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24th November 2021
Royal Lancaster Hotel

Congratulations to all the 2021 Banking Tech Awards Finalists

There are three types of categories to choose from.
Click on 'Go to the awards' under each title or scroll down to find out more.

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.

Banking Tech Project Awards Finalists

Best Tech Overhaul

  • Bank of America - Global WAN backbone refresh
  • TAB Bank - TAB Bank created a new platform leveraging an Open Banking API
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Praesto
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Chase Debit Platform
  • CIMB Bank Berhad, Singapore Branch - Automatic NameScreener (RPA)
  • VTB Omnichannel Platform by VTB
  • Morgan Stanley - FAST - Framework Automated Software Testing - Cloud enabled Automation, Service and Data Virtualization
  • Morgan Stanley - Project - Grapevine (LU 6.2) Legacy Communication Framework Replacement
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Transforming Mandates into Investment Proposal
  • DBS Bank - DBS' Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Adoption

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking

  • MassPers/Sberbank - Online services for customer data updates via the SberBank Online app
  • Technisys & Credit Ninja - Brightside by ATB - a challenger bank
  • LLoyds Banking Group - Project Aristotle/ServiceNow
  • Banco BPI - BPI inTouch
  • Paytm Payments Bank Limited - Digital Payments & Banking
  • Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Publicis Sapient - Continuous Payment Authority (CPA) Cancellation - Open Banking Engagement Lab
  • Minna Bank, Ltd. - Establishment of Japan's first digital bank, Minna Bank
  • Bank ABC - ila Bank
  • Comviva Technologies Ltd. - Bankily
  • DBS Bank - DBS NAV Planner - Make Your Money Work Harder

Best Use of IT in Corporate Banking

  • Sberbank of Russia, Public Joint Stock Company - Insurance Services for Clients in a Digital Corporate Bank "SberBusiness"
  • HSBC - HSBC Global Wallet
  • SberBank - POS loans for B2B
  • U.S. Bank - AP Optimizer
  • Standard Bank Group - OneHub
  • Banco BPI - Integrated Automatic Validation Service for Digital Signatures
  • HSBC - API services for Trade Finance products
  • DBS Bank - DBS Joy Chatbot

Best Use of IT in Private Banking/Wealth Management

  • St. James's Place Wealth Management - Intelligent Automation Service, provided by Intellect Design Arena, to St. James's Place Wealth Management
  • Banco BPI - My Planning
  • Morgan Stanley - Investment Proposal and Analytics
  • Morgan Stanley - Spending & Budgeting
  • Morgan Stanley - Morgan Stanley Shopping Cart
  • J.P. Morgan - Portfolio Insights
  • Bank of America - Merrill Digital Wealth Overview (DWO)

Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets

  • SberCIB/Sberbank - eFX Trading Platform
  • Bank Hapoalim - my tarde- capital market website
  • U.S. Bank - Instant Payments to Commercial Cards using Real Time Payments
  • Banco BPI - BPI Broker
  • Sovcombank - Transformation of the financial markets business of Sovcombank
  • Finastra - OTP Bank's new FX Derivative module

Best Use of IT for Lending

  • Brickflow - The UK's first comparison site for development finance.
  • Creditstar Group AS - Monefit - an online and mobile credit line for up to €10,000.
  • Oxbury Bank Plc - Oxbury Farm Credit
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Chase MyHome
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - My Chase Plan®
  • Rosbank, part of the Societe Generale Group - Digital Transformation of corporate lending at Rosbank (Societe Generale Group) based on the modern composable platform Digital Q
  • Switch Pay Pty Ltd - Digitally enabled Purpose Based Lending in Physical and Online Retail
  • VTB - Retail loan pipeline
  • QuickFi by Innovation Finance USA LLC - The QuickFi Platform
  • DBS Bank - DBS Digital Loan Servicing Model
  • Mambu - Recognise Bespoke SME lending
  • MAXEX - MAXEX LoanExchange

