BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PYMNTS.com, the premier source of news and commentary on innovation in payments and commerce is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Innovator Awards, including Vayana Pvt. Ltd. in the Best Credit Innovation category. Vayana Pvt. Ltd. will join more than 80 finalists that will compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards across 16 categories.
R N Iyer, Co-founder and Director, Vayana stated, “We are incredibly excited that our Invoice to Payment supply chain finance solution using virtual commercial cards has been nominated as a finalist. This will be a tremendous boost to our goal to help companies access finance in an exceptionally easy and simple manner.”
The PYMNTS Innovator Awards are viewed as the most prestigious recognition in the payments industry and boast a submission, selection and voting process that is unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. A panel of judges made up of executives from across the payments spectrum viewed and deliberated on more than 600 submissions and narrowed them down to five finalists that will compete for 16 prestigious awards in categories like Most Innovative, Most Disruptive and Best New Technology.
The panel of judges included:
- Jan Estep, President and CEO, NACHA
- Matt Harris, Co-Founder and Managing General Partner, Bain Capital Ventures
- Matt Witheiler, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
- Aaron Goldman, Principal, General Atlantic
- Hans Morris, Managing Partner, NYCA Partners; former President Visa
- Dan Rosen, Founder and Partner, Commerce Ventures
- Paul Purcell, Partner, Continental Advisors
- Karen Webster, CEO, PYMNTS.com
Voting is open now through February 25 on PYMNTS.com. Winners will be announced during a live ceremony at The Innovation Project 2015, powered by PYMNTS.com. The industry’s foremost thought leadership event takes place March 18-19 on the campus of Harvard University and convenes the most thoughtful minds from established players, emerging disruptors, and entrepreneurial visionaries in the world of payments and commerce. This year’s theme - Innovation At The Intersections – will explore the many forces outside of payments that are reinventing and reshaping how payments and commerce evolve.
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About the Innovation Project
Over two content-packed days this March 18 & 19, 2015, The Innovation Project 2015, powered by PYMNTS.com, will convene the most thoughtful minds from established players, emerging disruptors, and entrepreneurial visionaries in the world of payments and commerce on the campus of Harvard University. This year’s theme - Innovation At The Intersections – will explore the many forces outside of payments that are reinventing and reshaping how payments and commerce evolve. Leading and participating in these discussions will be the most innovative, thoughtful and dynamic players from their sectors.
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