Merchant acquirer and payments technology and services provider for SMBs, TransFirst, owned by buyout firm Vista Equity Partners, has filed for an IPO. Shares to be listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol “TF” with an IPO size of $100 million.
TransFirst has inked a strategic sales partnership with PatientPay, an online practice management and payment technology for healthcare practices.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features CashStar.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Dan Farrell, Vice President, Worldwide Sales of CashStar.
PINs and passwords will son be a thing of the past as the wave of capital and new technology centered on biometrics, physiological and behavioral authentication is quickly evolving. Biometric measures use DNA, fingerprints, eye retinas and irises, voice recognition, facial patterns, vein patterns and hand measurements to authenticate and verify people’s identities.
The first Bitcoin book delving into cryptocurrency law in four jurisdictions: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Germany has been released.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: NRF (fraud); JORY (USAePay); ALPHA BAY (Sprindle); Q-CASH (conferences).
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features TransFirst.
CST Brands and Cardtronics Canada inked a deal to be the exclusive provider of ATM services at Corner Store locations across Quebec, Atlantic Canada and eastern Ontario locations.
Slightly more than one in five dollars (21%) of U.S. business revenues come from the middle market, and these firms employ over one in four workers (28%) in the private sector. Middle market companies have led job growth since 2008, with a 4.4% increase in private sector employment”outperforming both smaller businesses (less than $10 million in revenues) and the largest companies (more than $1 billion in revenues).
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Matt Downs SVP Channel – Integrated Payments of Vantiv.
MN-based TCF Bank announced the availability of Apple Pay for its debit and credit cards. TCF has 382 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and commercial banking services.