A total of three awards were presented to UniCredit Bank in this year’s Zlatá koruna (Golden Crown) competition – two second and one third place. The competition’s expert jury was impressed by the mobile Smart Banking using fingerprint recognition, which ranked second in the Online Applications category. Also the Micro Instalment Loan for start-ups and small enterprises scored the same place in the Business Loans category. The bank’s mortgage loan with an attractive interest rate ranked third in the Mortgage Loans category.
“Regular innovations are the right way to attract clients today and succeed in the strong competition in the banking market. The Zlatá koruna awards show that UniCredit Bank is able to respond flexibly to the needs and wishes of our clients,” says Giovanni Guidi, Board Member and Head of Retail & Private Banking at UniCredit Bank.
As regards Smart Banking by UniCredit Bank, the jury this year awarded its fingerprint access, the simple control of the mobile application and the option to send payments using QR code with a second place in the Online Applications category. The Bank was also successful in the Mortgage Loans category, ranking third. In the long term, UniCredit Bank mortgage loans have been one of the most advantageous ones in the Czech market, with their actual interest rates starting at 1.39% p.a. for 1-year fixed periods.
The award for the Micro Instalment Loan for start-ups and small enterprises showed that UniCredit Bank is a reliable partner for entrepreneurs, too. Start-ups may get loans of up to CZK 250,000 from the Bank as a part of the Business Konto Start account, which is free of the maintenance fee for entrepreneurs in a package with a payment card, with free-of-charge electronic current account statements, cash deposits and withdrawals from UniCredit Bank ATMs in the Czech Republic or UniCredit Group ATMs abroad.