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Chip Cards are Coming to the US. See What You Need to Know

The US is migrating to EMV chip cards. So what exactly is EMV and how will it affect your business? In short, EMV chip cards contain microchips which hold information unique to transactions, allow for remote deactivation, and reduce the possibility for duplicated fraudulent transactions. Major card brands have been encouraging merchants to be EMV-compliant, […]

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Mobile Payments Hackathon: A Huge Success!

On Saturday October 19, CardFlight and Stripe threw a full-day Mobile Payments Hackathon at the Alley NYC. The goal of the Hackathon was to encourage the development of mobile payments technology and provide developers with the tools and inspiration they need to build awesome products that improve the payments industry. The event was a huge […]

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Add In-Person Payments into Your App with CardFlight and Stripe

Today, CardFlight is announcing the launch of our private beta, allowing developers to easily integrate card-present payments into their own mobile applications. CardFlight offers an encrypted magnetic stripe reader and a simple SDK/API so that developers can safely and securely accept card present payments in their apps, with support for their existing merchant account.  CardFlight […]

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CardFlight @ FinTechHack

This year’s FinTechHack was a great success. Well over 200 developers got together to develop innovative financial projects using the platforms from some of the leading financial technological partners. They spent 24 hours hacking, and demoed what they had built in front of a crowd of over 300 members of the NYC fintech startup community. CardFlight was […]

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Card Readers are Taking Over the Mobile Payments Market

BI Intelligence examined the specific reasons why card readers will beat out Near-field Communications (NFC). Small businesses are jumping at the opportunity to create a personalized payment experience for consumers by attaching card readers to their mobile devices. Here are our reasons why mobile card readers have the lead in the market: Consumer Behavior: 80% of […]

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How We’re Different from Other Mobile Credit Card Readers

There are many mobile credit card readers on the market, which help lots of merchants enable credit card payment through their mobile device. The simplicity is great for merchants who need a simple app and card reader. Merchants like food-trucks, flea market vendors and even some smaller businesses benefit greatly from readers like Square, Intuit […]

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How Do You Want to Use CardFlight?

According to Gartner, mobile payments are rising by 42% annually. This means that the opportunity to create platforms to allow payment integration is huge. That’s why we entered the business. CardFlight is one of the leaders in building an open API that allows you to integrate with your own apps. We can power all sorts […]

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What is CardFlight? Why did we Start it?

We’re so excited to announce CardFlight, the easiest way to integrate mobile payments into your application. CardFlight connects mobile developers with payment processors, using a ridiculously simple SDK with included hardware, clear documentation and great support. Why we started CardFlight: There are a lot of POS/dongle solutions that are closed platforms targeted at micro-merchants, but […]

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