GoPago has been named as a finalist for a 2013 Innovator Award in the
category of Best POS Innovation. One of five finalists in the category,
GoPago is being recognized as a leader in the payments industry. Voting
is open now through March 7 on PYMNTS.com with the winners being
announced during a live ceremony hosted by The Office’s B.J.
Novak on March 21 from The Innovation Project, a two-day program that
will challenge the way that the payments and broader commerce ecosystem
thinks, develops, and ignites innovation. GoPago is being recognized for
their revolutionary, cloud-based tablet point of sale system.
“We’re delighted to be considered for this award. Traditional POS, as we
know it, has changed forever and these nominees are a group of
disrupters that have helped usher in a new age of commerce solutions
that modernize businesses to effectively compete.
"We think differently, question the status quo and are bringing a
completely new approach to an industry that has not seen significant
innovation in decades. On behalf of GoPago, we send our congratulations
to all the nominees,” said Leo Rocco, CEO and Founder, GoPago.
The Innovation Project 2013 delegates include senior executives and
elite innovators from every aspect of the payments and broader commerce
ecosystem, worldwide. The Innovation Project is hosted by PYMNTS.com,
the leading source of news and content on “what’s next” in payments
innovation, and is taking place on March 20-21 at Harvard University.
One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs with external
thought leaders such as Al Gore (former U.S. VP), Steve Levitt
(Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Startup),
Rosie Rios (U.S. Treasurer), Russell Simmons (Rush
Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh Lerner (Architecture
of Innovation) to challenge the conventional wisdom around what it
will take to get merchants and consumers to adopt new ways to shop and
pay. Warren Buffett is the program’s keynote.
For more information on GoPago and its revolutionary, cloud-based tablet
point of sale system visit www.gopago.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 theinnovationproject2013.com.
About GoPago, Inc.
GoPago, Inc., is re-imagining the way consumers and brick-and-mortar
businesses use smartphones and tablets for mobile commerce -- giving
merchants a total payment solution that creates operational efficiency
while building customer loyalty and engagement. The San Francisco-based
company was founded in 2009 and expanded nationwide with the launch of
GoPago LIVE in August 2012.
About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 100 speakers and 500 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 20th
and 21st the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at
Harvard University near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation
up to an entirely different level at a program called The Innovation
Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives
and elite innovators from literally every established payments company
worldwide, along with the CEOs of the most innovative startups in the
space. One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs with
external thought leaders such as Al Gore (former U.S. VP),
Steve Levitt (Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The
Lean Startup), Rosie Rios (U.S. Treasurer), Russell
Simmons (Rush Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh
Lerner (The Architecture of Innovation) to challenge
the conventional wisdom around what it will take to get merchants and
consumers to adopt new ways to shop and pay. Warren Buffett is
the program’s keynote. The Innovation Project also hosts the
industry’s 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards, given to 15 of the
industry’s top innovators over dinner, which this year will be emceed by
B.J. Novak of The Office and will introduce delegates to 40 of
the hottest “next generation” payments innovators.
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.