San Francisco-based Revel Systems has secured approximately $100 million Series C funding from New York City-based private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and other strategic investors. The round includes an initial $65 million investment from WCAS and an additional $25 million equity line available from WCAS.
NFC was losing steam in last couple of years after initial hype. There were half hearted attempts but as soon as Apple announced iphones with NFC, the entire segment looks like as if it’s on steroids right now. The boardrooms are busy these days in any company connected to NFC terminals or payments.
Chase Paymentech, the pioneer of the acceptance of new payment methods, including PayPal, Bill Me Later, Green Dot and Apple Pay, reported $213.9 billion in Q3/14 dollar volume. Chase Paymentech’s customer base includes 280,277 merchants with 552,191 locations.
JetPay has closed on the acquisition of ACI Merchant Systems, a Langhorne, PA- based debit and credit card processing company. The combined company will process approximately $20 billion in payments for approximately 14,000 businesses throughout the USA.