Nominations for the 2022 Tekkie Awards Are Now Open

The Finopotamus Tekkie Awards, co-sponsored by Credit Union tech-talk, recognize outstanding achievement in the field of credit union technology. The winners of the 2022 awards, acknowledging the technology stars of 2021, will be announced in Q2 of this year. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories:

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. For credit unions that have deployed AI-based solutions to improve internal operations and/or enhance the member experience.

  • Core Integration. For credit unions that have achieved exceptional success integrating a wide range of third-party products via API or other means.

  • Lending. For credit unions that deployed lending technology that improved member experience and/or strengthened the loan portfolio.

  • Marketing and Member Communications. For credit unions that have employed digital marketing and communication tools to raise member awareness, improve the member experience and increase sales.

  • Payments. For credit unions that have implemented advanced, innovative payment technologies.

  • Self-Service. For credit unions that created self-service channels that push the idea of a frictionless, omnichannel experience to new levels.

  • Technologist of the Year. For individual credit union technologists who have shown exceptional vision and leadership solving business problems, enhancing the member experience and contributing to the greater good of credit union technology.

Using the nomination form, please provide the following information:

  • Describe in detail the situation or need that prompted the actions described in this nomination.

  • Describe in detail the technology that was deployed to address the situation or need.

  • Describe the measurable results that were achieved.

Nominations are limited to state and federally chartered U.S. credit unions, as well as Canadian credit unions, but can be submitted by the credit union itself, by a technology provider, or by a PR agency. The entry is fee $149. The deadline for submission is May 4, 2022.