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24th November 2021
Royal Lancaster Hotel

Congratulations to all the 2020 Banking Tech Awards Winners and Highly Commended

Banking Tech Project Awards Finalists

Best Tech Overhaul

Winner: 

  • Bank of America - Branch Transformation

Highly Commended: 

  • Absa Group Limited - Technology Separation Programme
  • DBS Bank - DBS Hong Kong Core Banking Project

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking

Winner

  • Sberbank - P2P Subscriptions

Highly Commended: 

  • Emirates NBD Liv. Digital Bank - Liv. Digital Bank
  • Novo Banco - New Digital Onboarding Experience

Best Use of IT in Corporate Banking

Winner: 

  • Barclays - Trade OCR Solution

Highly Commended: 

  • Bank of the West BNP Paribas - Digital Channels and Enterprise Payments Hub

Best Use of IT in Private Banking/Wealth Management

Winner: 

  • BTB connecting loans in Israel - B-match

Highly Commended: 

  • Bambu (Mangosteen BCC Pte Ltd) - Beanstox

Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets

Winner:

  • HSBC - MyDeal

Best Use of IT for Lending

Winner: 

  • Bank BRI - BRI Ceria

Highly Commended: 

  • Divido - Powered by Divido

Best Digital Initiative

Winner:

  • DBS Bank - Enabling "invisible banking" through Open APIs on DBS Marketplaces

Highly Commended: 

  • Novo Banco - Small Business Finance - Digital Experience
  • U.S. Bank - Onboarding Tracker
  • Bank of America - Erica AI-Driven Virtual Assistant

Best Mobile Initiative

Winner: 

  • Yolt - Yolt App

Highly Commended: 

  • Bank ABC - ila Bank - Revolutionizing banking across MENA
  • BANCO DE CRÉDITO - YAPE
  • JPMorgan Chase - Consumer & Community Banking (Chase) - Snapshot

Best Use of AI

Winner: 

  • au Jibun Bank Corporation - AI Japan Market Forecast

Highly Commended: 

  • Bank ABC - ‘Fatema’ - the world’s first AI-powered digital employee with Digital DNA™
  • Bank of Montreal - BMO AI Cashflow Prediction

Best Use of Data

Winner: 

  • HSBC - Global Social Networks Analysis (GSNA)

Highly Commended: 

  • Scotiabank - Enhancing the customer digital experience during COVID-19
  • Volvo Financial Services - Leveraging telematics data for a better customer experience

Best Use of RegTech

Winner: 

  • Morgan Stanley - Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB)

Highly Commended: 

  • Discover Home Loans - Improving efficiency of mortgage regulatory compliance through automation

Best Use of Fraud Protection Technology

Winner: 

  • Signicat and SurePay - Signicat’s Digital Identity Verification with SurePay Confirmation of Payee (CoP)

Highly Commended: 

  • CaixaBank S.A. - CaixaBank Sign
  • Checkprint Limited, A Member of the TALL Group of Companies - UCN Plus® - An Image Survivable Feature

Best Use of Biometrics

Winner: 

  • Keyless Technologies - Keyless Zero-Knowledge Biometrics

Highly Commended: 

  • Behavox - Behavox Voice Biometrics
  • DBS Bank - DBS Palm Vein Technology Enabled Payments

Best Use of Cloud

Winner: 

  • UBS - UBS My Hub External

Highly Commended: 

  • Saxo Bank - Saxo’s migration to the Cloud.
  • HSBC - Markets Grid

FinTech of the Future

Winner: 

  • FINOS - Open Source Technology

Highly Commended: 

  • Marqeta - Marqeta’s open API issuing and processing platform

Best FinTech Partnership

Winner: 

  • ClearBank and Tide - ClearBank Tide Business Banking

Highly Commended: 

  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Dabox App - an open banking solution
  • SEB - SEBx/UNQUO & THOUGHT MACHINE
  • Verrency

Best UX/CX in Finance Initiative

Winner:

  • United Overseas Bank (UOB) - TMRW by UOB

Highly Commended: 

  • Sberbank
  • Tinkoff - Tinkoff super-app

Best Green Initiative

Winner:

  • Mastercard - Mastercard Sustainable Cards Program

Highly Commended: 

  • Enfuce - My Carbon Action

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility in Banking/Finance

Winner:

  • BPC - Safal Fasal

Highly Commended:

  • Banque Populaire De Mauritanie (BPM) and Comviva - Bankily
  • Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank - Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank: Revolutionizing the Concept of Saving Money for Every Filipino through Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings

FinTech for Good

Winner:

  • Absa Group Limited - Absa Cybersecurity Academy

Highly Commended:

  • Affirm - Affrim Cares Employee Foundation


COVID-19 Response by Financial Institutions

Winner:

  • Starling Bank - Connected card

Highly Commended:

  • CaixaBank S.A. - Embracing the new normal
  • Israel Discount Bank - PayBox Payments App: Doing good in days of Corona - "How Social Payments Can Triumph Social Distance"

Leadership Awards Winners & Highly Commended

Woman in Technology (W.I.T.)

Winner:

  • Kate Bohn, Accelerator & Incubator Lead, Innovation & Strategy, Lloyds Banking Group

Highly Commended:

  • Julie Shapiro, Head of Finance, Risk and Analytics Services Technology, UBS
  • Mitra Roknabadi, Vice President, Global Head of Marketing, OpenFin
  • Vilve Vene, Co-Founder and CEO of Modularbank, Modularbank

Tech Leadership

Winner:

  • Jaya Vaidhyanathan, CEO, BCT Digital

Highly Commended:

  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS
  • Nadia Hartman, Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Rising FinTech Star

Winner:  

  • Alexandra Boyle, Director, Head of Strategic Client Group in Europe, OpenFin

Highly Commended:

  • Sunil Ravva, Portfolio Architect, HSBC India

Tech Team of the Year

Winner:

  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Spectrum Core Team

Highly Commended:

  • Charles Schwab Investment Management, Investments Technology



Diversity & Inclusion Excellence

Winner:

  • Sberbank - Online banking for visually impaired entrepreneurs

Highly Commended:

  • HSBC Technology India - HSBC Technology India: Inclusion and Diversity Workstream
  • J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management - Societal Tech Matters Hackathon

Excellence in Tech Awards Finalists

Best Core Banking Solution Provider

Winner:

  • INFOPRO - INFOPRO Digital Core Banking

Highly Commended: 

  • DPR Group - Core banking platform – Servicing and origination for mortgages, savings and loans
  • MANTL - Midwest BankCentre (Rising Bank)

Best Digital Banking Solution Provider

Winner:

  • Moxtra - Moxtra's Digital Branch Solution

Highly Commended:

  • FintechOS Technology UK Ltd - Retail&SME digital banking
  • Galileo Financial Technologies - Galileo Instant Issuing

Best Smart Banking Tech Solution

Winner:

  • Mosaic Smart Data - MSX and MSX360

Highly Commended: 

  • ABAKA - Predictive Next Best Actions
  • Bank of America - Erica AI-Driven Virtual Financial Assistant
  • 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

Best Open Banking Solution

Winner:

  • Strands - SAU, Open Hub

Highly Commended:

  • Finicity - Finicity Lend: Open Banking Platform for Credit Decisioning
  • Infosys Finacle - Finacle Digital Banking Suite



COVID-19 Response by Fintechs

Winner:

  • Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS) - Mass Update Tool for PPP Loans

Highly Commended:

  • BillGO - BillGO’s Bill Pay Relief Hub
  • Pollinate - Pollinate Orders launched for hard hit dining sector