And the Winner is...

Five months after launching the UBS Future of Finance Challenge the winner has been chosen. Congratulations to Aesthetic Integration and a big thank you to all our Finalists, judges and mentors for their hard work in producing such a great competition. We are looking forward to working with the winners over the coming months. We aim to support them in their bid to commercialize and scale their ideas and technologies by leveraging UBS’s significant global presence, deep expertise in global banking and our eco-system of innovation partners. We also intend to maintain on-going conversations with all Global Finalists as their technologies evolve.

Winner of the UBS Future of Finance Challenge – Aesthetic Integration

At the Global Final in Zurich on 10th December, the judges chose Aesthetic Integration as the winner of the UBS Future of Finance Challenge. Their solution automatically analyses financial algorithms for glitches.

2nd Place – Capital Preferences

Second place went to Capital Preferences and their solution, which enables you to understand your clients more deeply, in half the time, by their decisions not their words.

3rd Place – WealthForge

Third place went to WealthForge and their solution, which provides an integrated solution of risk management, standardized processing and automated technology for issuers and intermediaries.

Winners of the Acceleration Awards

We also announced the winners of eight acceleration awards who were selected from all the sixty contestants who reached the Regional Finals. They will be offered workspaces in selected startup accelerators across the globe and the opportunity to test their technologies with UBS for a limited period of time. Click here to discover the winners of these awards.

The Global and Regional Finalists

We would like to thank all of the 600+ applicants, 60 Regional Finalists and 12 Global Finalists who have taken part in the UBS It has been immensely inspiring to work with you all over the last few months and we look forward to staying in touch with you as your ideas develop. We would also like to thank all our judges and mentors for their support throughout this process. Their insights and advice have been invaluable to UBS and the start-ups participating at the different stages.

You can find the names of all twelve of the Global Finalists here

And all 60 Regional Finalists here

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