Founder: Darcy Wedd, a founding member of “one of the fastest growing carrier billing companies in North America.”
What it does: m-payments.
Why it's interesting: The m-payments space is highly fragmented and confusing. However, payvia has already processed over $2 billion in m-payment to merchants, developers, political campaigns, etc. Payvia powered text message contributions for both Obama and Romney PACs.
Funding: An undisclosed amount of funding from Silverlake Sumero, Montgomery & Co. and Trinity Ventures.
Customers: Obama for America, Romney for President.