In 2018, CIO Bulletin recognised Semafone as one of the 30 Best Companies of the Year, a distinction honoring some of the fastest growing companies offering IT and cybersecurity solutions.
Semafone’s winning “Phone Concierge” Alexa Skill with Voice Payments and Authenticate (ID&V) capabilities uses voice tokens to facilitate and secure phone-based card not present (CNP) transactions – such as those performed in enterprise contact centres – and authenticate incoming and outgoing calls.
Semafone has been selected as one of Tech City UK’s Future Fifty cohort for 2018, recognising the company as a fast-growing UK business. Semafone will join other well-known late-stage companies including UNiDAYS, Gousto, Trouva and DarkTrace as part of the programme.
The Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized (SME) companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years. It is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each February. Semafone was recognised for its significant growth in international sales.
Semafone’s patented Cardprotect solution has been recognised once again as the industry-leading solution for compliance and data protection at the PCI Awards for Excellence, run by AKJ Associates. The award was given to Semafone for its “outstanding PCI DSS project”, delivered alongside 360 Solutions to online electrical retailer, AO.com.
This is the second year running in which Semafone has achieved success at the awards. Last year the company won an award for projects with broadcast giant Sky and insurance company AXA.
Semafone has been named a silver winner in the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year—medium-sized business, in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.
Semafone’s CEO Tim Critchley has been recognised as the Business Leader of the Year at the prestigious Tech Leaders Awards. Tim was chosen for his strong leadership during the company’s expansion into the North American and Australian markets. Under his leadership, Semafone has achieved significant growth, particularly in the US where new client wins accounted for 49 per cent of revenues in 2016
Semafone was picked as the judges choice for Best Call Centre Solution at the 2017 CNP Expo, Florida. The annual CNP (Card Not Present) awards honour companies who contribute to the advancement of payments in environments where the card is not physically present, such as ecommerce, mobile, or call centre environments.
Semafone has been recognised as one of Surrey’s most successful businesses by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO. In an accolade that acknowledges its significant contribution to the local economy, Semafone has been named as one of the top 20 fastest-growing companies in BDO’s Best in Business report.
Semafone’s patented payment method has been recognised as an industry-leading solution at the inaugural PCI Awards for Excellence, run by AKJ Associates. The award was given to Semafone for its “outstanding PCI DSS projects” delivered to insurance giant AXA and global telecommunications company Sky.
Semafone is delighted to announce it has been named a winner of Owler’s 2016 HOT In Guildford Award!
We are proud to announce Semafone has been named the Most Innovative Call Centre Technology Solution in 2016 by Corporate Vision Magazine’s Tech Innovator Awards.
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Anti-Fraud/Security Solution category at this year’s Payments Awards, which recognise excellence and innovation in the field of cards and payments.
We owe this nomination to our collaboration with Adam Phones on a great project for AXA, implementing Semafone in three UK contact centres in Ipswich, Glasgow and Teeside. Together we have helped more than 1000 agents to take payments, keeping the AXA’s contact centre fully secure and protected against fraud, without compromising the company’s renowned high quality of customer service.
The winners of the award will be announced at a gala dinner & ceremony on Thursday 20 October 2016 at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.
Semafone was very excited to be voted the Best International CNP Program – Customer Choice at the 2016 CNP Awards in Florida.
Semafone was delighted to be voted Best PCI Compliance Provider by our Customers at the CNP Expo.
Semafone was picked as the judges choice for Best Call Centre Solution at CNP Expo, Florida. The annual CNP (Card Not Present) awards honour companies who contribute to the advancement of payments in environments where the card is not physically present, such as ecommerce, mobile, or call centre environments.
Semafone was delighted to be presented with the “Best Innovation Partner” award at the Amdocs Annual Partner conference in Florida.
Semafone has been awarded the independent SouthTech award, supported by Grant Thornton, NatWest and the Whiteoaks Consultancy, for achieving a significant increase in business value during the past twelve months. Semafone produced the highest percentage increase in net asset value among technology companies in the South of England.
Semafone has been shortlisted for the FSTech Awards’ Anti-fraud/Security Strategy of the Year. Now in its 16th year, the FStech Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services sector. All shortlisted companies come from financial services institutions and technology suppliers who are leading the way in such areas as compliance, social media, customer service, mobile, online, systems integration, outsourcing and data governance. The winners will be announced on the 17th March 2016.
Semafone has been shortlisted for the Payments Awards 2015 ‘Best Anti-Fraud/Security Solution of the year’. The Payments Awards recognises cards and payments excellence and technology innovation. The award application follows the implementation of Semafone’s software by dlc, which is now part of Cabot Credit Management. For dlc, the technology was instrumental in improving compliance with PCI DSS and boosting customer satisfaction.
Semafone has been selected as one of the top 100 businesses on The Sunday Times Business SME Export Track list which was compiled by Fast Track, the Oxford-based research and networking events company. The award ranks Britain’s 100 private small and medium sized enterprises with the fastest growing international sales over the last two years.
The feature was published in the Sunday Times on the 17th May.
Semafone was voted customers’ choice for Best Call Centre Solution at CNP Expo, Florida. The annual CNP (Card Not Present) awards honour companies who contribute to the advancement of payments in environments where the card is not physically present, such as ecommerce, mobile, or call centre environments. Semafone was selected from the largest pool of nominations to date for its secure payment method for telephone payments.
Semafone has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Pathfinder 20 Awards for 2014. Pathfinder 20, is an index of the UK’s most exciting emerging technology companies, judged by a panel of leading technology executives – all of whom have a track record of growing and mentoring leading technology businesses in the UK.
Semafone and Sky won the Compliance Project of the Year category at the inaugural FSTech/Retail Systems Payments awards in November 2013.
The award recognises Sky’s use of Semafone within its global contact centres to strengthen its adherence with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) regulations.
Semafone was identified by Real Business magazine as one of the UK’s most exciting new businesses, the ‘Wonga Future 50’. We now number among a group of companies deemed to be “the bold, disruptive new generation of entrepreneurial businesses that are triggering change in their market.”
Semafone was shortlisted for the Best Innovation category of the Cards & Payments Trailblazer awards, which took place in Barcelona, June 2012.
We were declared the winner of the Emerging Technology category of the highly prestigious METAwards, organised by the Merchant Risk Council (MRC). The award was presented at the March MRC conference in Las Vegas.
Our new payment security solution won the best product category in the European Call Centre Awards which took place after Call Centre Expo at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole.