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Banking Tech Awards USA
1 June 2023
583 Park Avenue, New York

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Banking Tech Project Awards

For banks and financial institutions to enter.

Excellence in Tech Awards

For technology services and software providers to enter.

Leadership Awards

For any individual or team to enter.

Project Awards - for banks and financial institutions

For banks and financial institutions, winning a Banking Tech Award proves the value of their technology investments and showcases their skills, commitment, creativity, and execution.

Our awards are underpinned by nearly 25 years of unbiased expertise and unrivalled reputation.

Best Tech Overhaul – Back Office

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has undertaken a major technology overhaul across its core banking platforms. The project must be large-scale and entail significant changes not just in the system itself, but also in processes, knowledge, organization, integration, and other relevant aspects.

This is an award for changing the engine of a bank/financial institution – a far-reaching, complex initiative. This is not an award for a routine upgrade, a greenfield operation, or a small tech replacement for a niche operation.

The judges are looking for a detailed account of the initiative – from the reasons behind it, to the project milestones, the participants, the goals and challenges, and the results.

The project must deliver tangible benefits to the organization, bring clear improvements, and achieve the goals it set out to achieve. The judges are looking for stats and facts that support this.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Tech Overhaul – Front Office

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has undertaken a major technology overhaul across its front-end platforms. The project must be large-scale and entail significant changes not just in the system itself, but also in processes, knowledge, organization, integration, and other relevant aspects.

This is an award for changing the front-end engine of a bank/financial institution – a far-reaching, complex initiative. This is not an award for a routine upgrade, a greenfield operation, or a small tech replacement for a niche operation.

The judges are looking for a detailed account of the initiative – from the reasons behind it, to the project milestones, the participants, the goals and challenges, and the results.

The project must deliver tangible benefits to the organization, bring clear improvements, and achieve the goals it set out to achieve. The judges are looking for stats and facts that support this.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.


Best Community Bank/Credit Union Modernization

The award recognizes and celebrates hard work and best practice that has gone into modernizing and running an established community bank or a credit union.

This award is for a community bank/credit union that has successfully applied technology to remain relevant, delight customers, support employees, and stay ahead of the competition.

The initiative must be large-scale and entail significant changes not just in technology, but also in processes, knowledge, organization, integration, and other relevant aspects.

This is not an award for a routine upgrade, a greenfield operation, or a small tech replacement for a niche operation.

The judges are looking for a detailed account of the initiative – from the reasons behind it, to the project milestones, the participants, the goals and challenges, and the results.

The project must deliver tangible benefits to the organization, bring clear improvements, and achieve the goals it set out to achieve. The judges are looking for stats and facts that support this.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best De Novo Banking Brand

The award recognizes and celebrates hard work and best practice that has gone into launching a new banking brand – it can be an independent de novo banking proposition or a greenfield offshoot of an established bank/financial institution.

This award is for an organization that is challenging the market, bringing genuinely useful banking services and products to market, and delighting customers.

The judges are looking for a detailed account of the initiative – from the reasons behind it, to the project milestones, the team, the technology, the goals and challenges, and the results.

The project must be operational and – although we appreciated that any greenfield operation takes time to fully realize the benefits – the judges are looking for at least some concrete evidence of the venture being on the right path.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Retail Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of consumer banking.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in SMB Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of small and medium sized business (SMB) banking.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Corporate Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of corporate/commercial banking.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Private Banking/Wealth Management

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of private banking or wealth management.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Consumer Lending

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of lending to consumers.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Business Lending

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of lending to businesses.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Consumer Payments

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of consumer payments.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Business Payments

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has successfully applied technology in an area of business payments.

The project must be significant in scope and demonstrate the measurable results – bringing clear improvements and achieving the set objectives.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – its rationale, the milestones, the challenges and progress, the outcomes, and the resultant benefits.

A successful nomination will be to the point and have the supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Digital Initiative – Consumer Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a technology-driven banking initiative for retail customers – with a digital proposition at its heart.

