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Key moments over the past 6 months

The Most Influential Women in Payments

Our Co-founder & COO, Seema Khinda Johnson, has been named as one of Most Influential Women in Payments by PaymentsSource.

This year's honorees demonstrate the importance of women to all aspects of the payments industry and all corners of the globe.

Best innovation in security management

We're delighted to announce that we’ve won 'Best innovation in security management' at the FDATA Open Finance Awards.

In our goal to give users back control of their data, we’re especially proud to have been recognised as the company ‘who has done the most to protect consumer data’.

10 Best Payments Startups

We’ve been nominated as one of the 10 best Payments Startups globally in Efma-Capgemini’s Financial NewTech Challenge 2020.

Set up to uncover the best new fintech solutions, the winners will be selected by combination of a public vote and a judging panel, including representatives from Santander, Caixa Bank and Raiffeisen Bank International.

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Winners revealed for FDATA Open Finance Awards

Nuggets won ‘Best innovation in security management: who has done the most to protect consumer data’ at the FDATA Open Finance Awards. The Awards, which are in their second year, have been established to recognise organisations and institutions actively engaged in creating policies and delivering innovations that empower customers to leverage their financial data so that they can make better-informed decisions and take fuller control of their financial lives…

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2019 Identity Industry Landscape

Nuggets has been acknowledged as a leader in Self-Sovereign Identity in One World Identity’s 2019 Identity Landscape. OWI’s landscape provides an unparalleled overview of how digital identity applications are evolving and how the companies and markets are shaping next-generation digital identity…

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Nuggets appoints Emma Maslen commercial advisor

Blockchain-based identity verification and payments platform Nuggets has appointed Emma Maslen as Commercial Advisor, as the platform readies for official launch and rollout in Q4 2019…

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Self-Sovereign Banking Putting You Back in Control of your Money

Banking began because people needed somewhere safe to store their money. They couldn’t do it themselves, so institutions emerged to provide them with security and a store for this valuable asset. But that was a long time ago. Now, with always-on global ecommerce becoming the norm, we require a lot more from banking. Unfortunately, as these institutions have been failing to put the ‘customer first’, they are no longer in touch with our needs…

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Blockchain payment and ID app Nuggets to use Onfido for verification

Blockchain payments and ID platform Nuggets, which removes the need to store personal data with 3rd parties, has today announced a strategic partnership with global identity verification provider Onfido. Nuggets will be using Onfido’s technology to verify users for its blockchain payment and identity solution…

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Nuggets, Onfido team up for private payment and identity solution

Blockchain-powered payments and ID platform Nuggets has announced a strategic partnership with global identity verification provider Onfido…

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19 Best Blockchain Startups You Should Keep An Eye On In 2019

Blockchain is big business at the moment, and it doesn’t look as though it’ll be going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, the global blockchain market is expected to be worth $20 billion in 2024, and the growing number of new startups is a testament to just how lucrative the market currently is…

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Payments veteran enters blockchain space with Nuggets role

Warfel, who previously served as Senior Director, Token Applications at Visa and more recently in delivering working distributed ledger POCs for Citi Ventures, will provide strategic guidance as Nuggets looks to integrate with the banking and payments sector…

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Payments veteran enters blockchain space with Nuggets role

UK blockchain startup, Nuggets, has brought in ex-Citi, Visa and PayPal exec Eric Warfel as a strategic advisor…

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The Innovators 2019: Payments

Digital innovations have utterly transformed payments, making every choice more personal—and more mobile…

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UK Watchdog Allows Three Blockchain Firms to Join Regulatory Sandbox

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed three blockchain-based businesses to join the latest cohort of its regulatory sandbox, the organization announced on April 29…

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Nuggets Selected for FCA Innovation Sandbox for blockchain solution

Blockchain-powered payments and ID platform Nuggets, which removes the need to store sensitive personal or payment data with third parties, revealed that its document storage solution has been chosen as one of the fifth cohort of businesses in the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulatory sandbox…

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Is Privacy Under Threat From All The Know-Your-Customer Documents Stored With Countless Services?

