Juniper Research: Future Digital Award Winners Announced for Fintech & Payments 2022

BASINGSTOKE, England--()--It is with great pleasure that Juniper Research announces the 2022 winners of the Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments.

This awards programme recognises the most impactful financial products and services operating across numerous areas, including: Banking, Fraud & Security, and Retail & Payments. Juniper Research has identified the following organisations and platforms that are driving innovation and growth.

The winners in each category, following our extensive application and judging process, are as follows:

Judges’ Choice

  • Juniper Research Award for Fintech Excellence
    • Marqeta
  • Fintech Mover & Shaker of the Year
    • Eugene Danilkis, Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Mambu

Banking Innovation

  • Banking-as-a-Service Innovation
    • The Synapse BaaS PlatformPlatinum Award Winner
    • Peach Finance Gold Award Winner
  • Banking Innovation of the Year
    • Apiture Digital Banking PlatformPlatinum Award Winner
  • Banking Platform Innovation
    • MambuPlatinum Award Winner
    • PollinateGold Award Winner
  • Digital Bank of the Year
    • Maya BankPlatinum Award Winner
  • Open Banking Innovation
    • TokenPlatinum Award Winner
    • VyneGold Award Winner

Fintech Innovation

  • AI Platform
    • credoSDK by credolab Platinum Award Winner
    • Provenir AI-Powered Decisioning PlatformGold Award Winner
  • Financing Platform
    • WeavrPlatinum Award Winner
    • NowGold Award Winner
  • Regtech Platform
    • KonsentusPlatinum Award Winner
    • Proxymity Shareholder IDGold Award Winner

Fraud & Security Innovation

  • AI in Fraud Prevention Innovation
    • Fraud.netPlatinum Award Winner
    • EnFact® Advanced Scoring from FiservGold Award Winner
  • Best Biometrics Use in Payments
    • Thales Biometric Payment CardPlatinum Award Winner
    • authID IncGold Award Winner
  • Fraud Detection and Prevention Platform
    • Vesta Fraud SolutionsPlatinum Award Winner
    • Nethone MobileGold Award Winner

  • Payment Tokenisation Solution
    • eCom Tokenizer by G+D & Netcetera Platinum Award Winner
    • IDEMIA Token PlatformGold Award Winner
  • Fraud & Security Innovation of the Year
    • RiskifiedPlatinum Award Winner

Payment Innovation

  • Best B2B Payment Platform
    • Billie BoostPlatinum Award Winner
    • WeavrGold Award Winner
  • Best Cross-border Payments Service
    • Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking Global Payments Platinum Award Winner
    • Monneo Gold Award Winner
  • Best Digital Card Issuance Platform
    • MarqetaPlatinum Award Winner
    • Thales D1 PlatformGold Award Winner

  • Best Digital Wallet
    • ToPay Mobile WalletPlatinum Award Winner
    • GcashGold Award Winner
  • Best Mobile Money Offering
    • Airtel Money PayPlatinum Award Winner
    • Maya Business Gold Award Winner
  • Best QR Code Payment Offering
    • PayNearMePlatinum Award Winner
    • PeblGold Award Winner
  • Payments for Good
    • GREENPAY by IDEMIAPlatinum Award Winner
  • Payment Innovation of the Year
    • PayQuickerPlatinum Award Winner
  • Recurring Payment Platform Innovation
    • NuapayPlatinum Award Winner
    • 2Checkout Monetization Platform by VerifoneGold Award Winner

Retail Innovation

  • Best Checkout Experience Solution
    • Shop Pay by ShopifyPlatinum Award Winner
    • Netcetera Click to Pay Gold Award Winner
  • Retail Innovation of the Year
    • ACI Smart EngagePlatinum Award Winner

authID Inc Receives Gold for Biometrics Use in Payments

“Today, cybercriminals continue to prey on passwords, legacy MFA, and human error to wreak business havoc. At authID, we deliver the highest level of security and identity assurance with HFA (Human Factor Authentication), which combines FIDO2 passwordless authentication with cloud biometrics to ensure our customers always know the human behind a device,” said Tom Thimot, CEO of authID. “We are honoured to be recognised by Juniper Research for our use of biometrics to secure financial services and payments organisations, so that they can concentrate on revenue growth without compromising fraud prevention or regulatory compliance.”

