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Innovation Awards 2020

Hello to the coolest in FinTech.

And welcome to the 2nd IBS Intelligence Global FinTech Innovation Awards, 2020

IBS Intelligence is proud to bring to you the IBSI Global FinTech Innovation Awards 2020, Awards celebrating the coolest in FinTech.

This year has brought to the fore the absolute need digitalization across all industries and especially in financial services. The multitude of challenges exacerbated by the global pandemic has forced Financial Services firms to innovate at a speed never seen before. Financial services firms along with banking technology and Fintech companies have heroically risen to the occasion and dramatically transformed the industry.

As a recognition of this transformation, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to participate in the second edition of the IBS Intelligence Global Fintech Innovation Awards.

As you are aware, IBS Intelligence (IBSI) is a leading UK based research firm with a 29-year history of producing independent news, analysis & research related to global financial technology markets. The first edition of the innovation awards last year was a truly global celebration of coolest in FinTech with 26 winners across 150 participants in 16 categories, representing 24 countries.

The IBSI Innovation Awards 2020 seeks to identify and honour Technology players and Banks for their excellence in driving impact through banking technology implementations and innovations using emerging technologies. Qualifying entries must represent projects that went live on or before Sep ’20 either as a soft launch or as a full rollout.

Award Categories

This year, we are looking forward to recognizing most innovative and impact generating projects around the world across 30 categories as listed below:

Best Banking Technology Implementation Awards

(Recognizing excellence in implementation of banking technology areas)

1. Best Core Banking Implementation
2. Best CRM System Implementation
3. Best Digital Channel/Platform Implementation
4. Best Digital Lending Implementation
5. Best Retail Payments System Implementation
6. Best Payment Hub/Wholesale Payments Implementation
7. Best Wealth Management & Private Banking Implementation
8. Best Treasury Implementation
9. Best Trade Finance Implementation
10. Best Transaction Banking Implementation
11. Best Risk Management Implementation
12. Best Investment & Fund Management Implementation
13. Best Islamic Banking Implementation
14. Best Quality Assurance/Quality Engineering Execution
15. Most Effective Digitization / Paperless Initiative

Best FinTech Innovation Awards

(Recognizing innovative use of emerging technology in banking)

1. Most Innovative Digital Onboarding rollout
2. Most Innovative Use of AI /ML
3. Most Innovative API / Open Banking Model
4. Most Innovative Data Services/Data Warehouse Project
5. Most Innovative use of Blockchain in Banking
6. Most Innovative use of Process Automation
7. Most Innovative Analytics Deployment
8. Most Innovative Cloud Deployment
9. Most Innovative Digital Wallets Deployment
10. Most Innovative Customer Loyalty Initiative
11. Most Innovative Insurtech Implementation
12. Most Effective Compliance / RegTech Deployment
13. Most Effective Cybersecurity Deployment
14. Most Effective DevOps Execution
15. Most Effective Bank-Fintech Partnership

There are no restrictions on the number of entries per participant. Participants are welcome to send in multiple entries across categories; however, each entry is to be made as a separate application.

The application to the IBSI Fintech Project and Innovation Awards does not involve any costs or fees.

We have extended the deadline and will be accepting entries to the awards until 12th October 2020. Winners for the respective award categories will be declared in Nov’20. If you have any queries, write to us at InnovationAwards2020@ibsintelligence.com

Kindly submit your entries to the awards here.

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