Calpian Inc. Subsidiary Money-on-Mobile Honored with Two Prestigious Awards

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DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Money-on-Mobile, India’s largest mobile payments company and subsidiary of U.S.-based Calpian Inc. (CLPI), has won two prestigious awards. The first, known as The FIPS Award, is presented by Elets Technomedia Private Limited and is awarded for providing outstanding financial services by creating excellent payment systems and contributing to the inclusive growth of India’s economy. The second award is The Aegis Graham Bell Award for Innovation in the category of mobile payments. The award is given by the Aegis School of Business, the leading Business School for Telecom Management in India. The award is given annually and recognizes excellence in the field of Telecom, Internet, Media & Edutainment (T.I.M.E). Both awards are highly competitive. Calpian, through its subsidiaries, provides an integrated suite of payment processing services and related software enabling products to the U.S. merchant community. Calpian also provides Money-on-Mobile, a pre-paid mobile payment solution to over 163,000 retail locations with over 71 million unique users in India. Calpian was founded in 2010 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Money-on-Mobile CEO Shashank Joshi stated, “We are very proud of our team and their continuing efforts to be the best in our field. I want to express congratulations to our team members on these awards and thank them once again for all they do.” The awards websites are:

http://fips.eletsonline.com/2013/main-conference/

http://www.bellaward.com/

About Calpian, Inc.

Calpian, Inc. (CLPI) is a publicly traded company with corporate offices in Dallas, Texas and mobile payments emerging-market operations through its subsidiary in India. Calpian’s Indian subsidiary offers Money-on-Mobile, a pre-paid mobile payment solution, to more than 163,000 Indian retail locations with over 71 million unique users. Calpian’s management team has over 70 years in combined experience in the payments business. Calpian’s CEO, Harold Montgomery, is a recognized industry leader who has provided expert testimony to the U.S. Congress and Federal Reserve Bank on payments-related issues and regularly appears in numerous industry publications, such as Transaction World Magazine. Please visit our website at www.calpian.com for more information.

Note to Investors:

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Contact:
Calpian, Inc.
Mark Mayad, 214-758-8626
VP of Investor Relations
mmayad@calpian.com

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