ChoiceOne Bank was recently selected as one of five finalists in the country for the 2019 Best SMB/SME Banking Solution award by the Finovate Group, a global research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology.
The Best SMB/SME Banking Solution award is given to a bank or financial institution that excels at engaging with small and medium sized businesses and enterprises by offering quality products and an exceptional digital experience. ChoiceOne Bank is the only bank nominated in this category.
“We are extremely pleased to be one of five organizations across the country to receive this nomination for our innovative small business solutions,” said ChoiceOne Bank Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Adom Greenland. “This nomination by Finovate puts us on the map with major fintech companies across the country and showcases our continued advancement in small business technology.”
ChoiceOne Bank has partnered with Michigan fintech companies to offer innovative banking strategies to retail and business customers. One of ChoiceOne’s partnerships is with Autobooks, a Michigan-based company with headquarters located in Detroit. Autobooks is the first fully integrated payments and accounting platform for small businesses that is delivered through ChoiceOne Bank’s online banking. It is exclusively designed for small businesses to integrate banking, accounting, and invoicing easily and seamlessly.
Taking the lead in offering customers financial technology, ChoiceOne offers mobile banking, mobile deposits, innovative payroll solutions, online loan applications, online account openings and a digital mobile savings tool.
“As the local community bank, we work hard to support our customers as well as our entrepreneurs and small business owners,” said Greenland. “Pursuing innovative strategies by partnering with Michigan fintech companies and pioneering innovative services allows us to offer our customers the best technology along with our personalized local service. We are definitely the bank for small business.”
The winners of the 2019 Finovate Awards will be announced September 24 at the Edison Ballroom in New York. This event celebrates the fintech industry’s best and brightest companies driving fintech innovation forward and the individuals who are bringing new ideas to life.
The Finovate Group is a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. Our team runs the Finovate and FinDEVr conference series and authors the associated blogs. In 2007, Finovate launched its first event in New York and expanded to San Francisco in 2008, London in 2010, Singapore in 2012 and the fintech developer community in 2014 with the new conference series, FinDEVr, with events in Silicon Valley and New York. Finovate (@Finovate) is the only conference series focused exclusively on showcasing the best and most innovative new financial and banking technologies. Finovate conferences consistently attract large, high-impact audiences of senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs. Please see https://finovate.com/ for more information.
Autobooks is a fintech company headquartered in Detroit, MI - providing integrated invoicing, payment and accounting software for small businesses. Through Autobooks, financial institutions can become a digital destination for business owners, providing essential back-office services that help build stronger relationships, grow deposits, increase fee-income and proactively identify new lending opportunities. Please visit www.autobooks.co to learn more.