PRESS RELEASE: Global Finance Names The Innovators 2024 – Top Financial Innovations by Category

Global Finance has named the Top Financial Innovations across critical categories as part of the Innovators Awards for 2024. Winning organizations include banks, companies and fintechs.

This is Global Finance’s eleventh annual awards program recognizing entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. A full report on The Innovators 2024 will be published in the June print and digital editions of Global Finance as well as on 

The June issue will also include the Most Innovative Banks and Fintechs and the Top Global Financial Innovations.

Global Finance will announce the World’s Best Financial Innovation Labs in the September issue. These awards were previously announced in the June issue but have been separated this year to give each program additional attention as stand alone awards. 

“Innovation continues to help banks and other financial institutions gain a strategic competitive advantage over their peers,” said Joseph Giarraputo, founder and editorial director of Global Finance. “By harnessing new technologies and imaginative thinking, this year’s winners have developed groundbreaking solutions to both ease customer pain points and deliver outstanding user experiences.”

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 were required for consideration.

Banco BradescoMost Innovative Use of Gen AIUse of Generative Artificial Intelligence to Analyze Minutes and Announcements of the Monetary Policy Committee (Copom of the Central Bank) and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC of the Fed)
Deniz BankBest Agriculture Smart AssistantAgriculture Intelligence App (Deniz’den Toprağa) Smart Agriculture Assistant
Eurasian BankBest Use of AI to Monitor FundsAutomating residential complex construction
Kapital BankBest Use of AI in Digital TransformationDigital Transformation
BBVA SwitzerlandBest Digital Asset ServiceDigital asset and crypto banking offering
China Central Depositary &
Clearing Co.
Best Public Platform for Digital BondsBlockchain-based Digital Bond Project
R3Best Digital Currency, Digital Asset
Integration and Interoperability Solution
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)Best Complete Suite of Treasury ServicesWhite Label Treasury Management System & Sustainable – Supply Chain Finance
Gulf International BankBest SCF Onboarding SolutionAutomated Supplier onboarding tool for electronic Supply Chain Finance
Intesa SanpaoloBest Cross Border Cash Optimization
New Cash Management Program
TreasurUpBest Excess Liquidity SolutionBest Excess Liquidity Solutions in Commercial Banking
CTBC BankBest Fraud Risk Management InnovationCustomer Level Fraud Prevention – AI Skynet Project & Next-generation Digital Credit Evaluation Process
KASIKORN Business-Technology
Best eKYC Innovation To Minimize Facial
Facial Liveness Detection System
SmartStreamBest Regulatory InnovationSmartStream RDS EMIR Refit – Data Management Service
Dukhan BankBest Omnichannel InnovationDukhan Bank Omnichannel
National Bank of KuwaitMost Improved App For Digital PaymentsDigital Payment Innovations in the New NBK Mobile Banking Application
Qatar Islamic BankBest App To Encourage Financial
QIB Lite App
Weyay BankMost Innovative App For Young PeopleJeel Weyay
Arab BankBest Embedded Finance SolutionOmnify
Bank MillenniumBest UX For CorporatesBank Millennium For Companies
Mobile App
Papaya GlobalBest Payroll InnovationPapaya Global’s Workforce Payments solution
Standard BankBest B2B Recommendation EngineSmartNudge
AkbankBest Portfolio Management InnovationDigital Portfolio Management
Banco do BrasilMost Innovative Lending SolutionDigital Compliance – Taxpayer Refund Advance Loans
MarkazBest Momentum Fund InnovationGCC Momentum Fund
Stewards Investment CapitalBest Fixed Income Investment
APEX Structured Liquidity Solution
Banco BPIBest SME App Providing Financial and
Regulatory Solutions
Boubyan BankBest SME Payments InnovationBusiness Banking ePay
OTP GroupBest Digital Credit InnovationNaturália

The winning organizations listed above are presented alphabetically within their categories and are not ranked.


For editorial information, please contact Andrea Fiano, editor,

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