DENVER -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PaySimple announced today that CEO Eric Remer will speak at the Innovation Project 2013, hosted by PYMNTS.com taking place March 20th-21st at the Harvard University in Cambridge- MA. Remer will participate in the Interactive Keynote Panel and will discuss The Lean Startup in Payments. Moderated by Eric Ries, Remer will be joined by other payments industry leaders.
Remer, who has applied Lean Startup principles in the founding of multiple successful startups, will describe the challenges and opportunities of scaling a SMB business management platform through a combination of direct-to-SMB sales and enterprise partner distribution channels. From the creation of PaySimple, Remer’s current company, Remer has applied lean principles to build a company that addresses a highly fragmented marketplace.
“I’m thrilled to join Eric Ries and my co-panelists for this exciting panel discussion,” said Eric Remer, CEO of PaySimple . “There is so much interest at every level in the payments sector, and the companies that build leanly and intelligently are likely to win.”
The Innovation Project 2013 will assemble the most senior executives and elite innovators from just about every established payments company worldwide, and CEOs of the most innovative startups to change the conversation about how to create, ignite and scale innovation.
“We are pleased Eric Remer will be participating in the Innovation Project 2013 as his valuable insights and expertise will provide attendees with a forward-looking perspective on key areas that are impacting the payments industry today,” said Karen Webster, CEO at market platform dynamics.
For additional details and a comprehensive look at the Innovation Project 2013, visit: http://theinnovationproject2013.com/
About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 100 speakers and 500 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 20th and 21st the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Harvard University near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at a program called The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives and elite innovators from literally every established payments company worldwide, along with the CEOs of the most innovative start-ups in the space. One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs with external thought leaders such as Al Gore (former US VP), Steve Levitt (Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Start Up), Rosie Rios (US Treasurer), Russell Simmons (Rush Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh Lerner (Architecture of Innovation) to challenge the conventional wisdom around what it will take to get merchants and consumers to adopt new ways to shop and pay. Warren Buffett is the program’s keynote. The Innovation Project also hosts the industry’s 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards, given to 15 of the industry’s top innovators over dinner, which this year will be emceed by B.J. Novak of The Office and will introduce delegates to 40 of the hottest “next generation” payments innovators.
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 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.
PaySimple is the leading cloud-based platform for managing and growing small businesses. Thousands of companies use PaySimple’s turnkey solution to automate billing, accept electronic payments, increase cash flow, manage customers, run real-time performance reports, and operate from anywhere on any device and with a mobile card reader. PaySimple offers a Starter program for newer companies and its Pro program for established businesses. PaySimple markets its product directly to small businesses and through its enterprise partners, including ADP, Chase, Vantiv, Jack Henry, and Western Union. PaySimple helps small businesses take on the world. To learn more, visit PaySimple, call 800-466-0992, or follow on Twitter and Facebook.