SEATTLE, WA (6 Mar., 2014) – The MRC today announced the finalists for their prestigious METAwards, honoring and celebrating successful innovation and the newest technologies in the electronic commerce industry.

“The METAward recognizes solution providers delivering the most innovative, cutting edge technology for managing payments and risk in electronic commerce,” said Joe O’Konek, MRC’s chief executive officer. “This is incredibly important for our merchants as we strive to make commerce safe and profitable everywhere.”

All nominations was evaluated for their innovation, potential for deployment, impact and relevance by a panel of leading online retailers. Finalists in the start-up category include Sift Science, mSIGNIA, and allpago. The established company category finalists include Jumio, ReD and iovation.

Each company will have a chance to present live at MRC’s 2014 eCommerce Payments and Risk Conference, 17-20 March at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The winner for each category will be selected by a live audience vote on Thursday, 20 March.

ABOUT THE MRC: The MRC is the foremost global not for profit organization that fully supports and promotes operational excellence for fraud, payments and risk professionals within ecommerce. Membership includes nearly 400 of the world’s most prominent merchants more than 60 category leading solution providers. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the MRC’s European office is located in Madrid, Spain. Learn more at​

About iovation

iovation, a TransUnion Company, was founded with a simple guiding mission: to make the Internet a safer place for people to conduct business. Since 2004, the company has been delivering against that goal, helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world. Armed with the world’s largest and most precise database of reputation insights and cryptographically secure multi-factor authentication methods, iovation safeguards tens of millions of digital transactions each day.

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