Best Digital Initiative

  • Genome (UAB Maneuver) - Genome wallet
  • Sberbank - SberKids
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA - Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking
  • RBS International  - KYC Portal - KYC Portal Digital On-boarding
  • TAB Bank - TAB Bank Creates Open Banking Platform and Streamlines Lending Processes
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Pay Yourself Back®
  • Mettle - Mettle FreeAgent Integration
  • Minna Bank, Ltd. - Establishment of Japan's first digital bank, Minna Bank
  • Centier Bank - Billinero
  • Vivid - Vivid App
  • Comviva Technologies Ltd. - MOVii, Colombia
  • Morgan Stanley - Online Forms
  • QuickFi by Innovation Finance USA LLC - The QuickFi Platform
  • Bank of America - Bank of America Mobile Banking App
  • Mastercard - Mastercard Shop & Split

Best Mobile Initiative

  • Israel Discount Bank - SALT - a personalized customer communication center
  • Banco Best - App Best Bank
  • TSB Bank PLC - TSB Smart Agent
  • HSBC - HSBC Kinetic
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Travel Money In App
  • Bank Millennium SA - Mobile Authorisation in branches
  • Marqeta - Marqeta's modern card issuing platform
  • Onward - Onward
  • VTB - VTB Online mobile app
  • QuickFi by Innovation Finance USA LLC - The QuickFi Platform
  • DBS Bank - DBS Digibank Singapore
  • MuchBetter - The MuchBetter ewallet and app

Best Use of AI

  • BTB connecting loans in Israel - Financial Reasoning Analysis (FRA) system
  • Sberbank - CYBER MOLE
  • MassPers/Sberbank - SberNBA - Hyper-Personalization for Unbeatable Customer Experience
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle
  • Davivienda - Dra Julia and Vitalpass
  • Tinkoff - AI Banking
  • Standard Bank Group - Gina
  • Home Credit International – FICO Loan Pricing Optimization
  • SberBank - Robot-operator in Debt collection process
  • Bank of Montreal & Pelican - Pelican Intelligent Financial AI Hub
  • Morgan Stanley - Intelligent and Quick Masking (MaskIQ)
  • DBS Bank - ALAN (DBS AI Protocol)

Best Use of Data

  • BTB connecting loans in Israel - Data utilization system
  • Bank Hapoalim - Data Analytics Platform for Business Insights with accelerated time to market
  • Bank Hapoalim - ML and Analytic platform
  • Novo Banco - COVID-19 Intelligence Project (Following up on the economy)
  • Unicage - Revenue Assurance - Verification of the MSC values charged and commissions paid to Card Issuers
  • VTB Bank - Intelligent routing program
  • J.P. Morgan - ES2
  • DBS Bank - DBS eMTK (Digital Management Toolkit)
  • Bank of Montreal - Introducing Continuous Product Design with Quantum Metric
  • GeTS Asia Pte Ltd - CALISTA 360 Assessment
  • Permanent TSB in partnership with Experian - Best Use of Data

Best Use of RegTech

  • SberBank - User profile manager: smart and secure accounts merging service
  • Pelican & Banca Intesa - Pelican Secure Sanctions Self Learning at Banca Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Morgan Stanley - Supervision Engine - Advisory and Brokerage Supervision
  • J.P. Morgan - AM Trade Surveillance
  • DBS Bank - DBS NAV Planner - Make Your Money Work Harder
  • JTC PLC and InsiderList.com - JTC Insider

Best Use of Fraud Protection Technology

  • HSBC - HSBCnet
  • Standard Bank Group - Escrow
  • Bank Otkritie and JuicyScore - JuicyScore
  • Swedbank - Swedbank: Modernizing Card Fraud Management with ACI Worldwide
  • CustomerXPs - Clari5's Real-time, Cross channel Enterprise Fraud Management (EFM) solution for its implementation at Mashreq Bank, one of the leading banks in UAE.
  • Morgan Stanley - Innovations Powering Our Cybersecurity Advancements
  • MuchBetter - The MuchBetter ewallet and app
  • DSK Bank and BPC Banking Technologies - SmartVista Fraud Management Solution

