Bonita Springs, FL – CSI Enterprises, Inc. has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of Best B2B Payments. CSI Enterprises is being recognized for its globalVCard® innovation that enables companies to replace costly paper checks with efficient and highly secure virtual card payments. 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.
“We are honored and excited to be named a finalist for this prestigious industry award, and thank PYMNTS and the esteemed panel of judges for their confidence,” said Keith Stone, President and CEO of CSI Enterprises. “While we are a long-standing player in the corporate payments space, innovation is at the core of our company and our culture. One thing that has never changed in our 25 year history is the ability to not only envision ‘what’s next,’ but also to execute upon that vision and bring exciting new products to market. We are grateful for the recognition and congratulate all the finalists.”
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 commerce ecosystem.
“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 ecosystem forward.”
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, consumer experience, security, digital cash and global commerce.
For more information on CSI Enterprises and its globalVCard solutions, visit www.corporatespending.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 theinnovationproject2014.com.