YapStone News

YapStone Names John Malnar CFO, David Weiss VP of Corporate Development, Alida Rincon VP of Legal and Compliance, Wendy Roberts VP of Risk as Company Projects Annual Growth of 40%

[ This post originally appeared on Business Wire.] WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YapStone, a leading global provider of web and mobile payment solutions, today announced four key senior hires. The company named John Malnar as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David Weiss as Vice President of Corporate Development, Alida Rincon as Vice President of Legal …

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“YapStone signed a lease for its new headquarters to accommodate the payment company’s rapid growth.”

[This announcement originally appeared on “Walnut Creek payments company YapStone signs lease for new headquarters“.] Walnut Creek-based YapStone said Thursday that it signed a lease for its new headquarters to accommodate the payment company’s rapid growth. YapStone leased 35,444 square feet on one floor at 2121 N. California Blvd. in Walnut Creek from Tishman Speyer Properties. …

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Get Clear: Why Brand Strategy Should Be Part of Your Product Roadmap

Last week, Troy Scarlott, SVP Marketing at YapStone and Skot Carruth, Managing Partner of philosophie presented at General Assembly Los Angeles.  In “Get Clear: Why Brand Strategy Should Be Part of Your Product Roadmap“, Troy and Skot shared their personal insights on the value of a comprehensive brand strategy and lessons learned in creating a brand for companies of any size – …

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Why Big Tech Companies Can Forever Change the Way We Pay

Why Big Tech Companies Can Forever Change the Way We Pay

When it comes to payments, there are many companies, large and small, that are focused on making electronic payments convenient, secure and easy. Yet, most of these companies are focused only on one side of the “exchange of value” equation – the merchant. For the most part, the other side of the equation – the …

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The Changing Face of In-Person Payments

Ask a person today the simplest, safest way to pay for something in person, and the response will most likely be, “with my credit card.” For decades, we have felt that our data and personal information is safest when we pull our credit card out of our wallet and pay for something in person – …

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Online Marketplaces: Managing the Trust Equation

Several years ago, I met with the CTO of a promising online marketplace that was just beginning to get traction. Let’s call them “Sharing Economy, Inc.” In our first meeting, I asked him, “Do you want to be in the business of growing your ecosystem, or in the business of processing payments?” He responded that …

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Introducing the new YapStone: A look at the site design and development

In Part 1 of “Introducing the new YapStone”, we learned about the strategy and story that formed the foundation of our rebranding effort. Today, we take an in depth look at the transformed visual identity and development of our website, the first significant project representing YapStone. As the lead for this project, Troy Scarlott, SVP …

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YapStone. The rebranding strategy.

We’re proud today to introduce our new corporate brand that reflects the success YapStone has achieved and that establishes our vision for the future of our company. The re-branding effort is tangible evidence of an energized focus on the YapStone story and our 15 years of success in the payments industry – supported by new …

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Red Herring’s Special Issue Volume I : Top 100 Technology Companies in Europe and North America

[This profile first appeared on page 112 in the 2014 Red Herring Special Issue: Vol. I Some spelling and grammar were corrected from the original as notated, nothing else.] Though it powers online payment[s], e[-]PaaS ([…]Payment[s] as a Service) company Yap[S]tone doesn’t directly compete with e-commerce transaction platforms like PayPal, BrainTree or WePay. Instead, the …

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YapStone makes key hires in pursuit of payments land grab.

[This article “YapStone makes key hires in pursuit of payments land grab” first appeared on SF Business Times.] YapStone made three executive hires and plans to add more to its team as it seeks to grab a bigger piece of the payments business. The Walnut Creek company operates in one of the hottest sectors in finance, …

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YapStone names mobile payments veteran Tim Armandpour SVP of Engineering and Technology

With 15 Years Experience Leading Engineering Teams at PayPal, Zong, & SendMe, Armandpour Will Drive YapStone’s Online and Mobile Product Development. YapStone, a leading web-based and mobile payments platform, has appointed Tim Armandpour as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology. Armandpour brings extensive engineering and executive management experience within the payments industry to YapStone, …

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A view from the top: Payment service providers today.

The past year has seen an explosion in online payment startups. Against the backdrop of all this activity, YapStone continues to hold a solid business model, as it has for the last 15 years and counting. We asked Michael Denbeau, SVP of Business Development about his thoughts on where YapStone stands in relation to the …

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Accel Partners leads $50 million investment in YapStone.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 7, 2011) YapStone, Inc., the leading provider of Electronic Payments as a Service (ePaaS) for property management and other vertical market segments, today announced a $50 million minority investment led by Accel Partners, a global venture capital and growth equity firm that has backed industry-defining companies like Facebook, Groupon, AdMob, Cloudera …

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Getting comfortable with reinvention.

YapStone recently hosted a Tech Talk on “Building a Great Engineering Culture” with our new SVP of Engineering, Tim Armandpour. We asked Tim to share his perspective on the top three values every tech team should embrace.

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A look at how we hire today.

C.E.O & Chairman of YapStone, Matt Golis and Tom Villante, both share with us what it is that YapStone values as a company and encourage you to be a part of the collective community that YapStone stands for. The company fosters a true sense of connection and gives employees meaningful objectives to target on a …

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