The National FinTech Awards
4th October 2024
The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin

The National Fintech Awards

6.30pm: Arrival & Wine Reception

7.00pm: Black-tie gala dinner & Awards Ceremony​

4th October 2024

The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin

The inaugural National Fintech Awards in association with GRID Foundation will celebrate the exceptional achievements of the Irish Fintech industry.

Whether you work in public service, a regulated bank, an established payments business or a challenger start-up the National Fintech Awards are there to recognise the contribution and achievement of those who are making a difference.

Join us as we celebrate the breadth and depth of the Irish Fintech community and shape the future of finance in Ireland and beyond.


"The National Fintech Awards are for everyone who is invested in building a better financial system in Ireland. Whether you are working in bank technology transformation, public policy, advice or a disruptive new financial technology business there is an award category for you. The awards will showcase the best and brightest of Irish Fintech on the island of Ireland"

 Derek Foley Butler, CEO, GRID Finance & Chairman, GRID Foundation

The National Fintech Awards Experience

As well as toasting and celebrating Irish Fintech’s finest, you will receive the following as part of your ticket package:

  • Champagne Reception on arrival from 6.30pm
  • Networking with Fintech peers
  • Prestigious Awards Ceremony
  • Four Course Meal from Award Winning Chefs
  • After-Dinner Entertainment
  • Keynote Speaker address
  • After-Dinner Entertainment

Awards Host

Peter Oakes

Non-Executive Director at Regulated Fintech Companies and Founder, Fintech Ireland

Peter is well-known in the fintech community having established the free Fintech Ireland Network in 2014 which promotes, supports and maps the indigenous and international fintech ecosystem. Peter is a non-executive director of a number of leading global fintechs working in the investment services and payments sectors. He is a regular speaker and MC at events in Ireland and overseas, and contributes to media on impactful fintech and regtech issues. Peter has recently established the new Project in the lead up to the EU regulation of digital and other crypto assets in Europe. 

Peter’s work in regulation and corporate governance includes consulting, law and -previously holding senior roles at international regulators including the Central Bank of Ireland where he was appointed the first Director of Enforcement after the Irish banking crisis, the (now) UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. 

Peter is qualified as a solicitor in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Australia. He holds post law graduate qualifications in corporate governance and company direction from UCD and the Institute of Directors. Peter has been ranked twice as a top level (band 1) expert in the Chambers & Partners Irish fintech rankings.

For Sponsorship Opportunities Contact

Fiona Saluk

Awards Director

Mob: +353 87 407 6543

Email: [email protected].


This inaugural Awards is brought to you by iQuest and Business Post Live, in association with GRID Foundation.

Awards FAQ

General Awards Questions

The awards take place at the Mansion House, Dublin.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Laura Dunlop on [email protected].


Please contact Laura Dunlop at [email protected] or +44 77 5637 672 for sponsorship-related inquiries.

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