LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB:VPIG), an innovator in safe youth payments, today announced that it has earned the prestigious Gold award for Innovations in Technology at the Golden Bridge Awards for their safe youth payments technology. The company was recognized alongside other high tech companies receiving gold awards including Apple, HP, Cisco Systems and Netsuite.
“The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams from every major industry in the world”
Virtual Piggy was also awarded the Gold Award for Best Product through founder Dr. Jo Webber in the Women in Business category and Dr. Jo Webber was also recognized for her achievements. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 30, 2013 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.
Virtual Piggy 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 or via mobile, and is 100% free to use.
“The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams from every major industry in the world,” said Rake Narang, Co-President at Golden Bridge Awards. “More than 40 judges from around the world from a broad spectrum of industry voices participated to determine the 2013 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners.”
For information about Virtual Piggy visit www.VirtualPiggy.com
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 of a secure family wallet that is available online or via mobile and is 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 the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.
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