Encompass Wins Top Honors at Sibos 2023 Discover Perfect Pitch Competition

Encompass Corporation, the leading provider of dynamic Know Your Customer (KYC) process automation solutions was the winner of the Established Trendsetter category at the Discover Perfect Pitch competition held as part of Sibos 2023. This prestigious recognition serves as a testament to Encompass' relentless commitment to revolutionising the landscape of financial services through innovative technology-driven solutions.


A testament of leadership

Competing in a highly competitive category, Encompass Corporation secured the title after its North America's President, Alex Ford, delivered a live pitch to a panel of industry experts. The stage was set in Toronto, Canada, where Alex Ford outlined Encompass' game-changing KYC solution and answered questions from the judges. The judging panel comprised senior leaders from banks, venture capitalists, and trailblazers in product innovation.


Discover Perfect Pitch: A Platform for Fintech Innovation

Discover Perfect Pitch, now in its fourth year, provides Fintech companies from across the globe with a unique opportunity to shine on the world stage. Participants are divided into three entry streams: Ambitious Adventurers, Community Pioneers, and Established Trendsetters. Sponsored by MaRS, Plug and Play, and RBC, this competition is renowned for celebrating the cream of the crop in the financial technology sector.


Encompass: A Trailblazer

As an "established trendsetter," Encompass was commended for its trailblazing impact and success by the event organisers. This recognition reflects Encompass' dedication to bringing about transformative change in the financial industry through innovation and technology.


Sibos: The Epicenter of Financial Services

Sibos provided the backdrop for this remarkable achievement. Held in Toronto this year, Sibos brings together industry leaders, innovators, and disruptors who gather to discuss the latest trends and advancements in financial services.

Wayne Johnson, CEO, and Co-founder at Encompass Corporation, shared his excitement about the prestigious win:

“It is fantastic to win this accolade, connected to a competition with a strong pedigree, and be crowned the winner of a category full of organisations leading the way in providing critical innovation to the businesses we serve. This recognition underlines the power and potential of the Encompass platform and is testament to our ever-increasing impact. We are proud this has been recognised by experts who truly understand and respect the value of the work we do.

“Encompass plays a key role in the fight against financial crime, with this award evidencing the importance of our commitment to improving the landscape and enabling banks and financial institutions to realise the benefits of trusting in technology-led processes.”