YapStone News

A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand

[“A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand” originally appeared in the Huffington Post and is written by Stacey Cohen.] In 1999, CEO and co-founder Tom Villante started YapStone with an ambitious goal: Converting pesky paper bills into online payments. Shortly after, YapStone debuted RentPayment — the first payment solution …

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YapStone Opens New International Headquarters in Drogheda

[“YapStone Opens New International Headquarters in Drogheda” originally appeared in Business World and is written by Robert McHugh.] YapStone have today announced the grand opening of its international headquarters at a new, 16,000 square-foot office in Drogheda, Ireland. Through a partnership with IDA Ireland, its official opening was officiated by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and …

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What It Takes To Build A Multi-Million-Dollar B2B Strategy

[“What It Takes To Build A Multi-Million-Dollar B2B Strategy” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Larry Myler.] Every company comes with its own culture, strengths, needs, and priorities. This is good news in two ways: Because every prospective customer is different, you can grow your revenue by increasing your ability to understand and …

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YapStone Bolsters Product Team with Payments Industry Veteran, Bruce Dragt

Fintech leader looks to the future of payments as Bruce Dragt joins the company as SVP of Product. Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB)September 19, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, today announced that Bruce Dragt has joined the company as Senior Vice President of …

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The Mill putting Drogheda on map as centre for innovation

[“The Mill putting Drogheda on map as centre for innovation” originally appeared on The Irish Times and is written by Olive Keogh.] In May 2014 the doors opened at The Mill, Drogheda’s purpose-built enterprise centre on the Newtown Link Road. What makes it somewhat different to other hubs is that The Mill is actively courting …

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Technology is finally changing the apartment rental experience

[“Technology is finally changing the apartment rental experience” originally appeared on TechCrunch and is written by Omri Barzilay.] The real estate rental market is a highly localized, relationship-based industry driven largely by individuals living and working in their own cities, causing many to acknowledge the longstanding difficulty of streamlining disruption to this market. In recent …

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11 Financial Companies Hiring Now

[“11 Financial Companies Hiring Now” originally appeared on glassdoor and is written by Amy Elisa Jackson.] In spite of Brexit and fluctuating markets, the financial sector is hiring at record levels. Don’t believe us? Glassdoor’s Chief Economist Andrew Chamberlain weighed in on this month’s jobs report and things are looking good. “[August’s] jobs report revealed a U.S. …

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4 Ways to Kick Into Hyper-Growth This Year

[“4 Ways to Kick Into Hyper-Growth This Year” originally appeared on Inc. and is written by Adam Fridman.] Every year around this time, the INC 5000 list comes out and our collective conversation turns to growth. And since the latest technology is always changing the way business is done and stories of other disruptors constantly …

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Fintech leader named by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB)August 18, 2016 Inc. Magazine announced the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. YapStone was ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for the 9th consecutive year. Only a …

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Five Tips For Scaling Your Company In Today’s Business Environment

[“Five Tips for Scaling Your Company In Today’s Business Environment” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Abbi Whitaker.] Many entrepreneurs identify with Thomas Jefferson’s saying: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” It’s a lovely sentiment and it might even be true in the early days of a startup. But if you …

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Calling All Angels: How to Attract Investors for Your Startup

[“Calling All Angels: How to Attract Investors for Your Startup” originally appeared on business.com and is written by Christina Comben.] Do you have a viable concept that you want to transform into a successful business? Or are you managing a bootstrap startup that desperately needs a cash injection? While many small business owners have relied …

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YapStone’s Way Of Unlocking Payments For Renters Everywhere

[“YapStone’s Way of Unlocking Payments for Renters Everywhere” originally appeared on PaymentFacilitator.com and is written by Evan Schuman.] Paying rent is one of the last—and largest—vestiges of paper-check-writing in the U.S. and it’s also remarkably inefficient. Combine that with the fact that rent is often one of the largest monthly costs for the country’s roughly …

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YapStone Appoints Arjun Thusu as Chief Security Officer

Former Chief Security Officer for Worldpay joins YapStone to oversee all aspects of information security for the payments leader. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, today announced that Arjun Thusu has joined the company as Chief Security …

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The Unicorn under the Radar: YapStone Processes $15 Billion in Electronic Payment Volume

[“The Unicorn under the Radar: YapStone Processes $15 Billion in Electronic Payment Volume” originally appeared on the Huffington Post and is written by Danielle Sabrina.] While investors are starting to talk about a tech bubble burst, it seems that fintech is gaining momentum as more dollars flow into the industry. U.S. fintech investment grew threefold …

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YapStone Completes PCI Level 1 Assessment for the 6th Consecutive Year

Named Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard, Level 1 Payment Gateway Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB)June 14, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, announced that it has completed its assessment as a Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 Payment Gateway, following a …

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YapStone Appoints Former Twitter and PayPal Executive, Peter Rowan, as VP of International Operations

Peter Rowan, a 30+ Year Veteran of the Payments Industry, Joins YapStone to Scale its Rapid International Expansion. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB)June 07, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, today announced that Peter Rowan, a former senior executive from Twitter and PayPal, has …

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