Fintech & Payments

Juniper Research has been delivering thought leadership and analysis in the Fintech and Payment industries for more than a decade; covering topics ranging from banking and anti-fraud services, to innovative financial technolgies and payment services.

Nominations for the 2021 awards are now closed. The 2022 awards will return next Spring/Summer. There is no cost to enter.

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Judges' Choice

Our Judges' Choice category is not open to nominations - the winners of these categories are hand-picked by our Judges Panel and represent the very best of the best in their category.

• Juniper Research Award for Fintech Excellence
• Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year

This category is not open for nomination

Banking Innovation

Our Banking Innovation category honours the leading players in the Banking market:

• Challenger Bank of the Year Platinum Award
• Open Banking Innovation Platinum & Gold Awards
• Banking Platform Innovation Platinum & Gold Awards
• Digital Bank of the Year Platinum Award
• Banking Innovation of the Year Platinum Award

Nominations are now closed

Fintech Innovation

Our Fintech Innovation category honours the leading players in the Fintech,Regtech and Finance markets, across the following categories:

• Financing Platform Platinum & Gold Awards
• Regtech Platform Platinum & Gold Awards
• AI Platform Platinum & Gold Awards

Nominations are now closed

Fraud & Security Innovation

Our Fraud & Security Innovation category honours the leading players in the Anti-Fraud, Security and Fraud Prevention markets, across the following categories:

• AI in Fraud Prevention Innovation Platinum & Gold Awards
• Fraud Detection and Prevention Platform Platinum & Gold Awards
• Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year Platinum Award

Nominations are now closed

Payment Innovation

Our Payment Innovation category honours the leading players in the Payments market, across the following categories:

• In-vehicle Payment Innovation Platinum & Gold
• Wearable Payment Innovation Platinum & Gold
• Best QR Code Payment Offering Platinum & Gold Awards
• Best Mobile Money Offering Platinum & Gold Awards
• Best Virtual Card Platinum & Gold Awards
• Best Digital Wallet Platinum & Gold Awards
• Best B2B Payment Platform Platinum & Gold Awards
• Payment Innovation of the Year Platinum Award
• Recurring Payment Platform Innovation Platinum & Gold

Nominations are now closed

Retail Innovation

Our Retail Innovation category honours the leading players in the Retail market, across the following categories:

• Best Checkout Experience Solution Platinum & Gold Awards
• Retail Innovation of the Year Platinum Award

Nominations are now closed

2021 Winners

Juniper Research Award for Fintech Excellence

PLATINUM WINNER
Finicity

 

Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Sophie Guibaud

 

Challenger Bank of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
KASIKORN LINE Co., Ltd

LINE BK

 

Open Banking Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Finicity

Open Banking Platform

 

GOLD WINNER

Tink

Banking Platform Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Goldman Sachs

Transaction Banking (TxB)

 

GOLD WINNER

Finicity

Open Banking Platform

Digital Bank of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Paytm Payments Bank Limited

Digital Payments & Banking

 

Banking Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Apiture

Apiture

 

Financing Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Trade Information Network

Trade Information Network

 

GOLD WINNER

Huawei

Overdraft Solution

Regtech Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Konsentus

Verify

 

GOLD WINNER

Austreme

Transaction Laundering Detection

AI Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Fraud.net

Fraud.net

 

GOLD WINNER

Experian

Ascend Intelligence Services

AI in Fraud Prevention Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Kount

Identity Trust Platform

 

GOLD WINNER

LexisNexis

ThreatMetrix

Fraud Detection and Prevention Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Experian

CrossCore

 

GOLD WINNER

Kount

Identity Trust Platform

Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Experian

Sure Profile

 

In-vehicle Payment Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Parkopedia

Parkopedia

 

GOLD WINNER

ACI Omni-Commerce

Commercial Fueling via Mobile App

Wearable Payment Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
G+D

Convego Cloudpay eSE

 

GOLD WINNER

Apple

Apple Pay

Best QR Code Payment Offering

PLATINUM WINNER
G+D

Convego Pearl for Mobile

 

GOLD WINNER

PayMaya

PayMaya QR

Best Mobile Money Offering

PLATINUM WINNER
Huawei

FinTech Platform

 

GOLD WINNER

TPAY

TPAY Mobile

Best Virtual Card

PLATINUM WINNER
Paytm Payments Bank Ltd

Virtual Debit Cards

 

GOLD WINNER

Vivid Money

Best Digital Wallet

PLATINUM WINNER
Paytm Payments Bank Ltd

Paytm Wallet

 

GOLD WINNER

DBS

DBS PayLah!

