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FStech Awards 2018: winners announced

Written by Chris Lemmon

Barclays, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Bank of Ireland, Wayra and Starling Bank were among the companies to scoop a coveted trophy at the 18th annual FStech Awards last night.

Celebrating excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector, this year’s awards saw a record number of entries, with the winners revealed at a prestigious gala dinner and awards ceremony at the London Marriott Hotel in Mayfair, hosted by comedian Lucy Porter.

Congratulations to all of our winners:

Best Use of Data & Analytics
Winner: Synectics Solutions

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking & Insurance - sponsored by Ping Identity
Winner: Bank of Ireland

Best Use of IT in Wholesale & Investment Banking
Winner: Deutsche Bank

Best Trading System
Winner: FlexTrade
Highly commended: Portware, a FactSet Company

Best Use of Social Networks or Gamification
Winner: Ingenico ePayments & Luckycycle

Best Use of Technology in Customer Service
Winner: Habito

Data Management Project of the Year - sponsored by Delphix
Winner: Thomson Reuters
Highly commended: London Market Group

Best Use of Mobile - sponsored by Cognizant
Winner: Starling Bank

Digital Launch of the Year
Winner: Investec Click & Invest

Anti-fraud or Security Solution of the Year
Winner: Featurespace

Compliance or RegTech Project of the Year - sponsored by Synectics Solutions
Winner: UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group

Systems Integration Project of the Year
Winner: Barclays

Blockchain Project of the Year
Winner: Finastra

Partnership or Collaboration of the Year
Winner: Apttus & Microsoft

Payments Innovation of the Year - sponsored by Equinix
Winner: Temenos

Financial Sector Innovation of the Year
Winner: TSB
Highly commended: CYBG

IT Team of the Year - sponsored by Pure Storage
Winner: HSBC

Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year
Winner: Thoughtonomy

Risk Management Software of the Year
Winner: OneTrust Privacy Management Software

Most Innovative Product of the Year - sponsored by OneTrust
Winner: Maximise IT Solutions

Technology Provider of the Year
Winner: Mambu

Online Technology Provider of the Year
Winner: Traydstream

Most Disruptive Financial Sector Technology
Winner: ClearBank

Consumer Finance Product of the Year
Winner: Habito

FinTech or InsurTech Startup of the Year
Winner: PensionBee

Incubator or Investment Initiative of the Year
Winner: Wayra

Social Responsibility Award
Winner: Virgin Money

Judges Award for promoting Innovation in the Sector
Winner: Wayra

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