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Article summary:

  • The third Fintech Finance Awards took place at Old Billingsgate on the bank of the Thames, celebrating varying aspects of digital finance and digital payments.
  • The evening saw 17 winners from the fintech world being announced, including Sprive for its innovative mortgage overpayment application (Embedded Finance), Bottomline’s suite of software-as-a-service security solutions (Invisible Security), and NatWest’s collaboration with JS Group (Open Banking).

The third Fintech Finance Awards, held at London’s Old Billingsgate, celebrated a variety of advancements in digital finance and digital payments. 650 guests attended the event, which had a distinctly North American theme and was hosted by Canadian-born comedian Katherine Ryan. Sponsored by JobsOhio, the economic development corporation for the US state of Ohio, the awards were delivered in a fast-paced style by a range of fintech personalities and special guests.

Sprive, an innovative mortgage overpayment application, was named a winner in the Embedded Finance category. The app enables homeowners to save on interest and pay off their mortgages faster, with Edenred Payment Solutions assisting with payment processing, licensing, compliance, and mobile functionality.

Security solutions firm Bottomline took home the award in the Invisible Security category. Its suite of software-as-a-service security solutions offer detection, prevention, and investigation of both external and internal threats, reducing risk for financial institutions and aiding compliance.

Another winner was the collaborative project between NatWest’s Payit open banking payment solution and JS Group’s Aspire Technology Platform for the Open Banking category. Aspire Cash delivers funds quickly into student bank accounts, saving universities work and providing them with insights into spending habits.

Other winners included Form3 for real-time payments, Giesecke+Devrient for consumer banking, and Airwallex for mobile payments. The awards were open to anyone that subscribed to Fintech Finance and required no fee for entry, celebration, or table purchase. Winners were chosen using a data-driven judging system.