Green Dot 3Q/15

CA-based prepaid card specialist Green Dot reported financial reported consolidated GAAP and non-GAAP total operating revenues of $146.4 million and $146.5 million, respectively, following the major loss of MoneyPak. Green Dot generated net cash from operations of $114 million year to date.

Ingenico 2015

Ingenico Group increased 10 percentage points of market share to 27% in the U.S. in 2014, according to a CA-based newsletter. The U.S. is now Ingenico Group’s second largest market, where the Group now serves three times more SMBs than in January 2014, showing its ability to rapidly conquer new territories.

InfoGard EMV

CA-based InfoGard is now accredited by EMVCo to conduct Terminal Type Testing and will immediately begin offering Level 2 contact testing and pre-evaluation services. EMV pre-evaluation services include debug testing and compliance consulting. Additional EMVCo testing services are being planned to support its payment customers.

Blackhawk + Achievers

CA-based Blackhawk Network inked a definitive agreement to acquire Achievers Corp.  Achievers is a leading provider of employee recognition and rewards solutions designed to help companies increase employee engagement. The acquisition will broaden the reach of Blackhawk’s already extensive incentive and engagement business. 

Tablet-Based POS

UK-based Powa Technologies and CA-based Merchant e-Solutions have partnered to accelerate the adoption of tablet-based payments in the U.S. and Latin America. The two companies will jointly market their complementary POS and payment solutions to help independent software vendors (ISVs) bring their apps to market.