BillMyParents Appoints Dr. Christopher Leong to Its Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- BillMyParents, Inc.
(OTCQB: BMPI) -- the Responsible Teen Spending Company -- today
announced the appointment of Dr. Christopher Leong as an independent
Dr. Leong is the Co-Founder and the President of Transpac Capital, a
Singapore-based venture capital firm. Prior to his venture capital
career, Dr. Leong was the CEO of Amoy Canning Corporation Limited, a
food and packaging conglomerate listed on the Hong Kong stock
exchange. He was also Founder of Convenience Foods Limited of Hong
Kong, which Dr. Leong sold to RJR Nabisco. Prior to his industrial
career, Dr. Leong was a Senior Scientist at American Science and
Engineering in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Leong obtained a BS and
a PhD degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has
served as Chairman of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association, and
is one of the founding inductees to the Singapore Venture Capital
Hall of Fame in 2010 for his pioneering work in venture capital.
"We continue to build our board with global leaders in finance who
have track records of building successful companies. We welcome Dr.
Leong to BillMyParents, as he rounds out our distinguished board of
directors," stated BillMyParents Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, Mike McCoy.
"BillMyParents' business model has potential for very high rates of
growth. I am pleased to support the Company in achieving its
potential," added Dr. Leong.
For more information, please visit: www.BillMyParents.com
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI), the
Responsible Teen Spending Company, offers a solution for parents who
want to help their teens develop smart spending habits. The
BillMyParents SpendSmart MasterCard card is the instantly trackable,
reloadable MasterCard prepaid card that lets parents and teens track
spending in real time. Features include the ability to instantly
lock, unlock and reload the card at any time; text alerts to parents
and teens showing real-time transaction details with each purchase;
and the freedom and security of a MasterCard prepaid card without the
risk of overdrafts, accruing debt or affecting credit scores.
BillMyParents provides p
arents with a modern way to help teach their
teens financial responsibility, when it counts. For more information,
please visit www.BillMyParents.com.
The SpendSmart Prepaid MasterCard card is issued by University
National Bank, member FDIC. MasterCard and the MasterCard brand mark
are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.
Certain statements contained in this press release are
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities
laws, including, without limitation, anything relating or referring
to future financial results and planned business activities. Such
statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, which
include, without limitation, those in Company reports filed with the
SEC. The Company can give no assurance that such expectations will
prove correct. Future events and actual results could differ
materially from those statements.
Investor Relations Inquiries:
Corporate Profile, LLC
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