BERLIN, February 19, 2020

The European Merchant Payments Ecosystem industry gathered on February 19 at the prestigious MPE 2020 Awards Gala Dinner & Ceremony to recognise and rewarded the most innovative payment  companies in the European Merchant payments.

The MPE 2020 Awards was a part of the MPE 2020 conference held in the InterContinental Hotel Berlin, attended by 1200+ MPE2020 conference participants.

The MPE Awards have, over the last 10 years, become an important benchmark of global excellence in card acquiring, POS and merchant payments.

MPE Awards 2020 recognized the best payment companies in 13 categories, divided into 2 groups with different voting/judging process. 

This year marked a major revamp of the MPE Awards categories to better align with new trends & technologies in payment acceptance, as well as opening up entries to a broader range of entrants. The newly structured categories included 3 new categories:

  • BEST TECHNICAL & SERVICE PROVIDER, ORGANISATION
  • BEST PISP, AISP
  • BEST PAAS PROVIDER

 

Categories have also been expanded across the board to appeal to a wider range of entrants. This includes the categories recognizing the achievements of professional services organizations like consulting firms, HR companies, PR companies, Legal companies, security assessors and new industry players like PISP, AISP and PAAS providers.  

We are delighted about the record number of entries 180 submissions had been received by the entry deadline. We would like to thank the MPE 2020 Awards Judges who selected the winners this year. 

Our congratulations go to all of the winners & nominees of the MPE 2020 Awards and to WebShield, who sponsored the MPE Awards Category “The Influencer of the year” said Natalia Ivanis, Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder, Empiria Group (www.empiriagroup.eu), the organizer of the MPE conferences.

Categories voted by MPE 2020 Awards Judges:

  • BEST MERCHANT PAYMENTS INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD
    Winner: Abrantix
  • BEST PAYMENTS TRANSACTION SERVICE PROVIDER / PROCESSOR AWARD
    Winner: Cardstream
    Highly Commend: Splitit
  • BEST ID, AUTHENTICATION, SECURITY & ANTI-FRAUD SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: Riskified  
    Highly Commend: Barclaycard 
  • BEST POS INNOVATION / POS SOFTWARE PAYMENT APPLICATIONS AWARD
    Winner: SumUp
  • BEST PAYMENTS PARTNERSHIP AWARD
    Winner: Vipps
  • BEST ACQUIRER AWARD
    Winner: EVO
  • BEST DATA ANALYTICS, AI / MACHINE LEARNING AWARD
    Winer: ProcessOut
  • BEST ALTERNATIVE / LOCAL PAYMENT METHOD AWARD
    Winner: MobilePay
  • BEST TECHNICAL & SERVICE PROVIDER, ORGANISATION
    Winner: Chargebacks911
  • BEST PISP, AISP AWARD
    Winner: Trustly
  • BEST PAAS PROVIDER
    Winner: PPRO
  • BEST STARTUP INNOVATION AWARD (Winner was voted at MPE 2020 by the attendees)
    Winner: SoftPos

People’s Choice Award (The winner was determined via public online voting)

  • Category: MPE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR  
    Winner is: Daria Rippingale, CEO, Bankingblocks

 
For further information on MPE 2020 Award winners, please visit:

https://www.merchantpaymentsecosystem.com/awards

 

INFORMATION:

About the MPE:

Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) is Europe’s Largest Merchant Payments Conference, Exhibition and community focused on card acquiring, Alternative payments, merchant services, POS, mobile, and online payment acceptance.

MPE ecosystem connects merchants, acquirers, PSPs, payment processors, schemes, regulators, gateways, POS HW/SW solution providers and innovative FinTechs.

Follow the MPE & MPE Awards on Twitter: @EmpiriaGroup #mpecosystem #MPEAwards

 

For more information on the MPE 2020 Awards, please contact:

MPE organizer (Empiria Group) Natalia Ivanis +421-917-802-770 natalia.ivanis@empiriagroup.eu