Ensygnia

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Ensygnia
FoundersRichard H Harris, Matt Deacon
Headquarters,
UK
ProductsOnescan
Websitewww.ensygnia.com

Ensygnia is a UK-based technology company. The company specialises in delivering a good customer experience combined with invisible security. They aggregate across identity management, mobile payments and cyber security acting as an interaction gateway. Ensygnia's primary product is Onescan, a transaction and identity management platform.[1]

History[edit]

Ensygnia operations began in 2012. In 2013 the company secured $3.3 million in seed funding[2] and successfully applied for and received two UK patents.[3] Ensygnia was also one of 17 start-ups accepted into the London-based Telefonica funded Wayra Academy for the year 2013.[4] At the end of 2013, Ensygnia acquired Mustard Digital and its retail site Snaptaps.[5]

In 2014, Ensygnia won 'Best Software Solution' at the Mobile Industry Awards,[6] reached the final on the Innotribe start-up challenge[7] and became a start-up in residence at BBC labs.[8]

Horizon 2020 is an EU initiative that funds high-potential innovation through a dedicated SME instrument. In 2015, Ensygnia were one of only 9 British companies to win a grant award.[9]

In June 2015, Ensygnia was listed as one of the best funded (B2B) Commerce Enablers in Europe.[10]

A list of the top 10 major players in UK Mobile Payments for 2017 placed Ensygnia as 6th after Apple, Paym, Google, PayPal and Zapp.[11]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ensygnia Overview". Worldpay. July 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  2. ^ Wieland, Ken (20 June 2013). "Ensygnia completes $3.3M seed funding". Mobile World Live. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ Rolfe, Alex. "ENSYGNIA SECURES SECOND UK PATENT". Mobile Payments World. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  4. ^ Hesse, Jason (28 March 2013). "Wayra Academy selects 17 new startups for investment". Tech City News. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Ensygnia acquires Mustard Digital and Snaptaps retail price drop platform". The Paypers. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Industry Awards 2014". Mobile Today. 5 June 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  7. ^ Evans, Jeremy (2 May 2014). "Britain dominates the Innotribe Startup Challenge". Tech City News. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  8. ^ "ENSYGNIA JOINS US AS A START-UP IN RESIDENCE!". 17 November 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Grant for Innovation" (PDF). European Commission. 5 June 2014.
  10. ^ "The top 25 best-funded B2B Commerce Enablers in Europe". Notion Capital. 5 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Company Profiles of Some Major Players in Mobile Payments Market | TechBullion". www.techbullion.com. Retrieved 2016-12-12.

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