Named in the “Best Use of IT for Lending” category, Portuguese fintech will compete for the award to be awarded at the 20th edition of the Banking Technology Awards along with another national institution – BPI Bank – and six more fintechs and financial institutions from the United Kingdom, the United States, Indonesia and Kazakhstan.
Organized by the BBA – British Banking Association and IFS University College, the Banking Technology Awards aim to reward innovative projects that excel in banking or financial services. The winners of the 2019 edition will be known this Thursday night, December 5, at a ceremony to be held at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square.
To João Lima Pinto, CEO of ITSCREDIT, “this appointment represents a recognition of ITSCREDIT’s value and positioning as a fintech operating globally, and is also an important indicator of the international visibility achieved by our software products designed to accompany all phases of the credit cycle – from simulation to disbursement of the credit itself ”.
In addition to ITSCREDIT and BPI Bank, Alfa Bank Kazakhstan, Bank Rakyat Indonesia and fintech Divido, Mambu, Banking Circle and nCino are nominated for the Best Use of IT for Lending Award.
Also within the scope of the Banking Technology Awards, ITSCREDIT also has the nomination of Micael Santos to win the “Rising Tech Star” award, an award that aims to distinguish financial technology professionals who stood out for their its dynamism and ability to make its mark in the industry.
The merits and experience of this Portuguese software engineer in developing solutions for the financial sector will be tested in a category that includes 9 more candidates, including senior executives from J.P. Morgan, Lloyds Banking Group and Morgan Stanley.
It is recalled that after last March, ITSCREDIT business developer Sara Martins was honored in London as the “Rising Star of the Year” under the Women in Credit Awards. , prizes awarded by Credit Strategy, a British magazine specializing in credit and financial services, ITSCREDIT was also selected last week by California magazine The Silicon Review as one of the “50 most admired companies”. companies of the year 2019 ”).
Launched in 2018, as an ITSector spin-off, ITSCREDIT has a strong vocation to operate in foreign markets, with its headquarters in the city of Porto and clients in various geographic regions, with special emphasis on Canada and the European and African continents. In Portugal, it collaborates with banks such as Crédito Agrícola, Banco Montepio, and BNI Europa.