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Collaborating to drive the industry forward

Your customers want a fast, simple and seamless experience in everything they do. With increasing competition and new technologies challenging the status quo, financial institutions that don’t adapt quickly to evolving customer needs risk losing business.

We’re here to help. At SWIFT, we bring the best minds together to identify industry-wide challenges and develop solutions that benefit the entire global financial ecosystem. When you Innovate with SWIFT, you’re driving the future of financial services with partners that put your needs – and your customers’ – first.

Our approach towards innovation

Innovate with SWIFT: Join us to build the future of global financial transactions

To solve shared challenges the financial ecosystem needs to collaborate. We have set a path to...

Latest insights

SWIFT Hackathon
7 July 2021 | 4 min read

SWIFT Hackathon 2021: Be part of a big idea and deliver on the promise of AI

This year’s Hackathon challenges teams to come up with innovative solutions to help financial institutions leverage...
Central Bank Digital Currencies
11 May 2021 | 4 min read

Exploring central bank digital currencies: SWIFT and Accenture publish joint paper

A new joint paper from SWIFT and Accenture looks at the opportunities and challenges of central...
Inside Innovation
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Inside Innovation

One global event. Building the next generation of financial services, together.

Finovate interview with SWIFT

Nick Kerigan, Head of Innovation Execution at SWIFT chats with David Penn, Research Analyst at Finovate, about SWIFT’s new strategy and the key benefits for the payments industry. “Our core mission has not changed, but we’re moving from a world of point-to-point messaging to end-to-end transaction orchestration,” says Kerigan. Watch the full interview to find out more, and how you can collaborate with SWIFT to innovate.

Our approach to Innovation

Our approach: Responsible innovation

All our innovation activities revolve around three core work streams: creating the next generation of SWIFT product and services, collaborating with the global ecosystem to address industry challenges, and exploring emerging technologies to assess their ability to deliver transformation.

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Innovate with SWIFT

Together with our community, we’re driving change across financial services. We’re always looking for new partners to collaborate with, so if you’ve got big ideas about the future of financial services, we’d love to talk.

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Have an idea to discuss or a challenge you need help overcoming? Get in touch with your SWIFT account manager or let us know .

SWIFT Innotribe

Since 2008, SWIFT Innotribe has worked with financial institutions, fintechs, innovation labs and top industry experts to foster collaboration, stimulate debate and facilitate action across our industry.

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The SWIFT Hackathon

Our popular hackathons bring users and providers together to solve some of the key challenges the financial industry is facing today.

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