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Congratulations to all the 2020 Banking Tech Awards Finalists

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Banking Tech Project Awards
Banking Tech Project Awards

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Excellence in Tech Awards
Excellence in Tech Awards

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Leadership Awards
Leadership Awards

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Banking Tech Project Awards Finalists


Best Tech Overhaul
Best Tech Overhaul
  • Absa Group Limited - Technology Separation Programme
  • Absa Group Limited  - Project k8gb: Open source, cloud native GSLB solution at Absa
  • Absa Group Limited  - Africa Regional Operations Payment Transformation: Makola Programme
  • Absa Group Limited  - HR Replatforming
  • Bank of America - Branch Transformation
  • Charles Schwab Investment Management - Schwab Center of Financial Research, Ratings and Insights
  • Citi Commercial Bank - CitiBusiness Online Transformation
  • DBS Bank - DBS Cloud-based, Real-time Market Data Distribution System
  • DBS Bank - DBS SRE Transformation Programme
  • DBS Bank - DBS Hong Kong Core Banking Project
  • HSBC - River
  • IBOS Association - IBOS Association web portal
  • J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. - Wealth Management Data Platform – Legacy Data Store and Services Decommission
  • Morgan Stanley - Next Generation Money Movement Platform
  • Sberbank - Sberbank business online: Migration to microservice architecture
Best Use of IT in Retail Banking
Best Use of IT in Retail Banking
  • Absa Group Limited - Project E2E: Vehicle and Asset Finance
  • BPC - SmartVista
  • DBS Bank - DBS 3DS Digital Token Initiative
  • DBS Bank - DBS Lifestyle App
  • Emirates NBD Liv. Digital Bank - Liv. Digital Bank
  • Länsförsäkringar Bank - Core Technology and Ecosystem Transformation program involving Core Banking replacement and setup of API Gateway at Länsförsäkringar Bank
  • Novo Banco - New Digital Onboarding Experience
  • Quontic - Quontic/MANTL Online Banking Technology Platform
  • Sberbank - P2P Subscriptions
Best Use of IT in Corporate Banking
Best Use of IT in Corporate Banking
  • Absa Group Limited - African Regional Operations Payments Transformation: Makola Programme
  • Banco BPI - BPI Connect
  • Banco BPI - iFactoring
  • Bank of the West BNP Paribas - Digital Channels and Enterprise Payments Hub
  • Barclays - Trade OCR Solution
  • CaixaBank S.A. - New CaixaBankNow for Companies and Businesses project

Best Use of IT in Private Banking/Wealth Management
Best Use of IT in Private Banking/Wealth Management
  • Appway - Appway Onboarding for Wealth
  • Bambu (Mangosteen BCC Pte Ltd) - Intelligent Insights
  • Bambu (Mangosteen BCC Pte Ltd) - Beanstox
  • Barclays - Plan and Invest
  • BTB connecting loans in Israel - B-match
  • Morgan Stanley - Branchview
  • Morgan Stanley - Xtreme Test Automation
  • Morgan Stanley - FAST - Framework Automated Software Testing – Cloud enabled Automation, Service and Data Virtualization
  • Saxo Markets - The Mandate Service App
  • St. James's Place - Digital ID&V
  • WeSave - WeSave Conseil
Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets
Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets
  • HSBC - MyDeal
  • Morgan Stanley - FAST - Framework Automated Software Testing – Cloud enabled Automation, Service and Data Virtualization
  • Sberbank - Algorithmic execution in Sberbank
Best Use of IT for Lending
Best Use of IT for Lending
  • Absa Group Limited - Project E2E: Vehicle and Asset Finance
  • Banco BPI - BPI Drive
  • Bank BRI - BRI Ceria
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle Lending
  • CaixaBank S.A. - New Digital Marketing Capacities and 360º Customer View
  • Divido - Powered by Divido
  • Novo Banco - Home Buying - Digital Experience

