Bluefin Payment Systems, a leading provider of secure, electronic
payment services, announced today the selection of Chicago-based VOKAL
Interactive for deployment of the company’s payment gateway on the
iPhone and the iPad. VOKAL will also serve as a referring partner,
presenting Bluefin’s secure payment gateway to their current clients.
Bluefin Payment Systems works with integrated software vendors (ISVs)
and software as a service (SaaS) companies in a variety of industries to
integrate their payment gateway into the software platforms, or
offerings, creating an all-in-one solution for vendors’ clients.
Bluefin’s gateway is currently accessible via POS devices, virtual
terminal, MOTO and through E-commerce, and offering a mobile application
will help round out the company’s product suite.
“We are excited to work with Reid Lappin and the team at Vokal,” said
John M. Perry, CEO of Bluefin Payment Systems. “VOKAL’s experience and
expertise in the mobile space will provide an excellent enhancement to
the secure payment platform that we offer our integrated software
Founded in 2009, VOKAL Interactive is a full-service, award-winning
mobile agency based in Chicago, IL. VOKAL works to align clients’ mobile
strategies and products with their business and customer needs. As a
leader in the mobile market, it is VOKAL’s strategy, people and delivery
model that sets them apart.
“We are very proud and excited about our partnership with John and his
team at Bluefin,” said Reid Lappin, CEO of VOKAL Interactive. “There is
tremendous opportunity in mobile payments, and with the power of
Bluefin’s existing infrastructure and the company’s ability to innovate,
I believe they will become a leader in the mobile space.”
Bluefin’s mobile application will provide merchants a turn-key payment
application for single and multi-user deployments. Bluefin will also be
delivering mobile SDK’s to ISVs and SaaS companies to ease the
integration of payments into their proprietary mobile applications.
About Bluefin Payment Systems
Bluefin Payment Systems specializes in providing secure payment gateway
solutions to over 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants. The company
provides debit/credit card acceptance, ACH processing, recurring billing
and more, all backed by secure solutions including end-to-end encryption
for POS transactions, transparent redirection, hosted pay page, store
and convert processes and PCI consulting for large companies. Bluefin
serves major E-Commerce merchants and partners with leading Independent
Software Vendors (ISVs) in a variety of industries to bundle payment
processing with their software offerings, enhancing product value and
increasing customer satisfaction. Bluefin Payment Systems is
headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in New York, Chicago and
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