SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - Clairmail, Inc., the leader in mobile banking and payments solutions, today announced it was named the Best Mobile Application or Service in the 2012 San Francisco Business Times Tech and Innovation Awards. The Tech and Innovation Award winners were chosen across 15 categories for solving challenging problems, all while growing companies and creating jobs in the Bay Area.

Clairmail was selected over dozens of Bay Area companies for providing financial institutions with reliable, customizable and secure mobile banking and payments solutions, which led to more than 500 million transactions for seven million users in 2011. The award also recognized Clairmail's impressive customer base, including PNC, Fifth Third Bank and Boeing Employees' Credit Union (BECU), its success with handling highly sensitive financial data in an extremely secure manner and its ability to offer customers the capability to personalize, brand and customize their mobile solutions.

"With more mobile innovation in the Bay Area this year than ever before, we're honored to be named the San Francisco Business Times' best mobile application or service," said Pete Daffern, Clairmail CEO. "Not only does this recognize the success and growth of Clairmail's mobile offerings, customer base and employees, but this is also a great reflection of the importance of mobile in the financial sector."

Clairmail also received recognition from the San Francisco Business Times for its March announcement stating that it will be acquired by Monitise, a global mobile banking, payments and commerce company, for $173 million.

About Clairmail, Inc.

Clairmail is the leading provider of mobile banking and payment solutions. The company provides an enterprise-wide technology platform and family of solutions designed to help financial institutions deliver mobile capabilities to their customers across all lines of business. Clairmail partners with the largest global financial institutions, including one-third of the top 50 North American banks, to deliver innovative solutions via the mobile channel that improve customer acquisition and retention, reduce costs and generate new revenue opportunities. Founded in 2004, Clairmail is headquartered in San Rafael, Calif. For more information call +1 (415) 526-7000 or

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