In Other News: SYNCHRONY (agreement); PAYZER (Nexstar); NERDWALLET (aboutLife); and CASHBET (partnerships).
SYNCHRONY – Synchrony Financial and Vaughan Bassett Furniture Company, a leading American manufacturer of sustainable home furnishings, inked a multi-year extension of its consumer financing program agreement. The program, which began in 2010, will continue to provide customers with access to a range of convenient payment options for purchases made with the Vaughan-Bassett credit card through a network of locations nationwide.
PAYZER – Payzer, a mobile and cloud based financial technology platform, has been named as a strategic partner to Nexstar, a world class business development and best practices organization.
NERDWALLET – NerdWallet has acquired retirement planning startup aboutLife. This is NerdWallet’s first acquisition. NerdWallet offers consumers clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. Whether it’s credit cards, insurance, loans or investing, people lack the clear, unbiased information they need to make the best choice.
CASHBET – CashBet inked two partnerships further expanding its mobile-first iGaming business, including the addition of global payment options through Paysafe and a content licensing initiative with Booming Games. Starting today, Paysafe will provide Skrill & NETELLER digital wallets, E-Cash with paysafecard, and other card solutions to the growing player base both in Europe and the USA.