The CEO of Portuguese fintech ITSCREDIT, João Lima Pinto, is among the six nominees for the ‘Executive of the Year’ award, to be awarded by the Finovate organization, the most prestigious technology-oriented fair for the financial sector. world-wide next Tuesday, September 24, at the Edison Ballroom in New York.
In what will be the first-ever edition of the Finovate Awards, the ‘Executive of the Year’ award aims to highlight the leader who holds an executive-level position in a world-leading bank, technology company or Fintech, whose leadership led to the major achievements in the financial industry over the past year.
Composed of a panel of 14 experts for over 10 years at the forefront of financial and banking technology, the Finovate Awards judges took into account the role of João Lima Pinto in leading the team that developed the credit platform from Portugal. online ITSCREDIT.
This platform is distinguished by four independent modules, which include a support tool for ITS Risk Analysis, a multi-product and currency simulation engine (ITS Calculators), a platform capable of managing and monitor all phases of the credit origination / lending cycle and allow integration with partner entity business models (ITS Flowcredit) and a system capable of centralizing arrears management (Collections).
According to ITSCREDIT, the use of this online credit platform has already led to a 31% increase in leads, a 21% increase in lending volume and 22% efficiency. At the same time, there was a 35% decrease in the waiting time until credit approval, a 19% decrease in operating costs and a 43% reduction in new product launch times.
With almost 20 years of experience in the financial sector, João Lima Pinto has also been actively involved in the design and implementation of innovative omnichannel credit solutions, actively contributing to ITSCREDIT’s assurance that its customers will be present in all digital channels, immediate access to fast operations, timely availability of new products on the market and the ability to work in the Cloud.
The Finovate Awards organization also highlights the ITS Flowcredit product, which has been recurrently rated as a high-performance tool and highly recommended for organizations wishing to focus on digitizing their work and improving efficiency and service delivery, as well as reducing working hours and the need for documentation to their clients.
Under the leadership of João Lima Pinto, ITSCREDIT targets customers in various geographic regions, with particular emphasis on Canada and the European and African continents. In Portugal, ITSCREDIT collaborates with banks such as Crédito Agrícola, Banco Montepio, and BNI Europa.
Launched in 2018 and specializing in the development of software products designed to monitor all phases of the credit life cycle – from simulation to credit availability/contracting – ITSCREDIT has a strong vocation to operate in foreign markets. its headquarters in the city of Porto.