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VeryPay Receives Prestigious Sao Khue Award & Welcomes New CEO

By April 18, 2024June 18th, 2024No Comments

NYON, Switzerland, April 17, 2024Verysell Group (, together with its Vietnamese subsidiary brand SmartDev, are pleased to announce the Sao Khue Awards achievement and a recent addition to the VeryPay leadership team. 

Dr. Mikhail Krasnov, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Verysell Group is delighted to receive prestigious recognition from a respected organization. Thanks to the four years of dedication and hard work by SmartDev and the whole VeryPay team to develop the VeryPay – Mobile Money Technology Solutions Platform, this recognition is a proud moment for the entire Verysell Group. 

The Sao Khue Award is one of the most prestigious in the field of software and IT services across Vietnam. Having been chaired and held for 21 years (since 2003), Sao Khue has been awarded to Vietnamese enterprises’ hundreds of outstanding products, software solutions, and IT services. 

On April 13, 2024, SmartDev received recognition in the “Innovation” category for its VeryPay Mobile Money Technology Solutions Platform. 

Chuong Huynh – Head of Product @VeryPay receiving Sao Khue Award 2024

VeryPay Platform is a transaction engine and NFC token management system that integrates with any e-wallet. Mobile Network Operators can use the VeryPay platform and run their own branded, contactless payment card scheme without needing issuers, acquirers, or payment service providers ( 

“This award truly is a recognition for the entire VeryPay team, including those who have supported us from the US, Europe, and Africa, as well as for all the contributions and dedication we have put in. It’s also an opportunity to showcase the value and vision that VeryPay brings to our field. We are proud of a cohesive team ready to rise up and contribute even more to the community and the market” said Chuong Huynh Duy, Smart Dev’s Head of VeryPay Product.

Alongside this achievement, Dr. Mikhail Krasnov, who has led the VeryPay project from its inception in 2020 to its current maturity stage, decided that it was the right time to pass the management of the VeryPay project to a newly appointed CEO. Verysell Group welcomes Oluwaseun (Seun) Solanke, a business and technology executive who specializes in harmonizing processes, people, and technology, to the team as CEO. 



Seun was previously a Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Airtel Nigeria, where he oversaw the IT and engineering functions. During his tenure at Airtel, he helped spearhead the launch of a digital lab focused on machine learning for identity management and other internal digital platforms. He also drove the startup of a payments service bank, SmartCash PSB, leveraging digital technologies to support the organization’s and country’s financial inclusion agenda. Seun joins the VeryPay team to lead it to new heights. 

 About Verysell Group

Established in 1990 with its headquarters in Switzerland, Verysell Group stands at the forefront of the global software development industry. At Verysell’s core lies its offshore development center (ODC), SmartDev LLC in Vietnam, which is dedicated to building customised software solutions for external clients and proprietary products such as VeryPay. With its global presence through 8 offices across four continents, Verysell Group caters to a diverse client base, ranging from startups to multinational corporations. Its portfolio of brands—SmartDev, VeryPay, Smart81, VeryPlay Studio, and Applied AI Lab.  

 Originally posted on Verysell Group.

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