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Wipit’s Boost Mobile Gives Underbanked Users an Easy Alternative to Retail Check Cashing

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This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateSpring 2014.

Next, Wipit took the stage to demo Boost Mobile Wallet:
“Boost Mobile Wallet lets millions of prepaid wireless customers load cash to their mobile wallet account, then use the funds to send international money transfers, pay bills, or top-up their Boost Mobile phone − all from the convenience of Wipit’s Mobile Wallet app on their Android smartphone or iPhone. 
Customers are also provided with a convenient, cost-saving alternative to retail check cashing via Wipit’s in-app Quick Check service. For customers that prefer the convenience of card payments, Boost Mobile Wallet includes a personalized, linked Visa prepaid card that can be used for ATM withdrawals and Visa purchases.”
Presenters: Richard Kang (CEO) and John Janes (COO)
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), through other fintech companies and platforms
HQ: Pasadena, CA
Founded: May 2010
Product Launch: May 2013  
Website: wipit.me