AI-Powered CRM, Mobile QA Tool Win at HDFC’s Digital Innovation Summit

AI-Powered CRM, Mobile QA Tool Win at HDFC's Digital Innovation Summit

HDFC Bank announced Thursday the five winners of its Digital Innovation Summit, which saw over a 100 entries from startups in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) sector, out of which 30 were shortlisted by the jury panel.

The five winners were Bengaluru-based Senseforth Technologies, which uses AI to power a customer response system; Gurgaon-based NotifyVisitors, which provides an online tool to create and show notifications; Indore-based biometric payments startup Tapits Technologies, and two Mumbai-based startups, mobile bug reporting tool provider Bugclipper, and Net Vigil Software, which provides QR code based mobile payments.

The five startups will get a chance to deploy their products in the bank, post further evaluation on technical, business, security, and compliance parameters, HDFC Bank said in a press release.

The Digital Innovation Summit received more than 100 entries from companies from all over India, the company said. Out of these, 30 were shortlisted to make presentations to a jury panel comprising of senior management from digital banking, branch banking, marketing, IT, e-commerce and cards.

“We are not just encouraging but also embracing disruptive innovation in the FinTech space in the country. […] For startups, it’s an opportunity to deploy their products and services at such a large scale,” said Mr. Nitin Chugh, Country Head, Digital Banking, HDFC Bank.

The shortlisted companies presented their ideas to the jury a week ago in Mumbai and were evaluated on uniqueness and innovation, business potential, usability and scalability, and compatibility with HDFC Bank’s business and technology platforms, the company said.

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Tags: Apps, Bugclipper, Digital Innovation Summit, Fintech, HDFC Bank, India, Internet, Net Vigil Software, Nitin Chugh,Senseforth Technologies, Startups, Tapits Technologies