TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 9, 2013) - SelectCore Ltd. ("SelectCore" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SCG), Canada's Leading Payments Organization, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Best Global Corporate and Government Prepaid Program at the 2013 Global Prepaid Awards held in Lancaster, London, UK.
This is yet another major recognition for SelectCore's successful implementation of the City Services Benefits Card for the delivery of Ontario Works Social Assistance.
This award showcases SelectCore's dynamic capabilities in prepaid card solutions on a global scale. Other government agencies and major corporations alike have sought out SelectCore because of our strong industry accolades and expertise.
"We are humbled to be recognized as a global leader and best-in-class solutions provider for government card programs," said Keith McKenzie, President of SelectCore. "This new milestone sets the stage for garnering future contracts and our entry into new emerging markets around the world."
The Canadian market alone is expected to reach $19 billion by 2017. The Company continues to secure new contracts and pursue large program opportunities in both the corporate and public sectors. We anticipate being able to share details of these programs as they become available for public disclosure.
SelectCore Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SCG) is a pioneer and leader in prepaid payment solutions for underserved markets. Founded in 1999, the Company offers a range of prepaid products and services from stored-value cards to mobile top-up that provide financial empowerment to a market of millions of under-banked consumers. SelectCore has been recognized as one of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by Profit100, North America's Fastest-Growing Technology companies by Deloitte Fast500, Canada's Top Tech companies by Branham300 and Canada's Leading Payments Organization by Payments Exchange.
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