India FinTech Forum announces shortlisted startups for India FinTech awards 2016

India FinTech awards

The India FinTech Forum has announced the list of companies that will present their product demos at the India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2016. The winners of IFTA 2016 will be felicitated at Mumbai on November 26, 2016.

IFTA is the biggest fintech demo day event in India. It is not just another product competition but a journey to transform the financial services ecosystem. IFTA is not restricted to Indian firms alone.

It encourages innovative ideas from across the globe. Startups like Hedgeable from the US and MeReal Biometrics from the UK will present their product demos at IFTA 2016.

After careful deliberation on numerous strong applications, the startups have been shortlisted to present at IFTA. Visit for the complete details of the shortlisted firms. There are several innovative firms in the list such as BankBazaar, ClearTax, Coverfox and FreeCharge.

Commenting on the development, Nithin Kamath, Founder of Zerodha and a member of the Strategy and Policy Committee at India FinTech Forum disclosed that the shortlisted firms at India FinTech Awards will most likely be the torchbearers of a digital economy and make India a financial super power. I wish them all the best.

The IFTA 2016 Event Sponsors include the following:

  • IBM Bluemix (cloud services from IBM)
  • Yoti (an online identity app based in the UK)
  • CashRich (a mobile investment app for the Indian market)

IFTA is expected to reveal the next generation of fintech innovators who will disrupt the banking and financial services industry. The complete information on IFTA can be found at

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