Easy and cost-effective financial services

Easy and cost-effective financial services

RussiaKyiv, Ukraine
Organization type: 
for profit
Project Stage:
Established
Budget: 
$1,000 - $10,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

Results-oriented team makes financial services for corporates and business individuals simple to operate, easy to use and cost-effective to succeed.

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

In the business world today it is important to have reliable and secure network for sending sensitive business information as well as it is crucial to be able to process all the messages fast and easy.A lot of financial institutions face the problem of the difficult access to specific types of financial messages as well as the possibility that their message will not be acknowledged due to the wrong format.We are as SWIFT partners provide the IT solution that makes it easier and safer to make transactions. We help smaller institutions to increase business effectiveness by simplifiing SWIFT processing, minimizing maintenance costs and providing seamless of integration, full automation and Straight Through Processing.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Our web-based application allows operators to connect to the SWIFT network and send/receive files or SWIFT messages through a secured internet connection. Intellect Link supports all range of SWIFT Standards and can be upgraded with proprietary messages documents standards, and it will auto-generate user interface for entering and validating messages, while also using all Intellect Link functionality such as errors handling, transformations, etc. IT includes custom and standard validation and transformation services, which will validate and correct common mistakes, while reporting about other mistakes, or routing error messages to Modification queue, for example. Intellect Link has built-in service both in GUI and as a part of automated workflow, which allows to transliterate symbols using transliteration standards (RUR-6, RUS-6, can add others if needed). It embedded composed engine for automated transformation and routing messages from source to destination.
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

Our mission is to help our clients - financial institutions and corporates - to improve their performance by reducing operational risks, time and cost. With our services the recipient should not wait for confirmation of delivery, can place and handle message processing at different speeds, which significantly increases effective interaction between applications, and able to easily control the estimation on all the messages and store the message on his\her desktop. Remote cooperation and business flow management are significant advantages to our services. Syntactic and semantic validation of MT/MX messages against SWIFT Standards is the best guarantee that all values will comply with the SWIFT rules. Intellect Link minimizes risks of SWIFT messages delay or rejection providing mutual integration and transformation. Hints and included BIC directory makes it easier to follow all the SWIFT information according financial messaging. The immediate automated/manual upload of data from Back office provides the basic integration with back office simplifying all the business processes. The most we value the success of our clients, for that reason we provide integration regarding platform and language. Intellect Link has transliteration option: Russian (RUR-6, Rus-6, UkrSWIFT) giving benefits into partnerships. Moreover Intellect Link is built-in middleware with user-friendly interface that simplifies the message processing as well as it follows 4-eyes principle making the solution secure and reliable.
Sustainability

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

IntellectTechnologies is SWIFT Solution Partner since 2007 and Service Partner since 2009. The mission of the company is to deliver worldwide a first class professional service to all SWIFT users in the area of integration of SWIFT network and services. There is number of companies that have similar expertise indeed we do our best to remain leaders by providing highly specialized certified services for seamless and mutual integration of any business applications. Our expertise covers the fields: providing full STP; SWIFT and Non-SWIFT messaging protocols and their integration; development of new connectors allowing integration with business application; full-cycle Java related development to solve costumers' problems. We provide support at all stages of the project and post-go-live support
Team

Founding Story

In the year 2007 our first version of IntellectLink was successfully launched. Without any specific marketing promotional strategy we had a lot of clients asking for a help. It happened that we got known by clients recommendations to other communities. It was the moment when we realized that our products are valuable in the financial market.
About You
Organization:
IntellectTechnologies
About You
First Name

Alina

Last Name

Mykytyuk

About Your Organization
Organization Name

IntellectTechnologies

Organization Country

, KY, Kyiv

Country where this project is creating social impact
How long has your organization been operating?

More than 5 years

Has the organization received awards or honors? Please tell us about them

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Innovation
How long have you been in operation?

Operating for 1‐5 years

Which of the following best describes the barrier(s) your innovation addresses? Choose up to two

Access, Cost.

Social Impact
Please describe the goal of your initiative; outline what you are trying to achieve

Being in the market for 5 years brought positive recognition of financial institutions already. Our main goal today is to reach corporates, business individuals, brokers and dealers to meet their needs, to enable mutual integration between all business applications in order to make our product flexible to different types of financial messages and files.

