IP PAYMENTS named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award
Will compete to win a gold, silver or bronze award in the ‘Most Invisible Player’ category
Industry’s most prestigious award presented live on March 20th at the conclusion of the 2014 Innovation Project
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IP Payments has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of ‘Most Invisible Player’. IP Payments is being recognized for its platform known as ‘IP PCI’ that brings customers payment innovation, PCI compliance and improved cash flow. IP PCI is a secure cloud-based multi-currency and multi-channel payment platform currently being used to support the cash flow of some of the world’s largest and most successful companies.
“The PYMNTS Innovators Awards is one of the most inspiring aspects of The Innovation Project”
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.
“Payment security and payment innovation are front of mind for organizations the world over," says Mark Lewis, Managing Director of IP Payments. "IP Payments sits humbly behind many organizations delivering vital payment infrastructure and guidance to ensure their payment processes are simple yet secure. Our multichannel platform allows these organizations to adapt and succeed in a fast paced, fluid payments landscape.
Reaching the finals of the ‘Most Invisible Player’ is wonderful recognition of this discreet but mission critical role we play behind the scenes, on an everyday basis.”
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 IP Payments and its innovative IP PCI solution, visit www.ippayments.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.
IP Payments has emerged as a leader in secure revenue management solutions and has helped clients improve cash flow and comply with secure payment standards since 2004.
It provides organizations with the corporate payments technology that sits at the heart of their business and ensures their compliance with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards. It services 73,500 billers around the globe, including various ASX 50 and Fortune 500 organizations in the Asia Pacific region.
For five straight years, Deloitte has identified IP Payments as one of the 500 fastest-growing ICT companies in Asia and have had its online Statement and Invoice, Presentment and Payment solution recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Financial Application’ in the Asia Pacific region.
For more information, please visit www.ippayments.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 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.