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2020 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies, Digital Banking IQ Insights

Most Innovative Industry Partner Award:

Numerated

Numerated, Sales and Marketing Tools

Most Innovative Product Award:

Bank of America

Bank of America, Working Capital Manager

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Citi

Citibank, Payment Insights

 


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2019 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

9th Gear Technologies

9th Gear Technologies

Most Innovative Product/Feature Award:

Bank of America

Bank of America, Business Advantage Relationship Rewards

Most Innovative Industry Partner Award:

Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies, Business Account Opening and Onboarding

Honorable Mention:

KeyBank

KeyBank, Small Business Wellness Review

 


2018 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, Gateway APIs

Most Innovative Product/Feature Award:

National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada, Easy Pay National Bank

Most Innovative Industry Partner Award:

Autobooks

Autobooks, Integrated Invoicing, Payments and Accounting Software

Honorable Mention Product/Feature:

mBank

mBank, mPower Business Starter

Honorable Mention Industry Partner:

Ignite Sales

Ignite Sales, Ignite TM Discovery℠

 


2017 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

SageWorks

Sageworks, Electronic Tax Return Reader

Most Innovative Product Award:

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank, U.S. Bank Accounts Payable Optimizer

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Citi

Citi, Citi Interactive Solutions

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

Ignite Sales

Ignite Sales, Ignite LeadSync


2016 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Xero

Xero, TaxTouch App

Most Innovative Product Award:

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank, Multi Service Aviation App

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, CEO Mobile Biometric Authentication

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

BCSG

BCSG, db Impresa eXtra


2015 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Linqto

Linqto, Linqto Personal Banker

Most Innovative Product/Feature Award:

BBVA Compass Bank

BBVA Compass, Mobility Bundle

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

Yodlee

Yodlee, Business Cash Flow with Forecasting FinApp

Honorable Mention Industry Partner:

Ignite Sales

Ignite Sales, OmniChannel Relationship Management Platform


2014 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Capital One Bank

Capital One, SparkPay

Most Innovative Product/Feature Award:

Bank of the West BNP Paribas

Bank of the West, Quick Balance

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

bill.com

Bill.com, Banking Platform 2013

Honorable Mention Product/Feature:

Citi

Citi, CitiDirect BE℠ Tablet

Honorable Mention Industry Partner:

Ignite Sales

Ignite Sales, Profitability Dashboard for OmniChannel Measurement


2013 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Mitek

Mitek Systems, Mobile Deposit

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Bank of America

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CashPro Online Dashboard

Most Innovative Product Award:

Citizens Bank Financial Group

RBS Citizens, Corporate Finance Alliance

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

BCSG

BCSG, Business Hub

Honorable Mention Feature:

Citi

Citi, Trade Advisor Mobile

Honorable Mention Product:

Citi

Citi, CitiDirect eBAM

Honorable Mention Industry Partner:

Yodlee

Yodlee, Yodlee Platform


2012 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Citi

Citi, CitiDirect BE Mobile

Most Innovative Product Award:

Chase

JPMorgan Chase, Jot from Ink from Chase

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

MineralTree

MineralTree, Inc., Secure Payments Platform


2011 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Capital Access Network

Capital Access Network, Daily Remittance Platform (DRP)

Most Innovative Product Award:

Citi

Citi, Citi Treasury Diagnostics

Most Innovative Feature Award:

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank, U.S. Bank ScoreBoard

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

CashEdge

Cash Edge, Inc., Popmoney for Small Business


2010 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Bank of America

Bank of America, CashPro Online

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, Business Insight Series Online Advice Library

Honorable Mention - Feature:

SunTrust

SunTrust, Expense Manager

Most Innovative Product Award:

SunTrust

SunTrust, eClaim Revenue Gateway

Honorable Mention - Product:

Union Bank

Union Bank, Remote Deposit Integration with QuickBooks

Most Innovative Industry Partner:

Intuit

Intuit Financial Services, Business Financial Solutions

Honorable Mention - Industry Partner:

bill.com

Bill.com, Complete Bill Management and Payment


2009 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Digital Insight

Digital Insight, Small Business FinanceWorks

Most Innovative Feature Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, My Spending Report with Budget Watch

Most Innovative Product Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, FX Online for Small Business

Most Innovative Service:

Bank of America

Bank of America, Small Business Online Community


2008 Monarch Innovation Award Winners

Overall Most Innovative Award:

Bank of America

Bank of America, Easy Online Payroll

Most Innovative Feature Award:

SunTrust

SunTrust, Fraud Inspector

Most Innovative Product Award:

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, Merchant Checking

Most Innovative Service:

Bank of America

Bank of America, Online Text Chat Service