Best Use of Biometrics

  • HSBC - HSBCnet Mobile app
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Voice in IVR
  • Sber - Paying with a glance (using a facial recognition technology)
  • VTB Bank - Your voice - Your passport

Best Use of Cloud

Category sponsored by Mambu

  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle's full migration to the cloud
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA - Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking
  • Continental Bank - TCS BaNCS Cloud for Banking
  • Minna Bank, Ltd. - Next-generation Banking System for Digital Natives
  • nCino Bank Operating System - Secure Trust Bank
  • VTB - VTB Cloud Platform
  • Morgan Stanley - Migrating Equity Risk Workload to the Cloud
  • Morgan Stanley - Snowflake and Prime Brokerage
  • J.P. Morgan - AM Portfolio Optimizer
  • BPC Banking Technologies / Radar Payments - Radar Payments handling Tonik's digital payment experience from the cloud

FinTech of the Future

  • Quontic - Bitcoin Rewards Checking
  • ecolytiq GmbH - Sustainability-as-a-Service® Solution
  • Payit by NatWest - Payit by NatWest
  • Suits Me Limited - Simple, modern banking for the 'financially excluded'.
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle
  • Davivienda - Daviplata
  • Bond Financial Financial Technologies Inc. - Bond embedded finance platform
  • Trust Science - Credit Bureau 2.0
  • Bambu (Mangosteen Pte Ltd) - Predictive Planning
  • Paytm Payments Bank Limited - Digital Payments & Banking
  • NayaOne formerly Fintech Sandpit - Fintech-as-a-Service
  • CGI - Request to Pay Service (Open Banking Overlay)
  • Varo Bank - Varo Bank
  • Nexo - The Nexo Platform
  • Trade Information Network Limited - Trade Information Network Platform

Best FinTech Partnership

  • LOQBOX - LOQBOX and Vanquis || LOQBOX and Vanquis Bank launched the first partnership of its kind. The collaboration helps more UK consumers to build their credit score, save money and make themselves eligible for credit
  • Ezbob - Ezbob enables Metro Bank to meet the demands of the BBLS
  • SberBank - Taxi service for corporate customers
  • Standard Bank Group - Standard Bank Group and Founders Factory Africa
  • Standard Bank Group - Standard Bank Group and MobiLife
  • Barclays - The Female Innovators Lab
  • Alfa-Bank Ukraine - Sense SuperApp digital bank
  • JPMorgan Chase (Consumer & Community Banking) - Chase First Banking
  • Santander UK PLC, tomato pay, untied - CashFlow Manager
  • Goldman Sachs and FINOS - Legend - for empowering decision-makers with timely access to high quality, actionable data

Best UX/CX in Finance Initiative

  • au Jibun Bank Corporation - Forex Trading tailored for Investment Beginners
  • TSB Bank PLC  - Video banking using Adobe Sign
  • HSBC - HSBCnet BBX
  • Bank Millennium SA - Mortgage loan application status
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA - Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands - BPI Online
  • Novo Banco - NB Smarter - Next Generation, Data Science powered, Banking App
  • OpenPayd and SwissBorg - SwissBorg App powered by OpenPayd
  • Minna Bank, Ltd. - Japan's first digital bank for Digital Natives
  • J.P. Morgan - Connect Home
  • HSBC - HSBC Evolve 2.0
  • Bank of Montreal - BMO Card Match
  • TD - MyTD AI-Powered Personalization Platform

Best Green Initiative

  • Natwest Group - Carbon Tracking and Planning Platform
  • Davivienda - Davivienda
  • Oxbury Bank Plc - Oxbury Forest Saver
  • Diebold Nixdorf - DN Series
  • Comviva Technologies Ltd. - EcoCash - Green Financial Inclusion
  • Morgan Stanley - Carbon Emissions Banking Tracker
  • J.P. Morgan - Sustainability Dashboard

