UnionBank PR | April 16, 2019
EON by UnionBank was recently awarded Best Payment Innovation by Retail Banker International (RBI) Asia during the 2019 RBI Asia Trailblazer Awards held in Singapore. EON bested other entries with its neobanking platform that offers a suite of deposit, consumer finance, and payment products, leveraging on the latest technology to deliver an enjoyable experience, and complemented by agent branches nationwide.
Baltao was also one of the speakers at the RBI Asia Trailblazer Summit 2019 where he talked about redefining the neobank* for emerging markets.
For the past 36 years, Retail Banker International (RBI) has been the only global editorially independent retail banking briefing service and an essential resource for C-level executives.
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I am happy that the efforts to drive a culture of agility, perseverance, and out-of-the-box thinking in the team continue to bear fruit. This award fuels us to step up even more to delight our customers.
– Paolo Baltao, EON Banking Group Head, UnionBank
With EON’s new website and app, customers can open an account, apply for a loan, move money, pay bills, and buy prepaid credits, instantly. They can browse through products and services, select and add to their cart — just like shopping online — then checkout in one go using an EON account or any Mastercard- or Visa-powered prepaid or debit card. What’s more, accessing the EON app using mobile data on any network is free.
* A neobank is a type of direct bank that is 100% digital and reaches customers on mobile apps and personal computer platforms only. (Wikipedia)