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Paybefore Awards Honor PayPerks as “The One to Watch”

Posted on March 11, 2014 by Jess Planos

Topics: Company News, Press

PayPerks was named “The One to Watch” at the Paybefore Awards (held at the All Payments Expo in Las Vegas on March 4th)! The best in category award, which is given to the up-and-coming prepaid/emerging payments business offering the program, product or service with staying power and the potential to move prepaid/emerging payments forward—over the   …Continue Reading


PayPerks named ‘One To Watch’ Finalist!

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Jess Planos

Topics: Company News, Press

Excited to report that Paybefore (the leading information provider to prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry professionals) has selected PayPerks as a 2014 Paybefore Awards winner in the ‘One to Watch’ category.  This award recognizes the up-and-coming prepaid/emerging payments business offering the program, product or service with staying power and the potential to move prepaid/emerging   …Continue Reading


Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Publishes White Paper on PayPerks

Posted on October 22, 2013 by Arlyn

Topics: Company News, Government Affairs, Press

This past year has been filled with many exciting milestones for PayPerks, one more exciting that the next.  Nothing does a better job of putting those successes into context than this white paper, released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Payments Cards Center, about PayPerks. The genesis of this paper began in July   …Continue Reading


Paybefore praises PayPerks model in gamification article

Posted on September 5, 2013 by Jess Planos

Topics: Press

We were excited to see how many complimentary things Paybefore’s recent article “Gamification: More than Just Fun and Games” had to say about PayPerks. The article explains how gamification can help consumers overcome some major barriers to trying a new financial service product—fear, distrust and lack of interest—and goes on to suggest that PayPerks’ usage   …Continue Reading


AGA reports prepaid card savings

Posted on July 22, 2013 by Jess Planos

Topics: Press

Nice shout-out for PayPerks in the Association of Government Accountants’ recent report on the cost savings generated from transitioning from checks to prepaid cards: “We’re now beginning to see a focus on using the prepaid platform to drive financial capability for cardholders, as in the recent announcement of the rollout of PayPerks in the Treasury   …Continue Reading


CFSI Interview with Arlyn

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Jess Planos

Topics: Press, Unbanked

Arlyn had a great talk with Kathleen Smith Shelton of the Center For Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) about some exciting milestones of this past year, how PayPerks defines success, and the advice for innovators breaking into underserved markets.   Kathleen: Do you have any thoughts for those just starting to look for ways to serve the   …Continue Reading


Paybefore and Bank Credit News highlight PayPerks’ successful launch with Direct Express

Posted on June 24, 2013 by Jess Planos

Topics: Press

Many thanks to Andrew Gillen of MasterCard for touting some of our recent successes with PayPerks on the Direct Express card.  Articles in Paybefore and Bank Credit News highlight PayPerks as an important tool for driving meaningful and beneficial changes in financial behavior. The articles also cite some comments from our Facebook page which illustrate PayPerks’ warm reception   …Continue Reading


Core Innovators Mega Challenge – PayPerks Wins!

Posted on June 5, 2013 by Jess Planos

Topics: Company News, Press, Startups, Unbanked

PayPerks was crowned the winner of the 3rd Annual Core Innovators Mega Challenge! The award was determined by a live vote of hundreds of financial services executives and fellow innovators at the CFSI Underbanked Financial Services Forum. While it’s always encouraging to be recognized, this award was particularly meaningful as we were identified in the company of   …Continue Reading