DC-Based Technology Company Piper to Represent US in 2014 World Startup Competition

Digital Receipt Innovator Selected to Compete Amongst the World's Most Visionary Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2014) - Piper, a digital receipting platform that is revolutionizing the way transactions are recorded for businesses and consumers, has been chosen to represent the United States at the 2014 Startup Nations International Summit, scheduled to take place November 23-25 in Seoul, South Korea. Piper was nominated to represent the United States by 1776, a Washington, DC-based organization that provides resources and guidance to emerging companies.

Recognized for its unique approach to simplifying the receipting process by eliminating both paper and emailed receipts, Piper offers a new cloud-based solution that eliminates the burden for merchants to provide cumbersome receipt choices, while giving consumers the convenience of retrieving receipts from any device. Piper's platform captures all transactional data directly from the point of sale, and will integrate with nearly all point-of-sale systems, both online and offline. Piper utilizes a highly secure proprietary infrastructure to ensure that all transactional data is protected.

The Startup Nations Summit gathers one thousand international entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers from more than 40 countries. The program encourages participants to discuss the latest trends, share best practices and discuss unique activities that support startup companies and their communities. Entrants in the World Startup Competition will vie for honorable recognition as "2014 Best Startup in the World." Representatives from 40 other nations will participate. 

"It is a true honor for Piper to represent the United States in the World Startup Competition," said Morgan Giddings, the company's founder and chief executive officer. "We view this as an amazing opportunity to represent our country, and we are proud that Piper has been asked to embody the American dream by participating at Startup Nations. We are proud to represent the American startup community next to the leading international startups."

The competition considers the voice of individuals in final scoring. You can become a supporter and participate in the competition by visiting the website www.startupnations2014.com. Voting is open until November 14, 2014. Instructions on how to Support Team USA and Piper can be found by visiting piperup.com/startupnations.

About Piper
Piper is a cloud-based provider of receipting solutions for both retailers and consumers. Through its proprietary technology, Piper is redefining the use and delivery of the receipt to a modern option that avoids extra steps for both merchant and consumer. The Piper Receipting Platform (PRP) automatically captures detailed transaction receipt data anywhere credit or debit cards are used, without requiring the sharing of an email address. As a cloud-based service, Piper provides consumers and merchants with storage and access to receipts, regardless of device or transaction type. For more information, visit www.PiperUp.com.

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Piper Press Contact:
Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group