Oslo, Norway 15th February 2017 – We’re thrilled that Signicat has been crowned winner of the Norwegian Fintech Achievement Award 2017 at #OsloFinTech.
Signicat, the first and largest identity assurance provider in the world, has been named the winner of the Norwegian Fintech Achievement Award 2017. Presented at the Future of Fintech & Banking conference at Oslo Fintech Fest last week, Signicat has been recognised for its outstanding achievement in the Norwegian fintech sector.
The award recognises the Norwegian Fintech company that can demonstrate innovation, market traction and global potential. Fintech is one of the hottest technology segments in Norway today, and the Fintech scene is growing rapidly. With the best digital infrastructure in the world, a population with 98% access to the internet, and a near cashless society, Norway is the perfect breeding ground for Fintech innovation.
“AWITA 2017”: the Founder of B.EST Solutions, EEMA member Company, awarded The Women in IT Awards, technology’s largest diversity event in Azerbaijan
Organized by Azerbaijani Women in ICT (AWIC) “FEMMES DIGITALES” Club, gathered 300 of Azerbaijan’s most prominent IT leaders on January 26, 2017 at Baku’s Mugham Center.
The event showcased the achievements and innovation of women in technology over the last 12 months, identifying new role models and promoting further dialogue around diversity among industry influencers.
The Jury staff was represented by successful men only (no female judges to avoid any sort of bias), representing the leading private ICT structures, well-known universities, media, government institutions and etc.
The Judges awarded nominees in 15 different nominations such as The Innovator of the year; Startup of the year; Deployment of the year; Founder, CEO or CIO of the year; Digital leader of the year; Hero of IT; Transformation of the year; Woman of the year; Developer of the year; Employer of the year; Judges Choice; Rural and Remote Contribution in IT; IT teacher of the year; IT community/IT education program/IT education project; IT student of the year – is presented below:
During the awarding ceremony the founder and CEO of the B.EST Solutions Company, the Asan Imza qualified mobile & e-signature service operator; the Head and the Founder of Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES non-profit organization, Yana Krimpe was awarded in INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR nomination.
Various government structures, leading ICT companies and organizations, as well as the extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassadors accredited in Azerbaijan, attended the Award ceremony.
The Ambassador of the United States of America, Mr. Cekuta, his spouse, local statesmen and government officials such as the Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies, Elmir Velizade, the Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children of Azerbaijan, Sadaget Gahramanova, Azerbaijan MP Tahir Mirkishili and many others were giving awards to the winners.
It should be noticed that the B.EST Solutions Company is a member of Europe’s leading independent not-for-profit Think Tank – EEMA – the European e-Identity and Security Association since 2016. B.EST Solutions company joins EEMA to drive cross-border mobile identity services between Europe and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
About Club FEMMES DIGITALES:
Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES is a non-profit organization established in 2014 with a goal to get more women excited about technology and IT. FEMMES DIGITALES has been designed to be an advocate for women who are currently working for technology companies and for those that may work for business in other market sectors working with technology in their roles. The mission of the Club is to bring together stakeholders from the business sector, the government, the academia and from non-governmental organizations, giving the opportunity to support and to work for increasing the women’s professional participation in the sphere of ICT, as well as to take part in the development of technological and engineering products.
30.01.2017 Azerbaijan, Baku
Agreement on cooperation signed between “B.EST Solutions” and ISESCO
On 17th November 2016, Azerbaijani company “B.EST Solutions” – the provider of National Mobile-ID (Asan İmza) service in Azerbaijan, and Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) signed a contract on ISESCO BESTDOC PORTAL pilot phase project in Rabat, capital of Kingdom of Morocco. The main subject of the contract is the cooperation of the parties in development and implementation of the advanced cross-border eID and e-workflow platform for ISESCO.