The digital banking service or product must be up and running and be able to demonstrate its viability and success in practice – not in theory! – so the judges are looking for the supporting facts and stats.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was launched, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Digital Initiative – Business Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a technology-driven banking initiative for business customers – with a digital proposition at its heart.

The digital banking service or product must be up and running and be able to demonstrate its viability and success in practice – not in theory! – so the judges are looking for the supporting facts and stats.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was launched, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Mobile Initiative – Consumer Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a technology-driven banking initiative for retail customers. It must focus on mobile phones and/or smartphones.

The mobile banking service or product must be up and running and be able to demonstrate its viability and success in practice – not in theory! – so the judges are looking for the supporting facts and stats.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was launched, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Mobile Initiative – Business Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a technology-driven banking initiative for businesses. It must focus on mobile phones and/or smartphones.

The mobile banking service or product must be up and running and be able to demonstrate its viability and success in practice – not in theory! – so the judges are looking for the supporting facts and stats.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was launched, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not the buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best User/Customer Experience Initiative – Retail Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for successful design – or a drastic redesign – of a consumer banking product or service focused on the customer/user experience (CX/UX) that has resulted in considerable improvement in user uptake, efficiency, ease of use and customer satisfaction.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

As CX/UX is at the heart of this nomination, we want to understand how the CX/UX-focused tools, processes, and solutions benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best User/Customer Experience Initiative – Business Banking

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for successful design – or a drastic redesign – of a business banking product or service focused on the customer/user experience (CX/UX) that has resulted in considerable improvement in user uptake, efficiency, ease of use and customer satisfaction.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

As CX/UX is at the heart of this nomination, we want to understand how the CX/UX-focused tools, processes, and solutions benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.


Best Embedded Finance Initiative – Consumer

An award for a project in the emerging embedded finance space – a joint effort by a bank/financial institution and organizations from other industries that have provided a useful, seamless experience to consumers.

The project should demonstrate benefits to all the parties involved, in addition to delivering a viable product/service to the customer.

The initiative must be operational and the results tangible and quantifiable – the judges are expecting to see measurable success based on innovation, impact, and scalability.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the project – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, collaboration between the parties, and the outcomes.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Embedded Finance Initiative – Business

An award for a project in the emerging embedded finance space – a joint effort by a bank/financial institution and organizations from other industries that have provided a useful, seamless experience to businesses.

The project should demonstrate benefits to all the parties involved, in addition to delivering a viable product/service to the customer.

The initiative must be operational and the results tangible and quantifiable – the judges are expecting to see measurable success based on innovation, impact, and scalability.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the project – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, collaboration between the parties, and the outcomes.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a project that has artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) at its heart.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

The AI/ML solution takes center stage of this project, so we want to understand how this technology benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Data

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a project that has data tools, processes, and solutions at its heart.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, the and the result.

Data takes center stage of this project, so we want to understand how this technology benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Tech in Combatting Fraud

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a project that has fraud protection technology at its heart.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

Fraud protection solutions and processes take center stage of this project, so we want to understand how this technology benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.


Best Use of Compliance Tech

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a project that has compliance technology at its heart, such as anti-money laundering (AML), know your customer (KYC), and combatting terrorist financing (CFT).

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

Compliance solutions and processes take center stage of this project, so we want to understand how this technology benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Use of Cloud

Awarded to a bank/financial institution for a project leverages cloud technologies to facilitate meaningful change to the way an organization operates and delivers services.

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

As cloud is at the heart of this nomination, we want to understand how this technology benefitted the organization and the business.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Bank & FinTech Partnership

Awarded to a successful collaboration between a bank/financial institution and a fintech that has achieved measurable success based on impact and scalability.

The partnership should demonstrate benefits to all the partners involved, as well as deliver a viable product/service to the end-user.

The initiative must be operational and the results measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the partnership – what it is and why it was launched, the work that went into bringing it to life, the collaboration of the partners, the technology, and the result.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility

Awarded to bank/financial institution for championing financial inclusion and economic mobility.

Examples include products/services for the underbanked communities and areas; products and services for specific demographics that are often overlooked, such as children and pensioners; innovative salary and benefits management tools; increasing financial literacy; promoting financial health etc.

