Payments News

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Providers

Clio Unveils Payments Tech for Lawyers Developed In-house

“Cloud-based legal tech provider Clio has built a new online payments platform to streamline the fee collection process for law firms, the company said on Tuesday. Clio, a Vancouver, Canada-based legal practice management software provider that recently reached “unicorn” status , previously offered a payments option through a partnership with a third party. Clio developed […]
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Providers

Mindbody Acquires ClassPass in All-stock Deal and Secures $500 Million Investment

“ClassPass , the subscription-based fitness marketplace most recently valued at $1 billion, is today announcing that it has been acquired by Mindbody. Mindbody is a bit like the OpenTable of the fitness world. Its booking software is used by studios, gyms and other experience-based service providers — the company recently signed a global agreement with […]
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Deals

ClassPass and Vista-Backed Mindbody Hold Merger Talks

“ClassPass and Mindbody Inc., providers of technology to fitness companies across the globe, have held merger talks, according to people with knowledge of the matter…New York-based ClassPass is a subscription-based business that gives users the ability to book workouts at fitness studios and other locales, as well as services such as massages and manicures…San Luis […]
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Providers

A Hospitality POS Software Developer Becomes an ISO

“The hotly competitive arena of integrated payments has prompted PointOS, a hospitality software developer, to register as an independent sales organization to gain better control over payment services it offers. The company, which serves customers, announced its ISO registration this week and calls its service PointOS Payments .”
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Domains

POS Providers Invite Developers To Attract More Merchants

“As integrated payments continue to garner more interest from payments companies amid increasing merchant demand, two point-of-sale system providers are making it easier for developers to create software programs for merchants.  Revel Systems Inc. last week launched Revel Integrated , a program that offers developer tools and infrastructure to integrate their work into the Revel […]
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Providers

Report: Microsoft Mulls Taking on Shopify |Chain Store Age

“According to The Information , a senior Microsoft executive has publicly admitted the tech giant sees an opening in the e-commerce market for a new platform supporting online sales by larger companies. Shelley Bransten, corporate VP of retail and consumer goods for Microsoft, said in an interview with The Information that its customers are asking […]

On The Wires

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Chargezoom Announces Payment Integration With FreshBooks

“Chargezoom , a leading platform for billing and integrated payments, today announces an integration with FreshBooks accounting software. As the first two-way integrated payment platform for FreshBooks, users who select Chargezoom as their payment integration tool will benefit from freedom to choose virtually any payment processor with a seamless integration, including popular platforms such as […]
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Providers

Agilysys & Shift4 Payments Renew Partnership Providing Integrated Hospitality Commerce Solutions

“Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, and Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing, announced today an extension of their long-standing partnership to better enable a seamless guest journey for hospitality operators while increasing the market presence of both companies.”
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Providers

MRI Software Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire RentPayment™ Business From Priority Technology Holdings, Inc.

“MRI Software (“MRI”), a global leader in real estate software solutions, and Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTH) (“Priority”), a leading provider of merchant acquiring, integrated payment software and commercial payment solutions, have entered into a strategic agreement in real estate payments. Under the terms of the agreement, MRI will acquire Priority’s RentPayment business, which is comprised […]
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Providers

Fattmerchant and Finix Launch Flex to Streamline Software Companies’ Path to Payment Facilitation

“Fattmerchant, an integrated payment technology provider that simplifies the payment processing experience for business owners, today announces its partnership with Finix, a payments infrastructure platform, to power Finix Flex. The new offering allows SaaS platforms, independent software vendors (ISVs), and value-added resellers (VARs) to start processing payments immediately within their platforms and future-proof their payments […]