Payfone Named Finalist for BIG Innovation Award

Payfone Recognized for Innovative Identity Certainty Platform and Mission to Add Trust to Each and Every Mobile Experience

Payfone, the creator of Identity Certainty, has been named a finalist for the 2015 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Awards. Payfone was recognized alongside finalists and winners across a wide range of industries whose innovations are helping transform the way businesses operate by bringing new ideas to life.

Payfone was nominated for its recently launched Identity Certainty Platform, which leverages the security used by Mobile Network Operators and extends it to financial institutions and businesses to create secure, frictionless and personal mobile experiences. With the continued development of the Identity Certainty Platform, Payfone is working to create an unprecedented level of mobile trust in all manner of interactions in mobile banking and payments.

A panel of judges evaluated Identity Certainty's capabilities, achievements to-date and projected impact on the growing mobile economy in naming Payfone a BIG Innovation Award finalist.

"This recognition reaffirms our commitment to helping combat the growing mobile cybercrime economy through tools that help fight fraud and strengthen mobile trust between businesses and consumers," said Rodger Desai, CEO of Payfone. "Through Identity Certainty we'll continue to help organizations make the leap forward from PC era authentication to methods optimized for today's mobile-centric world."

Payfone's inclusion in the BIG Innovation Awards arrives on the heels of its accomplishments at the Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, where the company was named "Best in Show" as "Best Revenue Creator/Enhancer" for mobile network operators. Payfone's Identity Certainty Platform also received industry accolades with core Identity Certainty feature Payfone Signature winning the "Conditional Access, Digital Rights Management and Authentication" category.

About Payfone
Payfone is a leader in Identity Certainty. Payfone's suite of network authentication services provides unparalleled mobile security while eliminating friction from the customer experience. The company is backed by leading venture firms, financial institutions and Mobile Network Operators and is based in New York. Follow Payfone on Twitter @payfone.

About the Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was the first open source industry awards program with a mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other award programs, real business people with experience and knowledge judge the programs. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains, and rewards companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

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