2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards Winners Announced

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5:12 AM EST March 22nd, 2013

We are excited to reveal the list of winners for the 2013 PYMNTS Innovator Awards. Winners were chosen across sixteen categories by a panel of judges with deep and practical expertise in payments and payments innovation. The top finalists in each category were given an award at the PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards Dinner held this year on March 21, 2013 at Annenberg Hall on the Harvard University Campus as part of The Innovation Project. B.J. Novak, writer, actor and producer of the award-winning comedy series, The Office, served as the Awards Dinner emcee.

The 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Award Program Judges include: David Evans, author of Paying with Plastic and Founder of Market Platform Dynamics; Hans Morris, Managing Director, General Atlantic; Dan Rosen, Managing Partner, Commerce Ventures; Karen Webster, CEO Market Platform Dynamics and President of PYMNTS.com, and Matt Witheiler, Principal, Flybridge Partners.

The winners are:

Categories

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Most Innovative

PayPal

POS Initiatives

AmEx Cards

Twitter Commerce

Adyen

Cross Platform Global Payments Processing Platform

Most Disruptive

Square

Mobile Commerce Platform

Discover

Licensing the Discover Network

Braintree

Venmo Touch

Best Technology

MoCa

Payments 3.0 Platform

First Data/CardSpring

OfferWise Platform

OneID

Single Identity & SignOn

Most Invisible

FlowPay

Mobile Gifting

IPCommerce

Platform as a Service Solution

C-Sam

Mobile Wallet and Transactions Platform

Best B2B

Kabbage

Small Business Financing and Funding

Silicon Valley Bank/MineralTree

Small Business Financial Management

Bottomline Technologies

PayMode-X Network

Best Small Business

Intuit

GoPayment

PaySimple

Small Business and Payments Platform

BillingOrchard

eBilling and eInvoicing Software

Best Merchant

Starbucks

Mobile Payments App

Dunkin’ Donuts

Mobile Payments/Loyalty App

Home Depot

Mobile/POS Initiatives

Best Credit

Credit Karma

Consumer Credit Management Platform

BillFloat

Consumer Expense Management

Lending Club

Peer to Peer Lending

Best Debit

Green Dot

GoBank Platform

Wal-Mart

Bluebird Platform

Simple

Alternative Consumer Banking Platform

Best Cash

Loomis

SafePoint Electronic Safe Solution

PayNearMe

Cash Processing Network

ItsLikeCash

Online Cash Alternative

Best Newcomer

Stripe

Developer Payments Platform

PayPerks

Prepaid and Financial Literacy Platform

MoneyDesktop

Consumer Financial Account Aggregation

Best Comeback Story

BlueSnap

Global Online Payments Platform

Capital Access Network

Small Business Working Capital

Rapid

Expense Management Solutions

Best Prepaid

Western Union

Worldwide Prepaid Platform

Seamless

Prepaid Top-Up Platform

Pangea Payments

P2P Platform

Best Check

ING

Secure Checking Solutions

ZipMark

eCheck Technology Platform

Mitek

Remote Check Deposit Platform

Best POS

Groupon

Groupon Payments

LightSpeed

Tablet POS Solutions

GoPago

Integrated Mobile POS Solutions

Best Innovation Via ACH

Bill.com

BIM (Buy It Mobile)

n/a

A complete list of all finalists by category with descriptions of their innovations can be found here.

For more information about The Innovation Project, click here.

Congrats to all!

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