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March 30, 2015

Headline News from - March 30, 2015

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On the Wires:

  • Contactless Card Payments enabled on Vodafone Wallet with Visa and Carta Worldwide - "Vodafone customers will soon be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone Wallet and use smartphones to pay for goods and services at contactless terminals, it was announced today. Following new agreements with Visa and Carta Worldwide, bank card payments via Vodafone Wallet will be enabled in European markets from the second quarter of 2015 onwards."
  • MasterCard Expands San Carlos Center of Excellence - "MasterCard today announced the expansion of its San Carlos Center of Excellence and the relocation of senior vice president of Emerging Merchants, Les Matthews, and his team to the company’s West Coast office. MasterCard will also add global communications support in San Carlos with the relocation of vice president, Worldwide Communications, Brian Gendron. The moves enhance the company’s presence on the ground in Silicon Valley – an important market for continuing to deepen MasterCard’s footprint with the tech community."
  • GTCR Announces Sale of Fundtech to DH Corporation - Aaron Cohen, Managing Director at GTCR, added: “This transaction marks another successful example of GTCR’s Leaders Strategy™, as we worked in partnership with an exceptional management team to execute this complex transformational merger. We are pleased that those efforts have resulted in building a market-leader in transaction banking software.”
  • According to New Chase Slate Credit Survey, Checking Your Credit Score Correlates to Financial Aptitude – Yet Gaps in Consumers’ Credit Health Awareness Still Exist - "The survey reveals that Americans who have previously checked their credit score consider a “good” score to be 719 on average1. This is 51 points higher than what is considered to be good by those who have never checked their score (668). What Americans may not realize is that even a score of 719 might not give them access to credit at the best rates."
  • TimesofMoney Announces Launch of 'Movit' - Talking about Movit, Avijit Nanda, Chief Executive Officer, TimesofMoney, says, “TimesofMoney has several success stories to its credit. We have engaged with international clients for Movit and in fact are in the process of deploying it in Africa currently. Since Movit’s primary delivery channel is the mobile phone, it gives a huge thrust to the financial inclusion agenda of governments in emerging economies of India, Asia & Africa where there is an ever-increasing mobile penetration.”
  • Powa Technologies and Merchant e-Solutions Partner to Support POS Application Developers’ Go-To-Market Strategies - “PowaPOS has a unique position in the tablet-based payments market right now. Its fully integrated hardware and universal OS support makes it particularly attractive to POS software developers and to us,” said Tom Bell, CEO, Merchant e-Solutions. “By partnering together, we’ll be able to provide developers with the best payments processing and hardware solutions on the market today.”

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October 08, 2010

PayPal Mobile Check Capture Now Available

PayPal_logo-140px.jpgPayPal is blogging that $100,000 worth of checks have been processed in the first 36 hours by the "Add Money from Checks" capability inside the new PayPal mobile app. In related news, BankServe has announced that its mobile capture technology behind the service.

September 30, 2010

BankServ Introduces Unified iPhone and 'At Home' Remote Deposit Capture

bankserv_logo_140px.pngBankServ has announced a Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) product that combines the ability to deposit checks from the home computer with the ability to deposit checks from an iPhone and other mobile devices. With this solution, banks can now provide their customers the flexibility of depositing checks using a desktop scanner, flatbed scanner, iPhone or other leading mobile device.

September 01, 2010

BankServ to Acquire NetDeposit

NetDeposit_logo_140px.pngBankServ and NetDeposit recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement wherein BankServ will acquire substantially all of the assets of NetDeposit, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation. With this acquisition, the combined operation will be the largest privately held, bank-independent processor of remote deposit capture transactions in the U.S.

November 12, 2008

DepositNow Speeds Cash Collection for Small Businesses

BankServ has announced that its DepositNow remote deposit service has added the capability for small businesses to be paid directly from emailed invoices. READ MORE »

August 07, 2007

BankServ Powers Lending Club P2P Lending, Borrowing Platform

BankServ has announced that Lending Club's collaborative person-to-person (P2P) lending platform is built upon BankServ's Magex Payment Platform, ACH reporting and cash management solutions.


October 11, 2006

BankServ Joins SWIFT As Corporate Member

BankServ has announced that it has applied to become a member of the SWIFT banking network, making the San Francisco-based financial technology firm the first accredited SWIFT Service Bureau to join the network as a corporate member. The company plans to become an active corporate member of SWIFT by January 2007. [Editor's note: One wonders when one of the card associations might open up membership to non-bank corporations - as SWIFT is apparently doing here?]


September 05, 2006

BankServ Acquires Magex P2P, Mobile-to-Mobile Phone Payments Business

BankServ has announced that, as part of its strategy to enter the growing field of electronic person-to-person payments, it has acquired Magex Managed Payments Platform, a division of financial technology developer Magex Holdings Ltd. The Magex Managed Payments Platform division is the producer of P2P systems that let consumers exchange money over the Internet or using their mobile phones.


August 11, 2006

Case Study: BankServ

Last month, Inc. Magazine profiled San Francisco-based BankServ, telling the inside story of a corporate restructuring the company's CEO Dave Kvederis decided was required in early 2005.

July 24, 2006

PNC Bank Offers Quickbooks Integrated Online Deposit Service

PNC Bank has announced a new online deposit service designed for small businesses that will allow them to initiate the electronic deposit of received checks directly into their bank account with automatically updated accounting records via BankServ's Deposit Now! A/R, a new remote deposit product linked to Intuit’s QuickBooks.


July 14, 2006

PASS Consortium to Payment-Enable Microsoft Windows Vista

A new payments consortium called PASS (Payments As a Secure Service) announced its formation at the Microsoft Developers Conference. The consortium, which is led by IP Commerce, intends to exploit new features in Windows Vista, including the operating system's enhanced security and discovery features.
Currently, small businesses interface with credit card companies and financial services firms in the financial ecosystem through highly proprietary relationships based on one-to-one technology connections. PASS redefines this relationship by enabling Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators and Value-Added Resellers to create service-oriented financial management solutions in software applications fulfilled by best-in-class providers through a single service provisioning system.
Participants in PASS include BankServ, Chase Paymentech, PayPal, and Pay by Touch among others.

July 06, 2006

BankServ DepositNow! A/R for QuickBooks

BankServ has announced DepositNow! A/R for QuickBooks - "a new system that lets QuickBooks users deposit checks to their bank accounts electronically from their offices and automatically update their accounting records at the same time. It is the first commercially available remote deposit product that is integrated with Intuit's QuickBooks software, which is currently in use by more than 3 million small businesses in North America."


August 11, 2004

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