Best Digital Initiative
Best Digital Initiative
  • Allied Irish Banks (AIB) - AIB’s Credit Transformation via the nCino Bank Operating System®
  • Bank Millennium Poland - Open banking services in Bank Millennium
  • Bank of America - Erica AI-Driven Virtual Assistant
  • Bank of the West BNP Paribas - Digital Channels and Enterprise Payments Hub
  • Barclays - Barclays Service Mesh
  • CaixaBank S.A. - Digitisation of the value proposition for the HolaBank segment
  • DBS Bank - Enabling "invisible banking" through Open APIs on DBS Marketplaces
  • DOM.RF Bank - Implementation of the digital backbone at DOM.RF bank, the leading Russian mortgage bank, to move its housing finance and mortgage services to the fully digital environment with the use of Omnichannel Digital Q Platform by Diasoft
  • mBank - COBRA - Corporate Clients Digital On-Boarding
  • Novo Banco - Small Business Finance - Digital Experience
  • Paytm Payments Bank - Paytm Payments Bank - India's most profitable digital payments bank
  • Qiwi - QIWI Branded Quick Check-Out (QIWI Pay)
  • Sberbank of Russia - Edutainment in Sberbank Online
  • United Overseas Bank (UOB) - TMRW by UOB
  • U.S. Bank - Onboarding Tracker
Best Mobile Initiative
Best Mobile Initiative
  • Banco BPI - One App All payments
  • BANCO DE CRÉDITO - YAPE
  • Bank ABC - ila Bank - Revolutionizing banking across MENA
  • Banque Populaire De Mauritanie (BPM) and Comviva - Bankily
  • Barclays - The Barclays app reengineering programme
  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Dabox App - an open banking solution
  • CaixaBank S.A. - CaixaBankNow
  • DBS Bank - DBS 3DS Digital Token Initiative
  • imaging - New imagin app
  • J.P. Morgan Wealth Management - Advisor Connect Mobile
  • JPMorgan Chase - Consumer & Community Banking (Chase) - Snapshot
  • Santander - Santander App - LISBOA
  • Saxo Bank - SaxoTraderGO
  • United Overseas Bank (UOB) - TMRW by UOB
  • Yolt - Yolt App
Best Use of AI
Best Use of AI
  • au Jibun Bank Corporation - AI Japan Market Forecast
  • Bank ABC - ‘Fatema’ - the world’s first AI-powered digital employee with Digital DNA™
  • Bank of America - BofA Predictive Intelligence Analytics Machine (PRIAM)
  • Bank of Montreal - BMO AI Cashflow Prediction
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services - Intelligent Document Processing
  • CaixaBank S.A. - VoiceBanking CaixaBank App
  • DBS Bank - DBS NLP Asset Hub (NAH)
  • DBS Bank - DBS Project Uno
  • Enhanced Resource Center - Interactions Virtual Collections Agent (VCA)
  • FICO - Swisscard AECS GmbH
  • HSBC Commercial Bank - HSBC Intelligent Pricing Assistant (IPA)
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Systematic Trading Assessment and Recommendation System (STARS)
  • Morgan Stanley - LeadIQ – Intelligent Lead Management Platform
  • Sberbank Russia, Retail business, tribe Customer Care, Product owner Georgii Vaschenko - Unified platform for contact center operators in retail with deep integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • UBS - Loom Systems’ AI Ops monitoring solution

Best Use of Data
Best Use of Data
  • Absa Group Limited - Project Amber: A low-cost archiving solution that caters for structured and unstructured data
  • CaixaBank S.A. - New Digital Marketing Capacities and 360º Customer View
  • Deutsche Bank - Data Contracts - Rebuilding the data quality strategy at Deutsche Bank
  • HSBC - Data Mesh
  • HSBC - DataVisa
  • HSBC - Global Social Networks Analysis (GSNA)
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Asset Management Performance, Contribution, Attribution (AM-PCA)
  • LendingPoint - SDKn
  • Quontic - Quontic.Works
  • Sberbank Russia, Retail business, tribe Customer Care, Product owner Ruslan Fazilov - Knowledge Assistant
  • Scotiabank - Enhancing the customer digital experience during COVID-19
  • UBS - UBS Evidence Lab
  • Volvo Financial Services - Leveraging telematics data for a better customer experience
  • WeSave - WeSave Conseil

Best Use of RegTech
Best Use of RegTech
  • Absa Group Limited - Programme Typhoon
  • BearingPoint RegTech - RegTech Factory
  • Discover Home Loans - Improving efficiency of mortgage regulatory compliance through automation
  • Morgan Stanley - Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB)
  • St. James's Place - Digital ID&V

Best Use of Fraud Protection Technology
Best Use of Fraud Protection Technology
  • CaixaBank S.A. - CaixaBank Sign
  • Checkprint Limited, A Member of the TALL Group of Companies - UCN Plus® - An Image Survivable Feature
  • Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union - Coast Capital’s digital banking platform, Coast Online® and Coast Mobile® Banking.
  • FIS - SecurLOCK
  • J.P. Morgan Wealth Management - Fraud Connect and Fraud API Gateway
  • Morgan Stanley - Real-time fraud prevention for digital account setup, self-service client profile updates and One-Time Passcode strengthening
  • Morgan Stanley - Security Key as a second Factor for Morgan Stanley Online
  • Signicat and SurePay - Signicat’s Digital Identity Verification with SurePay Confirmation of Payee (CoP)

