In today’s CardFlash News Que: AFFIRM (3dcart); SUMUP (mPOS); CREDITERA (Nav); and BUZZ POINTS (Kent’s).
AFFIRM – Affirmed by PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin, has integrated its consumer payment service, Buy with Affirm, with 3dcart’s hosted eCommerce solution for building online stores. As a result, 3dcart’s 17,000+ merchants can now offer their millions of customers the option to pay for purchases in monthly installments instead of using credit cards with tricky interest rates and hidden fees.
SUMUP – SumUp, Europe’s leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, launched its mobile payments platform in the United States. SumUp’s proprietary, end-to-end payments platform is the first fully-certified EMV mPOS system in the world to cover the entire payment process: card terminals, Android and iOS mobile apps, a payment processing platform and risk and anti-fraud solutions. The company is also making its EMV contactless card terminal available for pre-order for $99 at SumUp.com.
CREDITERA – Creditera has launched an enhanced marketplace for small business financing with recommendations based on their credit data and needs, and a first-of-its-kind, personal and business credit dashboard that guides business owners with personalized action plans. The launch of these features aligns with the company’s rebrand to Nav, inspired by their expanded mission to steer small business owners through the increasingly complex business financing landscape.
BUZZ POINTS – Buzz Points announced that Kent’s Market, an independently-owned grocery chain with four locations throughout north-central Utah, has joined the Buzz Points shop local loyalty and rewards program. Buzz Points is a free program for consumers offered by Horizon Credit Union and Box Elder Credit Union that allows members to earn rewards while supporting the local economy by using their community credit union debit and credit cards for everyday shopping.