UK, London, 4 October 2019 – Taking home yet another award for payments innovation in 2019, the MuchBetter team were out in full force at the Emerging Payments Awards in London last night. MuchBetter triumphed in the hotly contested ‘Most innovative mobile or financial services payments solution’ category, as chosen by an international panel of distinguished judges from across the payments industry.
The EP awards were created to showcase the ground-breaking organisations powering the payments industry today and shaping its future. The mobile innovation award is testament to the strength of MuchBetter’s core product, powered by Wirecard, and reflects the business’ growth in 2019. In the last 12 months, MuchBetter has welcomed hundreds of thousands of new active users and expanded internationally, all while eliminating third party fraud with its unique security features.
“We’re going to need a bigger awards cabinet at this rate!” said Jens Bader, MuchBetter co-founder. “We really believe that MuchBetter is setting a new standard for mobile payments and it’s an incredible honour to get this award in recognition for our innovation in this space. It’s especially gratifying to be chosen by an organisation whose core focus is to showcase the most innovative payments companies on the planet. Of course, this reward reflects a great 2019 for the MuchBetter product, but behind it is an incredible team whose effort and commitment is the foundation for all our success.”
Judging panel chair, John Chaplin, previously commented, “The Emerging Payments Awards recognises the organisations that are making a real difference to how the payments business operates and evolves. We look for the best of the best organisations, and they are judged by the smartest, most connected people in the industry – from different backgrounds and countries. We are also determined to be the most professional awards programme in the payments industry.”
MuchBetter, operated by MIR Limited UK Ltd, an FCA-licensed and regulated e-money issuer, is the new payments application for iGaming. Available on Android and iOS, MuchBetter make effortless online, offline and contactless payments throughout EMEA. Funds can be transferred and received in real-time and MuchBetter’s unique commercial model increases operator revenues while its anti-fraud features and use of best in class technology reduces risk.
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