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Nuggets insights are often quoted in top publications across the globe. We have pulled together a selection of articles to save you the time in searching.

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Media highlights

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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Blockchain ID Solution Aims to Tackle Spike in Delivery Fraud Amid Coronavirus Measures

Nuggets, a digital identity and payments platform, has developed a way to accept deliveries without needing a physical signature to combat a spike in fraud and chargebacks during the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Nuggets brings biometrics to delivery confirmation as industry offers solutions for new working normal

Biometrics continue to be applied to supporting economic re-opening, with new offerings featuring facial recognition and thermal screening for access control, but also biometric confirmation of deliveries, identification of people wearing protective gear, and mobile apps…

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Nuggets fights chargebacks and fraud with biometric contactless delivery

Nuggets has unveiled its new biometrically-verified, contactless delivery tech, which will help retailers tackle mounting fraud and chargebacks fuelled by the COVID-19 outbreak…

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Nuggets wins the Unicorn Challenge

Nuggets Co-founder & COO, Seema Khinda Johnson, showcased the platform to a panel of judges from Santander, JP Morgan, American Express, Innovate Finance and Elavon. Competing against five other fintechs, Nuggets won both the main judges’ award and audience choice award…

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The emergence of Blockchain in Telecoms

Nuggets Founder & CEO, Alastair Johnson was recently interviewed for Capacity Magazine, where he discusses the emergence of blockchain in Telecoms and why he feels it will be the smaller, faster telecommunication companies who make the initial impact in this space…

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Shortlist announced for the 2020 Women in Software Power List

Nuggets Co-founder & COO, Seema Khinda Johnson, has been included on the shortlist for the 2020 Women in Software Power List! Seema is one of six Founders on the list which aims to recognises the top rising stars in the tech industry…

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2020 Awards for Product and Service Innovation – Shortlist

Nuggets has been nominated for The Financial Services Forum’s Product and Service Innovation Awards, in the Security category…

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Contactless Deliveries With Doorstep Verification

In recent weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of businesses around the world to shut up shop, forcing many more people online and having to adapt to sudden and drastic changes to how we socialize, shop, and spend our days…

Read more’s Entrepreneur of the Year

A Q&A with Nuggets Co-founder & COO, Seema Khinda Johnson…

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Retail Systems Awards 2020 - Shortlist

Nuggets has been shortlisted for Mobile Innovation of the Year at the Retail Systems Awards 2020…

Read more’s Entrepreneur of the Year Talks Blockchain and Women in Tech selected Seema Johnson, the co-founder and COO of blockchain-based payments and ID platform Nuggets, as Entrepreneur of the Year in the company’s Technology Playmaker Awards on April 9…

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Seema Khinda Johnson -’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Seema was recognized for demonstrating incredible leadership and entrepreneurial spirit as the co-founder and COO of Nuggets, a payments and ID platform that uses blockchain to define online security and privacy. The judges were impressed by her innovative application of blockchain and biometrics to transform online security, and her contribution to the business’s growth…

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Blockchain Digital ID- Putting people in control of their data

Although some people in life do an extremely convincing job of indicating otherwise, all humans have an identity. This identity comes in many forms, and as modern life has progressed, the ways in which people can identify have multiplied. Technology has now made it easier for people to explore and share their identities…

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The Most Influential Women in Payments, 2020

Listening. Instinct. Focus. These are words often spoken by mentors and clients yet, so rarely taken to heart — unless one takes a big risk such as the one Seema Khinda Johnson took when she left the corporate world to follow her entrepreneurial instincts…

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Efma-Capgemini Financial NewTech Challenge 2020

Nuggets nominated as one of the 10 best Payments Startups globally in Efma-Capgemini’s Financial NewTech Challenge 2020…

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The Device-Free Future Of Payments

Every time I read about the future of payments, commentators are so wedded to what’s next for mobile payments or banking apps that the very notion of device-free payments must seem puzzling to them. However, the reality is that we’re moving toward an age where payments will omit the physical devices that we’ve come to depend on…

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The Most Influential Financial Technology Companies 2020

Nearly 200 companies were shortlisted by our panel of esteemed judges, in what was the most inclusive and far-reaching listing we have ever compiled. Find out who made the top table and hear from those listed in our biggest ever Financial Technologist magazine…

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What will blockchain look like in 2030? The experts speak

In the next decade, finance will be transformed; we’ll get our privacy back; and blockchain will become the norm, say our panel of experts…

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Fintech Friday: Nuggets

Nuggets is helping people take back control of their data. Alastair Johnson, CEO and founder of Nuggets, spoke with Efma’s Boris Plantier about the company’s origins and how they are working to create a more secure internet environment…

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