YOYO HONOURED AT MONEY20/20 EUROPE & WEBBY AWARDS

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Yoyo Wallet has been chosen by FinTechCity at Money20/20 Europe as one of the top 50 FinTech businesses. The list was selected by experts like Eileen Burbidge, Nadia Crandall, Toby Ostuka, Richard Peers, and other industry leaders. In addition, this week Yoyo Wallet has been selected as an honoree in the Webby Awards as part of the Financial Services/Banking category.

“It’s a true honour to be included in the prestigious FinTech50 list , and to be selected as an Honoree by the world-renowned Webby Awards”

The FinTech50 list was announced last week, during Money20/20 Europe. The list presents the top 50 fintech businesses, selected from over 1,200 fintech companies across Europe by some of the most prestigious Fintech VC’s and executives in Europe. The list also includes Nutmeg, Currency Cloud, TransferWise, and others.

The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including Tumblr founder, David Karp, Executive Creative Director at Refinery29, Piera Gelardi, Musicians Questlove & Grimes, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, Twitter Co-Founder, Biz Stone, Jimmy Kimmel, and others.

Yoyo Wallet is the fastest growing mobile wallet in the UK and Ireland. Yoyo is already making its way to the US and Singapore. Yoyo has created a smart wallet platform that enables retailers to not only accept in-store mobile payments, but also automate loyalty programs, and instantly deliver rewards to customers based on their purchasing habits.

First launched at Imperial College London in January 2014, Yoyo Wallet is the most popular method of payment in more than 40 universities and over 100 corporate locations – including Imperial College, York University, Dublin City University, Accenture, Hilton, Honda and The Guardian. Yoyo is now extending its reach to the main street retail chains.

“It’s a true honour to be included in the prestigious FinTech50 list , and to be selected as an Honoree by the world-renowned Webby Awards,” states Alain Falys, Co-Founder and CEO of Yoyo Wallet. “This recognition reflects the uniqueness of our mobile-first platform for payment and loyalty and the increasingly global nature of Yoyo Wallet, with our activities growing quickly from the UK to the US, Europe, and Singapore.”

About Yoyo Wallet:
Yoyo Wallet, founded in 2013 in London, is a mobile-first payment, loyalty and personalised marketing platform for retailers, brands, and the consumers they want to serve. Alain Falys and Michael Rolph, co-founders, believe that there is no fundamental payment problem in retail, however mobile offers retailers the opportunity to create a truly personal buying experience for the consumers. Yoyo Wallet integrates with any retailer point of sale (POS) system to create fast and secure mobile payments that matches customers to their basket data. This is the future of retail in a mobile first world – a payment system that enables brands and retailers to answer the big three questions: how do I know my customer? How do I engage my customer in a personal way? How do I create a unique brand experience? Yoyo Yoyo is all about the value added that mobile can unlock for retailers, brands and consumers.
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