The initiative must be operational and the results tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the outcomes.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Top Innovation

Awarded to a bank/financial institution that has demonstrated genuine innovation.

Using emerging technologies, putting in practice innovative ideas, reimagining processes and user journeys – this award is a for a product/solution/service that will define the future of banking and finance.

Give us something indisputably advanced, forward-thinking and that puts the bank/financial institution ahead of the curve!

The initiative must be operational; the resultant improvements and benefits must be tangible and measurable.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive account of the initiative – what it is and why it was implemented, the work that went into bringing it to life, the technology, and the result.

As innovation is at the heart of this nomination, we want to understand what makes the applied tools, processes, and solutions innovative and how they benefitted the organization.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Banking For Good

The award will honor a bank/financial institution for its outstanding contribution to a charitable cause, for example, through funds donated, services offered pro-bono, or a creative volunteer program.

Whether it’s for demonstrating a strategic commitment to tackling social issues, developing innovative ways to engage employees in supporting the local community, or for outstanding collaboration with industry peers to deliver maximum, sustainable impact for charitable causes, this award will recognize the vision, leadership and spirit of collaboration that going beyond basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) requires, and the universal and lasting positive change it inspires.

The Banking for Good Award celebrates banks and financial institutions that actively put the wider community first and demonstrate the values of connection, collaboration, and generosity above and beyond the usual confines of business goals.

Excellence in Tech Awards

For technology services and software providers, our awards a valuable recognition and endorsement by the industry, underpinned by nearly 25 years of unbiased expertise and unrivalled reputation.

Best Core Banking System

Awarded to a core banking software provider whose offering is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality and a fully realized suite of modules for banking operations, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to banks/financial institutions.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Digital Banking System – Retail Banking

Awarded to a software provider for its front office solution for retail banking that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to a bank/financial institution and its customers.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Digital Banking System – Business Banking

Awarded to a software provider for its front office solution for business banking that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to a bank/financial institution and its customers.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Retail Payments System

Awarded to a software provider for its payments solution for consumers that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to its users.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Business Payments System

Awarded to a software provider for its payments solution for businesses that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to its users.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Spend Management System

Awarded to a software and services provider for its spend management system that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality and a fully realized suite of modules, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to users.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Best Embedded Finance System

Awarded to a software and services provider for its embedded finance platform that is built on modern technologies, has comprehensive functionality and a fully realized suite of modules, and delivers clear and measurable improvements to users.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords.

We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Tech of the Future

Awarded to a technology & services provider that is demonstrating genuine innovation with its solutions.

Using emerging technologies, putting in practice innovative ideas, reimagining processes and user journeys – this award is a for technology that will define the future of banking and finance.

The system must have at least one live site in the US.

Give us something indisputably advanced, forward-thinking and that puts the system users ahead of the curve!

The judges are looking for a comprehensive description of the offering – its scope and functionality, technology, standout features, and, of course, use cases.

As innovation and forward thinking is at the heart of this nomination, we want to understand what makes the nominated technology innovative and how it benefits its users.

Please explain clearly what the solution is/does and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

FinTech Start-up of the Year

The award recognizes and celebrates hard work and best practice that has gone into launching and running a new technology & services provider/fintech.

This award is for an organization that is challenging the market and bringing genuinely useful solutions to its target segment.

The judges are looking for a detailed account of the initiative – from the reasons behind it, to the project milestones, the team, the technology, the goals and challenges, and the results.

The start-up must be up and running, and no more than five years old since its launch to market.

Please explain clearly what the start-up’s offering is and how it solves a problem on a business level. Provide evidence of how your solution addresses the pain points and improves things.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting facts and stats, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

FinTech For Good

The award will honor a software provider for its outstanding contribution to a charitable cause, for example, through funds donated, services offered pro-bono, or a creative volunteer program.

Whether it’s for demonstrating a strategic commitment to tackling social issues, developing innovative ways to engage employees in supporting the local community, or for outstanding collaboration with industry peers to deliver maximum, sustainable impact for charitable causes, this award will recognize the vision, leadership and spirit of collaboration that going beyond basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) requires, and the universal and lasting positive change it inspires.

