i2c & Purewrist partner to offer wearable solutions for contactless payments
By Pavithra R
i2c, a leading provider of digital payment and open banking technology, has announced partnering with Purewrist, a FinTech company specializing in end-to-end contactless payment solutions and wearables.
Under the partnership, i2c’s configurable platform will be leveraged for transaction processing of tap-and-go payments made with the Purewrist GO wearable at NFC contactless readers. The companies will provide clients and consumers with the ability to utilize unique wearable payment technology that is affordable, accessible and sanitary.
Purewrist GO works with any terminal that accepts Mastercard debit, providing a complement to a cardholder’s standard plastic card and digital payment account.
“i2c is thrilled to partner with Purewrist and its innovative product team to help them bring their vision to life, providing consumers with the ability and convenience of paying for products and services using state-of-the-art, eye-catching and functional wearable devices,” said Jim McCarthy President, i2c Inc.
With i2c’s single, global and flexible payments platform, Purewrist will achieve high speed to market in launching new, secure and branded programs easily and with mission-critical availability.
“We were seeking a partner with a shared vision of flexible, reliable and globally scalable payments experiences. We chose i2c because of their longstanding reputation and single global platform, a necessity for us as we continue our global expansion. They are deeply committed to helping bring ground-breaking solutions to market quickly, have a demonstrated track record of platform availability, and offer a level of flexibility we can count on to pioneer new and exciting ways to enrich the lives of our customers,” said Ari Gardiner, co-founder of Purewrist.
Established since 2001, i2c provides smarter payments and integrated commerce solutions which enable financial institutions to deliver high impact, personalized consumer experiences. Its SaaS platform which has advanced building “block processing” technology at its core provides credit, debit and prepaid solutions to financial services organizations.
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