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Is your bank contemplating a new project to obtain strategic IT capabilities? Don’t know where to start? Weighing the pros and cons of IT outsourcing can be stressful.
Use this interactive quiz to evaluate your bank’s unique circumstances, the risks and regulatory requirements, and balance these considerations against the advantages of outsourcing your key IT capabilities.
Additional information is available in the IT Outsourcing white paper.
A community bank’s core processor should be a strategic partner that supports the bank’s long-term business objectives.
The ICBA Core Processor Resource Guide will help community banks with some of the more important aspects of managing this relationship to maximize the return on their technology investments.
Is your bank contemplating a new project to obtain strategic IT capabilities? Don’t know where to start? Visit our technology advocacy page for useful resources and documents.
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Sep. 19, 2023
Washington, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2023) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) celebrates this year’s FinovateFall 2023 Best of Show winner, Chimney, a member of the 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort.
Finovate is a demo-focused conference series that showcases innovative financial and banking technologies to senior financial and banking executives, fintech leaders, and investors. Audience members voted to select Chimney as one of six Best of Show winners.
“We congratulate ICBA ThinkTECH accelerator alum Chimney on being named Best of Show for FinovateFall 2023,” ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Charles Potts said. “Chimney's innovative platform stood out and aligned perfectly with our goal of focusing on technology that fuels better customer experiences for community banks. The company continues to demonstrate its commitment to serving the needs of community banks and their customers, and this latest recognition from Finovate is a testament to their efforts.”
Chimney helps customers make smarter financial decisions and connect with the right products online, directly from their banks. Its Chimney Home solution gives homeowners actionable advice about their home value, equity, borrowing power, and pre-qualified offers. The product uses a combination of modern property data and award-winning technology to help financial institutions better serve homeowners.
"From the start, our team has focused on helping banks take their customer relationships to the next level, and our recognition from Finovate validates Chimney's newest product offering: Chimney Home," said Matthew Covi, co-founder and CEO of Chimney. "Developing our product suite and winning industry accolades like Finovate's Best of Show has been a team effort, and the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program has been integral to our success. Their nationally acclaimed accelerator program provided us with key resources that helped shaped our strategy and ensured our solutions made a meaningful impact for community banks across the country. We are proud to be among ICBA's Accelerator Alumni."
For more information about the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, visit icba.org/accelerator.
The Independent Community Bankers of America® creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, and high-quality products and services.
With 45,000 locations nationwide, community banks employ nearly 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding $5.9 trillion in assets, $4.8 trillion in deposits, and $3.9 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers' dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA's website at www.icba.org.
New York-based Chimney™ is transforming the way financial institutions guide customers through their buying journey. Known for its next-generation calculators, Chimney™ delivers modern, digital tools that help banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders and insurance companies compete in today’s landscape. Winner of the FinovateSpring 2021 Best of Show, Chimney™’s solutions are designed for the digital age – built to win more customers, capture better customer data and help move leads faster in the era of digital transformation. That’s why the company is trusted by over 60 of the top financial institutions nationwide, including Banks, Credit Unions, and Lenders. For more information, visit www.chimney.io.
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