The solution provider and the payment initiative want to advance the issues of identity and risk management.

CRIF and P19 have decided on a partnership for 2022 and 2023. Together, the focus will be on an active discourse on the future of credit checks and risk management in payment transactions, says Birgit Kraft-Kinz, co-founder of P19 and CEO of Kraftkinz: “Creditworthiness and risk are two essential issues in payment. With CRIF we have the right partner to advance these topics in Austria. We are already looking forward to what we will achieve next year!”

“Experience and expertise in risk management”

CRIF is a global company that offers data-based solutions for risk, fraud and identity management. In Austria, the company is the leading provider of credit risk management solutions and fraud prevention.

“P19 is an important payment network for Europe and Austria. We look forward to using our experience and expertise in risk management and digital identity in payment transactions to do our part to jointly drive development in payment and to think about new things in these areas. And above all together from Austria and Europe”, comments Ruth Moss, Head of Marketing and Communications, CRIF.

Topics of the future in focus

In order to highlight solutions on future topics in the payment area, P19 is presenting the P19 Payment Award for the second time. The award recognizes special lighthouse projects and notable payment pioneers in the categories “Innovative Solutions”, “Sustainability in Payment” and “Payment Pioneer of the Year“.

“We would like to make people and projects from the payment sector visible in order to promote collaboration. One focus here is certainly to deal with topics such as the future of risk management, creditworthiness checks and digital identity checks. With CRIF we have exactly that right partner for this,” says Martin Sprengseis, Managing Partner at bluesource and CoFounder of P19.

About: P19 forms a platform for all payment pioneers. We are working together to create visibility for the topic of payment in Austria and Europe as a business location. The aim is to jointly understand the rapid developments caused by leaps in technology as a relevant economic factor and to use them as an opportunity. 

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