The Banking Technology Awards have announced the finalists for 2018, including Ignition Advice as a finalist in the category Best Use of IT in Private Banking / Wealth Management. The Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services worldwide, and the people who make it happen. (For a full list of award categories and finalists visit here.)

“This is an exciting time for Ignition as our international business is developing and our reputation is growing at a rapid rate. To be a finalist in a respected and highly competitive global event such as the Banking Technology Awards recognises Ignition as a rising global player in the fintech space.”.

Manish Prasad, Group CEO, Ignition Advice.

Ignition is the only Australian-founded firm to have reached the Award’s finalist stage, and the only fintech to have been selected as a finalist in the category Best Use of IT in Private Banking / Wealth Management. Other finalists in this category are DBS Bank, JP Morgan, Raiffeisen Bank International and Saxo Bank.

“As a relatively young company, it is a huge achievement for Ignition to be in a peer group including the world’s largest financial institutions and technology firms. We see this as reflective of the quality and innovation of the services we provide and the partners we are attracting.”.

Alan Quinlan, CEO, Ignition Advice Ireland.

Founded in 2008 in Sydney, Australia, Ignition Advice has a well established Australian business providing highly customised, bank grade, SaaS technology for enterprise clients. The Australian team currently provides member engagement solutions and journeys for two of the top tier industry superannuation (pension) funds, and has a strong history of working with leading institutions.

Ignition Advice offers international customers a multi-currency, multi-language platform, customised to local customs and regulatory compliance requirements. Ignition Advice launched its European business in 2017, opening an office in Dublin, Ireland. Led by Alan Quinlan, Ignition Advice Ireland CEO, the business has quickly secured a tier one banking client, with further enterprise partnerships to follow in the near future.



The Banking Technology Awards

Now in their nineteenth year, the Banking Technology Awards are organised by FinTech Futures.

For banks and financial institutions, winning a Banking Technology Award proves the value of their technology investments and showcases their skills, commitment, creativity and execution.

For software providers, a Banking Technology Award is a valuable recognition of the company’s products and services, and an endorsement by the fintech community.

For individuals and teams, a Banking Technology Award is a prized acknowledgment of the demonstrated skills, leadership, vision, inspiration and dedication to the industry’s betterment.

Finalists in the 2018 awards include a who’s who of the financial service industry: Bank of England, Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, RBS, Morgan Stanley, and Societe Generale. For a full list of finalists visit here.

The awards will be celebrated at a gala dinner in London on December 13, 2018.