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 seen accelerated growth as the adoption of digital payments has become commonplace in today’s culture. This growth is highlighted as YapStone closed out 2014 with over $120 million in revenue, a 36% increase from the prior year. Additionally, the company has been bringing in top talent to propel the expansion. Since 2012, YapStone has more than doubled the number of employees and ended 2014 with 270 employees in three office locations.

“We are honored to again be recognized by Forbes on the list of America’s Most Promising Companies,” said Tom Villante, Chairman & CEO, YapStone. “The growth we have experienced over the past few years has been inspiring for everyone here, and looking at what’s ahead in 2015 – our goals, product roadmap and growth plans, we are excited to continue with this momentum and uphold our mission to change how the world pays.”

Founded in 1999, the global online payments company powers payments for all types of companies. From international online marketplaces, including HomeAway™ and VRBO®, to specific, large industries including apartment rentals, vacation rentals and non-profits, YapStone works with businesses to create tailored payment solutions that address each partner’s unique needs. For more information, visit YapStone.com.

The full list of Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies is available online at forbes.com/most-promising-companies/list.

About Forbes’ 2015 List of America’s Most Promising Companies Methodology:

Companies on the list are all privately owned and generating under $300 million annually. Revenue growth plays a big part in choosing the ranking for America’s Most Promising Companies, but that’s not all that is taken into account. Forbes pays attention to growth rates, growth in employee numbers, length of time demonstrating expertise, operating margins, capital raised, product ideas, management and other factors in the creation of this ranking.

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About YapStone:

Founded in 1999, YapStone is a trusted partner and leading global provider of web and mobile payment solutions, offering a platform that powers electronic payments for companies large and small. From international online marketplaces, including HomeAway™ and VRBO®, to specific, large industries including apartment rentals, vacation rentals and non-profits, YapStone develops tailored payment solutions to address each partner’s needs. YapStone processes more than $10 billion in payments annually and continues to be recognized for its growth, ranking on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies for seven consecutive years, and honored in 2013 and 2015 on Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies. YapStone is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area and has offices in Santa Monica, California and Ireland.