CLOUT Named 2013 Mobile Excellence Award Finalist in 'Best Mobile Payment' Category

CLOUT Named 2013 Mobile Excellence Award Finalist in 'Best Mobile Payment' Category

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ CLOUT, a leading payment company that is revolutionizing the way consumers are rewarded for spending, has been nominated as a Finalist for the 6 thannual Mobile Excellence Awards in the "Best Mobile Payment" category. The coveted awards gala will be announced and celebrated at the Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey,CA at Digital Hollywood on October 23, 2013.

The "Best MobilePayment" categoryhonors the Company that has developed a mobile payment solution to include billing, gateway, or electronic wallet that allows consumers or retailers to make transactions and pay for purchases by activating a mobile payment application from theirsmartphone.

CLOUT is a proprietary paymentplatform that every consumer worldwide will want to be a part of.It's universally accepted, and compatible with any payment system and any credit card or bank account in any country. CLOUT is aneasy-to-use,agnostic platform that doesn't require users to learn a new system, or change their habits or behavior. Most importantly, every dollar spent, and every payment made allows consumerstoincrease their "CLOUT" and collect rewards beginning from the very first day theyregister.

"It's an honorto be chosen asa finalist for the 2013 Mobile Excellence Awards for the'Best Mobile Payment' category," said Benson Juarez, Co-Founder of CLOUT. "Our goal of changing the way consumers, merchants, and banks transact and communicate doesn't feel so far away any more. CLOUT has the potential to disrupt the payment and advertising industry."

"The MEA organization is proud to recognize such a caliber of companies who made it to the finalists this year. We are happy that the MEA efforts and initiatives have finally reached global corners of the world and broken over-all submission records this year," said Sarah Miller, Founder of the Mobile Excellence Awards and CEO of Axis PR & Entertainment. "As we celebrate the finalists and winners in October, we are looking forward to expanding onto live platforms next year to drive greater attention to the mobile industry."

CLOUT's unique technology and viral user growth has attracted significant attention, especially among its users who, using CLOUT's viral referral engine, racked up a network of over 100,000 unique email ID's within just 3 weeks of the day the company turned on its new referral program.