The FinTech for Good Award celebrates technology providers that actively put the wider community first and demonstrate the values of connection, collaboration, and generosity above and beyond the usual confines of business goals.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

Leadership Awards

For individuals and teams, our awards are a prized acknowledgement of the demonstrated skills, leadership, vision, inspiration and dedication to the industry’s betterment.

Our awards are underpinned by nearly 25 years of unbiased expertise and unrivalled reputation.

Woman in Technology (W.I.T.) – Bank/Financial Institution

The W.I.T. Award will laud an outstanding woman for her distinguished leadership and inspiring work in a bank/financial institution, and, equally importantly, making a positive impact on the wider financial services industry.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!


Woman in Technology (W.I.T.) – Software & Services Provider

The W.I.T. Award will laud an outstanding woman for her distinguished leadership and inspiring work in a technology company/fintech, and, equally importantly, making a positive impact on the fintech industry.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Tech Leadership – Bank/Financial Institution

Awarded to an individual – a man or a woman – for playing an instrumental role in the technology strategy and execution at a bank/financial institution and going above and beyond their standard role duties.

We are looking for an individual who is truly making an impact in the financial services industry and contributing towards the industry's betterment.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Tech Leadership – Software & Services Provider

Awarded to an individual – a man or a woman – for playing an instrumental role in a technology & services organization/fintech.

We are looking for an individual who is truly making an impact in fintech and contributing towards the industry's betterment.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Rising Tech Star – Bank/Financial Institution

The Rising Tech Star Award celebrates driven, inspirational, and dynamic professionals – men and women – working in a bank/financial institution and looking to make their mark on the industry.

The judges are looking for determined, up-and-coming role models with ambition to make an impact, hunger for knowledge, enthusiasm to develop their skills further and successfully rise to the challenges.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Rising Tech Star – Software & Services Provider

The Rising Tech Star Award celebrates driven, inspirational, and dynamic professionals – men and women – working in a technology & services/fintech organization and looking to make their mark on the industry.

The judges are looking for determined, up-and-coming role models with ambition to make an impact, hunger for knowledge, enthusiasm to develop their skills further and successfully rise to the challenges.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the individual’s endeavors and accomplishments that go beyond their standard day-to-day job duties.

We want to see the personal contribution of the nominated individual towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. what THEY are doing, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges are also looking for information about this individual’s strive towards the industry’s betterment, for example, mentorship projects, contribution to charitable causes, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and so on.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for an individual, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Tech Team of the Year – Bank/Financial Institution

This award will laud a team working in a bank/financial institution that has stood out for its teamwork, efficiency, collaborative spirit and going above and beyond in achieving the goals and delivering value to the project/organization.

We are looking for a team that can demonstrate what it means to work together for a common goal and produce outstanding results.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the team’s endeavors and accomplishments.

We want to see a comprehensive account of the team and its contribution towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. who they are and what they are doing as a TEAM, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges want to understand how the team operates and collaborates, its work and responsibilities, the issues they solve and how they are doing it, overcoming the challenges, and the outcomes that demonstrate concrete results.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for a team, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!

Tech Team of the Year – Software & Services Provider

This award will laud a team working in a technology & services/fintech organization that has stood out for its teamwork, efficiency, collaborative spirit and going above and beyond in achieving the goals and delivering value to the project/organization.

We are looking for a team that can demonstrate what it means to work together for a common goal and produce outstanding results.

The judges are looking for a comprehensive narrative of the team’s endeavors and accomplishments.

We want to see a comprehensive account of the team and its contribution towards the success of their company/business/project/etc, i.e. who they are and what they are doing as a TEAM, not just the overall company achievements.

The judges want to understand how the team operates and collaborates, its work and responsibilities, the issues they solve and how they are doing it, challenges they overcome, and the outcomes that demonstrate concrete results.

A successful nomination will be to the point and with supporting evidence, not buzzwords. We do not want to see press releases, advertorials, or sales & marketing brochures.

This award is for a team, so make the nomination about them and why they deserve to win!