2020 got off to a great start with a wonderful evening at the Card and Payment Awards, where Fingopay was highly commended in the ‘Best Industry Innovation of the Year category.
The Card & Payments Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the UK and Irish card and payments industries. Each year many eligible organisations compete for one of the prestigious awards which are judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Entries open in June and close in September each year.
The Card & Payments Awards are open across the different categories to credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, co-brands, merchant acquirers, payment processors and other payments companies in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Retailers are eligible to enter payments related products and services into the Awards. There are a range of categories covering key disciplines and offering organisations the opportunity to showcase achievements. Success at the Awards can be used to enhance consumer facing communications.
Sthaler worked with music festival industry to develop a cashless, card-free payment system that was available to everyone. The company developed Fingopay, using VeinID technology, in partnership with Hitachi. Blue Star Capital PLC (LON:BLU) is an investing company with a focus on new technologies. Blue Star’s investments include a 0.9% holding in Sthaler.