The Emerging Payments Awards 2017: Who won what?

By Alex Hammond | 6 October 2017

The Emerging Payments Awards ceremony celebrated its 10th year in 2017 last night by bringing together industry leaders and over 650 payments professionals for a night dedicated to recognising the payment ecosystem’s best. After much deliberation, the following entries were rewarded on the night by a judging panel of 28 of the most knowledgeable minds in payments fintech.

Best Banking Initiative

Tieto develops Kenya’s first real time payments platform-PesaLink

Best Online Payments Solution

Amazon Pay

Best Proximity or Contactless Payment Solution

Apple Pay for Ticket Restaurant

Best Consumer Card Loaded Programme

Post Office Travel Money Card

Best Corporate/Government Loaded Payments Programme

The Cashplus Business Account

Best Incentive Card or Programme

The New look ecommerce gift card program by WeGift

Best Cross Border Payment Solution or use of FX

Currencycloud unlocks 5-trillion-dollar a day FX market with GPS

Best New Customer facing Innovation

Curve -connecting your financial world

Best New Back Office Innovation

Cybertonica: A thriving Artificial Intelligence technology partner committed to grow e/m-commerce businesses and build their customers’ trust.

Best PSP or Acquiring Solution Provider

Paysafe Group – Payment Processing and Acquiring

Best Physical or Virtual Design

SumUp Air Card Reader

Emerging Payments Marketing Campaign of the Year

Bacs: The Current Account Switch Service’s Switch Guarantee Guy

Best Service Organisation supporting the Emerging Payments Industry

Saxo Payments Banking Circle

Leading Regulated Organisation

PrePay Solutions – Heading up the industry

Leading Emerging Payments Organisation

The PCT Difference

Leading Payments Start-Up

Capital on Tap – Business Rewards Card

Emerging Payments Entrepreneur of the Year

Tony Kerr and Craig Dewar: entrepreneurial vision means no compromises for GPS

Best CSR or Charity Initiative

The digital charity box from Pennies and K3 Retail

Industry Contributor of the Year

Nick Ogden, ClearBank

Congratulations to all the winners, be sure to visit our sister website PaymentEye next week when each winner will tell us how they succeeded in 2017.

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