Awards season is in full swing for GBG

 Published: Monday October 3, 2016

 Written by GBG News on Press releases, News

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GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence is pleased to announce it has been shortlisted for a range of prestigious awards across multiple industries, including four nominations for its market-leading tracing and investigation tool GBG Connexus.

GBG’s CEO Richard Law has himself received two nominations, for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the AIM awards on the 13th October, and ‘Tech CEO of the Year’ at the UK Tech Awards on the 9th November. This joins company nominations for ‘Best Use of AIM’ and ‘Tech Growth Business of the Year’ at the AIM awards and UK Tech Awards respectively.

The most recent nomination for GBG Connexus is for the ‘Risk, Data and Fraud Prevention’ category at the Credit Excellence Awards. This joins a nomination for the ‘Combatting Fraud - Technology Initiative of the Year’ category at the Insurance Fraud Awards for their work with DAC Beachcroft, and two separate nominations at the Retail Fraud Awards for ‘Most Innovative Online Solution’ and ‘Best Newcomer’. All three awards will be held in early October.

Josef Thoma, Director for tracing and Investigation solutions at GBG commented:

"These nominations are a fantastic recognition of the innovation and quality behind our already muilti-award winning solutions. At the heart of our business, we access, host and constantly update the widest selection of consumer data in the UK. When you add this to remarkable capabilities such as our Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) functionality, it’s no surprise that our customers have been able to see such excellent and recognisable results."

GBG’s In-House legal team has also been shortlisted for a new ‘Excellence In-house’ Category at the Law Society Excellence Awards, to be held on the 20th October.

These fantastic nominations add to an already successful year for GBG, having won 'Best Anti-Fraud & Verification Technology' for their GBG ID3global platform at the Credit Today Awards 2016 in May in recognition of their work with Vanquis Bank. GBG were also highly commended at the awards for 'Best Data & Analytics Technology' in conjunction with Zinc Group.


About GBG

GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. We help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ.

Through our fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust, GBG enables companies and governments to fight fraud and cybercrime, to improve the customer experience and help to protect the more vulnerable people in our society.

Headquartered in Chester (UK) and with 18 offices across the world, GBG provides solutions to many of the world’s biggest organisations, from established brands like Nike and Harrods to disruptive newcomers such as Taskrabbit and Stripe.

Find out more about how we use identity data intelligently by visiting and following us on Twitter: @gbgplc