Trulioo has been short-listed for two 2016 Fintech Innovation Awards. Stephen Ufford, Trulioo's Founder & CEO, is up for the 'Fintech Leader of the Year' category, and GlobalGateway, Trulioo's identity verification solution, secured a spot in the 'Innovations in Cyber Security' category. The finalists for the awards were announced on March 2, 2016 across all 14 categories.
"We are honored to be recognized for our innovation and leadership in financial technology," said Zac Cohen, General Manager at Trulioo. "Fintechs have disrupted the finance industry and it continues to move forward at full speed, and it's exciting to be able to power fraud and compliance programs for thriving fintechs around the world so that they can focus on product innovation."
The award is sponsored by Western Union Business Solutions, AirPlus International, SAS Business Analytics, and Streamline to recognize and honor the trailblazers with the highest achievements from the global financial and payments technology industries over the past year.
Finalists were scored by an expert panel of judges comprised of leading authorities and specialists from across the Fintech sector. Chaired by Jon Cobley, CEO of Fintech incubator Brightbridge Ventures, this year's prestigious line-up of judges assessed and scored the entrants to determine this year's top five finalists in each category.
Trulioo is in the running for the following award categories:
Fintech Leader of the Year
This award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the transformation of the finance sector, either through defining new standards, launching a key technology initiative, or driving a regulatory-related change that benefits the industry. This category is open to 3rd party nominations.
Innovation in Cyber Security/Anti-Fraud
This award will recognize the organization or product that has devised the most innovative and effective method(s) of preventing cybercrime in protecting an organizations’ or customer’s assets. The winning initiative will demonstrate the providers understanding of the diversity of fraud and/or cybercrime risk. The category is open to internal or external anti-fraud/security functions.
Winners will be announced on April 13, 2016 at a gala awards banquet and ceremony being held at The Brewery in London. Attendees will include over 700 Fintech influencers and innovators.
Details about the Fintech Innovation Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.fintechinnovationawards.com