Buck Selected as AlwaysOn OnMobile Top 100 Winner
SEATTLE, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Buck, the best way to buy and sell goods and services on your mobile phone, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMobile Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMobile 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Buck was chosen by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Buck’s ease of use and simplicity is one of the many factors contributing to its recent growth and the recognition as an AlwaysOn OnMobile Top 100 Winner. The Buck mobile express checkout enables single-click mobile credit card purchases on any device or network, for any good or service, with no account, username or password required. Users of the service simply pay once with Buck and their mobile device becomes their digital wallet.
Buck and the OnMobile Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMobile event, co-presented with OnMobile Global Ltd., on June 13, 2012, at The Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA. This two-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on how the top emerging mobile companies are creating new business opportunities in the hot, high-growth mobile market.
“With the quickly maturing mobile market, opportunities are opening up almost faster than entrepreneurs can respond. There is no question that mobile is becoming the new norm, with smartphone and tablet penetration increasing exponentially in both consumer and business environments. App developers are bringing their disruptive skills to the corporate and enterprise world as well, giving scope and purpose to mobile users in the business world,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This explosive market is being driven in large part by the companies that made this year’s OnMobile Top 100 list. We congratulate the OnMobile 100, companies that our editors believe represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in today’s private company marketplace.”
“We are pleased to receive this great industry recognition as a top mobile payments innovator. This award acknowledges Buck’s unique differentiation in the mobile payments space,” stated Andy Kleitsch, CEO and founder of Buck. “By providing single-click checkout for users and merchants, Buck is cutting through the complexity of mobile transactions and paving the way for rapid mobile commerce adoption.”
The OnMobile 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
A full list of all the OnMobile Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-OnMobile-100-Top-Private-Companies
Buck, the best way to buy and sell goods and services on your mobile phone, is an express lane for mobile checkout, providing single-click mobile credit card purchases for goods on the go. Pay once with Buck and a consumer’s mobile device becomes their digital wallet and works with all Buck powered merchants – no accounts, usernames or passwords required. Buck works with any device, network, location, amount and currency. Visit: www.gobuck.com, follow us on Twitter @go_buck and/or Like Us on Facebook. Buck was formerly named Billing Revolution.