How they describe themselves: Handpoint specialises in payments on smartphones, tablets, and handhelds – enabling merchants to accept all card payments (MSR, EMV, and NFC) in a totally secure way. Handpoint has a complete end-to-end payment solution covering mobiles, tablets, and PCs and a fully PCI-DSS certified payment Bureau (gateway) for both authorisations & settlements. The company was established 12 years ago and has a global customer base including some well-known brands. Our key market is Europe. Handpoint also white labels its payment solutions to financial institutions and currently over 200,000 transactions go daily through our systems, equating annually up to $10B US worth of transactions.
How they describe their product/innovation: 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.
Bus. Dev.: David Gudjonsson, CEO, +44(0)1223 597 909
Press: Erla Osk Asgeirsdottir, Marketing Manager, +354 510 3300
Sales: Thordur Heidar Thorarinsson, CFO, +354 510 3300