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September 27, 2010 15:32 ET

PaymentOne Honored as OnHollywood Top 100 Company

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  PaymentOne, the worldwide leader in phone-enabled payments for publishers and digital merchants, today announced that it has been named by AlwaysOn™, the media company that covers innovation in technology and business, on the prestigious 2010 OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies list.

The AlwaysOn editorial team, along with partners at Manatt, Morgan Stanley, the Blackstone Group, KPMG, Silicon Valley Bank, Sonnenschein, and Bridge Bank, as well as industry experts across the globe, scoured the entrepreneurial community to identify the top 100 private companies that are taking old notions of creating, distributing, marketing, and selling entertainment and forging solutions that will lead to industry shake-up and huge value-creation opportunities.

The OnHollywood 100 winners were selected from more than a thousand domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and entertainment industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.

"When you review the OnHollywood 100 class of 2010, you will see that we have come a long way," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "Now, the entire entertainment world is dependent on the Internet, social networking, and the burgeoning use of the iPhone and Google's Android smartphone platforms to market, distribute, and share entertainment. We are pleased to have PaymentOne named to the OnHollywood Top 100 list and recognize their innovation and leadership in the digital media and payments space."

Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz once commented, "The currency of Silicon Valley is information -- and the sooner you have it, the more valuable it is!" AlwaysOn readers are hungry to be the first to find out about new company formations, what sectors and companies the venture capitalists are betting on, and what innovations are taking hold in the marketplace.

The full list can be found at http://alwayson.goingon.com/AOStory/Announcing-2010-OnHollywood-100.

"We're excited to be recognized by AlwaysOn for our successes and innovation," stated Joe Lynam, CEO of PaymentOne. "PaymentOne has defined the next generation of digital payments to enable commerce across multiple devices, platforms and applications. Our goal is to provide frictionless payments services that are simple and safe for consumers, and profitable for digital publishers and merchants."

PaymentOne's recently announced AnyPhone Network® (http://www.paymentone.com/) enables over a billion worldwide consumers to simply have their digital transactions, including their virtual currency on social media and/or subscriptions to their favorite online services, charged to their existing and trusted mobile, broadband or home phone bill.

The company's PayONE Mobile™ and PayONE Home™ services have already generated over $4 billion in new revenues for brand name merchants such as Blizzard Entertainment, America Online, and Gaia Online.

About PaymentOne

PaymentOne Corporation is a global leader in phone-enabled payments, and one of the world's fastest growing and profitable Payment Services Providers (PSPs). Founded in 2000, the company pioneered "no credit card required" payment and marketing services that connect digital merchants, social media publishers, content providers and network operators. PaymentOne has generated over $4 billion in new digital revenue for brand name clients including Blizzard Entertainment and America Online. The AnyPhone Network®, and its flagship PayONE Home™ and PayONE Mobile™ services, connect with over 1000 network operators and enable over a billion worldwide consumers to simply bill transactions to their existing mobile, broadband or home phone bill. The company also holds a series of patents in fraud prevention, authentication and digital payment accounts.

For more information about PaymentOne, go to visit www.PaymentOne.com or call 800-747-4028. 

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn (AO) is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network (www.aonetwork.com). In 2004, AO became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series (www.aonetwork.com/AOEvents) includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, GoingGreen East, and the Global Silicon Valley Economic Summit. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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