In today’s CardFlash News Que: AMEX (unstaged); SIMPLYCREDIT (funding); IPATIENTCARE (NUCON); and MASTERCARD (COMO).
AMEX – American Express announced international recording artists Disclosure and actor, writer and television host James Corden have been selected as the next pairing in its popular live stream music series “American Express Unstaged,” in partnership with Vevo and YouTube. Disclosure’s September 29 concert from Los Angeles Sports Arena at 9:00 PM PT will be executive produced by Corden and will be live streamed at amexunstaged.com and via the Unstaged app. The performance is set to take place just days after the release of Disclosure’s sophomore album “Caracal” with the Unstaged performance being their first full live show featuring tracks off their new album.
SIMPLYCREDIT – SimplyCredit has raised $1.5 million to build a new credit product that allows consumers to refinance their existing credit card debt at lower rates using a one-stop payment management platform. The series Seed round was led by XSeed Capital and Blumberg Capital, with additional capital coming from private investors
IPATIENTCARE – iPatientCare participation at iPatientCare National User Conference (NUCON) 2015 is as a platinum sponsor, exhibiting its fully integrated patient-friendly innovative healthcare billing solutions with iPatientCare Application designed for healthcare providers to eliminate the high cost of patient collections.
MASTERCARD – Meaningful travel has never been easier than with COMO Hotels and Resorts and MasterCard. Travellers staying at COMO Hotels and Resorts’ 13 luxury properties across Asia, Australia, Europe and the Caribbean can make a lasting difference to local communities simply by using a MasterCard card to settle their bills. Between 1st October and 31st December 2015, every MasterCard transaction at COMO triggers a US$25 donation through MasterCard’s ‘Purchase with Purpose’ programme, benefitting local community organisations and schools in each destination. Guests pay nothing extra..