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Mercury Payments Systems, LLC, a Leading Payments Technology and Services Provider for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMB), Named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award
|By Business Wire
|February 21, 2014 09:02 AM EST
Mercury Payments Systems, LLC, a leading payments technology and
services provider for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB), has been
named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of
Best prepaid. Mercury is being recognized for innovation that is
bringing the next generation of stored value to the Main Street merchant
with the Mercury StoreCard™, an all-in-one gift card, rewards card, and
mobile payment card.
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.
“Mercury has worked diligently to combine the latest technology with an
SMB-friendly business model to create a package that brings big-brand
features to Main Street merchants,” said Mercury CEO Matt Taylor, who
will be speaking at The Innovation Project 2014. “We’re excited to
receive industry recognition as a finalist in the 2014 Innovation
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
“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
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, the consumer experience, security,
digital cash and global commerce.
For more information on Mercury and the Mercury StoreCard visit http://www.mercurypay.com/storecard-innovation-award/.
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.
Mercury Payment Systems, LLC, is an award-winning provider of payments
technology and services to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in
the U.S. and Canada that processed more than $29 billion in payments in
2012. Founded in 2001, Mercury is a pioneer of “Integrated
Point-of-Sale” (IPOS) systems, which embed payments technology into
third-party POS software applications. Mercury solutions are brought to
market through the Mercury Network™ of more than 3,000 POS
developers and dealers that service local merchants. For more
information, visit www.mercurypay.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 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.
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