MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2017) - Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a provider of global mobile payment technology solutions and value-added transactional services, today announces that RUNET-ID, Russia's largest Internet resource dedicated to domestic IT industry and conferences, has chosen PayOnline for secure, single-click payment acceptance services.

RUNET-ID's services allow participants to create a single portal to all key IT and Telecommunication events in the Russian Internet industry. RUNET-ID is used by more than 500,000 IT professionals, media and businesses who use its services to obtain information about key events and conferences. PayOnline has simplified the payment process for RUNET-ID by enabling participants to quickly and securely buy event tickets with a single click.

During the first transaction, RUNET-ID members enter their full payment details and complete a payment form. Each transaction thereafter can be completed with a single click and without providing full card details. This capability streamlines and simplifies the payment process without compromising security.

"We are honored to be recognized as the best payment partner for Russia's largest Internet resource with access to over 500,000 IT professionals. This new relationship further validates our leadership position in the region and creates an additional opportunity for significant growth," commented Marat Abasaliev, CEO of PayOnline.

RUNET-ID, Russia's largest Internet resource dedicated to the domestic Internet industry. The new version of the portal combines calendar of major events in Russian Internet, industry media, videos and vacancies in the database of Internet companies. For more information about Mobile World Congress, visit

About Net Element
Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) operates a payments-as-a-service transactional and value-added services platform for small to medium enterprise ("SME") in the US and selected emerging markets. In the US it aims to grow transactional revenue by innovating SME productivity services such as its cloud based, restaurant and retail point-of-sale solution Aptito. Internationally, Net Element's strategy is to leverage its omni-channel platform to deliver flexible offerings to emerging markets with diverse banking, regulatory and demographic conditions such as UAE, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan where initiatives have been recently launched. Net Element was named in 2016 by South Florida Business Journal as one of the fastest growing technology companies. Further information is available at

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