Partnerships between banks and financial technology companies present significant opportunities to better serve existing customers, attract new ones, improve efficiencies, bolster security and promote innovation. Through the 2018 Best of FinXTech Awards, Bank Director and Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC recognize those institutions that exemplify how collaborative efforts can lead to innovative solutions and growth in the banking industry.

The winners of the 2018 Best of FinXTech Awards will be announced at our FinXTech Annual Summit in Scottsdale, AZ on May 10, 2018. This event brings together senior executives from across the financial space to take a closer look at the impact of fintechs on banks.

 

2018 Best of FinXTech Awards Categories

STARTUP INNOVATION

This category recognizes successful and innovative partnerships between banks and startup fintech companies that have been operating for less than five years.

INNOVATIVE SOLUTION OF THE YEAR

Created to highlight forward-thinking ideas, we recognize partnerships that have resulted in new and innovative solutions in the financial space.

BEST OF FINXTECH PARTNERSHIP

Recognizing outstanding collaboration between a financial institution and fintech company based on growth by revenue, customers or reputation, and strength of integration.

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The deadline for entry is February 2, 2018.

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2017 Best Of FinXTech Award Winners:

USAA + Nuance:

USAA, based in San Antonio, Texas, made its website a little smarter in 2016 with the virtual assistant Nina, which provides support for USAA’s members. This use of artificial intelligence is the result of a collaboration with Nuance in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) + Sensibill:

Scotiabank’s customers can store, organize and retrieve paper and electronic receipts through the Toronto, Canada bank’s mobile banking app and wallet, the result of a partnership with Sensibill, also based in Toronto. The service was launched in October 2016.

Green Dot (Go Bank) + Uber:

Pasadena, California-based Green Dot Corp., which issues prepaid credit cards, partnered with Uber to provide the San Francisco transportation company’s drivers a fee-free debit card and an instant pay solution that allows drivers to be paid instantly.