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January 30, 2017

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Vantiv Partners with CardFlight to Offer EMV Mobile POS Solution

By Filippa Noghani for CardFlight, Inc.

NEW YORK and CINCINNATIJan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CardFlight, a mobile point of sale (POS) technology provider and Vantiv, Inc.,  a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced that Vantiv will be offering CardFlight’s SwipeSimple mobile POS solution to its merchants.

SwipeSimple is a turnkey mobile payment acceptance platform that includes an EMV-enabled mobile chip card reader, a mobile application for iOS and Android, and a back office reporting portal for business owners to take payments and manage their business. The solution will be co-branded for Vantiv and available through Vantiv’s Independent Sales Organization (ISO) and Financial Institution Merchant Solutions channels.

“CardFlight has an agile team with the latest payments technology and security,” said Jason Rupert, General Manager NPC Relationship Management and ISO, at Vantiv. “We’ve selected a partner that can offer a great EMV-enabled mobile POS solution to our merchants.”

“EMV and mobile are two of the important trends for financial institution customers, who offer payments solutions for their business customers,” said Kelly Beatty, SVP and General Manager of Merchant Solutions for Financial Institutions at Vantiv.  “CardFlight’s mobile POS solution is a natural fit, and their ability to co-brand the solution for our customers is a key differentiator.”

CardFlight was one of first mobile payments providers to deploy EMV solutions in the United States, receiving their first approvals prior to the October 1, 2015 Liability Shift.  Over 80% of their merchants are enabled to accept EMV chip card payments, more than twice the national average.

“Vantiv is a leader in merchant acquiring,” said Derek Webster, Founder & CEO at CardFlight. “We take pride in partnering with them to enable merchants to accept mobile payments securely from anywhere.”

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 Vantiv

Vantiv, Inc. is a leading payment processor differentiated by an integrated technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the second largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company’s growth strategy includes expanding further into high-growth channels and verticals, including integrated payments, eCommerce, and merchant bank. Visit us at the new www.vantiv.com, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.

Media contact:
Filippa Noghani
Director of Marketing, CardFlight
filippa@cardflight.com

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