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July 13, 2015

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Payment Alliance International Offers CardFlight EMV Mobile POS

LOUISVILLE, KY. & NEW YORK – Payment Alliance International (PAI), a leader in electronic payment processing solutions, and CardFlight, a top mobile point of sale (POS) technology provider, today jointly announced they have entered into a partnership agreement for EMV mobile POS (mPOS). PAI will offer CardFlight’s EMV mPOS acceptance solutions to its market partner distribution network and merchant customers nationwide. CardFlight’s flagship SwipeSimple mPOS product will be offered under the name PAImobile® Plus which will be PAI’s preferred mPOS solution for merchants wanting to accept mobile payments and manage their businesses via smartphones and tablets.

“CardFlight’s solution is a perfect fit for PAI and our clients,” said John J. Leehy III, president and chief executive officer for PAI. “Mobile payments are an exciting part of how today’s retailing gets done, and having an EMV-capable solution gives PAI customers a real advantage,” added Leehy. “Our partnership with CardFlight facilitates anytime, anywhere payment acceptance and back-office business functions that will greatly benefit our merchant customers,” continued Leehy.

“PAI is a leader in the payments industry with a successful track record of partnering with distributors, independent sales organizations and financial institutions to serve tens of thousands of merchants,” said Derek Webster, founder and chief executive officer for CardFlight. “We’re excited to be working with PAI to enable merchants to accept payments and perform a multitude of back-office functions on mobile devices,” added Webster.

The multi-faceted co-branded solution provides encrypted EMV-ready mobile card readers that attach to iOS and Android devices via audio jack, payment acceptance applications, a real-time reporting and administrative dashboard, and a reseller portal for easy on-boarding and portfolio management. Transactions will be processed by PAI through CardFlight’s Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 compliant payment gateway.

For more information about CardFlight or SwipeSimple, please telephone 800.783.5596.
For more information about PAImobile Plus, please telephone 866.371.2273 and press option 1.

About CardFlight:
CardFlight is a leading provider of tools and technology to help merchants accept in-person credit card payments on iOS and Android devices. We offer developer tools and software developer kits that allow retailers and vertical solution providers to easily build their own custom POS software. Additionally, CardFlight’s SwipeSimple turnkey mobile application helps merchant service providers, banks and other financial institutions offer a mobile point-of-sale solution to their customers without having to build their own technology from scratch. CardFlight’s technology platform also includes encrypted card readers and a PCI Level 1 compliant payment gateway that supports over 20 different processors to provide clients with complete mobile payments and mobile POS (mPOS) solutions. In 2014, CardFlight was awarded the Technology Innovation Award by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing companies that offer electronic transaction processing products and services. For more information about CardFlight, please visit https://cardflight.com.

About Payment Alliance International (PAI):
Payment Alliance International (PAI) offers comprehensive payment and small business solutions including credit, debit, check services and prepaid card acceptance services … all designed to maximize customer success and make business easy. PAI is also one of the nation’s largest deployers of ATMs, provides ATM processing and maintenance services, ATM equipment sales and support, and ATM branding programs. Payment Alliance International is based in Louisville, Ky. For more information, please visit www.GoPAI.com or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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