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Shift Processing: A P2P Platform That Frees Cannabis and Other High-Risk Businesses to Accept Card Payments

Shift Processing: A P2P Platform That Frees Cannabis and Other High-Risk Businesses to Accept Card Payments

In a Nutshell: As more states legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use, major card networks continue to ban marijuana businesses and force consumers to pay with cash. But dealing with cash in cannabis and other locked-out businesses is inconvenient and a possible security risk for proprietors. Shift Processing aims to solve that problem with its closed-loop P2P payment platform, which charges consumers a small fee for access to its processing services. With Shift, businesses... read more »

Leave the Credit Cards at Home: Popl Leverages NFC Technology to Simplify Payments and Networking

Leave the Credit Cards at Home: Popl Leverages NFC Technology to Simplify Payments and Networking

In a Nutshell: Popl is a company that offers digital business cards for networking and payments in today’s increasingly digital world. Rather than handing over paper business cards with limited information, Popl’s products allow people to easily transfer a bevy of information just by tapping a Popl to someone’s smartphone. Users can easily relay contact information, social media accounts, and even make payments using Popl. The company offers a variety of products, including the... read more »

REPAY: Digital Payment Solutions That Enhance Credit Union Platforms and Enable B2B Virtual Card Transactions

REPAY: Digital Payment Solutions That Enhance Credit Union Platforms and Enable B2B Virtual Card Transactions

In a Nutshell: Small businesses and credit unions often don't find the solutions they need with corporate digital payment providers. REPAY makes its real-time omnichannel card solutions more accessible to businesses and organizations so they can make and accept payments and serve more customers. The platform integrates inbound acceptance of payments and outbound B2B virtual card payments with existing accounting and management software. That means REPAY gives businesses even more... read more »

Payactiv Card Offers Workers Fast Access to Earnings and Savings on Everyday Necessities

Payactiv Card Offers Workers Fast Access to Earnings and Savings on Everyday Necessities

In a Nutshell: When workers can access their paychecks faster, they can often avoid payday loans, overdraft fees, and financial setbacks. That’s why Payactiv partners with more than 1,500 U.S. employers to provide workers with immediate access to their earnings via the Payactiv Visa Card. The Payactiv app also offers budgeting tools, financial education resources, and a discount marketplace for everyday consumer items. Over the past few decades, the plight of low-wage earners in the... read more »

EBANX Card and Cash Voucher Solutions Connect Underbanked Consumers to the Global Marketplace

EBANX Card and Cash Voucher Solutions Connect Underbanked Consumers to the Global Marketplace

In a Nutshell: Credit products can be elusive and expensive in Latin America, and many underbanked consumers still prefer to transact in cash. That combination can discourage international companies from conducting business there. EBANX helps global businesses enter the Latin American market by offering innovative digital payment solutions for merchants and consumers. The company develops card, transfer, and cash voucher solutions, among others, that link Latin America to global... read more »

SumUp: Easy-to-Use Card Readers and Apps That Help SMBs Manage Payments and Invoicing

SumUp: Easy-to-Use Card Readers and Apps That Help SMBs Manage Payments and Invoicing

In a Nutshell: In today's economy, startups and small businesses need to accept credit cards and digital payments. But solutions that are too complex and costly can actually be counterproductive. SumUp offers straightforward and affordable card readers that solve payment challenges for merchants without burdening them with contracts, minimums, or recurring costs. SumUp’s secure apps also enable invoicing and remote payments to help entrepreneurs meet customers wherever they are. ... read more »

Merchant Cost Consulting Helps Businesses Navigate the World of Credit Card Processing

Merchant Cost Consulting Helps Businesses Navigate the World of Credit Card Processing

In a Nutshell: Maintaining the services of a credit card payments processor is essential for businesses in nearly every industry. And companies often accept whatever rates and fees the processing companies charge them as the cost of doing business. But Merchant Cost Consulting represents companies of all sizes and negotiates lower rates from payment processors. The company evaluates clients’ current processing fees and charges, then contacts the payment processor directly to obtain a... read more »

Credit Card & Electronic Payment Processors by Market Share in 2021

Credit Card & Electronic Payment Processors by Market Share in 2021

You probably don't think about how your credit or debit card transactions are completed. You just swipe, tap, or wave your card at point-of-sale terminals, or submit the account information to an e-commerce website to make a purchase. After that, the retailer supplies you with the item or service -- and you either get the bill or the money is deducted from your checking account. But there is a lot going on behind the scenes during these transactions. Enter the card processor. These... read more »

RentRedi: A Convenient Platform for Landlords to Easily Manage Rentals and Accept Credit Cards

RentRedi: A Convenient Platform for Landlords to Easily Manage Rentals and Accept Credit Cards