European anti-money laundering legislation means customers and businesses are required to provide potentially sensitive documentation to prove their identities. But how safe are the methods of sharing and storing those documents? Are these attempts to strengthen security creating security and privacy risks of their own?…

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Nuggets of Trust: Seema Khinda Johnson Co-Founder Interview

Seema Khinda Johnson is the Co-Founder and COO of London based Nuggets established in 2016 and is an e-commerce payments and ID platform. Katia Lang spoke to Seema about how she entered the world of data security over blockchain and her views on industry development…

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Top 100 Women in Fintech 2019

Nuggets Co-founder and COO, Seema Khinda Johnson, was included in Top 100 Women in Fintech 2019. A collaboration between LATTICE80 and Miss Kaya, the Top 100 highlights women from around the world who play a leading role in the global Fintech community…

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Nuggets beats HSBC and Commerzbank to FStech Blockchain Project of the Year Award

Blockchain-based secure payments and identity platform Nuggets has won the FStech award for Blockchain Project of the Year, ahead of heavyweights like HSBC and Commerzbank. The victory puts the startup in impressive company, joining the likes of Thomson Reuters, Barclays, RBS and Virgin Money in the FStech Hall of Fame…

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Challengers and incumbents share the spoils

The 19th annual industry gathering, celebrating the best of financial services technology, took place at London’s Marriott Grosvenor Square...traditional banks like Barclays, HSBC and Bank of America shared the stage with challengers like Starling Bank, ANNA Money and Nuggets…

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Women in FinTech Powerlist 2018

Nuggets Co-founder and COO, Seema Khinda Johnson, has been included in the Women In FinTech Powerlist 2018, in the Senior Leaders category…

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Nuggets partners with XYO to keep e-commerce delivery addresses private

Payment on delivery and delivering the goods without revealing the address: how blockchain technology is driving post-purchase innovation for retailers…

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Nuggets addresses mPOS vulnerabilities in favour of secure self-checkout reality

Nuggets has warned that the predicted growth of mPOS usage around the world could be put in jeopardy if key security vulnerabilities are not addressed…

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Why This Could Be a Key Year for the Internet of Things

It could be a year of dramatic growth in the Internet of Things, but the data protection challenge is still no easy task…

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The blockchain industry is moving towards gender equality

As the blockchain industry continues to grow and create more opportunities for all, there’s real potential for this technological
vanguard to level the playing field…

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Open Banking is levelling the retail banking playing field, says blockchain expert

Alastair Johnson, founder and CEO of the Nuggets e-commerce platform, said he is particularly encouraged by financial institutions that are opening up the initiation of payments and information services to start-ups and software developers…

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Inspirational Woman: Seema Khinda-Johnson | Co-Founder & COO, Nuggets

Nuggets is an e-commerce payments and ID platform. It stores your personal and payment data securely in the blockchain, so you never have to share it with anyone – not even Nuggets…

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Blockchain-Based Digital ID Systems Are Increasingly Finding Real-World Use

According to the latest estimates, we generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That's 2.5 followed by 17 zeros — or rather 2.5 trillion million — a number that's impossible to visualize intuitively, but nonetheless has massive implications for our privacy online, our security and our ability to keep our digital identities within our own personal control…

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Biometry: physical security for the digital age

Convenience often comes at a cost. In the online world, that cost rears its ugly head in the form of handing over sensitive personal information…

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Nuggets: merging security and convenience through blockchain

Blockchain founder Alastair Johnson explains why the future of secure cashless payments lies with the disruptive technology…

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5 Reasons Why Payments And ID Need To Merge

The fact that fast online payments are becoming easier and easier is great for customers. However, for anyone working in the payments ecosystem, this efficient payment experience belies the fact that the storage and use of customers’ digital identity is in crisis…

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Why the High Street’s future doesn’t have to be ended by technology

Alastair Johnson, Founder & CEO, Nuggets, explains why, far from being a threat, the latest technology and in-app payments could enable High Streets to thrive…

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What zero trust security will mean for the payments industry

Based on the principle of trusting no one and always verifying, a zero trust security can revolutionize how payments are made in a highly digitalized world…

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Securing consumer rights in a cashless society

The new EU payment directive might spark concern about a move away from cash—but blockchain technology could protect consumers…

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Women in IT Awards 2019 – finalists revealed for flagship UK awards

The finalists for the 2019 edition of the Women in IT Awards, the world's largest tech diversity event, have been revealed ahead of the gala ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane on 30 January…

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Nuggets gives blockchain a key role in digital ID

U.K.-based Nuggets is integrating its blockchain technology to existing payment rails, creating a system wherein merchants will no longer have to access or store consumers' personal data. It puts an end to the password authentication or the need for merchants to store personal information with third parties…

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Lateral Payments Integrates Nuggets’ Blockchain Biometric Tool

Payment and merchant service provider Lateral Payment Solutions (Latpay) is partnering with blockchain payments and ID platform Nuggets to deliver next generation innovative technology to their merchants…

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Nuggets & Latpay Partner to Bring Secure Blockchain-Powered Payments to Global Merchants

Nuggets, the blockchain-powered decentralised digital identity and payments company has announced a partnership with Lateral Payment Solutions, who will integrate the award-winning interface into their globally connected payment platform, to deliver next generation innovative technology to their merchants…

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