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NY-based ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology and business management solution for more than 20,000 small businesses, has ankled Michael DeSimone as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer.
ShopKeep has acquired Ambur, an iPad and iPhone point of sale system for more than 1,500 restaurants. Also, ShopKeep ankled Andrew Gorrin as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features COGNICAL a/k/a Zibby
PSCU announced the appointments of Cathy Pace, President and CEO, Allegacy Federal Credit Union, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Andrew Rosen, President and CEO, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, Honolulu.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Stephen Pair, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer of BitPay.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features mobile iOS for enterprise-commerce specialist Infinite Peripherals.
Atlanta-based Ingo Money, pioneer of instant, guaranteed mobile check cashing, announced today that it has received additional growth capital totaling $13.5 million. The company intends to use these funds to finance its operations and fuel accelerating growth led by overwhelming demand for its mobile check cashing and risk management platform.
MA-based MineralTree has received $11 million in Series B funding. The latest round was led by First Data.
First Data announced two promotions and two new hires to its senior leadership team. Among the promotions: Barry McCarthy to lead four strategic businesses including the STAR Network.
VeriFone Systems announced that its Payments as a Service (PaaS) platform for the UK market-PAYware Ocius-has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution. P2PE is crucial for merchants in today’s retail landscape, as it encrypts cardholder data collected at the point of sale and keeps it encrypted until it is safely inside VeriFone’s PCI compliant decryption environment. This means cardholder data remains secure across the retailer’s POS terminals, networks and systems. Certification of PAYware Ocius was based on 888 rigorous standards required by the PCI SSC across 6 domains.
ANZ announced an agreement with the Australian Government to support the increased roll out of mobile banking and financial literacy programs to a further 65,000 Solomon Islanders previously excluded from traditional banking services.
As part of this partnership, the Australian Government will provide additional funding to assist ANZ to improve access to phone banking in remote areas as well as delivering dedicated financial literacy training, with a particular focus on women in rural communities. ANZ goMoney was the first mobile phone banking channel in the Solomon Islands. Since its launch in September 2013, it has attracted 17,000 new customers, including 10,000 customers who had previously never held a bank account.