Best Use of Biometrics
Best Use of Biometrics
  • Bank Millennium Poland - Opening a Bank Millennium account with a selfie
  • Behavox - Behavox Voice Biometrics
  • CaixaBank S.A.- CaixaBank Digital Onboarding
  • DBS Bank - DBS Palm Vein Technology Enabled Payments
  • HSBC - HSBCnet Mobile App
  • Keyless Technologies - Keyless Zero-Knowledge Biometrics
  • Sberbank Russia - Biometrics implementation for countrywide client service
  • UBS - UBS MobilePass

Best Use of Cloud
Best Use of Cloud
  • Absa Group Limited - Project Amber: A low-cost archiving solution that caters for structured and unstructured data
  • Absa Group Limited - Project Zscaler: Cloud security platform
  • DBS Bank - DBS Cloud-based, Real-time Market Data Distribution System
  • HSBC - Markets Grid
  • HSBC - Risk Reporting Platform
  • J.P. Morgan Wealth Management. - Financial Performance Measurement on the Cloud
  • Morgan Stanley - Branchview
  • Saxo Bank - Saxo’s migration to the Cloud.
  • Sberbank - Cloud Billing Platform BRIS: innovation solution for housing and utilities management companies
  • UBS - UBS My Hub External
  • Volvo Financial Services - Data Portal – enabler for creating increased value from data accessibility in the cloud

FinTech of the Future
FinTech of the Future
  • DBS Bank - DBS SRE Transformation Programme
  • FINOS - Open Source Technology
  • FIS - Premium Payback 2.0
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Global Equities Investor Toolkit (GEIT)
  • Marqeta - Marqeta’s open API issuing and processing platform
  • Pannovate - Launchpad Suite of Products


Best FinTech Partnership
Best FinTech Partnership
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle Lending for Cardstream
  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Dabox App - an open banking solution
  • Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank, Networld Capital Ventures and Brankas Digital Technologies Inc. - Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank’s thrust for digitalization to bring micro savings to many Filipinos
  • ClearBank and Tide - ClearBank Tide Business Banking
  • Delio & Barclays - Impact Agora
  • Demica - Best Fintech Partnership with ING
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - You Invest Glide Path Portfolios
  •  JPMorgan Chase - Consumer & Community Banking (Chase) - Chase Auto Preferred
  • LendingPoint - eBay and LendingPoint
  • Qiwi - Taxiaggregator - the mass payment service
  • Sberbank - I-Hybrid, an omnichannel solution to accept payments through partners
  • SEB - SEBx/UNQUO & THOUGHT MACHINE
  • The Venture Center - FIS Fintech Accelerator and ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator Programs
  • United Overseas Bank (UOB) - TMRW by UOB
  • Verrency - Hyper Personalised Credit Cards with Liv Bank

Best UX/CX in Finance Initiative
Best UX/CX in Finance Initiative
  • Absa Group Limited - Project E2E: Vehicle and Asset Finance
  • Citi Commercial Bank - CitiBusiness Online Transformation
  • DBS Bank - DBS Lifestyle App
  • DBS Bank - DBS X VivoRewards Instant Rewards Programme
  • imagin - Co-creation of the New imagin
  • Israel Discount Bank - Innovative Bank Caller-ID Service - Identified incoming calls from the bank
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Morgan Money
  • Sberbank - Self-service help section in web bank for business
  • Sberbank - SberPay
  • Tinkoff - Tinkoff super-app
  • United Overseas Bank (UOB) - TMRW by UOB
  • Vanguard - Vanguard Australia Personal Investor

Best Green Initiative
Best Green Initiative
  • DBS Bank - PURE – DBS’ responsible data use framework
  • Enfuce - My Carbon Action
  • imagin - imaginPlanet
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management - ESG Sentiment Score
  • Mastercard - Mastercard Sustainable Cards Program
  • Sberbank of Russia - A comprehensive solution for working with banking products in online channels.