Learn more about authID

IDEMIA Wins Platinum in Payments for Good & Gold in Payment Tokenisation

"At IDEMIA, we are continuously innovating to provide our clients and their customers with the best of both worlds; products and services that meet both their needs and expectations, and match their core values. We truly believe that the award for the IDEMIA Greenpay and Token Platform solutions by the Fintech & Payments Awards are a reward for the colossal effort by our teams and provides an incentive to further challenge and deliver innovative solutions on the payment experience." Stuart Yaxley – SVP Global and Fintech Accounts, IDEMIA

Learn more about GREENPAY by IDEMIA and IDEMIA Token Platform

Netcetera Awarded Platinum for Digital Wallet & Gold for Checkout Experience Solution

“Netcetera dedicates its payment experience and knowledge developing the most forward-thinking, convenient and proven payment products, always with the customer as the focus. Our products guarantee security and a seamless flow so that our customers can upgrade and grow their businesses. We are very happy and proud that we have been awarded a Platinum and Gold Juniper Research award for our highly modular, white-label ToPay Mobile Wallet and Click to Pay solution for one-click checkout, as the latest trend in payments. We have created these products with the visionary outlook of our partners and the needs of end users in mind – to continuously improve digital payments for all players in the ecosystem.” – Tobias Ott, Management Member, Secure Digital Payments at Netcetera

Learn more about ToPay Mobile Wallet and Click to Pay

PayNearMe Wins Platinum in QR Code Payment Offering

“We’re thrilled to be named a platinum winner for the Best QR Code Payment Offering award. Making the bill pay process easier – especially for those who still receive paper bills – is a top priority for PayNearMe, and we believe that Smart Link QR codes are a simple, elegant solution that anyone can use. By enabling consumers to scan and pay without keying in an account number, username or password, we make electronic bill payments even more accessible and streamlined.” – John Minor, SVP, Product, PayNearMe

Learn more about PayNearMe

Thales Recognised with Platinum Award in Biometrics in Payments and Gold Award in Digital Card Issuance

“Having a biometric sensor on a payment card was a very ambitious project and is now a reality, bringing more convenience and security to cardholders around the world. This Juniper Award recognises the impact of the solution for the future of payments, and Thales is committed to accompanying banks to innovate and build a safer world,” declared Bertrand Knopf, Vice President for Banking & Payment Services Business Line at Thales Digital & Identity Security.

Learn more about the Thales Biometric Payment Card

“The Juniper Research Future Digital Gold Award for the Best Digital Card Issuance Platform recognises Thales’ modern card issuance solutions, helping card issuers succeed with their digital transformation,” stated Bertrand Knopf, Vice President for Banking & Payment Services Business Line at Thales Digital & Identity Security. Thales D1 Card Issuing Platform empowers card issuers to deliver a mobile-first, innovative set of services to order, manage and use their payment cards.

Learn more about the Thales D1 Platform

Token Receives Platinum Award for Open Banking Innovation

Todd Clyde, CEO of Token, comments: “Open Banking payments are fast becoming a mainstream payment method, so PSPs (Payment Service Providers) and gateways must act now to ready themselves for future demand. Token is an Open Banking enabler working specifically with PSPs and gateways. We offer the broadest out-of-the-box Open Banking connectivity in the UK and Europe, together with the industry’s best success rates. We also allow PSPs to create more revenue at a better margin by launching and scaling their own white-label A2A (Account-to-Account) payments solutions. The Platinum award for Open Banking innovation is a testament to our peoples’ expertise, the uniqueness of the Token platform and our commitment to helping PSPs and their customers use Open Banking payments to lower costs, drive revenue and reinvent financial experiences.”

Learn more about Token

Vesta Triumphs with Platinum Award in Fraud Detection and Prevention

"Being recognised by a firm as prestigious as Juniper Research is a testament to Vesta's innovation and positive revenue impact in fighting eCommerce fraud,” said Vesta CEO, Ron Hynes adding, “We are proud to protect digital merchants and provide peace of mind that fraudulent actions by bad actors will never jeopardise their ability to grow their business.”

Learn more about Vesta

For further details on the Future Digital Awards please visit the Future Digital Awards website, follow us on Twitter @FutureDigiAward.