Which barrier(s) to financial inclusion does your solution seek to address? (select all applicable)

The lack of affordable financial products tailored to the needs of underserved and excluded communities,.

If you selected 'other' above, please specify which other barriers to financial inclusion you solution seeks to address:
For which underserved or excluded communities will your solution create access to valuable, affordable, secure and comprehensive financial services?

We are trying to meet the needs of broker and dealers, small businesses or entrepreneurs that need fast and secure access to financial services at low cost.

Could your solution work in other geographies or regions? If so, where?

Our team of professional engineers has implemented integration services in more than 20 countries already. Our mission is to provide first-class services worldwide. It is easy to realize as for ability to implement remoted installation, control and support.

If your solution is dramatically successful, how will things be different in 10 years?

Our dream is to bring in new opportunities to business. It will affect business field dramatically regarding Straight Through processing, seamless integration as well as validation and transliteration options. From that time entrepreneurs will forget about the necessity of long documentation process, about the possibility of message delay or rejection and about danger that business information will be received by other person.

What will have had to have changed to make this happen?

We have enough knowledge, expertise and skills, however we still need some investment for creating secure enviroment for IT solutions.

What has been the impact of your solution to date?

We have implemented our projects all over the world. With the help of our product more than 100 small to medium size banks and business individuals can easily make SWIFT transactions at low cost and high security.

What is your projected impact over the next five years?

Over the next 5 years IntellectTechnologies plan to extend support department, services for corporates and medium financial organizations (brokers-dealers, trades organizations); get own SWIFT connectivity (Integration Test Bed); provide integrations with Treasury Management System (TMS).

What barriers might hinder the success of your project? How do you plan to overcome them?

Financial crisis and unstable political system are constant and usual barriers. For that reason we built plans to overcome them by service extension, support improvements, as well as we have offices both in US and in Belgium. Market competition is an issue to keep control in as well. Here we could continue do our best to remain leaders, build strong partnership bonds with different IT companies as well as constantly researching market. We could also face lack of resources problem. For that reason it will be important to provide certification of existing staff and hiring a new people.

Winning entries present a strong plan for how they will achieve and track growth. Identify your six-month milestone for growing your impact
Identify three major tasks you will have to complete to reach your six-month milestone
Task 1

Full SWIFT Alliance and SAP certification

Task 2

Get own SWIFT connectivity (Integration Test Bed)

Task 3

Piloting with ITB, getting new customers for SWIFT integrations

Now think bigger! Identify your 12-month impact milestone
Identify three major tasks you will have to complete to reach your 12-month milestone
Task 1

Increase costumers number

Task 2

Improve the positioning company in the world financial market

Task 3

Use technology assets and marketing efforts to create new products and to develop new business lines.

Sustainability
Tell us about your partnerships

We are SWIFT Service Partner and SWIFT Solution Partner. For 5 years already we share the risks, costs and responsibilities of being in business. As partners we do our best provide benefits to SWIFT community. We keep the strong partnership and always follow the issues discussed earlier. Conducting business in a way that does not adversely affect SWIFT's interests; providing a high level of services or products to SWIFT users; following applicable laws, with integrity, and acting in accordance with the highest professional standards - makes our partnership reliable and valuable.

Are you currently targeting other specific populations, locations, or markets for your innovation? If so, where and why?

For now our main target is banks communities as we have all needed services for them regarding message types, as well the biggest impact of our solution is in Russia for the transliteration reason. However we started to improve our solution with features that access different kinds of messages and files important for corporates and work on Arabic transliteration that will create a great change in the business partnership in Arabic countries. Our team has successfully provided several services to corporates already.

What type of operating environment and internal organizational factors make your innovation successful?

Our company includes experienced professional experts in the field of IT services. Our engineers are the ones who make a huge impact on the quality of our services. They are enthusiastic and initiative about each solution as well as it is important for them to have the ideal perfect solution. Another hand is our management team - passionate, proactive, process-driven and fearless. Those two aspects create maverick, team-focused and results-oriented bond that makes innovation successful.

Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren't specified within the list

Our qualified professional team is always ready to provide first-class services in order to realize someone plans.