SEATTLE, WA –April 23, 2012 – doxo, the all-in-one digital file cabinet and e-payment solution, today announced that it has been nominated for Best Banking and Bill Pay Website the 16th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, SHFT.com co-founder Adrian Grenier, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio, creators of the Webby Award-winning game app Angry Birds.
doxo makes it easy to securely store all records in one place— from bills and bank statements to titles and tax documents—and users can receive documents and pay bills straight from their doxo digital file cabinet with any-sized provider that is on doxo. Each time a user connects with a provider on doxo, paper mail is turned off completely, and documents are thereafter delivered directly to their digital file cabinets. Documents can be filed, printed, or downloaded at any time, and are securely stored without time limits.
“Nominees like doxo are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year.”
“We are thrilled and honored with the Webby’s recognition, which underscores doxo’s unique approach to cloud-based bill management and payment,” said Steve Shivers, CEO of doxo. “We hope our users and fans will come out and show their support by voting as well.”
As a Nominee, doxo is also eligible for The Webby Awards’ “People’s Voice Award,” which is voted for online by fans across the globe. From now until Friday, April 27, 2012, doxo fans are encouraged to cast their votes at http://pv.webbyawards.com/ballot/39.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 and honored at a star-studded ceremony on Monday, May 21, 2012 at The Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, where they will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Highlights from last year’s 5-Word Speeches include: Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour: “Sometimes, geeks can be chic”; IBM supercomputer Watson: “Person of the year. Ironic.”; and Agency of the Year Winner Wieden + Kennedy: “Anonymous, we thank you, anonymously.” For a full list of last year’s 5-Word Speeches, please visit http://www.webbyawards.com/press/speeches.php
doxo is the easiest way for businesses and customers to Connect and interact. doxo provides consumers a digital file cabinet that makes it simple to organize household accounts and store important documents from multiple providers all in one place. For businesses, joining doxo makes it easy to connect and interact with customers, deliver documents paperlessly, and get paid with doxoPAY. Every month thousands of customers and businesses are connecting and going paper-free on doxo, dramatically reducing payment, paper, and postage costs and eliminating environmental waste. doxo investors include leading venture firms Mohr Davidow Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Bezos Expeditions, the venture investment fund of Jeff Bezos. doxo has been recognized as a Red Herring Top 100, a Best of the Web by NetBanker, American Business Awards New Product of the Year, and the AlwaysOn OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies. doxo is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. More information can be found at www.doxo.com. The doxo iPhone app is available at doxo.com/mobile.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video, and mobile & apps. Established in 1996, the 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Yahoo!, Vitamin T, MLB Advanced Media, Rackspace Hosting, JWT, The Atom Group, Financial Times, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Guardian News and Media.