YapStone News

RentPayment Announces Plans to Report Rental Payment Information to TransUnion

Walnut Creek, June 25, 2015 – YapStone™ announced today that RentPayment, its online and mobile payment solution for the apartment rental industry, will now report rental payment information using TransUnion’s Resident Credit. The integration with ResidentCredit will offer a prompt, seamless reporting process for property managers and residents. “Rent is the largest monthly expenditure for many …

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YapStone honored at the San Francisco Business Times Technology and Innovation Awards

Walnut Creek, Calif. – (May 26, 2015) – YapStone™, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, was honored by the San Francisco Business Times Tech Innovation Awards as one of the Bay Area’s most innovative technology companies. The San Francisco Business Times recognized 26 of the …

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A Marketer’s Perspective on the Collision Conference

The second annual Collision Conference was held on May 5-6 in Las Vegas and in attendance were the most exciting names in tech including industry thought leaders and 1000 start-ups from 89 countries. To promote the presence of women in tech, Collision sponsored 150 women to attend and our own Grace Hsiang, YapStone Marketing Manager, …

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Former Blackhawk Network Holdings General Counsel to Lead Payment Company’s Legal, Compliance and Government Affairs Team

Walnut Creek, Calif. – (May 13, 2015) – YapStone™, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, named David Durant to the role of General Counsel. Durant will lead YapStone’s legal, compliance and government affairs initiatives as the Company aggressively expands its online and mobile payments …

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YapStone is Recertified as a Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard Level 1 Payment Gateway and Payment Processing Company

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YapStone™, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, announced that it has completed its recertification as a Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 Payment Gateway and Payment processing company, following a detailed audit by BrightLine. On an annual basis, …

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Ask Me Anything with Daniel Issen, YapStone Chief Technology Officer

In April 2015, industry veteran Daniel Issen joined the YapStone management team as Chief Technology Officer. With Daniel’s past experience leading teams at Amazon, Google, PayPal and eBay, YapStone is very excited and fortunate to have a technology and payments expert leading our growing engineering and product teams. With only a few weeks under his …

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YapStone Names Daniel Issen as Chief Technology Officer

Amazon, Google and PayPal Tech Veteran to Help Company Reach Projected 45% Revenue Growth in 2015 WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YapStone™, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, announced the addition of Daniel Issen as Chief Technology Officer. Issen will lead the engineering and product delivery …

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Why Rent Payments Are Slow to Move to Mobile

[This article first appeared in “Why Rent Payments Are Slow to Move to Mobile” on PaymentsSource and is written by John Adams.] Rent Payments are among the few lingering paper-based transactions, though a subset of the payments industry is shaking the trees to find ways to change that. “I can see a world where there are …

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YapStone Secures $60M in Debt Financing

YapStone establishes a $40M senior credit facility with Comerica Bank and closes on $20M of subordinated debt from Bregal Sagemount. WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YapStone™, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, recently closed a $60M financing package with Comerica Bank and Bregal Sagemount. YapStone has …

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A Tour of the YapStone Offices

To accommodate a rapidly growing team, YapStone recently moved into brand new headquarters in Walnut Creek. Occupying one floor and 35,444 square feet of space on California Blvd, the new office space is a reflection of YapStone’s new team and new brand identity. Facilities Manager Katie Strain explains, “Offices need to be flexible and so we …

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Introducing the New ParishPay.com

YapStone, a leading global provider of web and mobile payment solutions, is proud to unveil the redesign of ParishPay.com, its online payment solution focused on the faith-based donation industry. “ParishPay’s new website makes e-giving easier than ever before,” said Matt Golis, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder. “Parishioners want an elegant and secure way to achieve their stewardship …

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YapStone Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– YapStone, a leading global provider of web and mobile payment solutions, today announced it was once again named to the Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies. The 2015 list ranks America’s 100 fastest growing private companies with bright futures, strong leadership and proven industry expertise. In recent years, YapStone has …

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Built to Last: CEO Tom Villante on 15 years of YapStone

Tom, you have just completed your 15th year with YapStone. How does it feel to have co-founded this company and why do you think you have been successful? Tom: There is a statistic that I often reference when I think about what we’ve built here at YapStone – that the odds of starting a company …

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VP/Marketing Troy Scarlott Shares How to Market for Payments

[This article first appeared in “3 things every marketer needs to know about Apple Pay, PayPal, and other electronic payment platforms” on iMedia Connection and is written by Bethany Simpson] Today’s marketers (not just those in e-commerce) need to realize that ease of payment is going to play an increasingly important role in which products and …

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Our CES Wrap Up

We are convinced that 2015 is going to be the year for the payments industry, and the innovations revealed at last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2015) serve as further evidence of an exciting year ahead. While CES is widely known as the stage to debut the most exciting electronic product innovations, we were pleasantly surprised to see how …

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TransUnion SmartMove® Partners With YapStone’s RentPayment™ to Offer Online Rent Payments

TransUnion and YapStone announced a partnership today to provide RentPayment to independent landlords and small property managers through TransUnion SmartMove. How will this partnership help YapStone? We asked our VP/GM of Rent, Michael Denbeau: “Our partnership with TransUnion will allow us to now access a segment that we have previously been unable to tap including …

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TechWeek LA: InTechBos talks “YapStone” with Mike Denbeau

[This article first appeared in “Chat with YapStone’s GM of Rent, Michael Denbeau” on InTechBos] InTechBOS had the pleasure to chat with YapStone’s GM of Rent Michael Denbeau during the Techweek LA Conference. Throughout the interview, Michael shares with us where YapStone is headed next as relates to innovating industries that use paper checks as …

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The Positive Impact of MasterCard’s Recent Charge-Volume Threshold Increase

[This article first appeared in “MasterCard: Sub-Merchants Don’t Need To Own Accounts Until Volume Hits $1 Million” on Digital Transactions] In what observers say indicates a growing acceptance of merchant aggregation by payment networks, MasterCard Inc. has increased by 10 times the charge-volume threshold at which a so-called sub-merchant must get its own merchant account. …

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