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PayExpo 2015, London

9th June - 10th June


Ensygnia are proud to be part of The Payments Dragons' Den at PayExpo 2015, where FinTech start-ups are given the opportunity to pitch their product to senior buyers, technology innovators and business experts across the payments industry. This year in partnership with Startupbootcamp FinTech, world renowned for their global accelerator programme dedicated to supporting businesses develop and launch game-changing banking technology.

PayExpo 2015

VISA Futures, Barcelona

2nd June - 5th June 2015

Visa Europe hosts an event that will feature speakers from a variety of major players in the digital payments sphere.

VISA Futures, Brussels

26th May 2015

How can innovative payments support economic growth? Visa Europe hosts an event that will feature a panel debate with some introductory comments from the European Commission and the Euorpean Parliament representatives as well as a handful of speakers from across the digital payments economy. Richard H Harris, CEO of Ensygnia will speak on 'Innovations in the mobile payments sphere'.

Payments International 2015

17th March - 20th March

Payments International 2015 is a pioneering payments event in Europe and "has gone from strength to strength. It now attracts 350+ senior executives from banks, corporations, technology and infrastructure providers, regulators and service providers from around the globe."

Richard will participate in the 'Quick Fire Showcase: How can innovators & solutions providers help banks to stay ahead of the innovation curve & to accelerate ideas that will meet customer needs?'

On Friday 20th March at 12.35, the Ensygnia CEO and five other companies' representatives will have the chance to showcase their approach to helping banks stay ahead of the curve. You can keep up with the whole event as it is underway by following the #PayInt15 hash-tag on Twitter.

Check out the Payments Innovation website for more details.

Mobile Money & Wallet Summit 2015

17th March - 18th March

MMW London (2)
The Mobile Money & Wallet Summit is billed as Europe's "must attend show for banks, MNOs, payment processors, Technology providers and many more. Richard H Harris, Ensygnia CEO will be speaking at the event. Find out more at the Mobile Money & Wallet Summit website.

Mobile World Congress

2nd March - 5th March 2015

mobile world congress

Ensygnia is heading out to Barcelona for mobile world congress. CEO Richard H Harris is speaking at at the conference on Wednesday. If you would like to arrange a meeting - simply fill in the this form.

Mobile Innovation 2: Investment for Market impact
Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15 CET
Hall 4 Auditorium 1

Investment is an essential part of bringing new products and services to the market, whilst creating a business capable of longevity and real market impact.

Through presentations and case study examples this session will navigate the investment landscape, supported by speakers from investment providers, banks, start-up accelerators and companies who have created breakthrough products in the mobile industry.

Arrange a meeting at MWC


Vendorcom's Payment Innovation Special Interest Group

28th January 2015


Ensygnia will attend SIG: Payment Innovation on 28th January 2015. The event, hosted by Vendercom, will be held at Level 39 in London.

The five key issues that will be discussed are:

  • Lack of awareness of emerging innovations;
  • Integrating with the current payments ecosystem;
  • Lack of credible innovation / the overhyping of fantasy projects;
  • Access to funding/investment;
  • Regulatory hurdles.

Check out the full agenda for the day here

BBC Worldwide Labs

Start-up in residence with BBC Worldwide Labs


The six month residency will see Ensygnia and BBC Worldwide's e-commerce teams come together to enable the delivery of next generation payment experiences across a number of BBCW's direct to consumer propositions.

Learn more


29 September - 2 October 2014


Sibos is the world’s premier financial services event

Sibos is an annual conference, exhibition and networking event organised by SWIFT for the financial industry. What started out as SWIFT’s international banking operations seminar, has grown into a premier business forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and trade.

Ensygnia are heading to Sibos to take part in the final of the Innotribe start up challenge.

Sibos's site

Innotribe start up challenge

The Payment Awards

5 June 2014

Mobile Indusrty awards banner

This year was the first time that Ensygnia had entered the Mobile Industry Awards - attracted by a brand new category for best software solution. The Awards are in their tenth year, attract a lot of entries from star names and culminate in a glittering ceremony in central London.

Check out the full story here

Mobile Payments Innovation, Opportunity & Risk

4-5 June 2014

mobile payments innovation banner

On the 4th-5th of June Ensygnia joined an exceptional group of payments leaders at 'Mobile Payments - Innovation, Opportunity & Risk' in Berlin to analyse and throw light on the emerging business strategies for mobile payments and the opportunities, innovations and market structure that will get us there.

What's more, Ensygnia was delighted to be sponser the event and Richard H Harris, CEO & Co-Founder spoke. Ensygnia also hosted the drinks reception and gave a glimpse into the future - show attendees saw how Onescan would allow them to use their mobile at the bar to receive a drink.

