Will your startup be the next winner at

India FinTech Awards?

Apply now for India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2018 – the most prestigious fintech awards in India.

Startup Registration

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  My startup would like to join the India FinTech Forum
  My startup meets the eligibility criteria, and I agree with the terms and conditions.



Eligibility for Fintech Startups
  • The company may be incorporated anywhere in the world (not necessarily in India)
  • The date of incorporation should be on or after 1st January, 2010
  • The startup should not be a part (eg. a subsidiary or a joint venture) of another organization that was incorporated before 1st January, 2010
  • Only a working product demo will be allowed (no presentation slides or videos)
  • The product must be related to the fintech sector
  • The product may or may not be live yet. Alpha or beta stage products may also apply


  • There is no fee for registering your startup.
  • After the initial entry submission, India FinTech Forum along with our partners will research publicly available data as well as proprietary fintech databases to shortlist startups. These selected startups will receive an email with a link to submit additional details. No fee is applicable at this stage.
  • In the second phase, our partners will help to shortlist the startups. The startups shortlisted after the second phase will demo their product in Mumbai on 30th November, 2018 in front of our esteemed panel of judges and audience.
  • Application processing fee of Rs. 8,900 (non-refundable and non-negotiable) shall be payable by the final set of shortlisted startups within 7 days of being notified.
  • This application processing fee provides two complimentary Full Access IFTA 2018 tickets (worth Rs. 17,800) including breakfast, lunch and entry to the networking night session. Also the shortlisted startups shall get an exhibition desk at the venue.
  • Non-receipt of application processing fee within the 7-day period shall indicate that the shortlisted startup has regretted the invitation to participate.
  • The winner of IFTA shall also get the awards trophy.
  • No other benefit is being offered as part of this startup registration and evaluation process.
  • ​​The decision of India FinTech Forum on the shortlisting process shall remain final and binding.​
  • The startup authorises India FinTech Forum to publish the startup’s name and logo on India FinTech Forum’s promotional material including website and social media channels.​
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