In Other News: VISA (Marvel); CHARGENT (app); AXIOLOGIX (JV); and ZEBRA (app).
VISA — Visa and Marvel Custom Solutions announced the release of a new educational comic book that teaches readers of all ages about personal finance. The new comic, Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket’s Powerful Plan, was released in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. It combines Marvel’s iconic Super Heroes with Visa’s financial literacy expertise to introduce readers to fundamental money management concepts. Visa Inc. is also partnering with the Public Library Association (PLA) to make the new Marvel comic book available at public libraries nationwide.
CHARGENT – Chargent Payment Processing for Salesforce, the leading payment processing solution on the Salesforce AppExchange, has released new integrations for FinancialForce’s popular Financial Management software.
Chargent’s new connectors boost payment processing inside FinancialForce products with embedded payment buttons and billing functionality. The functions are already proving popular with businesses looking to improve ways of taking credit / debit card and ACH / echeck payments without leaving their accounting, supply chain or CRM software.
AXIOLOGIX – Axiologix, operating in the Mobile Payments and International Remittance markets, recently entered into a joint venture with SLA Mobile, a market leader in the direct operator billing segment of the rapidly growing mobile payments market. The partnership was accomplished using an all stock transaction through a newly formed subsidiary, SLA Digital Inc.
ZEBRA – A brand new approach to online commerce for small and large businesses, ZebraShop has launched, offering a suite of new e-commerce store customization tools for small businesses moving their retail operations online. The platform is built to be flexible for businesses that want to offer a fully customized experience for their customers. Differentiating it from other major e-commerce platforms is the ability to easily customize any of the HTML or CSS code on the site, install professional quality templates with multidirectional layout, or drag and drop widgets with a visual template designer. Built for mobile use, ZebraShop templates are fully compatible with phones and tablets as well.