Innotribe start up challenge semi-final

1 May 2014


Ensygnia were invited to present at the London semi-final for the Innotribe start up challenge on the May 1st.

The Innotribe startup challenge is organised by SWIFT, 'a member-owned cooperative that provides the communications platform, products and services to connect more than 10,000 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in 212 countries and territories.'

Ensygnia were selected as a winner and earned a place in the final at Sibos. The final will take place at the prestigious event October 1st.

Innotribe's website


The Onescan team from Ensygnia will be at Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) on 11th-12th March in London, we are joining our partners Star Micronics on stand 310 and welcome the opportunity to meet you and show you Onescan and discuss the impact this exciting new application will have on the retail industry.

RBTE is the must visit event for European retail, hospitality, leisure operators and etailers who want to keep up to date with all the latest solutions available to help then grow their business, improve productivity and improve the customer experience, as well as take advantage of the strategic and tactical advice that will be available to help them.

It combines an exhibition offering a comprehensive range of solutions and products from a wide range of exhibitors, from leading ERP vendors to smaller, boutique solution providers with a FREE informative and interactive education programming incorporating a dynamic seminar and conference programme, with six education theatres featuring over 130 independent presentations and discussions, workshops and inspirational features, plus a host of networking opportunities and hospitality.

Contact us at info@ensygnia.com and arrange to meet the Ensygnia team at Earls Court, or come and see us on  Stand 310.

For more information about the event, please click here to visit their website.

We were at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

24-27 February 2014


The Onescan team from Ensygnia have been out in Barcelona; Richard H Harris, Chief Executive, Matt Deacon, Chief Technology Officer and Colin Hartshorn, our Sales Director and they welcomed the opportunity to meet you and catch up on business opportunities.

For more information about MWC 2014, please click here to visit their website.

Vendorcom Thought Leadership Conference

Tuesday 10 December 2013


Vendorcom is hosting Thought Leadership Conference on 10th December 2013 at the BT Centre in London. The conference will hold discussions on the future of UK’s payment environment. Attendees include payment industry luminaries who offer the industry a clear direction of travel and the future governance needs that meets all the changing and diverse needs of consumers and the UK economy.

Richard H Harris, CEO & Co-Founder Ensygnia is invited to speak about Frictionless payment in the conference’s Innovation Showcase Event.

How to Secure Funding for Your Idea

Wednesday 27 November 2013


Do you have a business idea but need funding to make it happen?

Come along to Wantrepreneurs next Meetup to discover the different ways you can secure funding for your fledgling business.

As you’ll discover from our top entrepreneur speakers, you don’t have to go on Dragon’s Den to find the finance for your idea. The speakers are:

Drummond Gilbert, Founder, goCarShare

Drummond will tell you all about getting financed through crowdfunding.

Richard H Harris, Chief Executive & Co-Founder, Ensygnia

Richard will share his experience of securing funding from venture capitalists, Angels & HNIs.

Identity, Billing, Payments

Wednesday 27 November 2013


Telecoms Tech World brings youshort introductions to start-ups doing interesting things in the mobile identity, payments and ticketing sector. Each aiming to show you how their innovations stand out from the crowd and the opportunities they bring to the industry.

Risk, Regulation & Innovation in Mobile Payments

Tuesday 5th November 2013

Dexter House London

Industry leaders’ analysis of market trends in innovation and the latest drivers in digital commerce. Futurist keynotes to prompt original thinking and spark discussion on what might be next on the horizon. Expert interpretation of trends in governance and policy and how these can be harnessed for successful strategic decisions and innovation. Robust compliance and risk management advice for both product development and business model refinement. Bottom line focus: What will gain end user trust, approval and adoption? And what indicators already exist that you can use to your advantage?

With special guest Keynote Speaker: Mark Stevenson, Author, Speaker, Ideas Generator and Futurist

And industry experts including:

Richard H Harris, CEO & Co-founder, Ensygnia

Gary Munro, Senior Consultant, Consult Hyperion

Peter Sidenius, Director, Edgar Dunn & Company

Dr Thaer Sabri, Chief Executive, Electronic Money Association

Paul Simmonds, CEO, The Global Identity Foundation; Co-founder & Board member, Jericho Forum

John Burns, Senior Manager, Compliance Advisory, Transaction Banking, Lloyds Banking Group

NFC & Mobile Money Summit in New York

Wednesday October 16th at 11:00am

New York, NY at the Metropolitan Pavilion

How to go from looking to buying in under ten seconds.

