SOURCE: Merchant Risk Council

Merchant Risk Council

February 01, 2011 08:55 ET

Finalists Announced for MRC Emerging Technology Awards

2011 METAward to Be Presented March 23 in Las Vegas at MRC Annual Conference

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), a merchant-led trade association announced today the finalists for the 2011 MRC Emerging Technology Awards (METAwards) that recognize the most innovative payment, fraud and security tools in electronic commerce -- as judged by a diverse panel of online and multi-channel merchants.

METAward finalists:

  • Acculynk
  • BOKU
  • Ethoca
  • iovation
  • Silver Tail Systems
  • Spriv

METAward finalists have been viewed by the merchant judging panel to be at the forefront in helping online and multi-channel merchants mitigate online payment risks and advance the MRC's vision of making electronic commerce more efficient, safe and profitable.

The 2011 METAward winner will be announced at the MRC's Annual e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference in Las Vegas on March 23, 2011, and will be hosted by Tom Donlea, Executive Director of the MRC and John Stewart, Editor of Digital Transactions Magazine.

The merchant judging panel is comprised of representatives from leading brands including:, eBay, Go Daddy, HP, Microsoft, NCsoft, Tiffany & Co., T-Mobile, Urban Outfitters, among others.

About the Merchant Risk Council
The Merchant Risk Council leads industry networking, education, benchmarking and advocacy programs designed to make electronic commerce more efficient, safe and profitable.

Today, with the power of its member-base, the MRC is the leading trade association for managing payments, preventing online fraud and promoting secure e-Commerce. The MRC is dedicated to working with e-Commerce and multi-channel merchants, payment processors, credit card issuers, credit card brands, alternative payment providers, risk management leaders, and a variety of law enforcement agencies to improve the online shopping channel.

The MRC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Contact Information

    Tom Donlea
    TELEPHONE: 206.364.2789
    EMAIL: Email Contact