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Open Banking Expo Awards Finalists Announced

Open Banking Expo Awards Finalists Announced

Last updated 11th Aug 2022
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Open Banking Expo is delighted to announce that the shortlist for its inaugural Awards ceremony has been released and is now live on the Open Banking Expo Awards website. More than 90 financial institutions, fintechs and open banking pioneers across the globe are featured on the list.

Open Banking Expo co-founder, Kelly Stanley, 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.”

The Open Banking Expo Awards will take place virtually during Fintech Week London on July 15 at 16:00 BST. 

The launch partners of the Open Banking Expo Awards are Crif and Equifax. It will celebrate the innovators, disruptors and visionaries across the globe who have been at the forefront of the Open Banking revolution.

The shortlist in full can be found at https://www.openbankingexpoawards.com/live/en/page/finalists

“CRIF is delighted to be a launch partner for the inaugural Open Banking Expo Awards and to be part of this Open Banking and Open Finance community,” CRIF managing director Sara Costantini said. “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.”

“It’s clear from the quality of the awards shortlist that the industry as a whole is embracing open banking innovation,” AccountStore CEO Emma Steeley said. “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”   

To view more information about the awards and to register for a virtual ticket visit www.openbankingexpoawards.com. If you would like to get involved there are still a number of sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Adam Cox on +44 7825 29522 or adam.cox@openbankingexpo.com

Finalists

Best Use of Open Banking Data
Credit Kudos
Credit Passport by CRIF Realtime
HSBC / Equifax & AccountScore (an Equifax company)
Oakbrook Finance
Plaid / Canopy
Snoop
Tink / PayPal
Yapily / Salad

Best Customer Experience
loyalBe
Klarna Open Banking
OP Financial Group
Payit by NatWest
Starling Bank

Open Banking for Good Award
Banked
BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK / Aryza & Experian
Buddy Payment B.V.
HSBC / Equifax & AccountScore (an Equifax company)
Pledjar
Sustainably
Yapily / Salad

Best Third Party Provider (TPP’s)
Ecospend
Moneyhub Enterprise
Payit by NatWest
Plaid
Token.io
TrueLayer

Best Open Banking Payments Implementation
Comma
Nordea
Nuapay
Plaid
Tesco Bank & Mastercard
TrueLayer
Vyne
Wealthify
Volt

Best Banking-as-a-Service Solution
Bottomline Technologies
Torry Harris Integration Solutions (THIS)

Best Digital Identity Solution
Applied Blockchain
Arkose Labs
Digital Identity Net
Polydigi Tech

Best Open Finance Innovation
Credit Kudos
Currensea
Experian Boost
Moneyhub
Visible Capital

Best Sandbox
Ozone API
Fintech Galaxy (TESOBE)
National Banking and Securities Commission (TESOBE)

PowerOfTheNetwork Award in association with Open Banking Implementation Entity

Credit Passport by CRIF Realtime
Experian
HSBC / Equifax & AccountScore (an Equifax company)
Ordo

Best App Proposition – Consumer
HSBC
loyalBe
Moneyhub
OP Financial Group
Paylink Solutions
Snoop

Best App Proposition – Commercial
9Spokes
ANNA
Armalytix
Bottomline Technologies
Circit
Credit Passport by CRIF Realtime

Best Open Banking Partnership – Consumer
Aiia / Lunar
Credit Kudos / CarFinance 247
HSBC / Equifax & AccountScore (an Equifax company)
Moneyhub / Mercer Money
NatWest / Facebook
Tesco Bank / Mastercard
TSB Bank / ApTap

Best Open Banking Partnership – Commercial
Ezbob / Metro Bank
FISPAN / City National Bank
The KBC Partner Hub
Ozone / Tide
Token / BNP Paribas
Yapily / Volt
YTS / Graydon

Open Banking Pioneer Award – Individual
Michelle Beyo
James Bligh
Keith Grose
Chris Michael
Simon Redfern
Sam Seaton
Mr. Open Banking AKA Eyal Sivan

Open Banking Pioneer Award – Organisation
Crif Realtime
Financial Data Exchange
GOFCoE & NatWest Group
Klarna
Konsentus
Open Banking Initiative of Canada (OBIC)
Salt Edge

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