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility in Banking/Finance

  • Nuapay and One Banks  - Nuapay Open Banking with One Banks
  • Bank of America - Bank of America Community Homeownership Commitment®
  • Current - Enabling Americans to change their lives by creating better financial outcomes
  • Davivienda - Daviplata
  • Oxbury Bank Plc - Oxbury Farm Credit
  • Orange - Orange Money Africa
  • Lili - Lili Pro
  • Comviva Technologies Ltd. - MOVii, Colombia
  • The Mifos Initiative - Mifos X
  • Robocash Group - UnaPay

FinTech for Good

  • Banked : - Pay by Bank
  • Standard Bank Group - OneFarm
  • Sustainably - A new way of living and giving
  • Affirm, Inc. - Affirm Cares Employee Foundation
  • Safal Fasal by BPC  - BPC's marketplace, Safal Fasal, uses fintech for good to create an inclusive digital ecosystem for the farmers of India

COVID-19 Response by Financial Institutions

  • British Business Bank - API integration with UK lenders to facilitate CBILS and Bounce Back Loan
  • BlueVine - Payment Protection Program
  • Barclays - Trade & Working Capital
  • Silicon Valley Bank UK
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA - Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking
  • Standard Bank Group - OneFarm
  • Banco BPI  - #WeAreTogether
  • Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence - COVID-19 Economic Dashboard
  • Morgan Stanley - Rapid Form Onboarding Tool
  • J.P. Morgan - Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness and Round 2 Loan Originations
  • Affirm, Inc. - Affirm Cares
  • DBS Bank - DBS Digibank Singapore
  • DBS Bank - DBS Digibot Guided Conversations for COVID-19 Relief Loans

Best Embedded Finance Initiative

  • Solarisbank AG - Samsung Pay
  • Nordea - Consumer Finance API
  • Central Payments - Open*CP Fintech API Marketplace
  • Squire Technologies and Bond Financial Technologies, Inc. - Squire Card
  • mmob - Intelligent Partnership Infrastructure
  • Paceline - Paceline Rewards Platform
  • NatWest - NatWest / Facebook

Leadership Awards Finalists

Woman in Technology (W.I.T.)

  • Marstone, Inc. - Margaret J. Hartigan
  • Silicon Valley Bank UK - Erin Platts
  • Citi Ventures - Vanessa Colella
  • Modularbank - Vilve Vene
  • Volante Technologies - Rachel Hunt
  • TransUnion - Shail Deep
  • CGI - Nancy Beth Amert
  • Barclays - Mariquit Corcoran
  • Alfa-Bank Ukraine - Olga Filipenko
  • Ndctech - Ammara Masood
  • Strategic Risk Associates - Niki White, CPA
  • Allica Bank - Ravneet Shah
  • AARP - Jilenne Gunther
  • J.P. Morgan - Lory Nunez
  • FIS - Melissa Jankowski
  • Vacuumlabs - Helene Panzarino

Tech Leadership

  • ANZ Banking Group - Raghavendra Bhat
  • Marqeta - Jason Gardner
  • CompoSecure - Jonathan C. Wilk
  • Citi Ventures - Vanessa Colella
  • OpenFin - Adrian Crockett
  • mmob - Irfan Khan
  • Moneyhub Enterprise - Dave Tonge
  • Global Processing Services (GPS) - Joanne Dewar
  • Morgan Stanley - Thiru Venkatachalam
  • J.P. Morgan - Vrinda Menon
  • TD Bank - Imran Khan

Rising FinTech Star

  • Quontic - Grace Pace
  • Macrobond Financial - Gregoire Haftman
  • Finicity - Ajay Krishna
  • BNYMellon - Andrew Lowe
  • ACI Worldwide - Patricia Rojas
  • Fondy - Valeria Vahorovska
  • J.P. Morgan - Jane Xue
  • Q.ai - Stephen Mathai-Davis

