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Jumio and Sift Science Named 2014 METAward Winners

25.03.2014 / 20:11


SEATTLE, 2014-03-25 20:11 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The MRC has announced the winners of the 2014 METAwards. Jumio, a leader in
next generation payments utilizing proprietary computer vision technology to
reduce mobile payment friction and ID fraud, won the vote in the established
category. Whilst Sift Science, a pioneer in fighting fraud with real time
machine learning, was recognized in the start-up category. 

'This coveted industry award embodies MRC's vision to make commerce safe and
profitable everywhere,' said Joe O'Konek MRC's chief executive officer. 'We
commend Jumio for their Netswipe and Netverify technology, and Sift Science for
their automated, real time, large-scale machine learning solution. Both provide
merchants with tools to minimize fraud and maximize payments.' 

The annual MRC Emerging Technology Awards, also known as the METAwards,
recognize leadership and innovation in ecommerce payments and fraud. Finalists
were selected by an anonymous panel of global merchants and each presented on
20 March during MRC's 2014 eCommerce Payments and Risk Conference in Las Vegas.
Winners were selected by a live audience vote. 

ABOUT THE MRC: The MRC is the foremost global not for profit organization that
fully supports and promotes operational excellence for fraud, payments and risk
professionals within ecommerce. Membership includes nearly 400 of the world's
most prominent merchants and more than 60 category leading solution providers.
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the MRC's European office is located in
Madrid, Spain. Learn more at www.merchantriskcouncil.org. 

         MEDIA CONTACT: Bill Myers
         TELEPHONE: +1 206.364.2789 ext. 155
         EMAIL: bill@merchantriskcouncil.org
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