Virtual Piggy Wins Best Commerce Solution Award
Youth payments technology earns CODiE Award
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG), an innovator in safe youth payments, today announced that its youth-friendly payment system won the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Commerce Solution. The company received an award in the Software category alongside other companies that included IBM, Adobe, and Netsuite.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Virtual Piggy's Best Commerce Solution award at the 2013 CODiE awards annual event in San Francisco.
Virtual Piggy's technology promotes financial management while empowering youth under 18 to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within the boundaries setup by parents. The technology serves as a family wallet that is available online and mobile, and is always 100% free to use.
"SIIA's 2013 Software CODiE Award winners show that innovation and growth is alive in many areas of the software industry," said SIIA Vice President for the Software Division Rhianna Collier.
For information about Virtual Piggy visit http://www.VirtualPiggy.com.
For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies.
About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within parental controls. It enables parents to teach financial management through the use secure family wallet that is available online or via mobile and is always 100% free to use. The technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the Under 18 age group in the global online market, and also enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") and similar international children's privacy laws. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com.
About SIIA and the CODiE™ Awards
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose - to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
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