31th Alpbach Finance Symposium
Most innovative financial service 2017: Online Funding Finder from UniCredit Bank Austria

  • The interactive Funding Finder from UniCredit Bank Austria is a digital solution for Austrian companies to obtain a quick overview amid the jungle of funding opportunities
  • Eighth year running that UniCredit Bank Austria has been presented with the award “most innovative financial solution of the year”

At the 31th Alpbach Finance Symposium, UniCredit Bank Austria's “Online Funding Finder” corporate customer solution was voted the most innovative financial solution of 2017 by forum participants. This marks the eighth year running that UniCredit Bank Austria has been presented with this award.

Susanne Wendler, Area Head Corporate Clients at UniCredit Bank Austria: “Digitisation is progressing rapidly in the corporate client segment in particular. As the leading business bank, we are supporting our clients through a wide range of digital services. Receiving the award for our Online Funding Finder, as voted by decision makers in the field of economics, consolidates our pioneering role as the leading innovative bank for Austria.”

The UniCredit Bank Austria Online Funding Finder is an innovative tool designed to make it easier for companies to search for potential funding for their projects in the planning phase. A simple digital solution to give clients a quick overview of the key funding opportunities available. It takes just a few clicks to display suitable funding. The user simply has to enter a few key items of information. The Funding Finder searches through the key funding opportunities to find suitable solutions.

“With our unique range of digital services, we provide simpler procedures, speed and security for companies”, states Susanne Wendler. “Another new service we are launching soon for our clients is an online platform for supply chain finance. This will enable companies to optimise payment terms and therefore their working capital”, adds Susanne Wendler.

UniCredit counts on digitization as a key criterion for the transformation and development of the entire group. Group-wide UniCredit will invest an amount of €1.6 billion in IT and in digital innovation till 2019. UniCredit Bank Austria’s clients will also benefit from these investments.

Enquiries: UniCredit Bank Austria Media Relations
Franziska Schenker, Tel.: +43 (0) 5 05 05-51417;
E-mail: franziska.schenker@unicreditgroup.at

A printable photo of the award ceremony is available on our website www.bankaustria.at   Press > Press photos for download. The photo can be printed free of charge.