In today’s connected economy, property management company Jamestown is partnering with BitPay to accept cryptocurrency-based rent payments. Additionally, Fingerprint Cards and Transcorp are collaborating to bring biometric cards to India, and payment technology company Payix is offering online cash payment acceptance – or eCash – to Nortridge Software customers.
Jamestown accepts cryptocurrency for rent payment through BitPay partnership
Investment and property management company Jamestown is working with cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay to accept crypto-based rent payments for its properties in the United States with plans to expand into Europe. Jamestown will accept rent in a number of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ethereum, dogecoin, litecoin, as well as five stablecoins pegged to the US dollar, with the possibility of more types being added later .
Fingerprint Cards, Transcorp offers India’s first biometric contactless card
Swedish biometrics company Fingerprint Cards AB is working with financial services firm Transcorp to bring biometrics technology to India. The collaboration targets India’s 940 million cardholders and marks the first time a contactless biometric authenticated card has been offered in the country. “This collaboration will provide Indian consumers with a more secure, fast and convenient payment experience,” said Michel Roig, President of Payments and Access at Fingerprints.
Payix, Nortridge partner on accepting online cash payments
Payments technology company Payix is expanding its partnership with Nortridge Software, which makes tools for loan service companies and lenders. This stage of the partnership will see Payix provide online cash payment acceptance, or eCash, to Nortridge customers. “eCash streamlines payment acceptance by allowing borrowers to make payments on their cash loans at thousands of participating outlets, including major convenience stores, dollar stores and pharmacies,” a statement read. Press.
Syniverse and ConnectionsGT launch WhatsApp commerce platform for businesses
Telecom company Syniverse has partnered with communications technology platform ConnectionsGT to integrate the Syniverse CPaaS Concierge Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering into ConnectionsGT’s communications platform. ConnectionsGT has integrated Syniverse’s CPaaS concierge service using the WhatsApp business platform, designed for medium and large businesses to send messages at scale through automation, personalization and interactive options . The partnership enables consumers to use Syniverse’s cloud-native, enterprise-focused, hyperscale digital communications and messaging platform, dubbed the Hyperscale Communications Platform.