In a Nutshell: Renting a house or apartment seems like an easy enough task, but, in reality, both tenants and landlords are faced with many challenges. The traditional application process can be cumbersome and convoluted for both parties. And collecting rent and addressing maintenance issues are often more challenging than they need to be due to communication issues. RentRedi addresses these problems and many more with its tech-based platform that eases the rental pain points for... read more »

NestEgg Automates Rental Property Management for Landlords and Helps Retain Credit-Qualified Tenants

NestEgg Automates Rental Property Management for Landlords and Helps Retain Credit-Qualified Tenants

In a Nutshell: More than 12 million independent property owners often struggle to manage their small rental properties and tenant relationships. NestEgg launched in 2017 to improve those relationships with tech and credit tools that stimulate growth for landlords and increase flexibility for tenants. NestEgg allows property owners to automate maintenance, leasing, collection, and payments so they manage their operations more efficiently. Its robust payment features also increase... read more »

Zuora Provides Software and Credit Card Billing Solutions for Subscription-Based Businesses

Zuora Provides Software and Credit Card Billing Solutions for Subscription-Based Businesses

In a Nutshell: As technology advances, so do business models. In recent years, what were once product-based companies are moving to subscription-based services. And Zuora is a company that helps facilitate this transition, providing its customers with a dependable cloud-based platform to manage their subscription models and credit card billing and payments. The handy billing solution allows businesses to focus on their missions and goals while Zuora makes sure everything runs smoothly... read more »

SDK.finance: A White-Label Payments Solution for Cards, Digital Transactions, and Remittances

SDK.finance: A White-Label Payments Solution for Cards, Digital Transactions, and Remittances

In a Nutshell: In today’s fast-moving, digital marketplace, companies are always looking for ways to keep an edge over their competitors. Part of this can be done with a secure, convenient, and efficient payments solution such as SDK.finance. The white label platform offers ultimate flexibility that allows it to be used for a wide variety of use cases across multiple industries. Any payments related products can be built on SDK.finance platform such as payment service providers,... read more »

Square Makes Accepting Credit Cards Simple and Convenient for Merchants of Any Size

Square Makes Accepting Credit Cards Simple and Convenient for Merchants of Any Size

In a Nutshell: Once upon a time, accepting credit card payments was a convenience not available to just anybody. The costs associated with credit card payments were prohibitive for many independent merchants and small businesses. But Square now makes it possible for businesses of all shapes and sizes to easily accept credit cards. The company is continually expanding its product line and services to meet the shifting needs of today’s consumer. It also evaluates feedback from clients... read more »

Greenphire Delivers Flexible Virtual Payments and Pre-Paid Card Solutions for the Clinical Trial Sector

Greenphire Delivers Flexible Virtual Payments and Pre-Paid Card Solutions for the Clinical Trial Sector

In a Nutshell: While the average consumer may not have considered it, efficient credit card and payment processing solutions are extremely important in the clinical trial sector. And it has been especially critical in 2020 as companies rush to safely but effectively develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Greenphire stands at the forefront of payment solutions in the clinical trial sector with a suite of products that reduce barriers to participation, lighten the administrative burden, and... read more »

OnPay Solutions Leverages Technology to Streamline Processes for Virtual Cards and Other Payments

OnPay Solutions Leverages Technology to Streamline Processes for Virtual Cards and Other Payments

In a Nutshell: While certain departments within medium-to-large businesses have largely moved into the modern era, many accounts payable departments have struggled to keep up with evolving technology. OnPay Solutions helps these departments move into the digital age with its convenient solutions that make accounts payable processes faster, easier, and more cost-effective. The company’s virtual credit card solution also provides unparalleled security when it comes to transactions. The... read more »

Global Processing Services: Helping Global Fintechs and Digital Banks with Flexible Card Payment Solutions

Global Processing Services: Helping Global Fintechs and Digital Banks with Flexible Card Payment Solutions

In a Nutshell: Smaller institutions that offer intuitive and targeted customer payment experiences are now competing with legacy financial providers for market share. Behind the scenes, many of those emerging fintech brands leverage the highly flexible payment platform provided by Global Processing Services (GPS), GPS Apex. The company’s technology integrates with more than 40 issuing banks and partners and over 180 fintech providers in 60 countries. GPS is also certified by Visa and... read more »

TickTick Offers an Easy Way to Stay Organized and Pay Credit Card and Other Bills on Time

TickTick Offers an Easy Way to Stay Organized and Pay Credit Card and Other Bills on Time

In a Nutshell: Nearly everyone in the U.S. is juggling multiple bills each month from internet services to credit cards. And, if you’re like me, occasionally a bill slips past you, and you forget to pay it. TickTick helps to eliminate these occasional flubs and keeps the rest of your to-do items, appointments, and reminders in one convenient place. The app shines with its powerful calendar and scheduling features and generally helps people stay more organized and free to focus on... read more »

