NEW YORK, March 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bank Director, the leading information resource for the directors and officers of financial institutions in the United States, hosted its annual FinTech Day at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on March 1. The company hosted bank leaders, fintech executives, investors and analysts interested in exploring emerging trends and challenges facing both industries as they grow and scale their businesses.
At the event, Bank Director introduced a new line of business, FinXTech. This new initiative connects key executives and founders of financial technology companies with the decision makers of financial institutions to build stronger, more sustainable relationships that ultimately benefit consumers.
In addition to the day’s program, the winners and finalists of Bank Director’s Best Of FinXTech Awards were announced prior to the Closing Bell Ceremony. They include:
Best Of FinXTech Award Winners:
1 BizEquity & Metro Bank
2 CheckAlt & CNLBank (Acquired by Valley National Bancorp 12.1.15)
3 Malauzai Software, Inc. & Somerset Trust Company
4 MineralTree & City National Bank
5 nCino & Univest Bank
Best Of FinXTech Award Finalists:
1 D+H USA Corporation & Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union
2 Daon & USAA
3 Ignite Sales & Central Bancompany
4 StrategyCorps & First Financial Bank
5 Zopa & Metro Bank (UK)
Through the Best Of FinXTech Awards, Bank Director recognizes the efforts made to grow a bank through collaboration and partnerships by and between banks and fintech companies. The Best Of FinXTech Awards were designed to recognize standout performances based on a criteria of innovation, growth by revenue and strength of integration.
About Bank Director
Since 1991, Bank Director has served as a leading information resource for the directors and officers of financial institutions. Through its monthly Bank Director magazine, executive-level research, annual conferences, and its website, BankDirector.com, Bank Director reaches the leaders of the institutions that comprise America’s banking industry. Bank Director is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. More information can be found at www.bankdirector.com or www.finxtech.com.
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