Humaniq recognised by TechCrunch as a Top Pick in Blockchain for Disrupt SF 2018

London, September 12, 2018 — London-based FinTech firm Humaniq has been recognised  as a top disruptor in Blockchain by industry giant like TechCrunch.

Recently, Humaniq was commended for its efforts to create a next-generation financial services app by tech reporting powerhouse TechCrunch, which selected it as a Top Pick at Disrupt San Francisco 2018, which took place September 5-7. According to TechCrunch, the Top Pick competition was particularly tough this year due to a wealth of high quality applications. TechCrunch described its Top Picks as a way to shine a spotlight on the founders of especially promising startups. After reviewing hordes of applications, TechCrunch selected five startups from several different categories. Humaniq was selected as a Top Pick in Blockchain at Disrupt San Francisco 2018. TechCrunch praised the company for its Blockchain-based mobile application, which proffers next-generation financial services in emerging economies. Driven by the goal of serving the world’s unbanked, Humaniq released the app in 22 African Countries. By September of this year, more than 450k users have joined Humaniq.

Humaniq was in addition recognised  as one of Europe’s 50 most disruptive startups. It  was also highlighted in  the unbound50 Zone, a key feature of the popular unbound London conference. And Humaniq  participated in a series of events to highlight the African opportunities for startups:  STEP Conference in Dubai, NOAH Conference 2018 in Berlin, Afrobytes Tech Conference 2018 in Paris and MoneyConf, Dublin and many others.

Furthermore, Humaniq was recently featured in a new report landmark Developing World Financial Inclusion Industry Landscape Overview / 2018 Q2 as one of the most promising FinTech projects to serve as a gateway for socio-economic growth in the developing world. Humaniq was also featured as a leading Bio-identification and Financial Inclusion case study in a key  report entitled Blockchain in UK / Industry Landscape Overview 2018.The report was covered in a leading British news outlet, The Guardian, among many others. Its popularity has been bolstered by an array of attractive features, including a secure messenger with end-to-end  encryption, bio-identification, live chat support, and a crypto wallet. It is based on a hybrid blockchain, which makes it possible for users to make small transactions with transaction fees close to zero. Combined, these features ensure an simple, low-cost and highly secure user experience.

“DisruptSF is headed by executives of start-ups. The founders of businesses, leading investors – the best of them are here. Among the speakers are the founders of unicorns and the most fast growing companies on the planet, who share their knowledge and experience. This is one of the best places to share and learn from others,” added Anton Mozgovoy VP Technology at Humaniq.


Humaniq is a London-based Fintech firm that provides next-generation financial services using its Blockchain-based mobile application to the unbanked and underprivileged in emerging economies globally. Humaniq is focused on worldwide financial inclusion by providing access to global markets, greater opportunities, and novel financial solutions using repurposed technologies for those gaining exposure to financial services for the first time.

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