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Payza Wins 2013 Paybefore Award

Payza.com Has Been Voted the Outstanding Newcomer Winner at the 7th Annual Paybefore Awards

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- Payza, a leading online payment processor, has been chosen as the 2013 Paybefore Awards winner in the Outstanding Newcomer in Prepaid/Emerging Payments category. Paybefore Awards, now in its seventh year, is the most prestigious international event honoring the best in the worldwide prepaid and emerging payments community.

"Winning Paybefore's Outstanding Newcomer award is a huge achievement for Payza's first 12 months of operations," said Payza CEO Alastair Graham. "It is Payza's aim to have a positive impact in both developed and emerging markets. To receive recognition from our industry for our efforts in this field is a real honor and greatly appreciated."

Payza.com was selected amongst hundreds of entries from around the world by a panel of five judges, all prepaid and emerging payments industry experts. The awards are presented annually by Paybefore, whose publications are the leading source of industry information for the global prepaid and emerging payments industry. "Paybefore Awards were created to honor the companies and individuals that are keeping prepaid on the cutting edge of payments," said Marilyn Bochicchio, Paybefore CEO.

"Our industry continues to break new ground and expand the reach of emerging payments because of companies like Payza which make innovation and accessibility a priority," she continued. "We are proud to acknowledge and recognize what Payza has brought to the industry table within its first year: its vision and initial execution to use their electronic wallet concept to foster financial inclusion, particularly for those who lack access to basic financial services."

The Payza payment platform enables its members to send and receive money via e-wallet transfers with complete security, flexibility and convenience. Qualified Payza members also have access to the Payza prepaid card, onto which they can transfer from their e-wallets, to shop online or in stores, and withdraw cash at any ATM that accepts Visa. The Payza online platform and its complete suite of payment tools provide all of its members, regardless of financial credentials, with the opportunity to transact online and participate within the global marketplace.

About Paybefore
Paybefore™ is the leading provider of information to the prepaid industry. Our fully integrated family of media properties includes: the Paybefore News™, Paybefore News International™, Paybefore Mobile™, Paybefore Update™, and Paybefore Legal™ email newsletters; the Paybefore.com™ online portal; and the Paybefore Magazine™ print publication. Paybefore also produces the Paybefore Buyer's Guide™, Paybefore Awards®, and Paybefore Awards Europe™. As the prepaid industry continues to emerge and grow, Paybefore serves as a trusted partner. Visit us at www.paybefore.com

About Payza
Payza is one of the world's leading global online payment platforms specializing in e-commerce processing, corporate disbursements and remittances. Payza's highly secure e-wallet platform provides businesses and consumers with convenient and flexible solutions for sending and receiving payments worldwide. The company offers access to payment services in both traditional and emerging markets, as well as a host of tools and services including: fraud screening, dispute resolution, currency exchange, global payouts and disbursement services. With over 9 million members, Payza offers its services around the world in 21 currencies, and is proud to provide its merchants around the globe with a complete solution for accepting payments and managing their businesses. More information is available about Payza on its website, www.payza.com, Facebook, Twitter and on the company's blog.

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