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

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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

Award Categories



Award Category Sponsor

Award Category Sponsor

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

Laura Dunlop

Awards Director

Mob: +44 77 5637 6720

Email: [email protected]


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


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The National Fintech Awards


Awards Entry Terms and Conditions​

May 26, 2023

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.

Ticket Questions

Awards Entry Terms and Conditions​

By submitting an entry to the National Fintech Awards, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

The Irish Fintech Awards are open to individuals and companies that meet the eligibility criteria outlined below.

Eligibility Entries are welcome from individuals and companies that meet the following criteria:

The individual or demonstrated impact and success in the Irish market.

The individual or company must comply with all relevant laws and regulations in Ireland.

Entry Submission 

Entries must be submitted by the deadline stated on the National Fintech Awards website. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered. Each entry must include the following:
A completed entry form, including contact details for the individual or company.
A brief description of the fintech product or service, highlighting its innovation and impact in the Irish market.

Supporting materials, such as case studies, testimonials, or videos, that demonstrate the impact and success of the fintech product or service.


Judging Process 

Entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges selected by the National Fintech Awards organisers.

The judging panel will assess entries based on the following criteria:
Innovation and originality of the fintech product or service.
Impact and success in the Irish market.
Compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
The judging panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Award Categories 

Entries must be submitted to the relevant award category as outlined on the National Fintech Awards website. Each entry may only be submitted to one award category.

Awards Ceremony 

Finalists will be notified prior to the awards ceremony and will be invited to attend. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, which will take place on the date and venue stated on the National Fintech Awards website.


By submitting an entry to the National Fintech Awards, the individual or company grants permission to the National Fintech Awards organisers to use their name and entry materials for publicity purposes, including but not limited to, media releases and marketing materials.


The National Fintech Awards organisers accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, or injury incurred by the individual or company as a result of their participation in the Irish Fintech Awards.

Data Protection

Personal data provided by the individual or company will be used solely for the purpose of administering the Irish Fintech Awards.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

By submitting an entry to the National Fintech Awards, the individual or company agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

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