DirectID have been announced as a Finalist in the British Data Awards 2021.

The British Data Awards is an annual campaign that aims to uncover data success stories.

The British Data Awards was launched to help discover and celebrate the most passionate data-led organisations.

The award follows a record breaking year in which DirectID doubled revenues and onboarded 17 new customers.

The 2021 British Data Awards judges include: Neil Carden, COO of Forth Point, Jason Johnson, Co-Founder of Predatech, Mahana Mansfield, Data Science Director at Deliveroo, Tej Parikh, Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors, Harriet Rees, Head of Data Science at Starling Bank and Dr Jo Watts, CEO & Founder of Effini.

James Varga, CEO & Founder of DirectID said:

I’m delighted to see DirectID shortlisted for the Analytics Company of the Year award. This reflects an incredible year for our Data Science team that has grown by double in the last year.

Using bank data provided through Open Banking, DirectID addresses the most significant business challenges across the Credit Risk Lifecycle. By leveraging our advanced insights and analytics engines, our customers can make better and faster decisions than ever before.

DirectID aims to offer the most comprehensive, truest understanding of an individual or businesses financial profile. So, I’m thrilled to be formally recognised as leaders in the space.

Jason Johnson, Co-Founder of Predatech and British Data Awards judge said:

We set-off on a quest to find our Finalists back in February, and it’s been quite a journey. Judging the entries has been a challenge due to the number of high quality entries, but it’s also been a great privilege. It’s reminded us of the sheer talent and ingenuity that makes the UK such a global powerhouse for all things data. All our Finalists should be very proud.

The winners of the British Data Awards 2021 will be announced on Tuesday 4th May.

For the full list of finalists please visit the British Data Awards website here.