21st & 22nd March 2023

Old Billingsgate Market, London


Fintechs Pitch LIVE 2022 - in association with Mastercard

The popular, energy-packed Fintechs Pitch LIVE in association with Mastercard was back for 2022. 

Emerging fintechs had the opportunity to compete against other fintechs companies to win the title of “most innovative upcoming new technology or service set to revolutionise the payments sector” and to pitch their solution to the industry’s leading investors and VCs.


The prize

Like elevating your profile and being voted “the next big thing in the industry” isn’t enough, the winner wins a year’s FREE membership to The Payments Association. Giving them access to the industry’s key stakeholders and unique insights you need to take your business to the next level.

See all The Payments Association member benefits that were up for grabs >>


How it works

We received a large number of submissions, which was evaluated by our judges.

The first set of finalists were put under three categories: Fintech StartupFintech Scaleup and Established Fintech.  They were then put to a public vote where the whole industry cast a vote for their favourite –  you can watch the pitches here.

The finalists for each category were:

These companies pitched LIVE to our panel of judgesin person at PAY360, on the 22nd March with the session live streamed to our international online audience. The candidates were then be put under pressure in a Dragon’s Den style Q&A by our judges who then decided on the winner. 


Will Billingsly, Co-Founder and CCO, ApTap

Cancelling, switching or signing up takes hours when it should take seconds. ApTap improves user awareness and control; saving people time and money, while driving user engagement and revenue for financial services providers and merchants.

As co-founder and CCO Will leads on all things commercial and operations, as ApTap looks to use open data across banking and beyond to make bill management easy.

The Judges

John Mazzara

J.P. Morgan Payments
EMEA Head of Innovation and Corporate Development

Aurelia Hummerlbrunner

Apax Digital
Tech Investor

Adam Beveridge

SFC Capital
Investment Associate

Kevin Chong

Outward VC

Bruce McIntyre

Senior Partner

Sam Riordan

Lloyds Bank
Head of Proposition Development & Innovation | Client Products

David Crawford

Customer Goal Lead, Effortless Payments Retail Banking

Alison Conway

Trust Payments
Head of Strategic Development

Felix Martinez


*Ts & Cs – You and your employees cannot vote for your own company.  Only 1 vote per person will be counted and only if a valid corporate email address is provided. By submitting an entry and sending in your video pitch you agree to allow us to publish and use it as we feel appropriate in our promotion of the Fintech’s Pitch Live and PAY360.