2016 METAward Finalists Announced

Press Release

January 12, 2016

Seattle, WA -- Today the Merchant Risk Council announced the finalists of the MRC Vegas 2016 METAwards. Start-up finalists include: Pazien, Riskified, and Shape Security. Established finalists include: InAuth, NuData Security, Feedzai, and SiftScience.

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 METAward 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.