PaySpace Magazine Awards 2018 winners named

PaySpace Magazine has organized the Awards for the third time

As the international subsidiary of the Ukrainian expert publication PaySpace Magazine, we are glad to inform that the third annual PSM Awards event was held in Kyiv, bringing together the leading players of the Ukrainian fintech market.

Being the most prominent Ukrainian fintech publication, every year PaySpace Magazine encourages consumers and industry experts to vote for the companies which disrupt the traditional financial sector. This year, users, jury, and our editorial team selected the best sector representatives from 189 companies and industry leaders. We received more than 68 thousand votes, and the winners in 21 nominations claimed their rewards. Read the list below to find out who has become the laureate in each nomination.

International nominations & winners

The best international fintech expert – international experts in the field of financial technologies, supporting the development of the fintech field:

  1. Chris Skinner;
  2. Brett King;
  3. Andreas Antonopoulos.

The best international mobile bank – mobile banks, which have simplified all the financial process by moving them to the smartphone:

  1. Revolut;
  2. Monzo;
  3. N26.

The best international money transfer service – the most demanded services for money transfer between the countries, offering the most beneficial conditions for the clients:

  1. TransferWise;
  2. TransferGo;
  3. PayPal.

Ukrainian nominations & winners

The best marketplace – the trading platforms, incorporating the suppliers of goods and services from all over Ukraine:

  1. Rozetka;
  2. Kabanchik.ua;
  3. Prom.ua.

The best delivery service – logistic operators offering the delivery of goods from online stores:

  1. Nova Poshta;
  2. In Time;
  3. Ukrposhta.

The best online shop – this nomination embraces the most popular online shops in Ukraine:

  1. Allo.ua;
  2. Make Up;
  3. MOYO.

The best payment processing partner for online stores – B2B solutions, which simplifies payments for online stores:

  1. Portmone.com;
  2. Platon;
  3. UAPAY.

The best cryptocurrency expert – this nomination unites the leading cryptocurrency experts, known by their remarkable practices:

  1. Michael Chobanian;
  2. Pavel Kravchenko;
  3. Oleg Kudrenko.

The best fintech start-up in Ukraine – prospective projects presenting their services, which are aimed to simplify the financial operations:

  1. PayLastic;
  2. Uplata;
  3. MO cash.


The best internet banking in Ukraine – those banks offering their clients the most convenient and functional internet banking services:

  1. Privat24;
  2. PUMB;
  3. Alfa-Bank Ukraine.

The best mobile banking app – the most convenient and useful Mobile banking application:

  1. MONOBANK/UNIVERSAL BANK;
  2. Privat24;
  3. Alfa-Bank Ukraine.

The best mobile payment service – mobile solutions allowing to complete the payment at the retail stores or in transport by using the smartphone:

  1. Google Pay;
  2. Privat24;
  3. Mobile Bank Vostok.

The best online credit service – companies offering the quick arrangement of online credit to your card:

  1. Moneyveo;
  2. CC LOAN;
  3. MyCredit.

The best online payment service – online platforms which allow the customer to complete payments for a number of services without leaving their home:

  1. Portmone.com;
  2. iPay.ua;
  3. MONOBANK/UNIVERSAL BANK.

The best payment service for small and medium businesses – alternative methods for payment receiving at the retail stores, which can be used instead of the traditional POS terminals:

  1. Masterсard QR;
  2. PrivatPayBot;
  3. PayLastic.

The best project in the cryptocurrency field – this nomination introduces the projects related to cryptocurrency: web wallets, crypto exchange, stock markets, and other crypto related services:

  1. Distributed Lab;
  2. Kuna Exchange;
  3. Karbo.

The best service for money transfer from card to card – the most in-demand peer to peer transfer service among Ukrainians:

  1. Portmone.com;
  2. SENDMONEY;
  3. EasyPay.

The best service for purchasing tickets online – the most in-demand services for purchasing tickets for events and transport:

  1. JSC «Ukrzaliznytsia»;
  2. Tickets.ua;
  3. Multiplex.

The best techfin project – the best technology solutions and projects for finance in Ukraine:

  1. Masterpass;
  2. Corezoid;
  3. PayCore.

The fintech expert of the year – this nomination presents those experts having the specialist knowledge in the field of financial technologies and having influence over the development of the FinTech industry in Ukraine:

  1. Igor Berezanskyi;
  2. Dmytro Zarakhovych;
  3. Aleksandr Karpov.

The most valuable contribution to the start-up development – the companies and projects supporting the development of the Start-ups in Ukraine:

  1. UNIT.City;
  2. OpenBanking Lab;
  3. Radar Tech.


Congratulations to the winners of PaySpace Magazine Awards 2018 and special thanks to our partners:

  • General sponsor – Leogaming;
  • Sponsor of the event – UAPay;
  • FinTech sponsor – Kapowai;
  • Loan sponsor – SOSCREDIT;
  • Payments sponsor – Platon;
  • Payments sponsor – Interkassa;
  • TechFin sponsor – Moneyveo;
  • AQUA partner – Medinna +.

More about the nominees and partners – on PSM Awards 2018 official page.

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