On 22 November 2016, the FinTech Gala was held during the FinTech Digital Congress CEE in Warsaw. The Advisory Board of the Congress honored companies offering solutions, products and services contributing to the development of the fintech sector. PayU won the 'Payment solution' category.
PayU was awarded for providing the best payment solution supporting the growth in online sales and cashless transactions. PayTouch was announced the best m-payment solution enabling a single-click (one touch) payment in apps.
Mario Shiliashki, CEO PayU EMEA said, "We are proud to have received this prestigious award this week. It confirms that PayU is recognised by our partners and customers as the leading innovator in payments, not just in Poland but across Europe.
"The FinTech Digital Congress CEE is the exclusive forum for exchanging the ideas of key players and creators of dynamically growing fintech industry: representatives of mature Financial Sector, start-ups, companies challenging the traditional business models, investors, private equity funds and capital market.
Awards were granted also in 7 other categories: Best fintech start up, Fintech in bank implementation, Lending solution, Currency exchange solution, Insurtech implementation, Money transfer solution and Technology innovation.
PayU is a leading financial services provider in global growth markets. We deliver innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online.
Our local operations span 17 markets across Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process approximately 1.2 million payments every single day. We also specialise in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in markets that are underserved by traditional financial services providers.
With a heritage in payments, PayU has a strong track record creating fast, simple and efficient financial services technology that meet the unique needs of the merchants and consumers in our local markets.
We believe in collaboration and partnerships. That’s why we have become one of the leading fintech investors globally, combining the expertise of high growth companies with our own unique local knowledge and technology to ensure that our customers have access to the best financial services.
PayU is the fintech and e-payments division of Naspers, a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 120 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. Naspers is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (NPN.SJ) and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NPSN).