THE 4TH TADS AWARDS

Results have been announced!

Congratulations to all Winners!

TADS Awards 2023 Ceremony

What is TADS Awards?

First launched in 2020, the Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the World’s first annual international award for the Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector.

Hosted annually, TADS Awards aims to nurture the growth of Web3 industries by gathering leaders and experts from across the world’s financial technology and financial service sectors to establish best practices and performance standards through recognizing and honoring individuals and businesses for their distinguished achievements and contributions in TADS sectors.

TADS Awards

15 Main Awards from 3 Categories

There are a total of 15 main awards from the three categories:

Best of Class TADS“, “Ecosystem Excellence,” & “Web3 Innovations
plus “Rising Star” & “Student Awards” awards.

"BEST OF CLASS TADS" AWARD CATEGORY

for issuers of different types of Tokenized Assets & Digitized Securities

"ECOSYSTEM EXCELLENCE" AWARD CATEGORY

for service providers & vertical solution providers along the TADS value chain

"WEB3 INNOVATIONS" AWARD CATEGORY

for technology companies & service operators from different key areas in Web3 space

Winner's Package

In addition to be congratulated in the Official press release of Result announcement and Participation of prize giving ceremony, TADS Awards Winners will also be entitled to the following 9 items:

TADS Awards Electronic Certificate

TADS Awards Trophy

Case studies Analysis Report by HK PolyU

Right to use TADS logo for Promotion

Marketing / promotional project at Future events

Special offer to list 1 Security Token Offering on CSpro platform

Brand Exposure on TADS Website

"Thank you" Video on TADS Website

2-page project / product introduction on TADS Website

Co-organizers

TADS Awards is co-organized by
Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute, Coinstreet, & Qcure Marketing.

Strategic Partners

It has received strong support from strategic partners, including (alphabetically):
Accenture, Association of Family Offices in Asia, Com2000, Crypto Valley Association, DAS (Digital Asset Series) Seminars, Deloitte Hong Kong, DLA Piper, FinTech Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Blockchain Association, Hong Kong Cyberport, HKUST, IBM, InvestHK, Microsoft Hong Kong, Morningstar, Somerley Capital, The Tokenizer & West Park Capital

Among many others, plus support from its Global Ambassadors from over sixteen countries.

TADS Awards 2023 Result

Congratulations to Winners!

The TADS Awards 2023 celebrated the remarkable advancements and transformative power of tokenization.

The winners were selected through a rigorous judging process, with industry experts and thought leaders carefully evaluating each nomination based on their expertise and insights.

The participating countries and territories (listed alphabetically) include Australia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, China, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam. This international representation ensures a wide range of perspectives and expertise in the evaluation process.

Press Release

TADS Award 2023 Result

TADS Award 2023 Launch

Key Dates for TADS Awards 2023

Nomination Closes for TADS Awards 2023

Finalists Presentation to Judging Committee

Announcement of Winners

Award Presentation & Video recording

Judging Criteria

There are a total of four award categories:

Best of Class TADS“, “Ecosystem Excellence“, “Web3 Innovations,” and “Student Award”, with different judging criteria and judging panels that are customized to each award category.

"BEST OF CLASS TADS" AWARD CATEGORY

for issuers of different types of Tokenized Assets & Digitized Securities

ECONOMIC VIABILITY

The methods of economic analysis used, including but not limited to the payback period method, internal rate of return method, and net present value method.

INNOVATION

The novelty of financial products which apply technology and creativity, and which utilize unique aspects of TADS to design a product that differs from the status quo.

RISK MANAGEMENT

The ability to manage risk on underlying investments in order to protect overall risk exposure of investors by issuers of such products. (TADS are essentially financial investment products.)

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The use by issuers of technology to enhance internal governance, improve transparency and accuracy to financial products. (Blockchain technology is core to TADS products.)

COMPLIANCE

The demonstration of compliance in relation to local and/or international securities laws and regulations of their respective jurisdiction is fundamental. (TADS are considered as securities in most jurisdictions.)

"ECOSYSTEM EXCELLENCE" AWARD CATEGORY

for service providers & vertical solution providers along the TADS value chain

INGENUITY

The idea / solution in relation to the project is inventive, smart and easily adapts to being a practical application for users.

IMPACT

The innovation has a material and sustained impact on the project as measured by directly or indirectly improving the competitive advantage of the underlying TADS and / or ability to improve the work process of the issuers.

PRACTICALITY

The solution offers a practical way to effectively deal with some of the key challenges faced by issuers. The ability to deliver key value propositions and to bring results are vital.

COMPLIANCE

The solution demonstrates the ability to enhance compliance with local and international regulations, in addition to specific client mandates.

COST EFFICIENCY

The cost efficiency of the solution, taking into account the scalability, sustainability and long term profitability of the solution. Cost efficiency is at the core empowering these factors.

"WEB3 INNOVATIONS" AWARD CATEGORY

for technology companies & service operators from different key areas in Web3 space

ADDED VALUE

Users today are more discerning, more critical and look to projects that offer real added value. Creating value within the TADS framework is important.

INNOVATION

The non-obvious synthesis of application ideas, technologies, expertise and domains to produce true innovation. Moving things forward is at the core of the philosophy of TADS.

FUTURE UTILITY

Sustainability is important and to be sustainable, a project should have longer term viability, wide applicability and not become obsolete quickly.

NOVELTY

How the projects apply technology creatively, utilizing the unique aspects of TADS, to create something new and original.

GOVERNANCE

Protecting members, customers, stakeholders as well as ensuring compliance to existing and emerging regulations has taken on new urgency and is fundamental.

Past Results

TADS Awards was inaugurated in Hong Kong in 2020, thanks to the gracious support from many wonderful partners. TADS Awards has gained great momentum globally and received strong support from industry leaders and key ecosystem drivers. We were delighted to receive an overwhelming response in terms of numbers and quality of nominees from over 20 countries and 200 projects.

We are proud to have hosted four successful years of TADS Awards bringing industry leaders, innovators, and visionaries together to celebrate the advancements and transformative power of tokenization.