Ensygnia CEO Richard H Harris spoke at the NFC and Mobile Money Summit in New York on Wednesday October 16th. Richard spoke in the session covering innovation in mobile Point of Sale and took part in a panel discussion with executives from Visa, Paypal and Groupon among others. For more information about the summit, visit the Summit website.

Related Press: http://newsle.com/article/0/100344033/ http://newsle.com/article/0/100344014/


Founders Forum

New York – October 2013

Following their first foray into NYC last year where we co-hosted with Reid Hoffman and Edgar Bronfman Jr., FF were thrilled to be back in the thriving metropolis which is undoubtedly producing some of the world’s most exciting digital companies.

FF NYC was an exclusive, by invitation only, free, world class event that will bring together an intimate group of 180 of the world’s best, brightest and most dynamic digital entrepreneurs and leaders. We strive to get the right mix of top-tier global entrepreneurs and founders in one room who actually get the opportunity to talk to each other -brainstorm, debate and discuss- in small, intimate groups.

Confirmed guests included Michael Lazerow (BuddyMedia), Tim Armstrong (AOL), Martin Varsavsky (FON, Jazztel), Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia), Jose Ferreia (Knewton), Andrew Thompson (Proteus Digital Health), Gigi Levy (888), HRH Prince Andrew, Joshua Kushner (Thrive), Fabrice Grinda (OLX), Ben Lerer (ThrillList), Arthur Sulzberger Jr. (New York Times), John Borthwick (betaworks), Mike Lynch (Invoke, ex-Autonomy), Mark Thompson (NYT), Kevin Ryan (Gilt/Double Click), Barry Silbert (SecondMarket), Natalia Vodianova (LoveButton), Steve Newhouse (Conde Nast), Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker), Andrew Fisher (Shazam), Niraj Shah (Wayfair), Lars Hinrichs (HackFwd), Ynon Kriez (Maker Studios), Stephen Stokols (FreedomPop), Alex Hawkinson (SmartThings), Chase Jarvis (CreativeLIVE), Jon Orringer (Shutterstock), Oren Bass (Pave) …

Related Press: The Telegraph

IDM Knowledge and Network: Bringing Entrepreneurship into Company Life

Thursday 19th September 2013

Wayra, 3rd floor, Shropshire House, 2-10 Capper St, London, WC1E 6JA, United Kingdom

Marketing is increasingly about leveraging technology, innovation, multi-channel customer relationships, driving change and gaining digital advantage – not to mention your personal skills. And it’s likely that your budgets and resources are lean too? So here’s your opportunity to tap into entrepreneurial skills and thinking to help you achieve your full marketing potential!

Panel debate – Wayra Academy, London. Paul Cash F IDM, The Real Paul Cash Ltd, Vikki Morgan, Head of Community, TMW and Richard H Harris, CEO & Co-Founder, Ensygnia. Chaired by Sarah Evans Dip IDM, M IDM, Chair of the IDM Digital Marketing Council and Head of Online Creative & User Experience, Telefónica UK.

If you missed it you can view a video of the Highlights or the full panel discussion.

Cybersecurity and Risk Management: Recent Trends In Techniques and Recent Trends in Techniques and Technology

TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 11:15am – 12:15pm

Millennium Gloucester Hotel, 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London, SW7 4LH, United Kingdom

We live in an increasing risky world and the threat of cybercrime is ongoing. Payment companies are at risk for criminals due to the level of data we manage and the financial information we carry in every transaction. From internal breaches to global crime networks, we see them all and must protect our businesses, our customers and our industry. Leading experts will discuss this key issue.


Neira Jones, Partner, Accourt Limited, Moderator

Christian Chmiel, CFE, B.A., Chief Operating Officer, Web Shield Limited

Richard H Harris, CEO, Ensygnia

Michael Paisley, Chief Risk Officer, Santander Bank

Stewart Room, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

Related Press: http://newsle.com/article/0/98549454/

Mobile World Congress 2013 – The Next Generation Mobile Innovation Session


Wednesday 27 February 2013 at 2pm

Hall 4 Auditorium 1 of the Conference Village at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Ensygnia presented and demonstrated its patented OneScan solution for log-in, registration and payments to conference delegates and a panel of investors in the Next Generation Mobile Innovation session – one of the best attended sessions of the conference with over 1500 attendees. The delegates voted at the end of the session for the innovation they believe will have the most impact over the next ten years.

Ensygnia Onescan a visual alternative to NFC, was as one of the top 3 innovations most likely to have the greatest impact on the mobile industry over the next ten years! (http://bit.ly/10BqdlE)

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