Best B2B Payment Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Nium

Nium

 

GOLD WINNER

Modulr

Recurring Payment Platform Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Chargebee

Chargebee

 

GOLD WINNER

Zuora

Payment Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
ACI Worldwide

ACI Secure eCommerce for Merchants

 

Best Checkout Experience Solution

PLATINUM WINNER
Mastercard

Biometric Checkout Program

 

GOLD WINNER

ACI Worldwide

ACI Omni-Commerce

Retail Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Blackhawk Network

Blackhawk Network

 

Evaluation Process

Entries are initially assessed by a Juniper Research analyst panel, which then draws up a shortlist of potential winners based on a number of criteria, including:

  • Product Innovation
  • Features and Benefits
  • Product Partnerships
  • Certification & Compliance
  • Future Business Prospects

These shortlists are then assessed and scored according to a rigorous set of criteria and verified by our team of experts. At the end of this process, final winners are agreed upon and confirmed by our Juniper Research judging panel.

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Awards History

The Juniper Research Award for Fintech Excellence

Winner - TransferWise , TransferWise

Highly Recommended - ,

Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year

Winner - Anne Boden, CEO & Founder, Starling Bank

Highly Recommended - ,

Banking Innovation of the Year

Winner - Pollinate International , Pollinate International

Highly Recommended - ,

Banking Platform Innovation

Winner - Infosys Finacle, Digital Banking Solution Suite

Highly Recommended - Banking Circle,

Blockchain in Banking Innovation

Winner - Infosys Finacle, Trade Connect

Highly Recommended - Verady, Ledgible

Digital Bank of the Year

Winner - WeLab, WeLab Bank

Highly Recommended - ,

Challenger Bank of the Year

Winner - Emirates NBD , Liv

Highly Recommended - ,

AI Platform

Winner - Aire, Aire

Highly Recommended - Kount,

Insurtech Platform

Winner - Collective Benefits , Collective Benefits

Highly Recommended - Tractable,

Lending Platform

Winner - Banking Circle, Banking Circle Lending

Highly Recommended - AREX, Markets

Regtech Platform

Winner - Cappitech, Cappitech

Highly Recommended - Konsentus, Verify

AI in Cybersecurity Innovation

Winner - Microsoft , Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection

Highly Recommended - Kount,

Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year

Winner - IDEMIA , Web Capture® SDK with Active/Passive Liveness Detection

Highly Recommended - ,

Fraud Detection and Prevention Innovation

Winner - NuData Security, a Mastercard company, NuDetect

Highly Recommended - Boku, Boku Authenticate

Best B2B Payment Platform

Winner - 2Checkout, Avangate Monetization Platform

Highly Recommended - Tribal Credit,

Best Digital Wallet

Winner - G+D , Convego Wallet

Highly Recommended - Skrill,

Best Mobile Money Offering

Winner - Boku, Boku

Highly Recommended - Daviplata,

Best QR Code Payment Offering

Winner - PayPal , PayPal

Highly Recommended - Sberbank, QR Pay

Best Virtual Card

Winner - Marqeta , Marqeta

Highly Recommended - Vivid Money,

IoT Payment Innovation

Winner - G+D, Convego Cloudpay eSE

Highly Recommended - Garmin, Garmin Pay

Payment Innovation of the Year

Winner - Konsentus , Konsentus Verify

Highly Recommended - ,

Best In-Store Technology

Winner - Sleek , Sleek

Highly Recommended - Sberbank, Take&Go

Best Digital Loyalty Solution

Winner - Izicap , Izicap

Highly Recommended - Mobilize Systems, Mobilize

Retail Innovation of the Year

Winner - Bolt , Bolt Checkout Experience Platform

Highly Recommended - ,

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