Comtrade Fintech and Backbase form global alliance

Aug 29, 2018

Comtrade Fintech, the leading software engineering services and solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic partnership with the Dutch company Backbase, the Omni-channel Digital Banking Platform leader, which is, in turn, a strategic partner with more than 25 organizations worldwide.

With over 25 years of experience in digital banking and a successful track record, Comtrade Fintech is taking on the role of integrator of the Backbase Omni-channel Platform. Combining Comtrade’s extensive domain knowledge and proven implementation methodology with Backbase’s Omni-channel Digital Banking Platform technology, the two companies aim to empower financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation and help them effectively compete in a digital-first world.

The alliance was formed on a shared customer-centric and fast time-to-market approach. Haris Čečo, VP and GM of Comtrade Fintech, said: “Comtrade Fintech is known for cultivating long-term partnerships, while always keeping an eye on new ways to empower our clients. This strategic co-operation with Backbase enables us to do both. We are looking forward to working with Backbase and continue to develop innovative solutions for Backbase’s Omni-Channel Platform.”

The Backbase platform will also extend Comtrade Fintech portfolio, currently consisting of a sizeable scope of services and solutions, one of the latest being the chatbot Unyti, a customizable conversational platform for banking. The company plans to develop such innovative products on the Backbase platform in the future.

Since PSD2 came into effect, the banking sector has changed dramatically, giving way to new players in the business and making APIs essential. Combining Comtrade Fintech deep domain expertise and API capabilities, with Backbase’s Omni-channel Banking Platform, into a partnership, has poised them both to stand out as one large player in the fast-filling field of digital banking.


About Backbase

Backbase is a fast growing fintech software provider that empowers financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation and effectively compete in a digital-first world.

We are the creators of the Backbase Omni-Channel Banking Platform, a state-of-the-art digital banking software solution that unifies data and functionality from traditional core systems and new fintech players into a seamless digital customer experience.

We give financials the speed and flexibility to create and manage seamless customer experiences across any device, and deliver measurable business results. We believe that superior digital experiences are essential to stay relevant, and our software enables financials to rapidly grow their digital business.

More than 100 large financials around the world have standardized on the Backbase platform to streamline their digital self-service and online sales operations across all digital touchpoints. Our customer base includes HSBC, ABN AMRO, CheBanca!, Credit Suisse, Fidelity, HDFC, Hiscox, ING, KeyBank, Legal & General, NBAD, OTP, PZU, PostFinance, Navy Federal CU and Westpac.


About Comtrade 

Comtrade is a provider of strategic software engineering services and solutions. Through the understanding of the new roles in technology-savvy businesses, and with over 25 years of hands-on experience in numerous projects, Comtrade enables companies across different industries to innovate faster and reinvent their business models digitally by using agile development methodologies, innovative technology, and business acumen. We focus on global delivery and implementation in digital banking, mobility & travel, healthcare, and logistics.

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