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Startup Weekend alumni VerifyValid has been chosen as a finalist in the Pymnts.com Innovation Project 2013 Payments Innovator Awards project.

The company’s service provides users with a safe and secure way to write and send checks online. Create an account with your bank information now and checks can be quickly made every time. Verify Valid is the result of a real world solution for a more efficient transaction process for businesses and consumers on a secure platform.

Innovation Project Finalists are selected by a panel of five judges from corporations and VC firms. Five finalists were chosen out of over 500 submissions.

Voting is now open through March 8 on Pymnts.com with the winners being announced during a live ceremony hosted by The Office’s BJ Novak, on March 21, at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Warren Buffett, Al Gore and others will speak during the event.  Paul Doyle will be a delegate and participate in the CEO Roundtable discussions taking place during the two day event.

There are 15 categories in all with competitors including Square, American Express, Walmart, Dwolla and more.

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Learn more about Verify Valid and watch their video at their website. Vote with Pyents.com.

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