Growth in ANZ.
The judges praise was glowing for the team:
Fintech of the Year: “The FinTech of the Year is doing important work to address a clear concern in Asia right now, while focusing many of its efforts on ESG and bringing both financial wellbeing and social responsibility to the fore. The FinTech of the Year developed a solution from the ground up that step-changed payments, and has now become a pivotal part of global financial infrastructure.”
Team of the Year: “This year’s winning team carries out work that is fundamental to any successful fintech, ensuring that the business can expand and grow effectively and efficiently on a global scale. People are at the heart of this team and the wider organisation, which encourages them to have a voice and put teamwork at the centre of everything they do.”
Rising Star of the Year: “The winner of Rising Star of the Year plays a huge role in growing their company’s presence around Asia and building high-performing teams and giving back to the startup community. They have developed an onboarding programme for new hires into the team, including training videos which have been watched by hundreds of employees over the last two years. A role model with a big future in fintech.”
Congratulations to the Airwallex team on this recognition!