PagBrasil Delivers Modern, Convenient Credit Card Processing and Other Payment Solutions

PagBrasil Delivers Modern, Convenient Credit Card Processing and Other Payment Solutions

In a Nutshell: Securing the services of a high-quality, dependable payment processor is essential for nearly every business these days. In Brazil, PagBrasil provides modern, seamless, and reliable payment solutions for merchants around the world. The company handles an array of processes, including credit and debit card transactions, electronic funds transfers, hybrid solutions, fraud prevention, and collections. With a focus on delivering a quality product to its clients, PagBrasil... read more »

Xendit is a Top Payment Gateway for Credit and Debit Cards and Bank Transfers in Southeast Asia

Xendit is a Top Payment Gateway for Credit and Debit Cards and Bank Transfers in Southeast Asia

In a Nutshell: Payment processors are essential to the success of many businesses today. And, in just a few short years, Xendit has proven itself to be a dependable and secure leader when it comes to payments in Southeast Asia and Indonesia. Not only does Xendit provide services geared toward the user of today, but it positions other innovative services to help consumers transition into the future. Part of the company’s mission is to lead Southeast Asia and Indonesia into the modern... read more »

The eBay Managed Payments Program Offers Flexibility, Including Credit Cards and Other Methods

The eBay Managed Payments Program Offers Flexibility, Including Credit Cards and Other Methods

In a Nutshell: For more than 25 years, eBay has been a pioneer when it comes to facilitating online transactions. During that time, eBay users have gone from mailing checks and money orders to making purchases with the click of a button. The company’s managed payments program is the latest evolution in its payment journey. Sellers can now manage their inventory and payments within the same platform. Meanwhile, buyers have more flexibility with the option to use credit cards, debit,... read more »

PayNearMe Provides the Most Payment Options Available on a Single Platform and Tools to Help Merchants Receive Faster Payments

PayNearMe Provides the Most Payment Options Available on a Single Platform and Tools to Help Merchants Receive Faster Payments

In a Nutshell: PayNearMe offers merchants and recurring billers a platform that accepts virtually every type of payment method within one interface. PayNearMe's software solution accepts cash, credit, debit, ACH, and mobile payments, while processing the transactions and offering a white-label dashboard that allows customers to seamlessly move between payment options each month. A recent trip to the grocery store brought about an unexpected social experiment. As I stood in line to... read more »

Glint: The Online Account and Mastercard that Allow Users to Save, Exchange, and Spend Real Gold

Glint: The Online Account and Mastercard that Allow Users to Save, Exchange, and Spend Real Gold

In a Nutshell: Glint allows customers to buy, sell, and spend physical gold instantly through its multicurrency app and debit card that links to the Mastercard network. Users can buy any amount of gold through the app and link both their currency and gold account to the debit card — which allows them to spend either with little, or no, fees. And, as the price of gold increases, the account holder profits — not the bank. The gold standard was a system under which nearly all... read more »

Cashfree is Dominating the Payment Solutions Landscape in India

Cashfree is Dominating the Payment Solutions Landscape in India

In a Nutshell: Cashfree offers India the easiest, fastest way for online businesses to collect and disburse payments. Its products include a payment gateway, payout processing, marketplace settlements, and auto-collection via virtual bank accounts. Cashgram is Cashfree’s innovative weblink that allows users to provide account details and receive payments instantly from businesses. The company is leading the way in payments innovation with faster settlements, advanced fast-refund... read more »

Recognizing Chosen Payments as a Leader in Payment Processing with Its Tech-Forward and Partner-Focused Approach

Recognizing Chosen Payments as a Leader in Payment Processing with Its Tech-Forward and Partner-Focused Approach

In a Nutshell: Procuring a quality credit card payment processor is a necessity for any competitive business across nearly any industry these days. Chosen Payments stands out among payment processors with its wide range of services, including tech integration solutions, check processing, merchant cash advances, and much more. The company works with merchants, software vendors, and associations. Aligning with Founder Jeff Brodsly’s vision, Chosen Payments offers the highest levels of... read more »

365 Retail Markets Offers Leading Payment Technology in the Global Self-Service Vending Industry

365 Retail Markets Offers Leading Payment Technology in the Global Self-Service Vending Industry

In a Nutshell: 365 Retail Markets provides self-service technology that micro market operators can use to sell food and drinks through vending machines or checkout. It offers tailored solutions to food service operators and streamlined payments through universal Global Market Accounts. Its product line includes kiosks, vending machines, payment devices, access control devices, and mobile apps that support vending, dining, office coffee service, and micro market requirements. The... read more »