In Other News: TALLY (funding); RADIAL (apps); APRIVA (FDC); and NFC FORUM (event).
TALLY – Tally, a financial technology company that provides a credit card management app, announced it has secured a $15 million Series A round led by Shasta Ventures, bringing its total raise to $17 million. This round includes existing investors AITV, Silicon Valley Bank, and seed round leader Cowboy Ventures. Shasta’s Managing Director, Sean Flynn, will join Cowboy’s Aileen Lee on Tally’s board of directors. Tally will use the funds to expand its team and build new features.
RADIAL -Radial announced three new offerings to help eCommerce merchants increase order conversions and eliminate or reduce fraud liability: Radial Payments, Tax & Fraud; Fraud Zero; and Fraud Insight. Today’s new products give retailers the flexibility to easily implement a full payment solution, including managed fraud and tax services, or the ability to just adopt Radial’s fraud management solutions regardless of their eCommerce or payment platform.
APRIVA – Apriva has completed an additional EMV certification for its AprivaPay Plus application on First Data’s Omaha platform. This certification builds on Apriva’s mobile EMV efforts, offering added choice to their comprehensive payments solutions. This critical certification with First Data enables EMV chip and signature payments via Apriva’s white labeled payments application, AprivaPay Plus.
NFC FORUM – The NFC Forum the industry luminaries and thought leaders scheduled to present at VISIONFC, taking place June 15 to 17 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. VISIONFC is a series of sessions during the NFC Forum Member Meeting focused on the future direction of Near Field Communication technology (NFC). Forrester’s Frank E. Gillett, vice president and principal analyst is the featured VISIONFC keynote speaker. His presentation will focus on the opportunities and challenges for NFC in sectors such as the Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile payment and retail.