Welcome!

News Feed Item

Flint Mobile Offers Mobile Payment Partnerships for ISOs, MSPs & ISVs

Opportunity to Participate in Fast-Growing Mobile Space with Patented No-Card-Reader Technology

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flint Mobile, a leading mobile payment service for small businesses, today announced the formal launch of its partner program for ISOs, MSPs and ISVs. Flint reseller and technology partners can offer their customers the only mobile payment solution that eliminates the need for a card reader – instead using the smartphone camera to securely scan card numbers – while also providing invoicing and loyalty services through a single mobile app and online merchant portal.

Early reseller partners include Fidano, a subsidiary of major merchant service provider NXGEN that has seen strong customer adoption since becoming one Flint's first partners last year; Payline Data, a leading merchant services provider; and other leaders in the space. Flint's partner program is also well-suited to software partners offering small business applications like scheduling, accounting, loyalty and mobile shopping cart integration that can benefit from built-in mobile payments.

"Mobile is the fastest-growing category in credit card acceptance. ISOs and MSPs serving small businesses are looking to attract as well as retain customers who now have a range of mobile options that bypass the traditional merchant services channel," said Flint co-founder and CEO Greg Goldfarb. "Flint provides partners with the market's only all-in-one payment, invoicing and loyalty solution without requiring any hardware distribution. This is a platform for significant revenue growth potential."

Flint is exhibiting at Booth #228 at the Winter Mobile Payments Conference that opens today in Miami.

One-Stop Payments, Invoicing & Loyalty

Flint's integrated mobile payment, invoicing and loyalty service targets the more than 17 million independent U.S. businesses that work outside of traditional storefront environments, such as photographers, contractors, IT consultants, health and fitness consultants, and freelancers. Competitive advantages that help partners sell the Flint solution include:

  • Mobile payments with no card reader - Card payments can be accepted from a smartphone with no external hardware, using image recognition to read the numbers. No card data or image is stored on the phone. Keyed entry, cash and checks are also supported.
  • Instant merchant setup – Merchants register online and begin accepting payments in minutes, and there is no waiting to get a card reader.
  • Integrated invoicing  and payments– Merchants can create and send invoices to customers via email; allow customers to pay online without waiting for a check or bank transfer; and track invoices and send overdue reminders from Flint's app or merchant portal.
  • Integrated coupon generation and redemption - Customized coupon offers can be easily created from the app or merchant portal, seamlessly  emailed to customers, and applied to transactions simply by scanning with the Flint app to help drive repeat business.
  • Partner-branded customer experience and dedicated support - Partners can get started quickly with customized signup pages for merchants, agent level reporting, partner-friendly terms, and strong technical support.
  • Free iPhone or Android app with low rates – The app is free to merchants with fees of only 1.95% per debit card transaction and 2.95% per credit card transaction, including online invoice payments.

"We have been working with Flint since last year and have seen an enthusiastic response from our customers. It simplifies mobile payments, it's easy to use, and the support that Flint offers merchants is excellent," said Thomas Nitopi, CEO of Fidano. "With recent enhancements like integrated invoicing and couponing, Flint is now enabling use cases not available anywhere else in the market, and we expect that to make it even easier to sell to customers." 

"The demand for mobile-centric merchant solutions is clearly increasing. We started with a typical product with a swiper, but Flint's ability to eliminate that extra piece of hardware is a major benefit," said Jeff Shea, CEO of Payline Data. "We believe that this gives us an edge that will resonate with our customers and help build the mobile portion of our business."

More information about Flint's partner program is available at www.flint.com/partner.  

About Flint Mobile, Inc.
Flint is a mobile payment service for small businesses that makes it easy to accept credit cards and increase customer engagement.  Designed for businesses that operate outside of traditional retail stores, Flint's iOS and Android apps allow users to take credit cards without a card reader – by scanning instead of swiping – or via online invoice payments. To facilitate customer loyalty and referrals, the all-in-one platform also offers digital coupons, online social reviews, and a merchant portal for payment tracking, invoice management and more. As a secure Payment Service Provider, Flint also provides instant setup without a merchant account and low transaction fees.  Founded in 2011 and based in Redwood City, California, Flint is backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors and mobile operators. For more information, visit
http://www.flint.com.

SOURCE Flint Mobile

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
"ZeroStack is a startup in Silicon Valley. We're solving a very interesting problem around bringing public cloud convenience with private cloud control for enterprises and mid-size companies," explained Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of Product Management at ZeroStack, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...
"Infoblox does DNS, DHCP and IP address management for not only enterprise networks but cloud networks as well. Customers are looking for a single platform that can extend not only in their private enterprise environment but private cloud, public cloud, tracking all the IP space and everything that is going on in that environment," explained Steve Salo, Principal Systems Engineer at Infoblox, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventio...