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 (India) 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 - 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)