Open Banking Expo unveils Awards finalists

Ellie Duncan
18 Jun 2021

Open Banking Expo has revealed the finalists for its inaugural Awards, with more than 90 financial institutions, fintechs and Open Banking pioneers from around the world making the shortlist.

The Open Banking Expo Awards, which will take place virtually during Fintech Week London on 15 July at 16:00 BST, celebrate the innovators, disruptors and visionaries who have been at the forefront of the Open Banking revolution.

Kelly Stanley, co-founder of Open Banking Expo, said: “I’d like to thank everyone who submitted their entries.

“The quality and volume of submissions blew us away; the judging panel will have a difficult job in deciding who the winners will be! We are looking forward to revealing them at the ceremony in July.”

Categories in this year’s Awards include Best Use of Open Banking Data, Best Open Banking Payments Implementation, Best Open Finance Innovation and #PowerOfTheNetwork Award.

Crif and Equifax are the launch partners of the Open Banking Expo Awards.

Sara Costantini, managing director of CRIF, said not only are they “delighted” to be a launch partner, but also to be part of the Open Banking and Open Finance community.

“We are proud to align our brand with the companies and individuals that are the driving force behind Open Banking and Open Finance across the globe, and we would like to congratulate all the shortlisted candidates and wish them the best of luck,” Constantini said.

Emma Steeley, CEO of AccountScore, an Equifax company, added: “It’s clear from the quality of the awards shortlist that the industry as a whole is embracing Open Banking innovation.

“We strongly believe in the power of transaction data to help organisations transform how they make decisions about their customers, so we are delighted to be involved in the Open Banking Expo Awards.”

Click here to view the shortlist in full and find out if your organisation has been named as a finalist.

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