Jan 01 2012

Making the Grade: The FinovateFall 2011 Report Card

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262

Financial institution executives are busy, so giving 63 companies seven minutes each to present their ideas in just two days makes sense.

Report Number 262

Executive Summary

Finovate Explained—Founded in 1994, Finovate is a series of conferences that showcase the best new innovations in financial and banking technology via short, fast-paced demos and high-quality networking. Finovate events are organized by Online Financial Innovations, a firm known for its research publication Online Banking Report and popular blog NetBanker.com.

What is the research about?

Following is an overview of the nine ideas that were ranked Best in Show by the FinovateFall 2011 audience. In addition, they’ve been given a report card grade based on the rankings of Filene’s evaluators, which factored in the viability of the idea, relevance to credit unions, and connection to a consumer need. We encourage you to read the snapshots and follow the links to view the original Finovate presentations. You’ll be amazed at what can be accomplished in only seven minutes.

What are the credit union implications?

The ideas presented at FinovateFall 2011 showcase eye-opening and applicable products and services credit unions can implement into their growth strategy. It's always the perfect time for credit unions to engage with the next generation.