Fintech & Payments

2021 Nominations Open

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 open until 6th August. 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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2020 Winners

Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Anne Boden

CEO & Founder, Starling Bank

 

The Juniper Research Award for Fintech Excellence

PLATINUM WINNER
TransferWise

 

Banking Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Pollinate International

Pollinate International

 

Banking Platform Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Infosys Finacle

Digital Banking Solution Suite

 

GOLD WINNER

Banking Circle

Blockchain in Banking Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Infosys Finacle

Trade Connect

 

GOLD WINNER

Verady

Ledgible

Digital Bank of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
WeLab

WeLab Bank

 

Challenger Bank of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Emirates NBD

Liv

 

AI Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Aire

Aire

 

GOLD WINNER

Kount

Insurtech Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Collective Benefits

Collective Benefits

 

GOLD WINNER

Tractable

Lending Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Banking Circle

Banking Circle Lending

 

GOLD WINNER

AREX

Markets

Regtech Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
Cappitech

Cappitech

 

GOLD WINNER

Konsentus

Verify

AI in Cybersecurity Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection

 

GOLD WINNER

Kount

Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
IDEMIA

Web Capture® SDK with Active/Passive Liveness Detection

 

Fraud Detection and Prevention Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
NuData Security, a Mastercard company

NuDetect

 

GOLD WINNER

Boku

Boku Authenticate

Best B2B Payment Platform

PLATINUM WINNER
2Checkout

Avangate Monetization Platform

 

GOLD WINNER

Tribal Credit

Best Digital Wallet

PLATINUM WINNER
G+D

Convego Wallet

 

GOLD WINNER

Skrill

Best Mobile Money Offering

PLATINUM WINNER
Boku

Boku

 

GOLD WINNER

Daviplata

Best QR Code Payment Offering

PLATINUM WINNER
PayPal

PayPal

 

GOLD WINNER

Sberbank

QR Pay

Best Virtual Card

PLATINUM WINNER
Marqeta

Marqeta

 

GOLD WINNER

Vivid Money

IoT Payment Innovation

PLATINUM WINNER
G+D

Convego Cloudpay eSE

 

GOLD WINNER

Garmin

Garmin Pay

Payment Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Konsentus

Konsentus Verify

 

Best In-Store Technology

PLATINUM WINNER
Sleek

Sleek

 

GOLD WINNER

Sberbank

Take&Go

Best Digital Loyalty Solution

PLATINUM WINNER
Izicap

Izicap

 

GOLD WINNER

Mobilize Systems

Mobilize

Retail Innovation of the Year

PLATINUM WINNER
Bolt

Bolt Checkout Experience Platform

 

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

Juniper Purple Award for Fintech Excellence

Winner - Fiserv, Fiserv

Highly Recommended - ,

Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year

Winner - Husayn Kassai, CEO & Co-Founder, Onfido

Highly Recommended - ,

Socially Responsible Fintech Company of the Year

Winner - Juvo, Juvo

Highly Recommended - ,

Best Lending Platform

Winner - Juvo, Juvo

Highly Recommended - Lidya,

Best AI Platform

Winner - Stratifyd, Stratifyd

Highly Recommended - Kount,

Best Insurtech Platform

Winner - Trov, Trov

Highly Recommended - Wefox,

Best Regtech Platform

Winner - Shield, Shield

Highly Recommended - PerformLine,

Banking Innovation of the Year

Winner - Klarna, Open Banking Platform

Highly Recommended - ,

Best Banking Platform

Winner - Infosys Finacle, Digital Banking Solution Suite

Highly Recommended - NDGIT, Open Banking Platform

Best Blockchain in Banking Platform/Deployment

Winner - IBM, Blockchain World Wire

Highly Recommended - Adjoint Treasury, Intercompany Loans

Best Digital Bank

Winner - Ally Bank, Ally Bank

Highly Recommended - N26,

Challenger Bank of the Year

Winner - Starling Bank, Starling Bank

Highly Recommended - Revolut, Revolut

Best B2B Payment Platform

Winner - Swipe2B, Swipe2B

Highly Recommended - Banking Circle,

Best Consumer Card Offering

Winner - Chase, Sapphire Reserve

Highly Recommended - Apple, Apple Card

Best Digital Wallet

Winner - SKRILL, SKRILL

Highly Recommended - STICPAY,

Best Mobile Money Offering

Winner - mobiquity Money, AsiaHawala

Highly Recommended - PayMaya, Smart Padala

Best Virtual Card

Winner - PayMaya, Virtual Card

Highly Recommended - American Express, American Express Go

Payment Innovation of the Year

Winner - Marqeta, Marqeta

Highly Recommended - ,

Best Cybersecurity Platform

Winner - Kount, Kount

Highly Recommended - Nethone, Nethone Guard

Best Payment Authentication Platform/Solution

Winner - Gemalto, Digital Payment Authentication

Highly Recommended - NuData Security, a Mastercard company, NuDetect

Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year

Winner - Signifyd, Signifyd

Highly Recommended - ,

Best In-Store Technology

Winner - Mastercard, Loyalty Connect

Highly Recommended - SIMulator,

Best Retail AI Platform

Winner - Syte, Syte

Highly Recommended - Vue.ai, Vue.ai

Retail Innovation of the Year

Winner - Mastercard, Loyalty Connect

Highly Recommended - ,

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