MasterCard Buddies with Parsons School of Design

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MasterCard is teaming up with The New School’s Parsons School of Design to bring a forward-thinking, design-led approach to payments technology. In a Fashion and Design Hack sponsored by the two organizations, teams of students will compete to develop solutions and build prototypes for connected commerce by embedding payments functionality into…

Cardlytics Platform Solutions Now Available

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Cardlytics Platform Solutions has been released to help marketers identify, reach and influence likely buyers at scale, and measure the sales impact of marketing campaigns using insights from purchase data. Cardlytics Platform Solutions make the company’s first-party purchase intelligence – based on debit, credit and bill pay transactions – available through…

LaunchKey to Develop Next Gen Authentication

LaunchKey to Develop Next Gen Authentication

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard have asked LaunchKey, a mobile authentication platform, to develop and test ways to employ their next-generation authentication within the growing consumer financial services sector. As part of this partnership, LaunchKey has been selected to participate in the fourth class of Commerce.Innovated., a bi-annual virtual accelerator limited…

Perk.com Inks a Partnership with Thumbstar Games

Perk.com Inks a Partnership with Thumbstar Games

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Perk.com has inked a partnership with Thumbstar Games, a digital developer, distributor and publisher of mobile games. Perk has partnered with Thumbstar Games in the launch of their app, Learn2Fly, which will include Perk’s Appsaholic Rewarded Moments SDK, a highly customizable software development kit that leverages Perk’s rewards platform to retain,…

HyperWallet & MoneyGram Expand Relationship

HyperWallet & MoneyGram Expand Relationship

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Hyperwallet and MoneyGram are expanding their partnership via Hyperwallet’s new, comprehensive API integration. Users will be able to pick up their earnings at thousands of worldwide MoneyGram locations within just minutes of submitting their request. Hyperwallet’s relationship with MoneyGram began in early 2015. The partnership enables users of the Hyperwallet platform…

Thales Intros nShield XC & Gobbles Up Vormetric Data Security

Thales Intros nShield XC & Gobbles Up Vormetric Data Security

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Thales has launched nShield XC which delivers the high assurance crypto processing demanded by high volume PKI deployments and service providers required to build trust and control across large-scale distributed systems. Thales also recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vormetric Data Security, strengthening our trust management strategy with the addition…

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LendingUSA Ankles Testa from CardCredit as President

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] LendingUSA, a marketplace lender and provider of consumer point-of-need financing, has ankled Mike Testa, former President of CareCredit, as its new President. Mike will immediately assume his role, working with LendingUSA founder and CEO Camilo Concha to scale and grow the company’s point-of-need financing and direct-to-consumer financing business. Under Mike’s leadership,…

Breaking News Mentions in CardFlash March 1, 2016

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: PENFED (NAFCU); UNION BANK (survey); EARLY WARNING (clearXchange); and PERK (Celltick). PENFED – PenFed Credit Union showed its appreciation for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ advocacy efforts with a $25,000 donation. From its founding, NAFCU has been a highly effective advocate for credit unions at the federal…

Spreedly Snags $3 Million in a New Funding.

Spreedly Snags $3 Million in a New Funding

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] NC-based Spreedly, innovators of a cloud platform that securely connects merchants, platforms and payment gateways, has raised $3 million in a new series of funding. The investments were made by existing investors, Belgian venture fund Emerge, as well as a new investor, Harold Mechelynck. The new funding builds on Spreedly’s earlier…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Intros My Payment

Dominion Dealer Solutions Intros My Payment

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Dominion Dealer Solutions has introduced My Payment for automotive retail dealers nationwide. Dominion’s My Payment is a suite of tools designed to drive more leads from dealership websites by giving shoppers real answers to their payment questions. The application embedded on the dealership’s website moves consumers deeper into the sales funnel…

MobileRecharge Recharges with Smart Cambodia

MobileRecharge Recharges with Smart Cambodia

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Atlanta-based MobileRecharge.com, the platform dedicated to multi-ethnic expat groups and travelers worldwide, enhanced its network with Smart Cambodia. This way MobileRecharge.com gives Cambodians the chance to support their families and friends from abroad. Smart was added to the list of networks in Cambodia that welcome mobile top ups from abroad, and…