Paybefore Bestows Six Awards on i2c Clients

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Four clients honored with the prepaid industry’s most prestigious recognition

Redwood City, CA—February 1, 2011— Paybefore has chosen i2c clients Convenient Cards, Outlier, Inc., Plastic Cash International and Western Union as Paybefore Award winners in six different categories. The awards are presented annually by Prepaid Media, whose Paybefore publications are the leading source of industry information for the global prepaid community. The companies use i2c’s My Card PlaceSM (MCP) processing platform to power their programs.

Paybefore Awards, now in its fifth year, is the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid and stored value card industry. The winning companies are now contenders for Paybefore’s “Best in Category” awards, which will be announced at an awards ceremony on March 7, 2011 at the Prepaid Expo USA in Orlando, Florida.

“Paybefore Awards were created to celebrate the innovators in our industry who are using prepaid to transform payments with ever-more efficient and accessible products,” said Loraine DeBonis, Paybefore editor-in-chief and chair of the judging panel. “We are proud to recognize their contributions to advancing the prepaid industry.”

i2c CEO Amir Wain said of the news, “Congratulations to Convenient Cards, Outlier, Plastic Cash and Western Union on their awards. Receiving recognition from Paybefore is a tremendous honor.”

Wain says the range of categories in which i2c clients have won demonstrates the flexibility and robustness of the MCP processing platform.

i2c clients were recognized in the following categories:

BEST CONSUMER-FUNDED PREPAID CARD

Plastic Cash International – MyPlash Teen Card

BEST GENERAL PURPOSE RELOADABLE PROGRAM: IN-PERSON SALES CHANNEL

Western Union – MoneyWise Prepaid Card

BEST PREPAID CARD DESIGN

Plastic Cash International – MyPlash Teen Card

BEST VIRTUAL OR MOBILE PREPAID APPLICATION

Outlier, Inc. – SWAGG

MOST EFFECTIVE PREPAID SOLUTION

Convenient Cards – Tour Operator Program

MOST INNOVATIVE PREPAID PROGRAM

Outlier, Inc. – SWAGG

complete list of categories and winners can be found at www.paybefore.com.

About i2c Inc.

i2c is a global provider of highly-configurable banking and payment solutions. Using i2c's proprietary building block technology, clients can easily create and manage a comprehensive set of solutions for credit, debit, prepaid, lending and more, quickly and cost-effectively. i2c delivers unparalleled flexibility, agility, security and reliability from a single, global SaaS platform. Founded in 2001, and headquartered in Silicon Valley, i2c's next-generation technology supports millions of users in more than 200 countries/ territories and across all time zones.

For more information, visit i2cinc.com and follow us at @i2cinc.

About Paybefore

Paybefore is the leading information provider to prepaid and stored value industry professionals, offering the latest news, commentary and analysis. Visit www.paybefore.com for more information.