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Handpoint Launches Secure Payment Solution for Tablets and Smartphones

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Afterwards, Handpoint launched its Headstart Technology:

“Handpoint Headstart is the first totally secure mobile Chip & PIN payment solution for tablets and smartphones. With our Platform-as-a-Service solution, acquiring banks and MNOs can offer small/micro merchants card payments on smartphones and tablets under their own brand name. The Handpoint Headstart solution supports magstripe (MSR), Chip & PIN, Chip & signature, and contactless NFC payments (2012).

Handpoint Headstart payment solution is not only a mobile solution, it is also a Full-Commerce solution meaning that it works on many different devices, for example smartphones, tablets, mobile terminals, and PCs (tills) in an online and an offline world.”

Product Launched: February 2012

HQ Location: Cambourne, Cambridge, UK
Company Founded: 1999
Metrics: $2 million raised, 35 employees
Presenting David Gudjonsson (CEO) & Thordur Thorarinsson (CFO)