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility in Banking/Finance
Best Contribution to Economic Mobility in Banking/Finance
  • Banque Populaire De Mauritanie (BPM) and Comviva - Bankily
  • BPC - Safal Fasal
  • Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank - Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank: Revolutionizing the Concept of Saving Money for Every Filipino through Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings
  • Current - Current Personal Checking Accounts
  • DBS Bank - DBS NAV Planner – Digital Financial Planning and Advisory
  • DBS Bank - DBS digiPortfolio
  • Pannovate - Pannovate & One Pay
  • SEB - SEBx / UNQUO

FinTech for Good
FinTech for Good
  • Absa Group Limited - Absa Cybersecurity Academy
  • Affirm - Affrim Cares Employee Foundation
  • Christer Holloman - Fintech Finishers
  • DBS Bank - DBS Foundation: Creating an Ecosystem of Businesses for Good
  • J.P. Morgan - Force for Good
COVID-19 Response by Financial Institutions
COVID-19 Response by Financial Institutions
  • Barclays - Barclays - Covid-19 Response
  • CaixaBank S.A. - Embracing the new normal
  • DBS Bank - Covid-19: Standing by Our Customers, Employees and the Community
  • Deutsche Bank AG - Ai for good simulator - modelling the spread of covid-19 in refugee camps
  • HSBC - Smartserve US
  • HSBC UK - Covid-19 response
  • Israel Discount Bank - PayBox Payments App: Doing good in days of Corona - "How Social Payments Can Triumph Social Distance"
  • JPMorgan Chase - Consumer & Community Banking (Chase) - Paycheck Protection Program
  • Masthaven Bank - Specialist finance for the new normal
  • Morgan Stanley - Wealth Management Technology (WMT) Geek Squad Formulation
  • Quontic - Quontic’s COVID-19 Response
  • Sberbank of Russia - Online business missions
  • Starling Bank - Connected card
  • UBS - Success amid a crisis
  • Volvo Financial Services - Digital solution for contract restructuring and payment relief

Leadership Awards Finalists


Woman in Technology (W.I.T.)
Woman in Technology (W.I.T.)
  • Erin Platts, Head of Emea and President of the UK, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Gitanjali Nistala, Head of Client Technology in India for J.P. Morgan Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Julie Shapiro, Head of Finance, Risk and Analytics Services Technology, UBS
  • Kate Bohn, Accelerator & Incubator Lead, Innovation & Strategy, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Kathryn St.John, Senior Director of User Experience, Trading Central
  • Louise Lunn, Vice President of Global Analytics Delivery, FICO
  • Lucy Craven-Wickes, Global Head of IT Infrastructure Portfolio & Programme Management (PPM), HSBC
  • Mary Scott-Jones, Director of Product, Neocova
  • Mitra Roknabadi, Vice President, Global Head of Marketing, OpenFin
  • Nadia Hartman, Vice President, Morgan Stanley
  • Pauline van Brakel, Chief Product Officer, Yolt
  • Rachel Woolley, Director of Financial Crime, Fenergo
  • Sophie Guibaud, Chief Growth Officer, OpenPayd
  • Tamsin Shaw, Head of Data & Cloud Foundation for Finance IT, HSBC
  • Vilve Vene, Co-Founder and CEO of Modularbank, Modularbank
Tech Leadership
Tech Leadership
  • Anders la Cour, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Banking Circle
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS
  • Jaya Vaidhyanathan, CEO, BCT Digital
  • Lindsay Lockhart, Co-Founder & Chief of Staff, Neocova
  • Nadia Hartman, Vice President, Morgan Stanley
  • Neil Harris, Group Chief Commercial Officer, Global Processing Services
  • Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer, Quontic
  • Paul Benjamin, Senior Director of Digital Products, First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Stuart Sopp, CEO and Founder, Current
  • Sujit Eapen, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley



Rising FinTech Star
Rising FinTech Star
  • Alexandra Boyle, Director, Head of Strategic Client Group in Europe, OpenFin
  • Kelsey Weaver, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Neocova
  • Nidhi Verma, Engineering Manager of Asset Management Investment Data Analytics, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Simone Sterling, Associate, Morgan Stanley
  • Sunil Ravva, Portfolio Architect, HSBC India
  • Thomas Mullally, Head of Product Management, Modulr
Tech Team of the Year
Tech Team of the Year
  • Charles Schwab Investment Management, Investments Technology
  • Demica, Demica's Technology Team
  • Icefire + Bigbank, Icefire & Bigbank Leasing Team
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Spectrum Core Team
  • Morgan Stanley, Information Transformation - Managed Integrated Solutions
  • Morgan Stanley, Continuous Deployment Self Service (CDSS)
  • Qulix Systems, Comprehensive Solutions
  • Trading Central Labs, TC Labs


