About Us

PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and makes 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 turn to 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.

Where the Best Content and Minds Gather


PYMNTS.com boasts a rich mix of relevant, interesting and interactive content that not only drives payments professionals to the site on a regular basis, but provides a new, innovative platform for the payments community-individuals and companies-to distribute their own content. Both innovator- and expert-driven, it is the brightest minds, thought leaders, innovators and experts in this space who contribute to its original content. This includes pitches from emerging and established companies alike on new products and services, an open platform for user contributed presentations and publications, a weekly “Briefing Room” with articles, data points and interactive webinars on the hottest topics in the space, a “wiki” highlighting various country-specific payment systems, event rooms for hosting live, virtual events and post-conference material, a commentary section amassing popular Twitter pages, blogs and op-eds from across the web, among many other features. Underpinning this innovator- and expert-driven model is breaking payments news powered by Business Wire, the global market leader in commercial news and disclosure distribution, which means PYMNTS.com truly gets and distributes the news first.

An Experienced Team


PYMNTS.com is brought to you by 1st in Media, LCC, a joint venture between two leaders in the online media and payments space: Business Wire and Market Platform Dynamics. Business Wire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is the global market leader in commercial news and disclosure distribution. Thousands of member companies and organizations depend on Business Wire’s comprehensive network to transmit their full-text press releases, regulatory filings, photos, and other multimedia content to journalists, professionals, investor services, regulatory authorities, and the general public worldwide. Market Platform Dynamics is investor and advisor to clients who want to envision and execute effective platform strategies. MPD’s core expertise is in payments and digital media, helping design business models and product strategies that maximize platform value and lead to scalability and profitability.

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