The popular connected health and fitness market specialist, Fitbit, has inked a deal to acquire the wearable payment assets of startup Coin. The deal includes key personnel and intellectual property specific to Coin’s wearables payment platform. While there are no plans to integrate Coin’s wearable payments technology into the 2016 Fitbit product roadmap, the acquisition…
Yoyo Wallet has been ranked by KPMG as one of the top 50 emerging companies in the global financial technology space. Yoyo’s U.S. expansion comes after a successful $10 million A round that has boosted Yoyo to become the fastest growing mobile wallet in the UK, processing up to 65% of checkouts across participating locations.
Hong Kong-based ScramCard has snagged a seven-figure private investment from Stewart Milne CBE.
ScramCard users upload their credit and debit cards to a universal card with high security features.
edo Interactive and Visa Europe are doing the tango to launch card-linked marketing offers in Poland. Visa Oferty (“Visa Offers”), will enable 20 million Visa debit and credit cardholders to enroll their Visa cards in order to access cashback rewards from merchants.
The CARTES SECURE CONNEXION event this year features 33 SESAMES Awards finalists and the 5 Startup Challenge finalists. The SESAMES Awards will be presented on November 17th.
MasterCard has launched a unique six-month partnership program for startups including Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as in Canada. Start Path Global builds on Start Path’s efforts over the past 18 months having provided a variety of operational support, partnership, or investment for over 40 startups developing the next generation of commerce solutions, including Nymi, ZenCard, BillHop and Gone.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: NCR (NBS); PAYCOMMERCE (Citi); CARD1 (crowdfunding); and FLIPKART (execs).
Belfast-based PiggyPot is expanding rapidly following a successful trial earlier this year. The company, who are on a mission to make it easier and more rewarding to set aside funds for the future, is looking to grow it’s team with four new full-time positions ranging from iOS and Backend Developers to Designers.
Toronto-based GreenCoinX has formed an Advisory Board to assist in the further development of GreenCoinX, the world’s first identifiable crypto currency. GreenCoinX identifies users and facilitates the collection of user defined optional taxes by worldwide governments.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features HyTrust.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Perks.com.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: BBVA (Destacame.cl); BLUEFIN (EchoSat); CORECARD (growth); and MASTERCARD (Rugby).