Judged Awards

Best Consumer Payments Initiative

Looking for an outstanding initiative in the consumer payments space; any area of business is considered.

Winner:
CFT Group – Duesday

Highly commended:
EBANX SA – Local payment methods in Latin America

Shortlist:

  • Bankwest – Bankwest Halo
  • Belfius Bank & Insurance & The Studio – Pengo
  • DBS Bank Ltd – POSB Smart Buddy Programme
  • Equity Bank Ltd. – Equitel
  • Kasikornbank – KBZ ATM Remittance Card
  • PaySend – PaySend Global Account
  • SONECT – Virtual ATM
  • Splitit

Best Corporate Payments Initiative

Looking for an outstanding initiative in the corporate payments space; any area of business is considered.

Winner:
Saxo Payments Banking Circle – Banking Circle Virtual IBAN

Highly commended:
Shieldpay & Barclays – Shieldpay & Barclays

Shortlist:

  • Allstar Business Solutions – Allstar Plus
  • Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, South Indian Bank and Yes Bank – India Trade Connect, a blockchain-based Trade network in India
  • B4B Payments Issued by Wirecard
  • Banco BPI – BPI Confirming
  • Fides Treasury Services – Payoneer optimises global bank connectivity processes with Fides
  • Modulr business payments platform
  • Soldo – Soldo’s Integration with Starling Bank for Faster Payments
  • Vitesse PSP Ltd – Vitesse Insurance Market Solution

Best Mobile Payments Initiative

It’s all about mobile payments. No restriction on business or customer focus area (retail, corporate, SME etc).

Winner:
Nordea Bank – Nordea Wallet

Highly commended:
National Bank of Greece – i-bank Pay & i-bank Pay 4B

Shortlist:

  • Contis Engage & Samsung Pay
  • DBS Bank – Digibank
  • Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Cassava Fintech) and Mahindra ComvivaEcoCash powered by mobiquity® Money
  • Equity Bank Ltd – Equitel
  • Israel Discount BankVoice Activated P2P Money Transfers via Apple’s Siri
  • payd, a division of Clickatellpayd’s .Core platform
  • DBS Bank – DBS Lifestyle
  • PayKey – PayKey keyboard

Best Prepaid Initiative

Looking for an outstanding initiative in the prepaid space; any area of business is considered.

Winner:
Glint Issued by Wirecard

Highly commended:
Hyperwallet

Shortlist:

  • CFMWS – CFMWS MasterCard® Prepaid Card
  • Contis – Contis & Morses Club
  • Karmic Labs, Inc. – dash
  • MIR Ltd – Much Better Issued by Wirecard
  • PPRO – CrossCard
  • Their Perfect Gift Issued by Wirecard

Best Cards Initiative

Looking for an outstanding initiative in the cards space; any area of business is considered.

Winner:
PaySend – PaySend Global Account

Highly commended:
Bankwest – Bankwest Halo

Shortlist:

  • Cashaa – Smart Digital Wallet
  • Fortress  - Fortress Stadium Access Card Issued by Wirecard
  • Nexi payments SpA – Nexi Black
  • Up Si Vale Mexico – Inteligas SMART

Top Paytech Innovation

Give us something genuinely innovative!

Winner:
Vocalink – PromptPay

Highly commended:
Auka – Auka’s white label mobile payments platform

Shortlist:

  • Branch – Branch App
  • Cashaa – Smart Digital Wallet
  • ECOMMPAY – GATE2025
  • Green Dot Corporation – Banking as a Service (BaaS)
  • Saxo Payments Banking Circle – Banking Circle Virtual IBAN
  • SONECT – Virtual ATM
  • SystemSpecs Limited – Remita
  • Verrency – Verrency’s Payments Platform for Issuers
  • DBS Bank Ltd – DBS Lifestyle

Best E-commerce Initiative

Looking for an outstanding initiative in the e-commerce payments space, any area of business is considered.

Winner:
CashStar – CashStar Product eGifting with Johnston & Murphy

Highly commended:
ViaBill A/S – Try before you buy!

Shortlist:

  • Call Levels – E commerce payments and FX solution
  • Cashflows – Cashflows E-Commerce Analytics Solutions
  • First National Bank (FNB) – FNB Pay Checkout
  • IFX Payments – mPay – International mass payments
  • Nexi Payments SpA – XPay Cashless Milano
  • Saxo Payments Banking Circle – Banking Circle Marketplaces

Best Paytech Partnership

A successful collaboration to deliver an exceptional payments service/product. Any area of business is considered.

Winner:
Contis & Wirex

Highly commended:
Flux, Barclaycard & Eat

Shortlist:

  • Belfius Bank & Insurance and The Studio – Pengo
  • Green Dot Corporation and Uber Partnership
  • Kount and BlueSnap
  • Nexi Payments SpA – Pos Poynt
  • Sentenial – Nuapay

Paytech for Good

Honouring a financial/payments services or technology organisation for its outstanding contribution to the community in which it serves. Click here for more information about this award.
Paytech for Good is supported by Comms for Good, a network of communications leaders on a mission to drive positive change in the communities in which we serve.

Winner:
GoodBox

Highly commended:
Netspend, the Netspend Scholarship

Shortlist:

  • Charity Solutions B4B Payments by Wirecard
  • Contis Engage
  • DCR Strategies Inc
  • IdentityMind Global
  • The Mifos Initiative, Mifos X (Apache Fineract)
  • Vocalink PromptPay

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Leadership Awards

Editor’s Choice