Prelim | March 21, 2022
Prelim, a fintech provider optimizing digital banking experiences for financial institutions, announced its newest partnership with Epos Now, a global software and payments technology company that specializes in digital Point of Sale systems (POS). Prelim’s flexible low code solution will allow Epos Now to offer an enhanced digital experience, simplifying financial services onboarding for small businesses around the world.
Epos Now, a leading cloud-based software provider supporting over 51,000 retail and hospitality locations across 71 countries provides flexible software customized for each business’ specific needs and enables convenient access to financial services like payment acceptance and credit. Prelim’s technology will accelerate Epos Now customer’s access to the financial services they rely on to run and grow their businesses.
“We’re excited to work with Prelim to automate our onboarding processes because of how their platform supports our growth. With Prelim we can handle every flavor of compliance requirement we face as we expand our suite of financial services and launch in more countries across the globe,” said Jacob Olins, Vice President of Marketplace and Embedded Finance at Epos Now.
“As Prelim’s first international client, we’re excited to be working with Epos Now and by the opportunity for Prelim’s solution to support their clients. I look forward to our partnership and how our technology will help enhance and simplify the digital payments needs of retail and hospitality professionals around the world.”
Heang Chan, CEO and founder of Prelim
Prelim helps financial institutions digitize the customer journey from onboarding to servicing while also improving the employee journey by streamlining and automating internal operations from reviewing to processing to underwriting to servicing. Built by banking experts, Prelim's no-code, white-labeled platform delivers a better customer experience by automating the workflows and processes for financial institutions, from identity verification to issuing services from the core and so much more.
GoTab | April 04, 2022
Restaurant commerce platform, GoTab, today announced it is partnering with Mastercard to transform the digital payment experience at hospitality venues across the U.S. with the implementation of Click to Pay – a payment solution that makes checkout easier by eliminating the need to manually enter card details.
Click to Pay offers consumers a more convenient and secure guest checkout experience across devices and channels. Built on EMV® Secure Remote Commerce industry standards, Mastercard Click to Pay makes it easier and safer for consumers to check out online without having to remember passwords or manually enter card details each time. For returning users, intelligent recognition puts preferred cards at their fingertips, with the highest levels of convenience – no need to manually enter details and no new button to press. With a payment platform embedded into checkout, all cards can be managed in a single secure profile and automatically updated. Mastercard also uses tokenization, when available, to encrypt personal information, helping consumers shop with peace of mind while reducing fraud and false declines.
After opening a tab on a smartphone (via a QR code) at GoTab-operated venues, customers can select to save their Mastercard payment information to Click to Pay, where their Mastercard payment information is automatically saved, providing them with the opportunity to add food and drinks to their tab, or close their tab without having to worry about re-entering payment details. Once diners are ready to leave, their tab is automatically charged to their Mastercard, providing a quick and secure checkout experience. Consumers can also opt to keep their Mastercard on file within their GoTab profiles to quickly pay at any GoTab-operated venue.
"We strive to help our operators enhance the guest experience. Mastercard Click to Pay is the perfect solution to simplify and make the checkout process easier, faster, and completely seamless. As we get ready to process $1 billion in GMV in 2022, we are honored to work with Mastercard to enable our operators to deliver a safe and enjoyable guest experience."
GoTab CEO Tim McLaughlin
GoTab recently introduced Click to Pay across various Stone Brewing locations in California and Virginia. "We've had a very successful run with GoTab and Mastercard Click to Pay across all of our taprooms and bistros," said Gregg Frazer, VP of Hospitality for Stone Brewing. "Our guests were already big fans of GoTab, but the convenience and security of Click to Pay made the payment experience even better."
Started in 2016 as an e-commerce solution for on-premise ordering, GoTab has since evolved into a comprehensive restaurant commerce platform, with full POS, kitchen operations and delivery capabilities. A true cloud-based solution, GoTab allows guests to order and pay directly from their smartphone without having to download an app or create a password. Operators can also rely on GoTab's POS, contactless ordering and payment features, and kitchen management systems (KMS) to run efficient, profitable operations. The full GoTab POS can easily be integrated and works with countless best-of-breed solutions for a continued focus on the core real-time operational experience.
