LONDON, UK - 19 April 2016 - Zwipe today announced it was awarded the Innovation in Payments award at the FinTech Innovation Awards in London. A competitive category with over 60 entrants, Zwipe’s payment solution was recognized for its ability to disrupt the payments sector through innovation and state-of-the-art technology.
“We are thrilled to have received this recognition in such a competitive category,” said Kim Kristian Humborstad, CEO of Zwipe. “Every day sees more entrants into the fintech space, and as the competition heats up, we continue our commitment of creating and launching innovative and disruptive products. This award reflects the dedication and passion of our team to continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.”
Zwipe Payment© includes an integrated biometric sensor and utilizes Zwipe’s patent pending biometric authentication technology to allow capture of the users fingerprint and to securely maintain the cardholder’s data on the device. The ability to harvest energy from already installed point-of-sale (POS) terminals eliminates the need for a battery, thereby allowing for a thin form factor.
Zwipe Payment© cards are issued by regular banks and can be used in any EMV compatible POS infrastructure. Zwipe Payment© offers the ideal balance between convenience and security through its unique enroll-and-capture-on-card technology, the security and safety of the users biometric data is never compromised. Through products such as Zwipe Access©, Zwipe ID© and Zwipe Payment©, Zwipe continues to be the industry leader in innovative biometric identification solutions. Zwipe will be present at the upcoming IFSEC International trade show in London on 21-23 June and will be
demonstrating its latest products.
OSLO, NORWAY - MAY 5 2015 - We would like to formally introduce Zwipe's newest team member: Einar Boije! In his role as Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing, Einar bring with him a wealth of experience from high tech sectors including broadcast, media and television. Approximately 10 years ago, Einar joined a start up (T-VIPS), which grew to become a global leader in providing solutions to the telecommunications industry.
Experiencing first hand how technologies can blossom from ideas to tangible results has inspired Einar to continue working in the fast-paced start-up arena. At Zwipe, Einar sees the same potential with the technology becoming increasingly commercialized and ultimately providing a real benefit to the end user.
"When I was introduced to Zwipe, I recognized similarities between the industry I was in and the biometrics industry," said Einar. "We are at the beginning of a significant upward trend in biometrics integration; from financial institutions to government identification. This is the perfect time to be a part of the confluence of entrepreneurship, innovation and limitless opportunity."
Within his new role at Zwipe, Einar is tasked with leading the sales and marketing efforts on a global level, as well as supporting the CEO and management team in their go-to-market strategies.
Please help us welcome Einar to the team!