6 October 2021 London

Finalists 2021

After a lot of deliberation, we’re delighted to announce the 2021 shortlist. Congratulations to all finalists!

Best International Payments, Remittance or use of FX

  • Banking Circle
  • Currensea
  • Reach
  • SafetyPay
  • SWIFT gpi
  • Wise Multi Currency Account
 

Best Financial Inclusion Payments Initiative

Sponsored by Mastercard

  • Al-Amal Microfinance Bank
  • Digital Cash Aid by PayMaya Philippines, Inc.
  • Cassava Smartech and Comviva
  • India Post Payments Bank and FSS (Financial Software and Systems)
  • MOVii and Comviva
  • SME MarketPlace by Safal Fasal
 

Best B2C Payments Programme

Sponsored by PPS

  • Currensea
  • MuchBetter
  • Tap Global
 

Best B2B Payments Programme

  • B2B Wallet – PartnerPay by Amadeus
  • Elavon
  • Nuvei
  • Skiply by RAKBANK
  • UTP Group
  • Weavr Multi
 

Best Open Banking Initiative

Sponsored by Mastercard

  • Currensea
  • Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
  • Konsentus Verify
  • Wealthify by Tink
 

Best B2B/B2C Banking Initiative

Sponsored by GPS

  • Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM) and Comviva
  • iBanFirst’s Payment Tracker
  • Skiply by RAKBANK
  • Vivid
  • WIZZIT Tap2Pay
 

Best Partnership Initiative

  • ClearBank Tide Business Banking
  • ecolytiq GmbH & b.yond Digital Limited
  • EML
  • Lloyds Bank and Eazy Collect Partnership
  • Pay with Wise by Xero
  • Pin4 Cardless Cash by Cardtronics
 

Best Use of Payments Data or AI in Financial Services

Sponsored by Ekata

  • ACI Worldwide
  • Fraugster
  • Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
  • Mastercard’s Decision Intelligence
  • Revelock Fraud Detection & Response Platform
  • Sentinels
 

Most Innovative Mobile or Financial Service Payments Solution

  • CashtoCode
  • E_loan by Al Amal Microfinance Bank
  • EcoCash – Green Financial Inclusion by Cassava Smartech and Comviva
  • MOVii and Comviva
  • My Carbon Action by Enfuce
  • Refreshed PayMaya App by PayMaya Philippines, Inc.
 

Most Innovative Merchant Services

Sponsored by Trust Payments

  • APEXX Global Gateway
  • Ebanx
  • Nexi
  • Skiply by RAKBANK
  • WORLDCOO’S CHARITY ROUNDING UP
 

Best Back Office Solution

  • Banking Circle
  • FinFlag B-Cephal no code solution
  • SEON
  • The Digital Transformation of the Dispute Resolution Back Office Process by Işbank
 

Best Customer Facing Experience

Sponsored by FIS 

  • Bill Kill AS
  • Capital on Tap
  • CashtoCode
  • ID-Pal
  • Skiply by RAKBANK
  • The Transformation of Customer Experience in the Dispute and Chargeback Process by Işbank
  • Trust Payments Merchant Application Process
 

Leading Financial Services or Payments Start-Up

Sponsored by GPS

  • Benefit Vantage Limited by IPification
  • Currensea
  • MOVii and Comviva
  • Tap Global
  • xpate
 

Leading Emerging Payments Organisation

  • Absa CIB Transactional Banking, Cash Management, Payments Product Solution (Africa Regional Office)
  • Clear Junction
  • Global Processing Services (GPS)
  • PayMaya Philippines, Inc.
  • PPS
  • Trustly Group AB
 

Best use of Crypto in Financial Services

Sponsored by Trust Payments

  • Baanx Group
  • Eligma
  • MoonPay
  • Seamless Crypto Spending by Contis
  • Tap Global
 

Best Direct Account to Account Solution

  • EcoCash – Green Financial Inclusion by Cassava Smartech and Comviva
  • MOVii and Comviva
  • Nuapay
  • Ordo open banking payments platform
  • Western Union Business Solutions
 

Best Lending Initiative

Sponsored by PPS

  • Banxware
  • Capital on Tap
  • DivideBuy
  • Liberis
  • Oxbury Bank Plc
 

Best CSR or Charity Initiative

  • PayMaya’s #OneAgainstCOVID19 CSR Program
  • Pennies
  • WORLDCOO’S CHARITY ROUNDING UP
 

Best Market Expansion programme

  • Konsentus
  • Marqeta and Lydia
  • Paynetics UK
  • PXP Financial
     

Industry Contributor of the Year

To be announced on the night