GoTab's partnership with Mastercard is slated to evolve and bring Click to Pay technology to all GoTab-operated venues. Restaurant operators can upgrade their payment experience and offer a new secure checkout experience to their customers.
About GoTab, Inc.
GoTab, Inc., a Restaurant Commerce Platform (RCP), is helping large- and mid-sized restaurants, breweries, bars, hotels and other venues run lean, profitable operations while making guests even more satisfied. It integrates with popular point-of-sale (POS) systems and allows patrons to order and pay through a server, order and pay directly from their own mobile phones, or blend the two experiences all on one tab, through its easy-to-use mobile POS, contactless ordering and payment features, and kitchen management systems (KMS). The guest never has to download a mobile app or create a password. Operators get flexible features that can be rapidly applied to access new revenue streams via dine-in, take-out and delivery, ghost kitchens, retail groceries, and more. Founded in 2016, GoTab processes over $250M transactions per year with operations across 35 U.S. states and growing.
Diebold Nixdorf | May 25, 2022
Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce for the retail and financial industries, announced the launch of Vynamic® Digital Receipt, a sustainable solution to reduce the amount of thermal paper receipts. Consumers can receive digital receipts via QR code at the point of sale (POS) without the need to register or via their retailer's app, so they have it available whenever necessary. Retailers can easily add accessible promotions and offers to strengthen customer loyalty, while significantly saving costs and reducing their environmental impact.
Every retail transaction requires a receipt: Retailers must issue them to be legally compliant, and customers must present them to return an item or make a warranty claim. Based on this traditional approach of using thermal paper, millions of printed receipts are produced, resulting in retailer's incurring unnecessary expenses as well as adversely impacting the retailer's sustainable footprint. Further, customers often struggle with storing them as thermal paper receipts gradually fade as they are susceptible to heat and UV light.
Now, Diebold Nixdorf supports retailers and customers to digitize this process with Vynamic Digital Receipt, a new solution based on technology from anybill. Diebold Nixdorf has integrated Vynamic Digital Receipt into its POS solution ecosystem of the cloud-native Vynamic® Retail Platform, performing as a sustainable interface to the customer. Thus, customers are not constrained to only printed receipts, retailers have the ability to present a QR code on a customer-facing screen* at the point of sale. Customers can subsequently scan this code without the need to be registered. The digital receipt can then be stored on the customer mobile device without worrying about storing or fading of physical receipts anymore. Additionally, there are numerous environmental benefits such as: a typical supermarket can reduce 1 ton of waste, 50,000 liters of water, 10,000 kWh energy and 1 ton of carbon dioxide per year when all receipts are created digitally**. The retailers themselves benefit from significant savings achievable with digital receipts compared to thermal paper costs, an improved footprint and this offers retailers the ability to add additional content to digital receipts to advertise promotions and recommendations based on the customer's purchase.
Alternatively, digital receipts can be integrated into existing retailer apps and customers can be invited to join a loyalty program. Each time the customer makes a purchase, they scan the customer card that is displayed via consumer app or their digital wallet and benefit from loyalty rewards when linked to their loyalty card.
"Digitizing receipts creates a triple-win situation for retailers, customers and the environment. We always look for ways to simplify retail processes and make them more efficient and sustainable. Supporting our retail customers with a solution for digital receipts that is easy to integrate into their POS system creates strong benefits and offers different ways to engage with shoppers according to their shopping habits."
-Ilhami Cantadurucu, vice president Retail Global Accounts, at Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf will showcase Vynamic Digital Receipt at this year's EuroCIS, taking place May 31 – June 2 in Düsseldorf. Please register here to schedule a demo at Diebold Nixdorf's booth #D25, located in hall 9.
About Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a world leader in enabling connected commerce. They automate, digitize and transform the way people bank and shop. As a partner to the majority of the world's top 100 financial institutions and top 25 global retailers, their integrated solutions connect digital and physical channels conveniently, securely and efficiently for millions of consumers each day. The company has a presence in more than 100 countries with approximately 22,000 employees worldwide.
