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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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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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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Mentoring On User Experience By YapStone’s UI/UX Designer

On Sunday, February 16, UI/UX designer Adam Fischbach participated as a mentor in REDESIGN | A UX Design Hackathon at General Assembly. While most hackathons focus on coding and programming, REDESIGN challenged the teams of designers and entrepreneurs to “redesign a digital product with the goal of improving the user experience.” As a mentor, Adam …

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YapStone Ranks on the Inc. 5000 List for 6th Year in a Row

Inc. announced it has ranked YapStone # 2847 on its annual ranking of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country for 2013. YapStone has now made the Inc. 5000 list for a 6th year in a row. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. It has been …

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Millennials and Emerging Payments: Exclusive Q&A With Tom Villante

[PaymentWeek has featured our Co-founder and Chairman Tom Villante in this exclusive Q&A. This article originally appeared on Payment Week] Q: How will millennials lead the way in payments? Millennials generally are not as invested in traditional payment methods (don’t cut checks, they carry less credit cards, though may have more debt). Tom Villante: Millennials have high …

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YapStone Leads the Way

Congratulations! YapStone, as quoted from Red Herring, is one of “the most promising private ventures from around the world.” Red Herring announced the Top 100 companies of 2013 – included were the most innovative and enduring technological companies on the market across the North American region. Being a part of the Top 100, YapStone deserves …

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RentPayment Announces Expanded Partnership with MRI Software

Paying your rent just got even easier through RentPayment. We are pleased to announce that we are expanding our partnership with MRI Software. “By working with us on payments, MRI is able to focus on creating a best-of-breed resident portal experience, while ensuring customers receive the most secure, most innovative payment solution in the market.” …

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Specialize or Expire: CEO Matt Golis Featured in The Green Sheet

Matthew Golis, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at YapStone Inc., was a consultant for Netscape Communications Corp. in the mid-1990s when the browser pioneer launched one of the first online, direct-to-consumer bill payment platforms utilizing card-based payments rather than bank transfers. This is what led Golis to the payments industry. “I had some very early …

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YapStone Goes International

YapStone welcomed Richard Bruton, Ireland’s Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and his team for a luncheon at our Walnut Creek offices, where we announced our exciting new partnership with the Irish Government and IDA Ireland.  The new YapStone branch in Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland will create 120 jobs and establish our international headquarters!  Keep …

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