Congratulations to the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Awards finalists!

Innovators are awarded for demonstrated excellence in a variety of core banking areas. More detailed innovation descriptions featuring the finalists are available by clicking on the innovation category.

The 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award finalists, by category, are:

Product and Service Innovation

  • Bank Millennium S.A.—Public transport and parking tickets purchased in a mobile banking app
  • Emirates NBD Bank— Liv.
  •— Streamlined online-bank account-opening Process
  • Metromile— Pay-per-mile car insurance

Channel Innovation

  • Alior Bank— HAIZ
  • CaixaBank— 360° customer experience on social networks
  • Emirates NBD Bank— Emirates NBD Mobile Banking
  • HDFC Bank Limited— HDFC Bank OnChat

Innovation in Payments and Wallets

  • B2B Pay- virtual bank accounts with unique IBAN numbers in Europe
  • Standard Bank Group Limited - Slydepay
  • Transaction Analysts (Inda) Pvt. Ltd— Fintech platform enabling cashless payments wallet

Innovation in Societal and Community Impact

  • EasyEquities- Online investment platform
  • HDFC Bank Limited- HDFC Bank MobileBanking LITE App
  • Neyber- financial wellbeing provider for employees
  • Taqanu—#bank4all

Innovation in Marketing

  • CaixaBank—#creaimagin
  • Emirates NBD Bank—Uber Ramadan campaign
  • Yapı Kredi— Self Service World

Innovation in Human Capital

  • Alior Bank- “The Millennials Project”
  • First National Bank (FNB)- The FNB League of Innovators
  • Intesa Sanpaolo— Leveraged sharing economy and alternative currency
  • Yapı Kredi- Heroes Club

Innovation in User Experience

  • Bank Millennium S.A.- Car/motorbike insurance purchased fully in a mobile app or online
  • Yapı Kredi- “Don’t Panic Button”
  • Yapı Kredi- YapiKredi Touch One Screen Experience

Internal Process Innovation

  • Bank of East Asia, Limited—All new Paperless Branch Network
  • DenizBank— Intelligent Workforce Management
  • Emirates NBD BANK— CRM Cockpit App
  • Yapı Kredi— SAFIR (Smart Algorithms For Information Retrieval)

Innovative Accelerator or Incubator

  • Emirates NBD Bank—3D Open Innovation
  • Fidelity Information Services, LLC—Financial Inclusion Lab in India
  • Finnovating—FinTech Unconference
  • Stone & Chalk—Develops Sydney as the leading startup ecosystem in Asia

Breakthrough Collaboration in Financial Services

  • Bank Millennium S.A. and PKO-Bank Polski—E-administration in digital banking
  • ICICI Bank and Emirates NBD —Blockchain project specifically for the banking sector
  • ID Analytics- Online Lending Network
  • SpringFour, Inc., and U.S. Bank—Improves consumer financial health and mortgage servicing operations

All nominees are considered for BAI’s Outstanding Achievement Awards. The finalists for the three honors are:

Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

  •—Streamlined online-bank account-opening process
  • Metromile—Pay-per-mile car insurance
  • Taqanu—#bank4all

Disruptive Business Banking Solution

  • B2B Pay—virtual bank accounts with unique IBAN numbers in the EU
  • BankSight, Inc—Customer Engagement Applications accelerate the launch of New Australian Digital Lending Institution Judo Capital for small business lending
  • DigiVation Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd—A solution for banks to acquire, engage and service SME clients

Most Innovative Financial Services Organization of the Year

  • CaixaBank (Spain)
  • Emirates NBD Bank (United Arab Emirates)
  • Yapı Kredi (Turkey)