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BPC, Gold Sponsor of LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2022

BPC partnered with LankaPay in its 4th edition of LankaPay Technnovation Awards as their official Gold Sponsor. Inspired by the vision to create digital ecosystems that bring together banks, processors, and Fintechsto deliver relevant services to customers that fulfill their everyday financial lives, BPC believes this partnership will further boost its imprint on Sri Lanka’s banking sector. Sponsorship cheque was officially handed over by Mr.Ruwan Bakmedeniya, BPC COO and Subash Chandra Bowse, Country Director BPC to Mr. Channa de Silva, GM/CEO LankaPay recently at LankaPay office. Joining him wasMr. Dinuka Perera Chief Operating Officer, LankaPay.

Held on 29th March 2022 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo,LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2022 aimed to honour the ‘Digital Superheroes’ in banks, NBFIs and FinTech companies for their thankless contribution to the country’s economy during the pandemic. The global pandemic nearly brought not only the entire country, but also the whole world to a standstill. To ensure that the local businesses and society could function seamlessly through these challenging times, the financial sector worked tirelessly alongside workers in other essential services enabling businesses and public were able to perform their day-to-day financial transactions from wherever they were, safely and conveniently.

Since its inception in 2017, within a short span of time, LankaPay Technnovation Awards has become one of the most sought-after events amongst the country’s financial sector. Complying with the government health guidelines, this year’s LankaPay Technnovation Awards had to limit the number of physical attendees and for the first time the entire event was live-streamed allowing key stakeholders to experience the event.

Speaking of the sponsorship, Mr. Subash Chandra Bowse, Country Director, BPC Sri Lanka and the Maldives commented“We are proud to have joined forces with LankaPay to recognize the best technology advancements made by financial institutions across Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is transforming at a face past and recognising the efforts of ecosystem players provides further motivation to make an impact on Sri Lanka’s day to day money management, the way they bank, pay and get paid.”

About BPC

Founded in 1996, BPC has transformed over the years to deliver innovative and best in class proven solutions which fit with today’s consumer lifestyle when banking, shopping or moving in both urban and rural areas, bridging real life and the digital world. With 350 customers across 100 countries globally, BPC collaborates with all ecosystem players ranging from tier one banks to neobanks, Payment Service Providers (PSPs) to large processors, ecommerce giants to start-up merchants, and government bodies to local hail riding companies. BPC’s SmartVista suite comprises cutting-edge banking, commerce and mobility solutions including digital banking, ATM & switching, payments processing, card and fraud management, financial inclusion, merchant portals, transport and smart cities solutions.

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Mr. Dinuka Perera, COO – LankaPay; Mr. Channa de Silva, GM/CEO – LankaPay; Mr. Ruwan Bakmedeniya, Chief Operating Officer - South Asia, BPC Banking Technologies; and Mr. Subash Chandra Bowse, Country Director – Sri Lanka and the Maldives

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