Barlow Research Announces Call for Entries for the 6th Annual Monarch Innovation Awards posted 09/12/2012

Press Release



Press Release


Barlow Research Press Release - September 6th, 2012

Barlow Research Associates, Inc. ( is proud to announce the commencement of the nomination period for the 6th annual Monarch Innovation Awards. These awards highlight exciting new advancements within the financial services industry and have recognized the innovative works of financial institutions and vendors such as Citi, MineralTree, Inc., JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, SunTrust, Intuit and who have been past Monarch Innovation Award winners.

Nick Miller, president of Clarity Advantage and Monarch Innovation Award judge, expresses the importance of innovation and why it is essential at this time by stating "Innovation is welcome anytime; significant, game-changing innovation is particularly welcome now as we look for new models to define bank-client relationships and value propositions."

The call for entries is open until December 7, 2012. Organizations interested in submitting a nomination or learning about previous Monarch Innovation Award winners can obtain more information by visiting or by calling 763-253-1817.

About the Monarch Innovation Awards:

Developed to recognize innovation in the financial services industry, the Monarch Innovation Awards are unique and coveted because an independent jury evaluates the submissions. The judges quantitatively score each submission based on uniqueness, stickiness, dependability, ease of use and value. The award is named after the monarch to symbolize the rebirth that results when old formulas and methods give way to new ways of doing things.

About Barlow Research Associates, Inc.:

Barlow Research Associates, Inc. (BRAI) was founded in 1980 to provide research and consulting services to the banking industry in the U.S. and overseas. BRAI specializes in custom research, strategic consulting and syndicated research programs in small business, middle market and Internet banking. BRAI has a wide range of experience in many financial markets and knows the questions to ask and the issues to probe.

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