CashStar Wins Outstanding White-Label Platform in Ninth Annual Paybefore Awards Competition

Company Recognized with Best-in-Category Win for Innovation in the Prepaid Commerce Industry

CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, today announced that Paybefore has selected its cloud platform, CashStar Commerce, as a 2015 Paybefore Awards winner in the Outstanding White-Label Platform category. CashStar Commerce was also named Best-in-Category, the result of more than 21,000 individuals who cast their votes for the nominees in each category. For nine years, Paybefore Awards has bestowed the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. CashStar was recognized during the Paybefore Awards ceremony held yesterday at the All Payments Expo in Las Vegas.

“We’re honored to be recognized by Paybefore for our outstanding prepaid commerce platform and the incredible success of our many retail and restaurant clients,” said Ben Kaplan, president and CEO of CashStar. “The CashStar Commerce platform provides our clients and partners comprehensive and innovative capabilities to drive faster growth and differentiation.”

The CashStar platform was selected by a panel of five industry experts who served as judges for this year’s competition, which included entries from around the globe. Loraine DeBonis, Paybefore editor-in-chief and chair of the judging panel, says, “This year’s Paybefore Awards have demonstrated once again that payments companies are committed to driving out inefficiencies, while also increasing value for clients and end users. We’re proud to recognize CashStar’s contributions to advancing electronic payments.”

About Paybefore
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About CashStar, Inc.
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, enables the world’s top retailers and restaurants to grow and innovate in the rapidly evolving retail environment. More than 300 leading brands worldwide rely on CashStar to power the most innovative and advanced prepaid and digital gifting programs, including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit, follow @CashStar or

Keri Bertolino
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