GoPago Named a Finalist for a PYMNTS.com Innovator Award

Fri Mar 1, 2013 5:05pm EST

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Prestigious award to be presented in live ceremony hosted by B.J. Novak during
The Innovation Project
SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--
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),
SteveLevitt (Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Startup), RosieRios (U.S.
Treasurer), RussellSimmons (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), SteveLevitt (Freakonomics),
Eric Reis (The Lean Startup), RosieRios (U.S. Treasurer), RussellSimmons (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. 

About PYMNTS.com

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.

For GoPago, Inc.
Nora Murray
nmurray@shiftcomm.com
or
PYMNTS.com
Leeann Cannon, 617-374-1334
lcannon@pymnts.com

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