Frequently Asked Questions

What is TADS?

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What are entry requirements?

TADS Awards accepts nominations globally. Nominees shall have ready services / products, reasoned management team with financially stable company background.

Where can I find out more about TADS?

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How do I apply?

You can apply through the site’s Methodology section “Nominations” (

What are the judging criteria? 

The judging criteria for digitized securities is based on: Innovation, Economic Viability, Risk Management, Corporate Governance & Compliance. The judging criteria for the technology / service providers along the value chain is based on: Impact, Ingenuity, Cost, Efficiency, Practicality & Compliance (

Who are the judges?

Awards Committee members are carefully selected to ensure the process is fair and objective, and will include experts from across the financial technology and financial services sectors. (

What is the application process?

The application process has 2 parts to it. Part 1 requires you to fill out all of the basic information about a Nominee. Part 2 will be sent to your email where you will be required to fill out detailed information on a project with supporting documents.

What will happen when I’ve sent my application?

After applying, you will get a confirmation email to inform you that your application was received. The applications will then all be reviewed and scored by the judges.

What should I include in my application?

All of the information required for Part 1 & Part 2 of the application process. (

When is the deadline? 

Countdown to nomination end date – 24:00hr Sep 30th

How much does it cost to enter the awards ceremony?

There is no cost associated for any stage of the TADS Awards, and nominees can withdraw at any time.