FinovateSpring 2015 / Stratos

Presenter Profile:

How they describe themselves: Stratos is the creator of the Stratos Bluetooth Connected Card™, which consolidates plastic cards into a single, smart, dynamic card. Credit, debit, loyalty, membership and gift cards can be loaded onto the Stratos Card, simplifying the payment experience and empowering people to make better payment decisions all while using a familiar, universally accepted card form. Stratos offers its members free card upgrades, real-time location-based recommendations, patented security features and financial insights to ensure a superior customer experience. Merchants and issuers partnering with Stratos are able to strengthen loyalty and engagement with better data and improved communications to their customers without infrastructure change.

How they describe their product/innovation: Stratos is reinventing your wallet and cards like the iPod and iTunes reinvented your CD collection. Stratos consolidates your debit, credit, loyalty and gift cards into one dynamic card. Stratos Card works in conjunction with Stratos Digital Card Issuance Platform which will debut virtual card issuance, allowing cards to be downloaded instantly, digitizing the physical fulfillment system that issues billions of cards in the US. The platform analyzes card usage trends and interactively engages card members. Stratos works with the mobile lockscreen making real-time location or history-based suggestions, offers patented security card lockdown and insights for a superior customer experience. Its Dual Stripe technology ensures 100% compatibility with existing card acceptance infrastructure.

Product distribution strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), Direct to Business (B2B)


Bus. Dev.: Thiago Olson, Co-Founder & CEO,
Press: Sheila Dahlgren, CMO,
Sales: Sheila Dahlgren, CMO,

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