Tech Team of the Year

  • Natwest Group - Future Solutions and Automation Team
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Centre of Excellence & Innovation
  • Banking Circle - Michel Andre
  • OpenFin - Head of OpenFin's Workspace Team: Adrian Crockett
  • Ndctech - NdcTech and the Bank of Khyber
  • VTB - Ilya Starostin & VTB Enterprise Architecture Team
  • Morgan Stanley - Kranthi Darapu
  • Morgan Stanley - Trevor Brosnan
  • J.P. Morgan - AWM Production and Infrastructure Reliability Engineering
  • NatWest - NatWest Bank of APIs

Diversity & Inclusion Excellence

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. - JPMorgan Chase & Co Autism at Work Programme
  • JPMorgan Chase - takeITforward
  • J.P. Morgan - Olu Howard
  • Digital Identity Net - Martin Wilson

Excellence in Tech Awards Finalists

Best Core Banking Solution Provider

  • Bank HaPoalim - Poalim Designer
  • Marqeta - Marqeta's modern card issuing platform
  • ERI Banking Software Ltd - OLYMPIC Banking System
  • Unicage - Unicre
  • Finova - Core Banking Platform
  • Finastra - Fusion Essence - Next Generation Banking
  • Mambu - Mambu Core Banking Platform
  • Temenos - Temenos Transact / The Temenos Banking Cloud

Best Digital Banking Solution Provider


  • DocFox - Business Account Onboarding
  • Al Rajhi Bank - Al Rajhi Mobile (for Mobile Banking) & Al Mubasher (for Online Banking)
  • Dreams AB - Dreams Engagement Platform
  • Credi2 GmbH - FINANCE A BIKE
  • Finastra - Fusion Digital Banking
  • Prometeia S.p.a. - PFTPro
  • Modefin - Tenga App - Mobile Wallet App developed by Modefin for ATMA Bank, Zambia
  • Trade Ledger - Trade Ledger platform
  • EveryPay - Digital Payments solutions
  • Diasoft - Digital Q.Omnichannel
  • Global Processing Services (GPS) - GPS Apex
  • Temenos - Temenos Infinity

Best Smart Banking Tech Solution

  • Mosaic Smart Data - MSX360
  • smartKYC - Robo Onboarding
  • Zaloni - Zaloni Arena DataOps Platform for Customer 360
  • ABAKA - The Next Best Action
  • Scienaptic AI - Scienaptic's adaptive AI platform (Ether)
  • PerimeterX - PerimeterX Platform
  • Zenarate - Zenarate AI Coach
  • Conversion Marketing - Virtusa vEngage
  • DeepTarget - Digital Experience Platform and 3D StoryTeller
  • Capital One - Eno, your Capital One assistant
  • WeSave - WeSave Conseil
  • Evalueserve - Spreadsmart
  • Personetics - Act Cloud

Best Open Banking Solution

  • Payit by NatWest - Payit by NatWest
  • CBI Scpa - CBI Globe - Global Open Banking Ecosystem
  • untied  - untied, the UK's personal tax app
  • Red Hat - Red Hat technologies for Open Banking
  • Tink - Payment Initiation by Tink
  • Trustly - Open Banking Payments
  • Experian - Experian Boost
  • Snoop - Snoop
  • ClearBank and TrueLayer - PayDirect
  • Konsentus - Konsentus Verify
  • Bottomline - Bottomline Confirmation of Payee as a Service
  • Yolt Technology Services - Cashflow Analyser
  • Digital Identity Net - OneID

COVID-19 Response by Fintechs

  • SmartStream Technologies - SmartStream Managed Services
  • Cinchy - Concentra Bank & Cinchy: Best Core Banking Solution Provider for Covid-19 Rapid Response
  • Compass Plus - COVID-19 response
  • Vuram - Automated Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Solution
  • PTSB and Newgen - Origination for FGLS
  • Fiserv - Deposit Liquidity Suite from Fiserv | Timely, Simple and Sympathetic Solutions to access Future Funds
  • CGI - CGI - Using technology to reinvent for the future
  • Abrigo - Abrigo SBA Solution for Paycheck Protection Program
  • Temenos - Banking Technology for Rapid Crisis Response
  • Experian Ltd - Covid-19 Affordability Insights