SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Merchant Risk Council has made a correction to the MRC Vegas 2016 METAwards finalists that were announced Tuesday. Start-up finalists include: Pazien, Riskified and Shape Security. Established finalists include: InAuth, NuData Security, SiftScience and Feedzai. This update was made after realignments and verifications were made to category requirements.
The METAwards, MRC Emerging Technology Awards, honor solution providers in both the start-up (under 3 years) and established (over 3 years) categories whose creative innovations and advanced technologies have contributed to the commercial and operational success of eCommerce merchants.
This year the winner of the start-up category will receive a free year of MRC membership, a $15,000 value. The winner of the established category will receive sponsorship rights of the 2017 METAwards presentation including valuable stage time during the general conference.
The 2016 finalists were selected by a unique panel of industry experts based on product relevance, industry impact and technological innovation. Finalists are invited to present their products at MRC Vegas 2016, March 7-10 at the Aria Resort and Casino, where attendees will vote live on a winner in each category.
MRC METAwards nominations included submissions from global solution providers, third-party vendors, card brands, processors and acquirers. Developments included: measuring, monitoring or mitigating card-not-present fraud, advancing data security, improving online payments acceptance and processes, etc.
About the MRC:
The MRC is an unbiased global community providing a platform for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals to come together and share information. As a not-for-profit entity, the MRC’s vision is to make commerce safe and profitable everywhere by offering proprietary education, training and networking as well as a forum for timely and relevant discussions. The MRC was launched in 2000 at the start of the eCommerce boom by a small group of industry professionals from leading consumer brands, with the ultimate goal of combating online fraud in the card not present space. Since its inception, the MRC has also added online payments to its portfolio, expanding its presence further into eCommerce. The MRC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has an office in Madrid, Spain.
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Source:Merchant Risk Council