|By Marketwired .||
|July 21, 2014 03:00 PM EDT||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- Zipmark, an innovative digital check payment platform, announced today a partnership with Red Pocket Mobile that will enable Red Pocket Mobile customers to top-up their wireless accounts using secure digital checks at RedPocket.com. To improve the transaction experience, Zipmark's digital check API has been integrated to Red Pocket's Magento-based portal, allowing users and wireless dealers to seamlessly pay with their checking accounts.
Launched in 2006, Red Pocket Mobile offers no-contract wireless service throughout the United States on the country's top four wireless networks. With Red Pocket's "Bring Your Own Device" starter kits sold in Target, Fry's Electronics, and thousands of other retail locations across the country, anyone with a compatible phone can quickly switch it to Red Pocket Mobile, keep the same phone number, get the same wireless coverage and save money.
"Red Pocket's partnership with Zipmark will give our customers added choice when it comes to paying their monthly wireless bill online," said Joshua Gordon, CEO of Red Pocket Mobile. "Using a digital check rather than a credit card makes sense for many of our customers. Teaming up with Zipmark to deliver this payment option was the obvious choice for us."
"Companies are constantly on the hunt for alternative payment methods that can speed processing times and lower transaction fees," remarked Jay Bhattacharya, CEO and co-founder of Zipmark. "Our payment platform prevailed over other competing services for Red Pocket Mobile's business because we provide a faster, more secure service with a great user experience. Working with Red Pocket to enable a Zipmark module for Magento is a step towards greater availability and ease of implementation for billing merchants."
Zipmark is dedicated to reducing the amount of time and money it takes for businesses to send and receive online check payments, eliminating bounced checks and taking all risk out of the equation for payers and payees. Zipmark was launched in 2010 by Jay Bhattacharya and Jake Howerton, and is based in New York City. Zipmark's investors include Village Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, NYC Seed, High Peaks Venture Capital, Scout Ventures, Shai Stern, Don Layden and the New York City Investment Fund.
About Red Pocket Mobile
Red Pocket Mobile is a new kind of wireless company. We offer contractfree mobile phone and internet service on all of the nation's best wireless networks. Keep your phone, keep your number, and save money with Red Pocket Mobile. Switch today! Awarded an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau®, Red Pocket Mobile starter kits are available at Target, Fry's Electronics, and other fine retailers. For more information about Red Pocket Mobile, please visit RedPocket.com. Red Pocket Mobile - Freedom For All.
Disclaimer: Zipmark is a registered trademark of Zipmark, Inc. Red Pocket Mobile is a registered trademark of Red Pocket Inc. All other copyrights and trademarks within the release are property of the respective brands.
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