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Traveling Vineyard Utilizes CardFlight to Enable Sales Consultants to Accept Credit Card Payments on Tablets and Smartphones

NEW YORK and IPSWICH, Mass., Nov. 9, 2016 — CardFlight, a mobile point of sale (POS) technology provider, is proud to announce that Traveling Vineyard, a direct marketer of wines through in-home wine tasting events, will be using CardFlight to enable their distributors to accept payments, including EMV chip card payments, from mobile devices.

Traveling Vineyard has developed a proprietary iOS application to help Wine Guides plan and organize tastings. The application integrates CardFlight’s Software Development Kit (SDK), encrypted mobile card readers, and payment gateway. CardFlight’s Eclipse A200 card reader will allow Wine Guides to accept both magnetic stripe and EMV chip card payments by simply attaching the card reader to a smart phone or tablet and using the Traveling Vineyard application.

Benefits to Traveling Vineyard and their consultants include making it fast and easy to complete a sale, reduced order abandonment, reduced credit card processing costs, and integration with Traveling Vineyard’s back-end provider for integrated analytics and reporting. Customers will benefit from being able to pay with credit card and not be burdened with carrying cash and checks.

“We’re excited to work with Traveling Vineyard, a leader in the direct selling industry, and enable them to accept safe and secure card payments from anywhere, at anytime,” said Derek Webster, CEO & Founder at CardFlight. “Our mission is to enable companies to use the latest payments technology in their own apps, and Traveling Vineyard is a great example of that.”

“We are devoted to our Wine Guides’ success, and we look forward to empowering them with the latest mobile payments technology through CardFlight, so they can focus on what they do best without worrying about payments,” said Huib Geerlings, Partner at Traveling Vineyard.

About CardFlight
CardFlight is a software-as-a-service company offering mobile payments technology and point of sale solutions to enterprises. We offer a Software Development Kit for developers to integrate payments acceptance in their existing app and SwipeSimple, a turnkey mobile solution for Independent Sales Organizations and Merchant Service Providers to offer to their merchants. Our technology platform is EMV chip card enabled with encrypted card readers, and a PCI Level 1 compliant payment gateway supporting all major U.S. processors. As industry leaders, we take pride in building the latest mobile payments technology and establishing partnerships to enable more companies to accept mobile payments. We have partnered with 15 of the top 60 merchant acquirers in the U.S and are currently working across a variety of verticals with companies like Artsy, Flywheel, Indochino, and Peloton, making mobile point-of-sale easy for our clients and their users. For more info, visit us at www.cardflight.com.

About Traveling Vineyard
For more about Traveling Vineyard – visit http://www.travelingvineyard.com.

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