Rezolve | April 22, 2022
Rezolve, a leader in mobile commerce and engagement, and Computop, a leading payment service provider, today announced a strategic partnership agreement to combine their respective strengths in mobile engagement and payment processing to improve service for users of both globally.
As part of the agreement, Computop will offer Rezolve’s technology to its more than 15,000 global clients, providing them with new mobile engagement and commerce tools.
Rezolve, an enterprise SaaS platform designed from the ground up specifically for mobile commerce and engagement, is positioned to become the engine of mobile engagement that enables the transformation of interactions between consumers and merchants on mobile devices. Computop helps retailers and service providers to process their omnichannel payments securely and conveniently worldwide and was the first payment service provider in Germany, and among the first globally, to obtain PCI P2PE certification, or Point-to-Point Encryption certification.
“We are excited to announce this partnership with Computop, a German leader in payment services around the world. This represents a great opportunity for Rezolve to extend our mobile engagement technology to their impressive list of clients around the world.”
Dan Wagner, Rezolve’s Chairman and CEO
Computop’s large international merchant and global marketplace partners are in industries such as retail, mobility, travel and gaming. Global customers include C&A, Fossil, Metro, Rakuten, Samsung, SIXT and Swarovski. Computop focuses on global omnichannel payment, fraud prevention, global POS, global e-commerce, in-app payments, local payments worldwide, risk management, reconciliation and accounting solutions.
"For Computop this is exciting because our business model depends on the success of our customers,” said Ralf Gladis, founder and CEO of Computop. “We believe that our merchants can be more successful if they can reach out to customers with Rezolve. With Rezolve’s mobile technology our merchants will be able to trigger their customers wherever they are.”
After buying EOS Payments from Otto Group in 2013, Computop now processes payments for all 100 Otto retail brands. In cooperation with its network of partners, which it has expanded over many years, Computop offers a comprehensive omnichannel solution that is geared to the needs of today's market and provides merchants with seamlessly integrated payment processes. Computop’s Shop modules provide worry-free integration with shop systems like Salesforce/Demandware, SAP hybris, Intershop, Magento, Oxid, Shopware, Spryker, and 20 others. With Rezolve, merchants can lead consumers directly to special offers by using mobile technology including geofencing, notifications on smartphones, Bluetooth beacons, or with watermarked advertisements.
Rezolve currently has go-to-market partner agreements with leading global players that have a combined global reach of over 20 million merchants and over 1 billion consumers across China, Asia and Europe. Rezolve’s platform already serves over 196,000 of those merchants today.
For Computop customers the partnership means it will be easy to use Rezolve, because their payment processing is already integrated with Rezolve’s technology. Thousands of Computop customers can now easily use Rezolve. Meanwhile, for Rezolve, the Computop Paygate is a payment platform that offers access to more than 60 acquirers worldwide. Therefore, merchants can use their existing acquiring contracts for credit cards.
Rezolve is taking retailing into a new era of customer engagement with a proprietary mobile engagement platform. The Rezolve Platform is a powerful set of mobile commerce and engagement capabilities that provide mobile application vendors with a range of valuable commercial opportunities that can be realized without having to develop code, host operations or manage security. The Rezolve Inside SDK allows mobile application vendors to quickly deliver innovation for their consumers into existing or new mobile apps. Rezolve was founded in 2016, is headquartered in London, UK and has offices in China, India, Taiwan, Germany, Spain and Mexico.
As one of the very first payment service providers, Computop offers its customers around the world local and innovative omnichannel solutions for payment processing and fraud prevention. The internally developed Computop Paygate payment platform enables seamless integrated payment processes for e-commerce, at POS and on mobile devices. Retailers and service providers have the flexibility and freedom to choose from over 350 payment methods enabling them to specifically tailor their payment options per country. Technologies such as biometric authentication and self-learning algorithms improve security and convenience for retailers and consumers alike.