Qorus Banking Innovation Awards 2021

2021 was the eighth edition of the now Qorus Banking Innovation Awards. The awards competition, which recognizes the best in banking innovation, attracted a record-breaking 816 entries from nearly 300 institutions in 73 countries this year.

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  • Offering Innovation 2021

    Breakthrough concepts that dramatically enhance or transform the products or functions which generate revenue for banks, such as credit, payments, open banking and others.

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  • Neobanks & Specialized Players 2021

    The creation and/or application of innovative technology that substantially enhances customers’ banking experience and/or develops new sources of revenue for the industry. This category is reserved for banking start-ups and spinoffs, and technology firms working within the banking industry, whose innovations are stage-one funded, have a market release proposition, and/or have completed a successful market proof of concept.

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  • Digital Marketing & Sales 2021

    Innovations that transform the bank’s awareness generation, positioning, lead management and conversion, and related customer communication.

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  • Analytics & Artificial Intelligence 2021

    Innovations that use data, analytics and AI at scale to improve the bank’s offerings, experiences and operations.

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  • Reimagining the Customer Experience 2021

    Significant enhancements in the bank’s distribution channels and its management of customer communications, engagement and relationships.

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  • Future Workforce 2021

    Changes to work, the workforce and the employee experience. This includes the use of data, technology and new approaches to how employees are supported by machines and upskilled, and how work is organized, performed, measured and managed.

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  • Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking 2021

    Innovations that advance the bank’s social purpose and its commitment to being a good corporate citizen and a true ally of its customers.

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  • Global innovators

Featured Innovations

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    Enterprise Architect Governance Platform

    Our aim with our project is to create a governance model that enables the evaluation of the impact of the...

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    Onset of 2020 was marked by widespread disruption caused by COVID-19, which resulted in lockdowns & curtailed movements and brought...

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    Satfarm Intelligence

    Following were the stage wise steps taken into account to build the entire architecture to cater to the Life cycle...

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    iGenome, our approach to N=1

    iGenome is the digital twin of the customer, this is being consumed by both digital as well as physical channels...

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    e-Discounting System (e-DS)

    e-DS is powered by DLT based blockchain technology which aims at re-defining & digitally transforming the Domestic Supply Chain Ecosystem....

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    Nykredit’s sustainable and unique value proposition for Danish homeowners

    In Nykredit we have an ambition on behalf of our customers. Being green should be an easy choice! That is...

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    Trade Chain

    TradeChain is evolutionary as it aims to create an ecosystem that facilitates trade on blockchain technology. The platform uses Distributed...

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    VK Genesis

    Using the motto of growth with technology, Vakıf Katılım Bank launched the VK Genesis project in 2020. The aim of...