CSI Enterprises Named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award
Will compete to win a gold, silver or bronze award in the Best B2B Payments category
Industry’s most prestigious award presented live on March 20th at the conclusion of the 2014 Innovation Project
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CSI Enterprises, Inc. has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of Best B2B Payments. CSI Enterprises is being recognized for its globalVCard® innovation that enables companies to replace costly paper checks with efficient and highly secure virtual card payments. This is the third year for this competition, which has seen an exponential increase in participants, and has a submissions, selection and voting process unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. Judges this year included Janet Estep, NACHA; David Evans, Global Economics Group; Matt Harris, Bain Capital Ventures; Karl Mehta, Menlo Ventures; Hans Morris, General Atlantic; Paul Purcell, Continental Advisors; Dan Rosen, Commerce Ventures; Karen Webster, Market Platform Dynamics & PYMNTS.com and Matt Witheiler, Flybridge Capital Partners.
“It puts innovation front and center and serves as a very visible reminder of the creative spirit and energy that will drive our massively dynamic payments and commerce ecosystem forward.”
“We are honored and excited to be named a finalist for this prestigious industry award, and thank PYMNTS and the esteemed panel of judges for their confidence,” said Keith Stone, President and CEO of CSI Enterprises. “While we are a long-standing player in the corporate payments space, innovation is at the core of our company and our culture. One thing that has never changed in our 25 year history is the ability to not only envision ‘what’s next,’ but also to execute upon that vision and bring exciting new products to market. We are grateful for the recognition and congratulate all the finalists.”
Voting will remain open thru February 27th at 12 noon EST. Winners will be announced the evening of March 20, 2014 during a live ceremony following the conclusion of The Innovation Project 2014, a two-day program hosted by PYMNTS.com that convenes the most elite innovators and executives to discuss the issues that impact every single player across every single facet of the rapidly changing payments and commerce ecosystem.
“The PYMNTS Innovators Awards is one of the most inspiring aspects of The Innovation Project,” says Karen Webster, CEO of Market Platform Dynamics and President of PYMNTS.com. “It puts innovation front and center and serves as a very visible reminder of the creative spirit and energy that will drive our massively dynamic payments and commerce ecosystem forward.”
The Innovation Project 2014 will be held on March 19-20 at Annenberg Hall on the campus of Harvard University.* This year’s theme: Rethink. Reset. Reinvent will address a variety of topics including the reinvention of retail, commerce, consumer experience, security, digital cash and global commerce.
For more information on CSI Enterprises and its globalVCard solutions, visit www.csicorporatecard.com. To see the list of other finalists and to vote, click here, and to request an invitation to participate as a delegate please visit theinnovationproject2014.com.
About CSI Enterprises
For 25 years, CSI Enterprises has provided innovative payment solutions to some of the world’s most iconic brands. Under its trademark brand name globalVCard, CSI’s highly secure and controlled financial payment products include virtual credit card solutions, award-winning mobile applications, corporate purchasing cards, and business fleet fueling/maintenance payment cards. CSI’s products reduce costs and increase profits in all areas of corporate purchasing, including accounts payable, business travel spending and fuel purchases. More information is available at www.csicorporatecard.com.
About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 60+ speakers and 600 senior members of the payments industry will change the way that the payments and its broader commerce ecosystem thinks, talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 19th & 20th the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Annenberg Hall in Memorial Hall on the Campus of Harvard University* near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives from literally every established payments company worldwide.
PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and make news. This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments industry by traffic and the premier source of information about “what’s next” in payments. C-suite and VP level executives read it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers. It’s where the best minds and best content meet on the web.
*Please note that The Innovation Project and PYMNTS.com are not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the Innovation Project 2014 a Harvard University program or activity.