Belgium financial services provider iBanFirst wins the ‘Deloitte Fast 50 award’ in fintech category



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iBanFirst, a global financial services provider, has been named the fastest growing technology company in Belgium under the fintech category in ‘Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award.’ Over the past four years, the company’s revenue grew by a whopping 401 per cent.

The award was handed over to CEO and founder Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier during a grand virtual ceremony.

Dusoulier says, “We were already very proud to have been nominated for 4 consecutive years. Now that we have also won this prestigious award, it is an extra confirmation of the value we offer our customers with our technology and service. Not only in Belgium; also in the other European countries where we are active.”

With the ‘Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award,’ the consulting firm Deloitte annually awards the fastest growing technology players in various countries. 

iBanFirst: What you need to know 

Founded by Pierre Antoine Dusoulier in 2013, iBanFirst is a Belgium-based fintech platform that facilitates B2B payments across numerous currencies.

As an alternative to traditional banking offerings, the company offers a payment experience and a range of financial services that meet the needs of SMEs.

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“We are convinced that we can replace traditional banks in supporting companies with international payments,” says Dusoulier.

Through the iBanFirst platform, companies can manage all aspects of foreign currency transactions – exchange, transfer, hedging and cash management.

“It should become a natural reflex for customers to handle international payments via iBanFirst instead of their traditional bank. That is not only cheaper, transactions can also be completed faster and we offer more transparency. The fact that we are convinced that we can become the reference gives us the drive to continue to innovate,” adds Dusoulier.

So far, the company has raised €46M from Xavier Niel and European venture capitalists such as Serena, Breega Capital, Elaia, and Bpifrance Large Venture. 

iBanFirst is a French company headquartered in Belgium with operations in France, the Netherlands, and Germany. It is regulated as a payment institution passported throughout the European Union and serves more than 4000 customers all over Europe.

Member of the SWIFT network and SEPA homologated, iBanFirst holds AISP and PISP accreditations under PSD2. 

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