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08 July 2021 | 15:00 BST
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PayTech Project Awards Winners & Highly Commended

Best Cards Initiative

Winner: 

  • BPI - One App All payments

Highly Commended: 

  • APEXX Global - APEXX Gateway


Best Payments Initiative

Winner:

  • Modulr - Modulr gains deepest level of access to financial infrastructure in the UK 

Highly Commended: 

  • BPI - iFactoring
  • Mountain America Federal Credit Union - Balance Transfer Payoff
  • QIWI - Contactless payment service based on SoftPOS technology 

Best SME Payments Initiative

Winner: 

  • ClearBank - ClearBank Tide Business Banking (CTBB) 

Highly Commended: 

  • Pollinate - Tyl by NatWest
  • RBC - RBC PayEdge
  • Weavr - Multi


Best E-commerce & Loyalty Initiative

Winner: 

  • Izicap - Izicap

Highly Commended: 

  • FIS - Premium Payback

Best Mobile Payments Initiative

Winner: 

  • Bank Hapoalim - bit one-stop-shop payments app

Highly Commended: 

  • Comviva & Airtel Uganda
  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos - CAIXA - App Caixadirecta Digital Assistant

Best PayTech Partnership

Winner: 

  • FreedomPay - Mashgin's Touchless Checkout System

Highly Commended: 

  • Marqeta - Digital banking partnership between Marqeta and Twisto, using Marqeta's European Digital Banking solution to support Twisto's mobile payments app
  • O-CITY - O-CITY, Tracom and NikoDigi Partnership in public transport contactless payment

Best Prepaid Initiative

Winner: 

  • Comviva & Airtel Uganda - Airtel Money Uganda


Best Use of Biometrics in Payments

Winner: 

  • ID R&D - Passive Facial Liveness Detection for Payface


Best Use of Security/Anti-Fraud Solution in Payments

Winner: 

  • Brighterion - AI for Credit Risk

Highly Commended: 

  • Fraugster - How Fraugster Helped A.S. Adventure (a European Outdoor Sporting Goods Retailer) Minimize Fraud With Advanced AI
  • Kount, an Equifax Company - Kount's Identity Trust Platform
  • Chargebacks911 - Chargebacks911

Best UX/CX in Payments Initiative

Winner: 

  • PayXpert LTD - PayXpress POS and mPOS

Highly Commended: 

  • OpenPayd - Swissborg

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility in Payments

Winner: 

  • Branch - Branch's Employer Payments Platform Accelerates Payments to Empower Working Americans


PayTech of the Future

Winner: 

  • DBS Bank - DBS PayLah! - Palm-Vein Authenticated Payments and QR Gift Cards

Highly Commended: 

  • Ziglu and Global Processing Services (GPS) - Ziglu and Global Processing Services (GPS)
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle
  • ID R&D - Wittybots: Frictionless security for in-chat payments

Best Green Initiative

Winner

  • VTB Bank (PJSC) - Paperfree Office


PayTech for Good

Winner: 

  • Icon Solutions - Icon Solutions

COVID-19 Response

Winner: 

  • Nexi - Digital Solidarity Project (Pay-by-Link/Social Commerce/Mobile Pos/Micropayments), contactless education, charity donation

Highly Commended: 

  • Onbe (North Lane) - Inclusive Action for the City | Street Vendor Emergency Fund
  • O-CITY - SME MarketPlace Safal Fasal

Excellence in Tech Awards Winners & Highly Commended

Best Open Banking Solution

Winner:

  • Plaid - Plaid Payment Initiation, Auth, Identity

Highly Commended: 

  • Nordea - Nordea Open Banking and Premium API's
  • Trustly Group AB - Trustly Open Banking Payments
  • VTB - VTB Open Banking Platform

Best Real-Time Payments Solution

Winner: 

  • Volante Technologies - A paytech solution that delivers successful and high-impact business outcomes relating to real-time payments infrastructure

Highly Commended: 

  • Fiserv - Payments Exchange: RTP

Best Cross-Border Payments Solution

Winner: 

  • PPRO - PPRO´s service of building a local payments infrastructure for their partners & their merchants

Best Smart Payments Solution

Winner: 

  • Fiserv - Deposit Line


Best Cloud Payments Solution

Winner: 

  • Form3 Financial Cloud - Form3 Payments Platform

Highly Commended

  • Century Business Solutions - EBizCharge Cloud
  • Volante Technologies - A payments solution that leverages cloud technologies to facilitate meaningful change to the way an organisation operates and delivers services.

Leadership Awards Winners & Highly Commended

Woman in PayTech

Winner: 

  • Maria Nottingham, Managing Director of Compass Plus Great Britain and an Executive Vice President of the Compass Plus Group

Highly Commended: 

  • Aleksandra (Aleks) Gren, Executive Board Member, Fiserv Inc.
  • Louisa Murray, COO, Railsbank

PayTech Leadership

Winner: 

  • Neil Harris, Group Chief Commercial Officer, Global Processing Services (GPS)

Highly Commended: 

  • Abrar Ahmed Mir, Chief Innovation and Financial Inclusion Officer, HBL

PayTech Team of the Year

Winner: 

  • AccessPay - The AccessPay Team

Highly Commended: 

  • Sber - SberPay team

Editor's Choice Award

Winner: 

  • SurePay - SurePay - Confirmation of Payee