Pitney Bowes Announces Winners of Entrepreneurial Competition

  Pitney Bowes Announces Winners of Entrepreneurial Competition

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- November 26, 2012

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced Stamford-based Movable Media and
New York-based XYVerify as the winners of the Company’s first Entrepreneurial
Competition. The winners of the inaugural innovation-focused contest submitted
proposals leveraging some of the Company’s core customer communications
management technologies and capabilities.

“Good ideas must be cultivated and allowed to grow,” said Joe Timko, Executive
Vice President & Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer. “We were impressed
with the entries we received and felt there is value in supporting more than
one of the innovative business concepts. We elected to grant awards to two
finalists. Pitney Bowes looks forward to working with these innovative and
deserving entrepreneurs.”

Movable Media, a content marketing technology and services firm, was selected
for its presentation of Content With an Audience. Movable Media helps brands
to become publishers by connecting them with influential featured authors who
reach a targeted audience, and helps authors to bring their followers to their
content on brand-controlled properties. Movable Media's performance-based
approach to content marketing increases the value of content tobothmarketers
and authors.

“We are very excited by the opportunity to combine our performance-based
approach to content marketing with aleading customer interaction solution
from Pitney Bowes,” said Andrew Boer, President, Movable Media. “We think this
approach to content optimization, based on previous interactions, will be the
next logical phase of content marketing for brands.”

XYverify was selected for its Mobile Geolocation Service that protects users
from identity theft and transaction-related breaches by authenticating
verified mobile phone locationsto help merchants, acquiring banks and card
issuers reduce risk and increase profitability. The fraud management service
works invisibly in the background—without any extra customer interaction,
download or mobile application required. With the XYverify service in place,
location intelligence data securely and privately confirms mobile device
distance to any point of sale, business, home or postal mail address to reduce

“The ability to visualize spatial data and understand relationships between
specific locations helps organizations working with XYverify make more
strategic business decisions,” said Elliot Klein, Founder, XYverify. “By
leveraging Pitney Bowes’ location-based data, companies can identify business
growth opportunities and improve the value from XYverify location intelligence

These awards entitle Movable Media and XYverify to take up residency,
rent-free, in the Pitney Bowes world headquarters in Stamford, Conn., for one
year. During that time, the winners will have access to Pitney Bowes’s
technology platforms and capabilities, as well as the Company’s technical and
business expertise. Pitney Bowes will provide the winners with an introduction
and access to the Stamford Innovation Center, which is also providing
mentoring and coaching services to the winners.

Finalists delivered brief presentations in October on their companies,
pitching their new technologies and explaining their business plans. Finalists
were queried by a panel of Pitney Bowes technology and industry experts, and
were assessed by a standardized metric rubric.

The Entrepreneurial Competition is designed to identify and accelerate the
development of businesses across all markets that can leverage select Pitney
Bowes core technology platforms. The Entrepreneurial Competition was launched
on July 23, 2012, and supported by the Stamford Innovation Center with whom
Pitney Bowes has a sponsorship agreement. For additional information, visit
the Pitney Bowes Entrepreneurial Competition website.

About Movable Media

Movable Media is a performance based content marketing platform that helps
brands reach new audiences through "The Author Channel". Movable Media
recruits and manages authors with unique expertise and existing audiences and
provides incentives, tools, and feedback for the amplification of the content
through search and social networks. Movable Media currently manages original
branded content programs for Proctor & Gamble, Williams Sonoma, MYOB, and many
others. Movable Media is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

About XYverify

XYverify Corp.,a mobile development, location and analytics company
headquartered in New York City's Silicon Alley,provides location-based
services for the application of smarter analytics to reduce fraud and protect
users. The Company is re-defining the way companies integrate location-aware
intelligence by workinginvisibly in the background—without any extra customer
interaction, download or mobile application—to authenticate mobile phone
locations for merchants, acquiring banks and card issuers. Transaction fraud
risk is a growing financial and customer challenge today. XYverify confirms a
mobile device in a customer’s possession, providing a new level of security
and location-based opportunities through wireless location intelligence data
and the mobile device's proximity to any point-of-sale, business, home or
postal mail address location.For more information, visitwww.XYverify.com.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms
that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue.The
company’s solutions for financial services, healthcare, legal, nonprofit,
public sector and retail organizations are delivered on open platforms to best
organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way
customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional
mail, call centers and in-store technologies in its solution mix along with
digital channels such as the Web, email, live chat and mobile applications.
Pitney Bowes is a $5.3 billion company with 29,000 employees worldwide. Pitney
Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com


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