CardFlight to Power EMV Mobile Processing for BluePay

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Mobile payment infrastructure startup CardFlight announced that it is collaborating with merchant account provider BluePay. Illinois-based BluePay will leverage CardFlight’s point-of-sale solution SwipeSimple to facilitate the launch of its EMV mobile processing offering.

CardFlight’s SwipeSimple mobile processing platform offers cloud-based inventory and item tracking as well as a reporting portal that helps companies manage their business. It also comes with an EMV chip reader to help merchants reduce card-fraud losses.

Tim Trench, BluePay’s EVP of product, said that the company selected SwipeSimple because it is the company’s “top priority to provide the most advanced payment-security methods to maintain trust and business.”

Headquartered in New York and founded in 2013, CardFlight’s SDK works with its hardware EMV and magstripe card-readers to help developers build card-present mobile payments into their own apps. At FinovateSpring 2013, CardFlight debuted its developer dashboard. The company showed off its SDK for mobile payments at the inaugural FinDEVr Silicon Valley in 2014. Tickets to this year’s FinDEVr developers conference are on sale now. Check out the event to learn more and register today.

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CardFlight Adds Global Payments as EMV Processor

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Mobile payments and point-of-sale solutions provider CardFlight announced this week it has added Global Payments as an EMV-enabled processor after receiving certification from the payment technology services provider.

This move enables merchants who process payments using Global Payments to accept EMV payments on CardFlight’s software and card readers. Along with the new certification, the company announced that more than 50% of merchants using CardFlight are EMV-enabled, a metric that surpasses industry averages and represents a 13% increase from the 37% of merchants enabled four months ago. This high percentage is due in part to today’s global payments certification, as well as past certifications with First Data, Stripe, and TSYS.

CardFlight’s payment infrastructure boasts a number of certifications, including:

  • Visa Acquirer Device Validation Toolkit (ADVT)
  • MasterCard Terminal Integration Process (M-TIP)
  • American Express Integrated Circuit Card Payment Specification (AEIPS)
  • Discover Payment Application Specification (D-PAS)

Founded in 2013, CardFlight closed on $4 million in Series A funding just after the October 1 liability shift for EMV in the United States. That installment brought the company’s total funding to $6 million.

CardFlight launched at FinovateSpring 2013 to offer a transparent approach to payment processing. What makes the company unique is that it focuses on offline, in-store transactions. However, CardFlight also offers online payment processing capabilities. At FinDEVr San Francisco 2014, Cardflight’s CEO Derek Webster and Elie Toubiana, VP engineering, presented CardFlight’s SDK for mobile payments.

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