Press Release: Global Finance’s Outstanding Financial Innovators By Region and Crisis Finance Innovations 2021

Global Finance has announced the selections for Outstanding Financial Innovators by Region, in both the banking and fintech sectors, for its annual Innovators Awards for 2021.

In addition this year, to recognize the financial industry’s extraordinary and agile response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Global Finance has added Outstanding Crisis Finance Innovation Awards. These global and regional honors highlight innovations launched or introduced in response to the unprecedented conditions in the past year. 

“Finance innovations proved critical to speeding needed support to different stakeholders during the health care crisis,” said Joseph Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance. “Fintech developments continue to ease corporate and retail customers’ decisionmaking about what to do with their money as well as their ability to execute the necessary transactions. Our Innovators awards showcase the leading creative issues of the past year.”

This is the publication’s ninth annual awards recognizing entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. A full report on The Innovators 2021 will be published in the June print and digital editions of Global Finance and on 

Also in the June issue, and covered in separate press releases available on, are the publication’s annual report on the World’s Best Financial Innovation Labs and selections for Outstanding Innovations in the following categories: Cash Management, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance, Payments, Trade Finance and Special Honors.

All selections were made by the editorial board of Global Finance with the input of reporters who are experts on the functions being served by these innovators. Entries from banks and other organizations were required for consideration.

For editorial information, please contact Andrea Fiano, editor,

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