Feb. 26, 2014 14:00 UTC

InfoScout Named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award

Will compete to win a gold, silver or bronze award in the Most Innovative category

Industry’s most prestigious award presented live on March 20th at the conclusion of the 2014 Innovation Project

2014 Innovation Project

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InfoScout has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of Most Innovative. InfoScout is being recognized for innovation that makes brands better marketers by providing the industry's largest, richest & most actionable source of real-world household purchase information, by item, across all retailers. This is the third year for this competition, which has seen an exponential increase in participants, and has a submissions, selection and voting process unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. Judges this year included AND LIST THEM.

"Being selected as a Most Innovative finalist for the 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award is a great honor. It’s further acknowledgement of the disruptive nature of our approach to leveraging mobile as the basis for a next generation consumer panel. We’re proud off the level to which our consumer purchasing data spanning all forms of payment across all retailers is providing the depth and clarity of insight that the payments industry has been seeking.” – Jared Schrieber, CEO, InfoScout

Voting will remain open thru February 27th at 12 noon EST. Winners will be announced the evening of March 20, 2014 during a live ceremony following the conclusion of The Innovation Project 2014, a two-day program hosted by PYMNTS.com that convenes the most elite innovators and executives to discuss the issues that impact every single player across every single facet of the rapidly changing payments and commerce ecosystem.

“The PYMNTS Innovators Awards is one of the most inspiring aspects of The Innovation Project,” says Karen Webster, CEO of Market Platform Dynamics and President of PYMNTS.com. “It puts innovation front and center and serves as a very visible reminder of the creative spirit and energy that will drive our massively dynamic payments and commerce ecosystem forward.”

The Innovation Project 2014 will be held on March 19-20 at Annenberg Hall on the campus of Harvard University* This year’s theme: Rethink. Reset. Reinvent will address a variety of topics including the reinvention of retail, commerce, the consumer experience, security, digital cash, global commerce.

For more information on InfoScout and its real-world analytics platform visit www.infoscout.co. To see the list of other finalists and to vote, click here, and to request an invitation to participate as a delegate please visit theinnovationproject2014.com.

About Company
InfoScout's real-world analytics make brands better marketers by providing the industry's largest, richest & most actionable source of household purchase information, by item, across all retailers. The company's proprietary consumer panel, launched in the summer of 2012, is designed from the ground-up to provide marketers with a broader and more representative 'mini-America' while enabling deeper dives into specific subsets of the population than traditional panels support. Leading consumer goods companies such as Procter & Gamble, Nestle & Unilever leverage InfoScout's data and analytics to measure and improve market share, brand loyalty and the success of new product launches through a better understanding the 'why behind the buy.'

About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 60+ speakers and 600 senior members of the payments industry will change the way that the payments and its broader commerce ecosystem thinks, talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 19th & 20th the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Annenberg Hall in Memorial Hall on the Campus of Harvard University* near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives from literally every established payments company worldwide.

About PYMNTS.com
PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and make news. This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments industry by traffic and the premier source of information about “what’s next” in payments. C-suite and VP level executives read it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers. It’s where the best minds and best content meet on the web.

*Please note that The Innovation Project and PYMNTS.com are not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the Innovation Project 2014 a Harvard University program or activity.


Media Contact:
Cristin Zweig, 619-865-7019
Pam Bittner, 617-233-2064

Source: PYMNTS.com