Braintree honored for payment innovation

BOSTON — Braintree has been named as a finalist for a 2013 Innovator Award in the category of Most Disruptive by PYMNTS.com.

One of five finalists in the their category, Braintree is being recognized as a leader in the payments industry. The winners being announced during a live ceremony hosted by The Office’s B.J. Novak on March 21 from The Innovation Project, a two-day program that will challenge the way that the payments and broader commerce ecosystem thinks, develops, and ignites innovation. Braintree is being recognized for Venmo Touch, a solution that allows consumers to check out with one touch across multiple mobile applications.

“We're honored to be a finalist for Most Disruptive payments company after winning Best Technology last year. We believe that consumers and merchants have fundamentally different payment needs when operating in a mobile context. We're thrilled that our customers and industry experts like PYMNTS are finding value in Venmo Touch and the mobile payment tools that Braintree has created to solve these problems," Bill Ready, CEO