Shader is CEO of PayNearMe which he founded in 2009 to provide a platform for consumers to make online transaction with cash.
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Danny Shader, CEO of PayNearMe has succeeded in conscripting an additional $20 million in a Series E funding, for the Sunnyvale, California cash transaction network PayNearMe which he founded in 2009.
With this latest round of funding Shader has raised over $56 million for PayNearMe, with the capital injection to be utilized to allow the company to increase their market penetration in such realms as e-commerce, direct marketing, providing banking services as well as moving into the healthcare sector.
According to Danny Shader, PayNearMe was founded to provide a platform for US consumers who still prefer to pay their bills and rent and make their day to day transaction either online or off by paying cash. According to recent statistics, more than 25% of US consumers still believe in making transactions in cash either because they prefer not to operate a bank account or prefer not to be dependant on automatic debits or credit cards to meet their monthly financial commitments.
Danny Shader graduated with a B.S. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley later going on to earn an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Danny was a co-founder of Accept.com, regarded as being the first consumer-to-consumer payment services company, which was later acquired by Amazon. Shader stayed on at Amazon after the takeover, serving as vice president before leaving to join Good Technology, Inc., where he held the post of President and CEO. After Good Technology were acquired by Motorola in 2007, Danny served as CEO of Jasper Wireless, Inc before leaving to form PayNearMe.