Payments Awards 2020 winners announced

The 2020 Payments Awards took place yesterday evening, in a virtual ceremony for the first time due to COVID social distancing restrictions.

Among the winners, HSBC bagged the award for best use of biometrics, Coinbase picked up the best contactless payments project, while Pannovate won the best online payments solution for the consumer market.

The annual event, celebrating excellence and innovation in the UK’s payments industry, took place online and can be streamed here.

The full list of winners is below:

1.Best Online Payments Solution - Consumer

2.Best Online Payments Solution - Merchant

3.Best Mobile Payments Solution
Airtel Uganda & Comviva

4.Best In-store Payments Solution

5.Best Contactless Payments Project
Coinbase Card, issued by Paysafe

6.Best Prepaid Card Solution

7.Merchant Anti-Fraud Solution of the Year

8.Security Innovation of the Year

9.Payments Compliance Technology of the Year

10.Most Disruptive Payments Technology

11.Payments Startup of the Year

12.Payment Technology Provider of the Year

13.Best Cross-Border Payments Infrastructure
Banking Circle

14.Best Cross-Border Payments Service

15.Lending Initiative of the Year
Banking Circle

16.Money Management App of the Year

17.B2B Payments Innovation of the Year
Fiserv & Bacca

18.Marketing Campaign of the Year
Bottomline Technologies

19.Best Use of Biometrics

20.PSD2 or Open Banking Initiative of the Year
Currensea & Global Processing Services

21.Payments Infrastructure Award
Banque Populaire de Mauritanie & Comviva

22.Payments Innovation of the Year
PIN on Mobile from Fiserv

23.Social Inclusion Project of the Year
allpay - Scottish Government

24.Payments Pioneer Award
Neil Harris, Global Processing Service

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