Apiture CEO Chris Babcock Named Top Innovator in 2023 WilmingtonBiz 100

Babcock recognized as regional leader for the fourth consecutive year

Wilmington, NC — December 14, 2023 — Chris Babcock, CEO of Apiture, a leading digital banking solutions provider, has been named an Innovator in the Wilmington Business Journal’s 2023 WilmingtonBiz Top 100. The program acknowledges 100 influential Power Players, Innovators, Connectors, and Rising Stars who shape the business landscape of Southeastern North Carolina. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Babcock has received this recognition.

Under Babcock’s leadership, Apiture delivers innovative digital banking solutions to more than 300 banks and credit unions across the U.S. In November, Apiture announced a $10 million funding round, which will be used to accelerate product development and amplify sales and marketing initiatives in response to growing demand for the Apiture Digital Banking Platform.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Wilmington Business Journal again this year,” said Babcock. “I am thrilled to help drive Apiture’s culture of innovation and lead a team that is passionate about delivering cutting-edge digital banking solutions to our clients.”

This recognition caps an award-winning year for Apiture, which was recently recognized for the Most Effective Bank-FinTech Partnership at the IBS Intelligence Global FinTech Innovation Awards. Apiture was also named the Gold Winner for Embedded Finance Innovation in the Juniper Research Future Digital Awards and Fintech/Insurtech of the Year by the 2023 NC TECH Awards.

About Apiture:

Apiture delivers award-winning digital banking solutions to banks and credit unions throughout the U.S. Our flexible, highly configurable solutions meet a wide range of financial institutions’ needs, from leveling the playing field with larger institutions to supporting growth through innovative data intelligence and embedded banking strategies. With our API-first approach, our clients can maximize the capabilities of their platform while preserving a seamless user experience. Our exclusive focus on digital banking, and a team with hundreds of years of collective experience working at U.S. financial institutions, means we’re dedicated to meeting the unique needs of our clients while providing a level of support that’s unmatched in the industry. Apiture is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina, with offices in Austin, Texas. To learn more, visit  and follow Apiture on LinkedIn.

Media Contact:

Derrius Rodgers
Caliber Corporate Advisers


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