Diversity & Inclusion Excellence
Diversity & Inclusion Excellence
  • Christer Holloman - Fintech Finishers
  • DiverCity Podcast - Divercity Podcast
  • HSBC Technology India - HSBC Technology India: Inclusion and Diversity Workstream
  • J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management - Societal Tech Matters Hackathon
  • Moody's - Diversity & Inclusion Racial Justice Program
  • Sberbank - Online banking for visually impaired entrepreneurs
  • SmartStream Technologies - Diversity & Inclusion in a truly international company

Excellence in Tech Awards Finalists


Best Core Banking Solution Provider
Best Core Banking Solution Provider
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle
  • DPR Group - Core banking platform – Servicing and origination for mortgages, savings and loans
  • Finzly - Finzly BankOS
  • INFOPRO - INFOPRO Digital Core Banking
  • Infosys Finacle - Finacle Core Banking Solution
  • MANTL - Midwest BankCentre (Rising Bank)
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited - TCS BaNCS Core Banking Transformation program at Länsförsäkringar Bank
Best Digital Banking Solution Provider
Best Digital Banking Solution Provider
  • Appway - Appway Onboarding for Wealth
  • FICO - The FICO® Decision Management Platform
  • FintechOS Technology UK Ltd - Retail&SME digital banking
  • FIS - ClearEdge
  • Galileo Financial Technologies - Galileo Instant Issuing
  • INFOPRO - INFOPRO AI-Driven Digital Banking
  • Infosys Finacle - Finacle Digital Engagement Suite
  • Loxon Solutions - Collection reinvented – Customer involved collection business process
  • Moxtra - Moxtra's Digital Branch Solution
  • NCR - NCR Digital Banking
  • Ondot Systems - Card App
  • Prometeia - PFTPro Suite
  • Qulix Systems - Implementation of RBS system to an award-winning retail bank
  • Temenos - Temenos Infinity
  • Vee24, Inc. - Vee24 Intelligent Conversational Multi-Experience PLatfrom

Best Smart Banking Tech Solution
Best Smart Banking Tech Solution
  • ABAKA - Predictive Next Best Actions
  • Bank of America - Erica AI-Driven Virtual Financial Assistant
  • BioCatch - Authorised Push Payment Solution
  • Datasite - Datasite Outreach and Datasite Prepare
  • Exiger - DDIQ
  • ezbob - Smart Onboarding Engine; helping SMEs through Covid-19
  • Finastra - Fusion Essence
  • Fourthline - Know Your Customer
  • Glia - Glia’s Digital Customer Service platform
  • INFOPRO - INFOPRO AI Banking Suite
  • Mosaic Smart Data - MSX and MSX360
  • NEC X and VACO - A cognitive application, using AI and ML technology to meet compliance and regulatory requirements for personal identifiable information (PII) Data Redaction
  • Payrailz - Payrailz Smart Payments Platform
  • QuantaVerse - QuantaVerse Financial Crime Platform
  • Sberbank - Take&Go


Best Open Banking Solution
Best Open Banking Solution
  • ANNA Money - QR Code Payments
  • Financial Data Exchange - FDX API
  • Finastra - FusionFabric.cloud
  • Finicity - Finicity Lend: Open Banking Platform for Credit Decisioning
  • Infosys Finacle - Finacle Digital Banking Suite
  • Konsentus - Konsentus Verify
  • NatWest & Endava - Payit™
  • Red Hat - Red Hat Open Banking Solution
  • Strands - SAU, Open Hub
  • Yolt Technology Services (YTS) - Yolt Technology Services (YTS)

COVID-19 Response by Fintechs
COVID-19 Response by Fintechs
  • Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS) - Mass Update Tool for PPP Loans
  • BillGO - BillGO’s Bill Pay Relief Hub
  • CaseWare RCM - Alessa - Helping Compliance Teams During COVID-19
  • Comviva Technologies Ltd - mobiquity® Money – COVID-19 Response
  • CuneXus - "1-Click Relief Loans:" COVID-19 Rapid Deployment Program
  • Flywire - Flywire facilitates PPE procurement
  • Loxon Solutions - Collection reinvented – Customer involved collection business process
  • Moody's Corporation - Moody's Holistic Approach to Navigating These Uncertain and Volatile Times
  • Mosaic Smart Data - FXLIQUIDITY (MUFG and CLS)
  • OakNorth - OakNorth's COVID-19 response both domestically and internationally
  • Pollinate - Pollinate Orders launched for hard hit dining sector
  • SmartStream Technologies - Covid-19 Response - Entry for Liquidity Stress Testing On Demand
  • Tata Consultancy Services - Protecting Returning Employees and Customers to Banks Amid COVID-19