doxo named as finalist in 2011 American Business Awards

SEATTLE – May 12, 2011 – doxo, the online service that provides consumers a secure digital file cabinet for receiving, paying and organizing bills and other important documents, today was named a Finalist today in the New Product or Service of the Year category in The 2011 American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

This year’s Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  More than six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend.  The event will benefit Camfed (camfed.org), which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

More than 2,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year. doxo is nominated in the New Product or Service of the Year category for financial services.

doxo is changing the way businesses and consumers think about going paperfree. doxo provides a secure digital file cabinet where consumers can organize and manage important documents, and at the same time, helps businesses break through barriers to paperless adoption. doxo was first unveiled in October last year and is currently available on an invite basis for users via doxo.com.

“Being recognized by the American Business Awards is truly an honor,” said Steve Shivers, doxo CEO. “There is a tremendous need to overhaul billing and payment practices and we are working everyday to streamline that process for consumers and businesses alike, offering an easier and much less expensive solution to traditional paper mail.”

 

Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.  Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the Finalists in each category next week by members of 10 specialized final judging committees.  More than 150 executives will have participated in judging this year.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.

 About doxo

doxo is pioneering the way that people connect and go paperfree with their service providers. doxo provides a free Web service that makes it simple for consumers to receive, manage, pay, and file all their bills and other important documents from multiple service providers, all in one place with one password. For businesses, doxo breaks through the barriers to paperless adoption, saving billions of dollars in printing, paper and postage costs, increasing customer engagement, and dramatically reducing environmental waste.  doxo investors include top-tier venture firms Mohr Davidow Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Bezos Expeditions, the venture investment fund of Jeff Bezos. The company is led by experienced leaders from Qpass, Amazon, Snapfish, Blue Nile and Microsoft, who have driven consumer adoption of new online services and processed billions of dollars in consumer mobile and Internet transactions. doxo is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. More information can be found at www.doxo.com.
simply organized ™. simply paperfree™. simply doxo™.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

Sponsors and partners of The 2011 American Business Awards include Infogroup, IBM Netezza, American Support, Citrix Online, Epic Media Group, High Performance Technologies Inc., iolo technologies, LifeLock, Merisel, PetRays, SDL, SoftPro, and Vérité, Inc.

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